Rebecca McCusker

Rebecca McCusker

Rebecca is a freelance writer and creative director who loves writing about health, wellness, and living the good life outdoors. She lives in the Ohio countryside with her husband and Australian Shepherds, and when she's not writing, she's playing piano and guitar in her folk-rock band.

STORIES BY Rebecca McCusker

ReadHow to Make Eco-Friendly Lunches at Work

How to Make Eco-Friendly Lunches at Work

The first time I worked in a corporate office, I noticed how much unnecessary trash we threw...

ReadThe History of the Cuckoo Clock

The History of the Cuckoo Clock

When I was growing up in Virginia, my parents would sometimes bring my brother and me to the...

ReadA Brief History of Brutalist Architecture

A Brief History of Brutalist Architecture

The first time I went to Detroit, I wasn’t sure how I felt. The architecture felt imposing and...

ReadThe Fascinating History of Driving Gloves

The Fascinating History of Driving Gloves

Pass anyone on the highway and look at their hands. Chances are, they’re not wearing gloves....

ReadThe Art of Coffee While Camping

The Art of Coffee While Camping

There’s no finer joy than waking up in the wilderness. From the first time you unzip your tent,...

ReadThrowing a Fondue Party 101

Throwing a Fondue Party 101

Growing up, my family wasn’t the type to get creative with dinners. Mom would serve up chicken...

ReadThe Importance of Wearing Slippers—Not Shoes—in the Home

The Importance of Wearing Slippers—Not Shoes—in the Home

When I visit my Japanese friends in their homes, their shoes are lined neatly by the door. This...

ReadIn Celebration of the Potluck

In Celebration of the Potluck

A friend from college had the best wedding ever. It was nothing fancy—there was no ballroom dance...

ReadHow to Heat Your House with a Wood-Burning Stove

How to Heat Your House with a Wood-Burning Stove

When my husband and I were house hunting, traipsing all over the Ohio countryside for the perfect...