Category Archives: Home Ownership

The value of DIY

As my father told me after my last home emergency, “Houses can sometimes be a money pit.” Cue next home issue. After Christmas, I decided that the wallpaper and bright green paint adorning my bathroom walls were meant to be… Continue reading

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The conflicted giver

Now that Thanksgiving is over, the holiday shopping season is in full swing. I love to give. A Leo  by birth, I’ve always been a generous soul. So throughout the year I listen for cues from my family and friends… Continue reading

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Fall, falling, fallout

It’s October, my all-time favorite month! Golden leaves are falling, the air is crisp, and Halloween candy lines the shelves of every big-box store. Usually I’m breaking out the sweaters and baking up a storm, giddy with all autumn has… Continue reading

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The great purge of 2008

One of the benefits of building a new home (and selling your current one) is the opportunity to take stock of the things you really need or want — and purge those that you don’t. I’ve spent the better part… Continue reading

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