We Don’t Want Your Junk Mom…..

BUT WE’D LOVE YOUR HELP MAKING OUR HOME AS NICE AS YOURS

 

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Isn’t our goal as parents to raise kids who have roots to ground them and wings to make their own decisions?  Of course it is!  So why do we switch gears, sometimes do a 360, when it comes to something as silly as furnishings?!

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It’s A Small World After All

 

 

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We hunt for hours on the internet to find just the right place to sneak away and hide for a few days.  An abode that romances us to be someone else, to recharge and dream.  Places that allow us to live a little more simply yet in style.  A few have enough courage to be a little less like the norm and live like this every day.  They have mastered the art of minimalism without even trying!

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Breaking Point

WHAT IS IT GOING TO TAKE TO GET YOU TO CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSET?

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About once a week we get an inquiry about closet designs.  Do we design closets, how much does a custom closet cost, how quickly can we meet to start the process.  The answers…yes we do, we can work with any budget and we will meet when you have your closet cleaned out.  Wait….”I have to clean out my closet first?”  Not what most expect to hear and not what all custom closet companies suggest as a first step.

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Is It Time For Back To School Already? Is Your Homework Area Ready?

5 PROS OF SETTING UP A HOMEWORK STATION

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Let’s face it, the thought of homework does not conjure up warm and fuzzy feelings for kids or parents.  In reality the memories are more likely of lost assignments, mad dashes to Walgreens, crowded dinner tables ladled with supplies, frustrated kids who don’t “get this” and the bedtime clock looming in the background.  What if we could count on our homes to help make homework time better?

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Getting Ready To Marry Inspector Gadget

FAVORITE TOP ELECTRICS AND APPLIANCES WHEN PLANNING A NEW HOUSEHOLD

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You’ve been through numerous conversations with each other discussing the important factors before getting married.  Finances, religion, politics, child rearing and so on.  But do you truly know each other?  Is one of you a “gadget” collector?!

 

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Home, Home On The Range

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TOO HOT TO HANDLE….LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR BTU’S AND 6 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING A GAS RANGE

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A BTU (British thermal unit) is a measure of heat output and applies to the power generated by gas stovetops and ranges.  The capacity of gas burners is measured in BTU per hour.  Residential ranges, patterned after commercial units, have BTUs of 12,000 to 25,000.  If you have one, or are planning a kitchen design, you no doubt know what these are.  But do you really know why you need these?  It’s gotta be for a better reason than bragging rights.

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What’s Your Passion…What Makes You Tick?

WHAT MAKES YOU TICK?

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You know what I am talking about.  The things that simply take over your being and drive nearly everything you do?  The continual factors that are always somewhere in your psyche filling you first with what if, then maybe, and finally the confidence to say “Yes, this is what I am about!” The things that fill you with passion.

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