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How to Live AND Work in a Tiny Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 20, 2014

Tiny homes are the wave of the future. After the housing bubble burst in the early 21st century, Americans became cautious about taking out mega-mortgages and committing themselves...


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The Best Way to Store Your Books

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 12, 2014

Despite the current popularity of Kindles and other e-readers, there is still nothing quite like the solid feel of a good book in your hands, whether it's your companion in a hammock...


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Handy, Hygienic Ways to Store Your Recycling

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 06, 2014

Residential recycling is an important concept in the campaign to clean up our earth. Mandatory in a large number of urban locales, it allows each household to play an active part in...


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Organize a Greener Closet Today

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 24, 2014

Organizing is the “in” thing as we all try to make our lives greener and simpler. And the first place we generally look to improve is the state of our closets. No matter...


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How to Find – and Use – Hidden Storage Space

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 21, 2014

In desperate need of more room to stash your stuff? You’re not alone. Approximately half of home improvement projects in the US focus on increasing available storage. Here’s...


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Transform Your Home without Buying a Thing

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 14, 2014

Are you depressed by the blah look of your personal space when you come home at the end of the day? Maybe you have a stack of old clothes, unfiled paperwork and cassette tapes un-listened...


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10 Amazing Uses for Tension Rods

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 31, 2014

If you've ever been a college student, or just an adult who doesn't stand on ceremony, you've probably dealt with a tension rod. These nifty little rods expand and collapse to fit irregular...


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These Dewey Decimals Got Style!

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 24, 2014

I don't want to sound like a fuddy-duddy, but the number of people who still remember card catalogs is starting to wane, and half of kids these days probably wouldn't know what to do...