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Savanna Lentz

Savanna Lentz hails from no place in particular. Having moved 30 times before the age of twenty, the constant change in environment has earned her expert status in all things homemaking. Whether it be interior painting and designing, baking, hosting charming dinner parties, or colour coating her collection of books, she is the cool kind of Stepford wife.

A double major in English Literature & Creative Writing has truly harnessed her ability for communication, and her knack for the strange and comedic has been read far and wide. Savanna loves contributing to any canon, from short fiction to music reviews, DIY projects to climbing lifestyle magazines. This multifaceted lady is a gemini ginger (oh god), and she has got something to say!

The Best Bed Frame Brands on the Market – Expert Picks

Introducing the Best Bed Frame Brands Out There!  Long gone (maybe not so long, for some) are the days of walking into your new crushes home and being appalled. There’s no toilet paper in the bathroom, there’s 4 different Sriracha bottles on the kitchen counter, and in their bedroom, there is nothing but a mattress …

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The Best Ottoman Brands (According to the Experts!)

Picking the Perfect Ottoman  Ottomans are one of those pieces of furniture that are quite often forgotten about. If you have a couch and a coffee table to throw your feet up, then what’s the point? Ottomans actually have far more potential that we may realize, and I only learned this when I picked up …

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The Best Furniture Brands (According to the Experts!)

On the Hunt for Furniture  Interior decorating can be a challenge. There are some people out there who don’t know what style they like, others who don’t have the financial means to find nice furniture, some who simply don’t care about how their home looks, and others who think that a mattress right on the …

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The Best Dining Table Brands (We Asked the Experts!)

Choosing the Perfect Dining Table  I don’t know about you, but meal time has always been a very important time of the day in my life. I was raised in a household that had dinner together every night. I remember on special occasions it was always my responsibility to get the extra slats out of …

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The Best Home Office Chair Brands (We Asked the Experts)

Choosing the Perfect Home Office Chair  Like you, I am one of the many thousands of people who have transferred from in-person work to at-home work, and it took me a little bit of time to understand just how important it is to have a proper office space when you’re working from home! For the …

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The Best Home Office Desk Brands (According to the Experts!)

Choose the Perfect Home Office Desk  If you’re anything like me, you have had the sincere privilege of working from home for the past couple of years. As excited as I was to be doing remote work, I was not at all prepared for what the meant! I don’t have a home office, I have …

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The Best Modular Sofa Brands (According to the Experts!)

Choosing the Best Modular Sofa Brand  Nowadays, us consumers are just spoiled for options. There are so many different types of sofas out there that you can buy: recliners, sectionals, leather sofas, sleeper sofas, loveseats, giant L shaped sofas, and lately, modular sofas have been all the rage!  We’re spoiled for options in more ways …

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The Best Reclining Sofa Brands (According to Experts)

Choosing the Perfect Reclining Sofa  I don’t know if it’s because I’m getting older or movies are just getting better and better (come to think of it, I mostly watch the classics) but I find that I spend a wonderful time on the couch! I nap on my couch, I’m currently writing this article on …

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The Best Leather Sofa Brands (According to the Experts)

Choosing the Perfect Leather Sofa  There’s just something special about a leather sofa. I always used to hate leather sofas when I was young because I would always slide right off, but now I realize it’s just because I wasn’t ready for the majestic experience that is sitting on a leather sofa.  Sitting on a …

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11 Best Affordable Sofas (Under $1500)

Purchasing an Affordable Sofa Inflation is happening and it doesn’t seem to be stopping any time soon, (though I did hear on the radio that it seems to just be leveling out and not increasing anymore) life can get really expensive! Appliances break, pets get sick, cars need repairs, you forget an anniversary and have …

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6 Different Types of Bugs that Mimic Fireflies

Firefly Mimics It ain’t a summer evening in North America without dancing fireflies in your eyes. I don’t see these beauties all that much anymore, but whenever I do, it completely stops me in my tracks. Fireflies are wonderful little creatures, but most of the time we can only tell that it’s a firefly in …

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10 Different Types of Bugs that Mimic Bees

Bee Mimics I’m sure that you’ve been in a situation where you were having a picnic, sitting on a bench, on a first date, riding a bike, simply minding your own business when a buzzing, flying insect started buzzing around your head. You immediately panic. You throw your smoothie in the direction of the buzzing, …

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The Reasons Your Oregano Plant is Dying

Dying Oregano Oregano is one of the awesome, essential, resilient, prolific, delicious, fragrant, and irreplaceable herbs that everyone should have either in their garden or dried in their pantry. It is known as being super tough and easy to grow, but sometimes, no matter our greatest efforts, things can go awry. If you’re a gardener …

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How to Harvest Oregano Seeds

Collecting Oregano Seeds Growing oregano is wonderful for so many reasons. It can function as a gorgeous ornamental plant for your garden while simultaneously attracting pollinators, but it is also essential if you’re at all serious about preparing delicious and fresh meals. Growing oregano is especially wonderful if you’re not too keen on heading to …

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3 Fool-proof Ways to Dry Oregano

Drying Oregano Simon & Garfunkel missed an important ingredient when they were writing about parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme: oregano! Oregano is an essential herb when it comes to savory cooking, and everyone probably already has it in their pantry. Homegrown herbs are a great way to ensure that you always have fresh herbs on …

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13 Different Types of Bamboo for Home or Garden

Introducing the Different Types of Bamboo Welcome to the huge family of bamboo plants. The bamboo plant family is a super diverse group of perennial flowering plants that are also evergreen. This means that they have stems and leaves that persist and remain green all year round. Bamboo is part of the subfamily bambusoidae, and …

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25 Types of Trailing Houseplants

Growing Trailing Plants Indoors There’s really nothing like a trailing houseplant to liven up a living area. I think that trailing houseplants give a different feel than more erect and upright plants do. There’s nothing like greenery coming at you from every angle! Trailing houseplants have that lovely cascading growth habit. You can drape them …

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How to Germinate Basil Seeds (Properly!)

Basil Seed Germination I think every gardener goes through the phase of planting seedlings and eventually takes a whack at starting a plant directly from seed. After all, it is a natural evolution to learn how to garden right from the start! Sometimes this process can be tricky! There are some plant seeds that take …

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How to Harvest Basil Seeds: Everything You Need to Know

Harvesting Basil Seeds If you’ve read all of our other articles about caring for basil – whether it be identifying dying basil, dealing with bolting basil, browning basil, growing basil indoors, keeping away basil pests, or dealing with overwatered basil, and when to harvest basil leaves – you’re probably an expert by now. So you’ve …

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4 Ways to Protect Basil from Cold Temperatures

Protecting Basil from Cold Basil is a wonderful, tender annual plant that will completely uplift your cooking life if you can grow it in or around your home. However, the more that you learn about basil plants, the more you understand that they are quite the high-maintenance herb! What are they most sensitive to? Dips …

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3 Ways to Tell your Basil Plant is Over Watered

Dealing with Over Watered Basil Just because it is a popular herb, doesn’t meaning that growing basil is a simple task. The more you learn about basil plants, the more you will find just how particular and high maintenance they really are. Basil is over sensitive to a lot of different conditions, and the most …

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7 Reasons for Basil Browning and Solutions!

Browning Basil The more you learn about basil, the more you start to understand that it is actually a pretty high maintenance plant. But that doesn’t mean that it’s fragile! As long as you can maintain the ideal growing conditions of a basil plant, it will reward you with gorgeous tasting and smelling foliage. Whether …

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How to Tell When Your Basil Plant is Ready for Harvest!

Harvesting Basil Basil is truly divine for so many reasons. It smells lovely, looks lovely, and tastes lovely. It is wonderfully easy to grow (as long as you know the tips and tricks) and it can grow prosperously in your outdoor herb garden or indoor windowsill garden! Though it may seem obvious to some, there …

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How to Grow Cilantro (or is it Coriander?) Indoors!

Introducing Cilantro Plants! The perennial question that is constantly on everyone’s minds: is it cilantro, or is it coriander? Well, technically it’s both. Cilantro and coriander are basically different parts of the same plant! Cilantro is the name used for the leaves of the plant, whereas coriander is in reference to seeds that emerge after …

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How to Grow Aloe Vera Indoors!

Introducing Aloe Aloe vera is truly a magical plant. It’s gorgeous, it’s medicinal, it’s easy to care for, and it makes for a truly wonderful house plant that brings a tropical feel to any space. The aloe genus contains over 500 different species of succulent plant species. These are all evergreen perennial plants that are …

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How to Grow Eucalyptus Plants Indoors!

Introducing Eucalyptus! There are different kinds of relationships that people have with eucalyptus plants. Some people only know them for their presence in a dried floral arrangement, or as a great cut stem to keep in your shower. Others know eucalyptus as being an incredibly fast growing ornamental plant. Bamboo plants are pretty much the …

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How to Grow Lavender Indoors!

Introducing the Lavender Plant! Welcome to the genus lavandula! There are about 47 different species of lavender out there, but all of them are part of the mint (lamiaceae) botanical family, making them cousins with other herbs like rosemary, sage, basil, and thyme. You’ve heard of lavender before, and chances are that you already have …

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