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"Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Frank Lloyd Wright

Ideas, Tips & Tricks

Browse the articles below for tips, tricks and ideas to help you make the most of your living space by simplifying your life and organizing your home.

Can You Hear the Music?

Hear the MusicI enjoy listening to music while I'm working, cleaning or just relaxing. Like many households, I have plenty of electronic gadgets that can accomplish that task of producing sound.  Most recently, my favorite way to listen to music is...Read more

Stick It to Cable

Let’s face it: watching television is nothing like to experience it used to be, oh so many years ago. Neither is watching a movie. Why go out to a movie when we can watch it at home? It’s all pretty convenient now, but did you ever take a hard look at just how much are you paying a month for the privilege of watching television and movies? Do you feel you are getting your money’s worth? If not, I may have a solution for you.  Read more

[Window] Well, Why Not?

Window wellA basement window well can be a drab and unsightly part of a home - but it doesn't have to be that way!  Window wells are there for a reason and serve a very important purpose in times of emergency. Since they weren't designed with decor, enjoyment or everyday use in mind, here is an idea to "dress up" your window well.  Read more

Picture This!

I'm always looking for ways to create a new look or freshen up a room - without spending a fortune to redecorate.  Here's a very inexpensive and fun way to do just that! Read more

Why Wait for Spring?

Spring CleaningLet's face it, this has been a dreary, sunless winter for the most part. Adding a new splash of color to a room along with a thorough cleaning will do wonders to brighten those dull, gray days. There are actually many advantages to starting spring cleaning during the winter months! Read more

Declutter for Dollars

No matter what time of the year it is, most of us have some extra things lying around the house - and we could all use some extra cash.  Here are three easy ways to help you clean out some of the clutter and get paid for your used books, CDs, DVDs and video games without much effort on your part. Read more

Where are my Glasses?

Where are my glasses?I was always searching for my sunglasses. I need them for driving (they're prescription), working out in the yard or going for a run... Read more

Where are my Keys?

Key rackIt happens to all of us, especially when we least have time for it. You’re already running late for work or an appointment and now – of all times – you can’t locate your car keys. Panic sets in... Read more


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