Archives for August 2016

8 Bathroom Space-Savers

space saveThese efficient features can help you squeeze more function into your room

Smart design decisions can make the difference between fitting the toilet, the sink and the shower into your existing bathroom or having to expand. And once you fit all that stuff in, you certainly don’t want it to feel stuffed to the gills. Here are eight ways to accommodate everything you need in a compact bathroom while making it feel more expansive.

Harvest Celebration: My Passion

harvest choirAs Artistic Director and conductor of the John Cameron Entertainment company, I have the privieldge of doing some major productions. This one, benefiting women’s health is one of my favorites.

Here’s a little snippet of what the Harvest Celebration looks like.

‘Old Millennials’ Are Diving Head-First into Homeownership


Do You Know Your Emoji Etiquette?

emojisEmojis are commonplace in professional communications, but know when they are and aren’t appropriate to use in a professional setting.


a fun video that explains most of them.

The History of Pitch

what is pitchI have to warn you. This is super geeky! While educational, for some this is pretty “inside” stuff in regards to pitch and what has been agreed upon in regards to that subject. If you choose to watch… enjoy!

10 Reasons to Bring Back the Rec Room

rec roomWhether you have a whole room or just a corner, a place for games is a plus for any home

Pingpong, pool and foosball — what’s not to love? Games offer screen-free entertainment, bring the whole family together and make parties more fun. If you have a lot of space, you can knock yourself out with a full-fledged rec room, but if you need more of a rec corner, consider adding a pingpong net to a seldom-used dining table or hanging a dart board on a basement wall. There are lots of reasons to create a place for more fun in the house. Here are 10.

Do You Know the Impact Your Interest Rate Makes?


  • Interest rates

    have come a long way in the last 30 years.

  • The interest rate you secure directly impacts your monthly payment and the amount of house that you can afford if you plan to stay within a certain budget.
  • Interest rates are at their lowest in years.
  • If buying your first home, or moving up to the home of your dreams is in your future, now may be the time to act.

Smarter and Greener: The Future of Building

construction tech

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9 Ways to Reduce Noise in an Open-Plan Space

open floor planLovely, big living areas are wonderful, but sound can travel. Here are some ways to dampen the clamor in your wide-open rooms

Open-plan living spaces have many advantages for family life and entertaining, and they increase the opportunity to bring lots of natural light into your home. But they can end up being quite noisy. You may be surprised, however, at how easy it is to reduce sound travel with a few key additions to your furnishings. There are also structural changes you can make if you’re after a more robust fix.