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Megan Johnson

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Past articles by Megan:

Where would your favorite TV characters live in Greater Boston?

Where would your favorite TV characters live in Greater Boston? Writer Megan Johnson, a human Google on pop culture and all things Boston, weighs in. → Read More

This Lowell native has spent 15 years on a quest to become a McDonald’s ‘super collector’

Bobby Beauchesne drives about 60,000 miles per year, interspersing his visits to fellow collectors with stops for his job in medical sales. Every single vacation day he’s had in the last 15 years has been spent on the road, visiting collectors who have a stash of McDonald’s-themed items. → Read More

Home of the Week: With this mudroom, you hit pay dirt.

Four-bedroom Norwell antique looks anything but outdated, thanks to an extensive renovation and modern conveniences. So take off your shoes and sit a spell. → Read More

Here Are the Best and Worst Places to Rent in America, According to a New Report

We all know that “the rent is too damn high.” Cutting that check each month is nobody’s favorite activity. But there are benefits to renting, and some people prefer it over buying a home for a wide variety of reasons, whether it’s due to cost or convenience. → Read More

The Color You Paint Your Front Door Could Affect Its Sale Price — By Thousands of Dollars

A new study just released by Zillow evaluated prospective and recent homebuyers, and asked them what colors made them more or less likely to purchase a home. → Read More

Former Trading Spaces Star Vern Yip Lists His Bright Florida Vacation Home

Former Trading Spaces star Vern Yip is saying goodbye to his unique Florida home. → Read More

One Woman Covered Her Toilet in Chia Seeds, and Yes, It Looks Like a Giant Chia Pet

Ali Spagnola, a Los Angeles-based digital creator and artist, found herself with 30 leftover pounds of chia seed. So she did what anyone would do in that situation: she covered her toilet with it and made it into a porcelain Chia Pet. → Read More

If You’re Looking to Score a Deal on Home Decor, Now Is the Time

If you’ve been saving your pennies for a new piece of home decor, it might be the right time to go for it. In recent days and weeks, articles have been popping up that point out large retailers have over-ordered their merchandise at the same time that consumer demand started to drop off. As a result, some of the country’s largest retailers are forced to slash prices to make up for their… → Read More

Take a Look Inside Zooey Deschanel and Jonathan Scott’s Green Los Angeles Home

“As soon as we pulled into the driveway, we knew this house was special,” Deschanel says in the summer issue of Drew + Jonathan Reveal. → Read More

This Is Exactly How to Write an Apartment Address

Trying to determine the best way to ensure your packages and mail arrive on time and intact, especially when it comes to writing an apartment address? Here’s a breakdown of the correct wait to address mail when you’re sending it to an apartment. → Read More

Greta Garbo’s Former NYC Home Is for Sale

The Midtown East co-op the Swedish stunner called home from 1954 until she died in 1990 is officially on the market for $7.25 million. → Read More

Peek Inside Jenna Dewan’s LA Farmhouse

Jenna Dewan has found her home base. After bouncing around for a bit, the actress and producer has found her new home in the same Los Angeles neighborhood in which she was renting. “There has been a migratory feeling over the past few years, which was why finding this house was so important and special for me,” said Dewan, who opens up the modern farmhouse she shares with fiancé Steve Kazee to… → Read More

HGTV stars Dave and Jenny Marrs Debut an Outdoor Collection at Walmart

“Fixer to Fabulous” stars Dave and Jenny Marrs never expected to take HGTV by storm. In fact, they deleted the first email they ever received from the network, assuming it was spam. Several years (and five kids) later, the couple has achieved HGTV stardom on their popular show where they restore historic homes, and are now heading into their fourth season. → Read More

She’s the eye of the Friendly Toast: Visual designer Ann-Marie Morse knows exactly what she’s looking for

Morse is responsible for furnishing the walls of Friendly Toast’s eight locations, where retro decor reigns supreme. → Read More

Ashley Graham’s New Jersey Backyard Is Ready for Summer

Ashley Graham is ready to soak up the sun this summer at her New Jersey pad. The supermodel and podcast host, who has three young sons with husband Justin Ervin, recently relocated from New York City to New Jersey. Now, she’s created the perfect backyard setup for her first summer in the ‘burbs. Architectural Digest got a look at the sun-drenched backyard, which Graham created with designer… → Read More

Nearly Half of Homeowners Plan on Renovating This Year, According to a New Study

Whether you’re turning your guest bedroom into an office or listening to every trial and tribulation of your mother-in-law’s kitchen renovation, these days it feels like everyone is renovating. But according to the statistics, that checks out. According to the 2022 U.S. Houzz & Home Study on renovation trends that was recently released, home renovation activity and spending are at the highest… → Read More

Scarlett Johansson Shows Off the NYC Office of Her Beauty Brand, The Outset

Scarlett Johansson is taking her mission from the movie theater to the board room. But in typical movie star style, that board room is as chic as can be. The actress opened up the New York City office of her clean beauty brand The Outset to MyDomaine, and the fresh, welcoming style is one that closely mirrors the brand’s aesthetic. “Simple doesn’t mean boring,” Johansson told MyDomaine. → Read More

How Joanna Gaines Is Trying to Have More Fun This Summer

Joanna Gaines is rolling into summer… literally. The “Fixer-Upper” alum and Magnolia Journal editor in chief appears on the cover of the magazine’s summer issue, donning her favorite accessory: a new pair of roller skates. → Read More

Take a Look Inside The Jungalow Creator Justina Blakeney’s Colorful Home

Justina Blakeney believes “the home is a wet canvas.” The founder of The Jungalow, the beloved home decor community, recently opened up the SoCal home she shares with her husband, Jason Rosencrantz, and 9-year-old daughter, Ida to Architectural Digest for the magazine’s first-ever “Family” issue, and this colorful plant-laden pad is overflowing with good vibes. → Read More

This Super Popular Garden Trend Is Like Thrifting for Your Garden

Earlier this year, garden recycling was listed as the second most popular spring gardening trend on Pinterest, with 909 boards dedicated to the phenomenon. A universal term that refers to the many ways people can reuse materials in their gardens, garden recycling comes in many shapes and sizes. → Read More