Melanie Yates

Melanie Yates

I oversee all things in the home decor space for TechPluz.com. When I'm not meditating on emerging design trends, I'm usually reading on public transit, cooking something with lentils, struggling with new chords on the ukulele, or going on aimless, endless walks around NYC. 

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28 Must-Have Items to Spoil Your Pets

In case they weren't spoiled enough already!

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100 Must-Have Items to Organize Your Entire Life

Streamline the chaos, once and for all!

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13 Gorgeous Cookbooks You'll Want to Keep on Display

Some analog inspo for your next culinary creation.

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Fall Tablecloths That Make for an Insta-Worthy Feast

Gorgeous linens to ground your seasonal spread.

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Cozy Up Your Home With These 50 Fall Décor Ideas

Don't worry — we weren't heavy-handed with the pumpkin spice.

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The Best Bath Towels for the Spa-Level Upgrade You Deserve

Opt for bath basics that elevate the everyday.

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Say Goodbye to Drafty Rooms — All You Need Is a Ceramic Heater

Trust us, these will be your wintertime lifeline.

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75 Essentials That Belong On Your Wedding Registry

The basics and beyond for building a new life together.

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20+ Lawn Games to Break Out Before Summer's Over

You're never too old for a little outdoor playtime.

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The Holidays Aren’t Here Until You Hang a Christmas Wreath

Greet the wintry season with wonder and warmth.

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13 Sexy Halloween Costumes to Turn Heads at Any Spooky Soirée

For those who prefer their Halloween more scantily clad than scary.

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Pumpkin-Carving Kits to Take Your Jack-O'-Lantern to the Next Level

Here's everything you need to gut that gourd in no time!

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What You Absolutely Must Know Before You Shop for Jadeite Dishes

There's an interesting history behind this mint-colored glassware.

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21 Stylish Home Decor Picks No One Will Guess Are From Amazon

In a decor rut? Your next upgrade is just a Prime purchase away.

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Chic-Yet-Cheap Christmas Decorations to Deck Your Halls on a Dime

Here's how to get into the holiday spirit without breaking the bank!

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16 Cheap Gift Ideas for People Who Have Too Many Friends

After all, the best things in life are (almost) free.

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