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7 Characteristics Of The Best Roommate

When I say roommate, you say…?   Most of us have had them, and most of us could tell you the worst stories imaginable when it comes to living with other noisy, dirty humans. Whether you’re just out of high school or in mid life looking to save a few bucks, having a roommate that is less than somewhat ideal …

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Transitional Spaces 101

Today, we’re going to do something a little different.   I recently completed a task with a client that I have fallen in love with.   Partially, because I enjoy the idea of “transitional spaces” and partly because this idea has come up a couple times while doing Mine Space.   She described it as wanting “visual separation” of the spaces. …

5 Things I Learned Through Time In The Rockies

Hey everyone,   Jeremy and I took a trip out of state for a while, and we faced a harsh awakening upon arrival.   The past couple of weeks have changed the way I think about some things.   This week, I’m going to share some pictures Jeremy took along with a few lessons I learned on our travels.   …

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6 Things To Put Into Storage

Need more space? Here are 6 things to put into storage today.   1. Unused carseats. Did you know you can get money for these? ToysRUs and BabiesRUs will give you a discount on new gear for handing over old gear. Until you get around to that, store away these awkwardly shaped bad boys somewhere other than the spaces you occupy. …

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9 Things To Look For When Renting Or Leasing

This week’s post is a little out of the ordinary. Due to recent events, I have become inspired to write about important things you need to look out for when moving into a new place. Sometimes, it can take time to really check all the items we need off a list. However, when the deal is long term, it is important …

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8 Things To Get Rid Of Right Now

A lot of the clutter in our homes consists of items we don’t notice.   We never actually use them or have too much of the same thing.   Here are 8 things you can get rid of right now. 1. CARDS. What about the time I graduated high school? What about when I had my first baby? While these are great …

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4 Tips For Inventorying Your Home

  Whether you are inventorying your home for insurance or legal purposes, check out these tips. For more information about renter’s insurance, click here.

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DDR Your Life

When it comes to home organization, it can be hard to know where to start.   We have a lot of stuff and not enough time.   We want fast results and we want the end result to be pretty.   How about a little DDR?   DOWNSIZE. This is the most important aspect of what I do. I advertise …

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7 Items To Find A Home For This Weekend And Beyond

I just had it!   If you catch yourself thinking or saying this aloud, you are not alone.   We are notorious for misplacing that one item we swear we just used.   Using three basic techniques, we can find homes for every item in our homes:   Like with like Consistency Permanent placement   1. KEYS We’ve all lost these darn …