Emmanuel Fonte Blog

Ice Cream: America’s Favorite Treat

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Get More Kitchen Storage With Counter-Depth Upper Cabinets

Get the lowdown on expanding your upper storage capacity Upper cabinets don’t come in one height or width, and they don’t come in just one depth either. Typically, upper cabinets are much shallower than lower cabinets, sometimes by as much as half the depth. That’s some serious space you’re missing out on if … [Read More...]

Where to Hang Open Shelves in the Kitchen

Consider these locations for letting in natural light, dealing with a tricky corner and more Open shelving in the kitchen is a bit of a love-it-or-leave-it idea, and whether it’s practical or not comes largely down to how you use your kitchen. But if you do want to incorporate floating shelves, a question … [Read More...]

10 Inspiring Setups for Outdoor Dining

These alfresco dining arrangements will have you eager to dust off the patio set and get outside this season With the arrival of spring, we’re ready to throw open the doors and take dining outside. You don’t need much to create an inviting setup for outdoor dining. All it really takes is clear skies, warm weather … [Read More...]

NWMLS Monthly Market Snapshot

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Your Life In Numbers: How Do You Use Your Time

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America’s Most Widely Misread Literary Sensation

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11 Enduring Kitchen Ideas From the Industry’s Biggest Event

We visited the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and found that many familiar kitchen features appear to be here to stay If you’re looking for some insight into the coming kitchen trends for 2018 and beyond, or if you’re just looking for some fresh ideas to give your kitchen style an update, the recent Kitchen and … [Read More...]

Smartphone Addiction in America

Americans are addicted to their cellphones, but that’s not exactly fresh news. There is something unnerving about our obsession, though.  The stats from this infographic shows exactly how far our cellphone overuse goes. The average American uses their phone around 3 hours a day, and we’re checking our cell … [Read More...]

Learn Hao To Play the Piano in 10 Minutes

At age of 40, Jeff, the oil company executive, tried to learn to play a small song on the Casio keyboard that he bought for his children. He quickly went on to play many original works of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Elton John, Billy Joe, John Lennon, and Jay Chou … all because he built a notation system that … [Read More...]