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Where Do I Start When Renovating My House?

Eager to get going on a project but not sure where to begin? Read this practical guide to getting started Working on your home can be a daunting prospect. Your mind may be flooded with ideas. You may be overloaded with advice from family and friends. You may be grappling with big questions, such as: Should we … [Read More...]

How Low Supply & High Demand Impacts the Real Estate Market

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Wedding Music Guide

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The difference between 3/4 and 6/8 time signatures

Time signature explained in a simple way that non-music theorists can understand. Here we take a look at the similarities and differences between two often confused time signatures and decide whether 3/4 and 6/8 can be considered "the same". … [Read More...]

The Hidden Benefits of Built-In Storage

Well-designed storage is not just a place to stash stuff. See how it can add new dimensions to your interiors Storage is necessary to keep our homes uncluttered. But thoughtfully designed storage also can improve the shape and function of our interior spaces. The Hidden Benefits of Built-In Storage … [Read More...]

earliest known surviving piano

Though it may sound like a harpsichord, this is actually a piano. Dongsok Shin performs the Giga of Sonata number 6 in B flat major by Lodovico Giustini (1685-1743) on the earliest known surviving piano, made by the instrument's inventor, Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655-1731), in Florence, 1720. This sonata is from … [Read More...]

11 Steps to an Organized Kitchen

Check out these tips for getting your kitchen under control — and keeping it that way Give your kitchen a detox and declutter for the new year with some ideas that can be implemented annually, as well as habits that will help you out every day. 11 Steps to an Organized Kitchen … [Read More...]

10 Unusual Things to Store on Your Walls

Running low on storage space? Your walls may hold the answer At the intersection of art and storage, we find savvy homeowners filling their walls with the stuff of everyday life. Be it sports gear, fruit or furniture, it seems almost anything can be stored on a wall. If you need some inspiration for making the … [Read More...]

A Hymn for Daylight Saving Time

For some of us, this is that "hard one". Maybe this little hymn, will make the loss of the hour sleep less painful...   … [Read More...]

Where Americans Moved in 2016

For the 5th year in a row, the Northeast saw a concentration of “High Outbound” activity. For the first time ever, South Dakota held the top spot for “High Inbound” states. Much of America’s outbound activity can be attributed to Boomers relocating to warmer climates after retiring. … [Read More...]