Bloomscape’s New Pineapple Plants Are an Adorable Way to Add Tropical Touch to Your Decor

Pineapples have been popular as decor for a few years now; if you browse any home store, you’ll see this trendy fruit used in prints, sculptures, fabrics, you name it. And if you’ve fallen in love with the pineapple trend, you can take it one step further by growing your very own pineapple plant indoors. Recently, Bloomscape added this adorable tropical houseplant to their online store, and it was so popular that it sold out almost immediately. A type of bromeliad, this cute plant has long, spiny green leaves (like the top of a pineapple) with a tiny, edible fruit growing up from the center.

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Bloomscape is planning to restock its pineapple plants in mid-August, but in the meantime, you can join the waitlist to get emailed as soon as they’re back in stock. If you don’t care about harvesting the fruit, The Home Depot has red

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How to Make Natural Dyes From Things You Already Have Around Your House

From avocado pits to turmeric powder.

Ocean Rose with yarn she dyed.
Ocean Rose with yarn she dyed.

We were a couple months into quarantine when my best friend announced to me that they had started dyeing their clothes with things they found around their kitchen. 

First there was a cropped knit dyed a brilliant yellow by turmeric root, then a button-up turned pink with the help of some beets. When we met up in a park to wave hello at our first socially-distant hangout, they picked a few small fistfuls of green grass to take home and experiment with, too. 

While the grass dye didn’t have quite the effect intended (it turned a white T-shirt “the faintest faintest brown,” they later told me), their interest in it helped me to start seeing all kinds of plants around me — from my kitchen waste to the flower petals strewn on the ground in the nearby cemetery

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2021 Mercedes S-Class Interior Teased, Big MBUX Reveal Due July 8

We’ll have to wait until September to see the whole car.

It was way back in February 2019 when we first saw the XXL touchscreen that will dominate the center console of the S-Class W223. Fast forward to July 2020, Mercedes is about to make it official. Prior to a world premiere scheduled for September, Daimler’s flagship model will be previewed on Wednesday on the Mercedes me media online platform where fans of the three-pointed star can learn all about the latest products.

Even though the car won’t be revealed in full, Mercedes has set up a livestream that will start on July 8 at 11:30 AM CEST / 5:30 AM EDT. For the time being, all we’re getting is the previously released teaser showing the front fascia of the new S along with a first official glimpse of the tablet-like MBUX infotainment system.

Here’s A Better Look Inside:

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Realtor groups drop ‘master’ bedroom, bathroom terms from listings

At least two realtor groups are now no longer using the word “master” to describe bedrooms and bathrooms in their listings.

The Houston Association of Realtors replaced the phrases “master bedroom” and “master bathroom” with “primary bedroom” and “primary bathroom” on its property listing database.

“We changed the terms Master Bedroom and Master Bath to Primary Bedroom and Primary Bath in our internal MLS entry platform after a diverse group of members expressed concern that some consumers might perceive the terms to be sexist or racist,” a spokesperson for HAR told ABC News. “No one felt Primary would be objectionable.”

The idea to stop using the term “master” in listings has been a topic of discussion among HAR members for several years. Some members did not personally view the term “master” as either racist or sexist but were willing to change it for others who may find it objectionable, according

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The Six Best Compost Bins to Buy Online, According to Thousands of Reviews

Once you’ve learned the basics of how to compost, the next step is investing in a quality compost bin. Indoor compost bins are designed to simply store your food scraps until you can transfer them to an outdoor composter, which is where they will actually start to decompose. And having the right one is crucial to making this environmentally friendly practice a regular habit that gets the best results. Not only does composting provide you with a nutrient-rich treatment for your plants, but you’ll also significantly reduce the amount of food waste your household puts in the trash. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, there are also sustainability benefits: “Making compost keeps these materials out of landfills where they take up space and release methane, a potent greenhouse gas.”

It’s worth investing in a dedicated bin for composting in your home or garden because these products much more convenient

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Stop Buying These 17 Things and Make Them Yourself

With our busy lives, it often seems easier to buy the things we need rather than make them. But some of the things you regularly use or consume can be made from scratch relatively quickly and for a fraction of the cost of store-bought.

Check out these 17 things money-saving experts recommend you should stop buying because you can make them on your own — without a big time commitment — for much less. Then, decide what to do with all that cash because these easy DIYs will save you tons of money.

 

Last updated: April 26, 2018

1. Bread

If bread is a staple in your house, you can dramatically reduce the cost by making your own.

“My family likes to eat healthy, organic foods, and I was spending close to $5 per loaf at the grocery store on fancy, pre-made whole wheat bread with no high-fructose

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Is It Safe To Let People Use Your Bathroom During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

There are many steps you can take to make the process of letting someone use your bathroom safer. (Photo: Niccoló Pontigia / EyeEm via Getty Images)
There are many steps you can take to make the process of letting someone use your bathroom safer. (Photo: Niccoló Pontigia / EyeEm via Getty Images)

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered our social lives in many ways. Perhaps one of the most notable changes is the rise of the physically distanced backyard hangout.

We’ve all seen the images of small groups of people sitting outside and having a drink. Although any sort of gathering does carry some risk for spreading the coronavirus, we know it’s much less easily transmitted outside, where there’s more space and more natural airflow. 

Still, there’s one issue that seems unavoidable: What happens when someone has to use the bathroom?

“The real risk is from person-to-person interaction, so letting someone use your bathroom would not pose a major risk of disease exposure,” said Brian Labus, a professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ School of

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Looking To Refresh Your Space? R29’s New Home Decor Collection Is Here To Help

In the era B.C. (before COVID), “home” had its designated purposes. It was where you slept, got dressed, sometimes cooked. You’d come and go. On whims. You’d vacuum only when absolutely necessary.

Now, several months deep in quarantine, “home” is: an office, a restaurant, a workout studio, a bar, a spa, a beach, a library, a movie theater, et al. Which means it’s the perfect time to give your space a makeover.

For over a year now, Refinery29 has been working hard to create a creative line of home goods that’ll help make the interior of your home feel just as inspiring as the outdoors once did.

Designed in partnership with VCNY New York, the full collection is curated by women, and it might include just the home-office-spa-gym accent your prolonged quarantine has been waiting for. With a line-up of bright statement pillows, textiles, and sheet sets, the full

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The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Tuesday

These deals are popping.
These deals are popping.

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Editor’s Note: Prices may have changed since Tuesday for these deals. For Wednesday’s top deals on Amazon, check out our new story here. 

It may only be Tuesday, but already, it’s been a wild week of deals for Amazon. Not only is the online retailer hosting its huge Big Style Sale, where we’re seeing serious price cuts on some of the site’s best fashion brands, you can also shop its great everyday markdowns on all of the products we know and love best.

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It’s a lot of ground to cover, but we’ve managed to suss out not only only suss 35 of the best things to shop from

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Pier 1 Is Closing All Stores For Good, but You Can Still Get Your Decor Fix Online

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - FEBRUARY 18: A sign hangs above a Pier 1 imports store that is slated to close on February 18, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. The struggling retailer announced today that it had filed for bankruptcy and was closing 450 stores. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – FEBRUARY 18: A sign hangs above a Pier 1 imports store that is slated to close on February 18, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. The struggling retailer announced today that it had filed for bankruptcy and was closing 450 stores. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Pier 1 Imports is shutting its doors for good. On Tuesday, the Texas-based company announced that after filing for bankruptcy earlier this year and failing to find a buyer, they’d be shutting down the remaining 541 stores. For all of us decor-loving shoppers who have had many a full cart zooming down the aisles at Pier 1, here’s the plan that’s been announced. When stores are able to reopen post-coronavirus shutdowns, Pier 1 will begin its out-of-business liquidation sales and initiate an “orderly wind-down” of its inventory, as reported in a press release.

The company will continue to fulfill online shopping orders and

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