Cheyenne Elwell (Lentz)



Cheyenne Elwell (Lentz)

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Interior designers share the 12 best things to get at Dollar Tree this month

Insider asked two interior designers to reveal what items they would buy from Dollar Tree this month. The designers said they recommend buying the budget store's macaron-shaped trinket boxes, which are perfect to hold small items or to give away as gifts. They also said Dollar Tree's water goblets and tropical glass candles are great decor items for summer.

The 7 Best Countertop Water Filters of 2020

"Beyond removing contaminants, this model adds in minerals that makes the water tasty." "Perfect for renters who can’t make major modifications to their apartments." "Removes up to 95 percent of fluoride and up to 99 percent of other contaminants from tap water." Best for Easy Installation: Brondell H2O+ Cypress Countertop Water Filter System at Walmart.

Interior designers reveal 9 things in your kitchen you should get rid of

Insider asked interior designers to share which kitchen items and designs are worth getting rid of. The pros said you should toss or upcycle extra dish towels and oven mitts, especially if they're worn or don't match your kitchen. Seldom-used cookbooks and appliances take up space and aren't always worth keeping.

Interior designers share 8 ways to make a room look bigger without spending money

Insider asked interior designers to share their tips for making a room seem bigger without buying anything new. Pulling your furniture away from the walls and not blocking windows will help a room feel more spacious. Hanging your window treatments a certain way and positioning mirrors to reflect the maximum amount of light can also make your space seem larger.

The 7 Best Wood Pellet Grills of 2020

"Includes a grease drain and removable ash system to make cleanup easier." Best Portable: Green Mountain Davy Crockett Wi-Fi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill at Amazon. "Use the app to control the time, temperature, and smoke settings of your grill." Best for Pizza: Ooni 3 Portable Wood-Fired Outdoor Pizza Oven at Amazon.

Chefs share 12 tips for taking boxed cake mix to the next level

Ziesmer said you can even add an egg yolk or two if you're really looking to up the decadence of your cake. If you don't want mix-ins throughout the cake, but still want to add some texture and flavor, consider making a filling, Beck suggested. "You can make your own crunch by pouring half the cake batter into your pan and layering chocolate chips, pecans mixed with brown sugar, crushed Oreos, etc.," she told Insider.

7 foods you should put in the microwave and 6 you shouldn't

Insider asked several chefs to share the best and worst foods to cook or reheat in the microwave. They said microwaving potatoes and oatmeal can produce tasty results and save you time. Proteins and bread won't maintain their quality if you microwave them. Microwaves can be handy if you're in a hurry, but not every food fares well in this convenient appliance.

Chefs share 8 ways to make store-bought cookie dough taste homemade

Not everyone has the time or skill to bake fresh, homemade cookies. Fortunately, using premade dough doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality or flavor.

Interior designers reveal 9 affordable tricks to make your home look more expensive

If you're wanting to spruce up your home but don't want to spend a lot of money, there are a number of things you can do to give it a new, more lavish look.

The 5 Best Beeswax Wraps of 2020

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. "Securely seals onto tops of containers for maximum freshness." Longest-Lasting: ENEY Premium Organic Beeswax Wraps at Amazon.

The 9 Best Reusable Straws of 2020

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. "Removable silicone tips add comfort and protection for the mouth." Best for the Environment: Buluh Organic Bamboo Drinking Straws at Amazon.

Giada De Laurentiis shares what it's like to cook for Kate Middleton and Prince William

Many of us are familiar with Italian chef Giada De Laurentiis. Not only has she made a name for herself on Food Network, but she is also an author, successful restaurateur, and the creator of Giadzy. Among her many achievements, and one of De Laurentiis' career highlights, was the day she cooked for Prince William and Kate Middleton at a polo charity event in Santa Barbara, California, in 2011.


Cheyenne Elwell (Lentz)

Cheyenne Elwell / Lentz (Maiden Name)

Published on: Insider, Business Insider, The Spruce, TripSavvy, Verywell Fit, Community Health Magazine, Pursuit, The LA Culture Trip, Wisconsin Public Radio, Madison Commons, and Channel 3000.

Always am looking for new outlets to write for in which I can cover food, beauty, health, relationships, technology, science, art, music, environmental issues, and beyond.

Feel free to reach out if you are interested in a collaboration.



  • Songwriting
  • Guitar
  • Violin
  • Piano
  • Spanish
  • French