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With a few kitchen gadget hacks, you can go beyond peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. These sandwiches do look good, though. (Photo: Katinka Kober/sxc.hu)

How To Make Do With a Poorly Equipped Apartment Kitchen

Posted by Noah Garfinkel | Mar 20, 2012

If you live in an apartment, there’s a high percentage chance that you don’t have a particularly well-equipped kitchen. People who live in houses have proper cookware. People...


Tactics for cleaning when you're busy. Photo by rosmary/Flickr

How To Clean Your House When You Are Busy

Posted by Cris Carl | Mar 18, 2012

Maybe you are like me, you have way too much on your plate, and you have a strong need for a clean home. While it may seem like a simple solution to hire someone to do the cleaning...


This photo is from Mitt Romney's Park City, UT home listed on Zillow.com.

Houses of the Republican Presidential Candidates

Posted by Adam Verwymeren | Jan 04, 2012

The 2012 presidential campaign officially kicked off this week with Tuesday’s Iowa caucuses, the country’s first glimpse into which Republican hopeful will challenge President Barack...


This is the author, with the piano that he is now storing on his back porch.

Why Hiring an Interior Designer is Not a Luxury

Posted by Philip Schmidt | Nov 22, 2011

My wife and I bought our first and current house about four years ago. Not exactly a fixer-upper, the 1951 Ranch needed a cosmetic makeover — paint, new carpet, reclaiming hardwood...


I want that door and floorboards. Photo of Mt. Bleak Historic House by vastateparkstaff/Flickr Creative Commons

Old House Facets to Keep When Renovating

Posted by Laura Foster-Bobroff | Nov 15, 2011

When renovating a severely outdated home, some elements may increase visual appeal and add value to the property. Before you begin demolishing or reviewing replacement options, look...


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Preparing Now for an Easier Winter

Posted by Philip Schmidt | Oct 25, 2011

As a kid growing up in Colorado, I spent my winters in the backyard on a pair of K-Tel Fun Skis. We wore bread bags inside our boots to keep our feet dry and slightly less numb; if...


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How Steve Jobs Transformed the Home

Posted by Adam Verwymeren | Oct 11, 2011

With the passing of Apple CEO Steve Jobs last week, many have written about his immeasurable impact on technology and industrial design. And while Jobs revolutionized personal computers,...


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6 Window Dressing Tricks from a Design Pro

Posted by Linda Merrill | May 25, 2011

When making desserts, if you make a mistake and it doesn’t look so great, you can throw on some whipped cream for a little tasty coverup. I always think of fabric as much the same...