Julie Sprankles

Julie is an entertainment and lifestyle writer living in the coastal mecca of Charleston, SC. In her spare time, she enjoys watching campy SyFy creature features, DIY-ing any inanimate object within reach, and consuming lots o' tacos.
This Super-Simple Trick Helps Me Get the Most Out of My Sponges
Try this clever recycling hack.
Oct 16, 2022
A Very Real Guide to Buying Very Fake Plants
I remember reading a list once about the top 25 cardinal sins of interior design homeowners make, and situated somewhere near the top was having fake plants. Fast forward to the present, when designers and influencers seem to be advocating for artificial flora with increasing frequency. Is it true? Have fake plants turned the corner from faux pas to fashionable? It’s an appealing prospect for those of us who seemingly lack the innate ability to keep real plants alive.
Jul 16, 2020
Is It OK to Wash Cleaning Supplies and Clothes Together? We Have the Answer.
You know how it goes — it’s been a minute since you did a load of laundry, so you roam the house, scooping up soiled clothes. When you happen upon the moist dish rags in the sink and the cleaning cloths you recently used to wipe down the counters, you toss those in, too. Hey, we’ve all done it. But is it even OK to wash your cleaning supplies and clothes together? The question, of course, isn’t whether you can. It’s whether you should.
Oct 3, 2018
We’re All Using Clorox Wipes Wrong, Apparently
For most of us, the invention of Clorox Wipes is right up there with the invention of the wheel or fire. They are simply one of those things that make you wonder how you ever lived in the dark ages before their existence. Especially since, as is the case with these disinfecting wipes, you love them and use them for just about everything. No, seriously, everything. Why bother with any other cleaning products when you have such a quick and portable way to de-germ your home?
Jun 26, 2018