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Leah Bjornson

Leah Bjornson

Leah Bjornson is a writer and editor living on the West Coast. Because of her inability to ever stop moving, she enjoys writing on a variety of topics: tech, design, travel, style, wellness, you name it. A usual evening for Leah (when she's not working on an article) involves playing board games, drinking a macro brew or binging the latest true crime show on Netflix.

CLEAR vs. TSA PreCheck: Reduce time spent in airport security

Several security programs have emerged to help fliers enjoy more relaxed and reliable travel: CLEAR, TSA PreCheck and Global Entry. We’ve broken down everything you need to know about the three services and how they help you save time.
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How to start your online business in just six simple steps

When you've decided to become an entrepreneur, starting your business is both exciting and challenging. Making the right choices now can greatly impact your success down the line, and the last thing you want to do is spend your energy revisiting old decisions instead of growing your company.
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Save big on these multicookers that make great Instant Pot alternatives

While the Instant Pot might be the brand that we hear the most about, there are quite a number of alternative multicookers on the market that offer features, capabilities, and price points that meet and beat the more recognizable name brand. Options include models from Crock-Pot and Ninja.
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New year, better sleep: Refresh your bedroom with these mattress, bedding deals

Many of the most popular online mattress retailers are hosting New Year's sales, with items listed for hundreds of dollars off the regular prices. We've collected the top discounts from Casper, Nectar, Purple, and more so you can compare not only price, but product, shipping, and returns policies.
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The best deals on workout headphones that aren’t Apple AirPods

If you don't have the right sports headphones but love getting a sweat on to an epic pump-up playlist, it's time to invest in a good pair. Buying yourself something new to support your active lifestyle might just be the extra motivation you need to get out there and get moving again.
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Hit the books! Udemy’s top-rated courses are up to 90 percent off, today only

This week, Udemy is offering a huge selection of their courses for up to 90 percent off the original price. So whether you’ve always thought of improving your Photoshop skills, dabbling in a drawing course, or taking the next step in your career, you best believe there’s something for everyone.
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Gifts that keep on giving: Last-minute holiday deals on subscription boxes

Subscription boxes truly are the gifts that keep on giving, and they make fantastic last-minute presents. With so many options available, you’re destined to find something to please even the Grinchiest giftee on your list. Here are a few we’re shipping this holiday season.
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Holiday sales on mattresses, linens, and pillows

We've rounded up some of the best discounts and sales happening right now, during the run-up to the holiday season, so you can buy yourself (or your loved ones) new bedding without breaking your budget. Trust us when we say these are deals worth losing sleep over.
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Here’s where to buy Christmas trees and holiday decor at a discount online

It's already December, which in addition to holiday parties and present shopping brings with it a whole host of decorating responsibilities. Instead of stressing over purchasing your holiday decor in store this year, why not go the high tech route and get it all online?
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REI’s annual gear sale brings you 30 percent off top outdoor brands

Starting today and running until Monday, November 19, REI is hosting their annual Gear Up Get Out sale. Each day, you can receive up to 30 percent off exclusive items, with other doorbuster deals happening throughout the sale.
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From mattress to pillows, create the perfect bed set through Amazon

Whether you're moving into a new home or just updating your dingy old mattress and bedspread, Amazon has everything you need to create the perfect bedding bundle for your room. To help make it even easier, we've chosen our favorite items from the hundreds of duvets, sheet sets, and pillows available.
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Everything you need to set up your Ring home security system

One of our favorite home security systems comes from Ring, a global home security company owned by Amazon and compatible with Alexa. We’ve rounded up everything you could possibly need from Ring (plus a few extras) so that you can simply and completely secure your home.
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How to create a smart living room for under $250

Are you thinking about bringing your home out of the dark ages with some automation? Getting things started can be intimidating, but a smart home doesn’t have to be filled with crazy gadgets. It’s as simple as swapping out everyday products with devices that fulfill the same role, but are connected.
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The best Black Friday stores compared: Amazon, Walmart, and more

We've rounded up details about the best sales from today's top retailers, with information about when to shop and what to look for at each. Whether you're browsing in-store or online, we've got you covered.