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Creating an Organized Home

Whether you pride yourself on having “a place for everything and everything in it’s place,” or simply want to manage clutter, an organized home will save you time and frustration. The cardinal rule is making the most out of the…

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Home Design Ideas for Working From Home

As reported in the Pittsburgh Sun-Times, “Nationwide, the number of home-based businesses may range from 18 million to 38 million, depending on who is doing the counting.” Add to that number an estimated 40 million Americans who telecommute (working from…

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Design for De-stressing

Everyone has their own way to de-stress. For some it means relaxation, peace & quiet. For others, it’s about de-compressing from a hectic day. Some de-stress by hanging out with friends, and others seek to rejuvenate, or recharge. What you…

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Better than “Mudroom”

The door from the garage has become our most-used entry into the home. So, we look at this space as a ‘rear foyer’—not a mere mudroom. Just as you wouldn’t make your laundry room a part of your front entry…

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Casitas!

Casitas!

As a nation, there’s been a return to multi-generational households. Baby boomers, in particular, may be caring for their parents, as well as welcoming their adult children and even grandchildren into their “single family” homes. Still, there is a desire…

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Home Library

My daughter, Breana, graduated from Clarion University in December with a concentration in Library Science. She is hopeful to find employment working in a public or college library. I often see Breana snuggled up in a chair immersed in a…

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