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5 Ways to Create a Beautiful Outdoor Living Space

A friend posted a picture on Facebook the other day of a tiny patch of snow with the caption “Some people just don’t know when to leave.”  As of Saturday I had a teeny tiny patch left in a spot … Continue reading

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8 Popular Countertop Materials, the Pros and the Cons

A few weeks ago I posted a two-part series called “8 Tips on Choosing Kitchen Countertops” (see here for Part 1 and Part 2).  Those posts walked through what to do before you look at materials, things to consider when … Continue reading

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Surviving the Spring Market ~ 6 Tips for Sellers

In many parts of the country it is a seller’s market…certainly in the greater Boston area we are seeing more buyers than there is inventory.  Some towns are particularly frenzied right now with multiple offers, properties selling before hitting MLS … Continue reading

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Surviving the Spring Market: 6 Tips for Buyers

The spring real estate market is about to explode.  While spring historically attracts a lot of buyers and sellers, this spring may be even a bit nuttier.  With record-breaking snow in February here in the Boston area, things slowed down … Continue reading

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7 Oscar Worthy Home Theaters

I have seen 5 of the Best Picture nominations…Boyhood, Grand Budapest Hotel, The Theory of Everything, American Sniper & most recently, Whiplash.  I found Boyhood to be very real and an interesting concept, to film over a period of 12 … Continue reading

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The Who, What & Why of the Tiny House Movement

  For starters…what is the “tiny house movement?” A “tiny house” is generally anything between 100 and 400 square feet.  As in the entire “house.”  Bedrooms in a “normal” house are often bigger than 100 square feet and master bedroom suites … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

A simple post filled with hearts. Spider love.   A cute little craft that even a non-crafty mom or dad could pull off with the kids.  Full instructions here. Do you have any hearts?  Go fish. The obvious heart in … Continue reading

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6 Christmas Treats to Try & My Favorite Gingerbread Recipe

So I have made some progress on my Christmas shopping…thank you internet.  I love having an idea, finding it online, typing in my address and credit card information and then sitting back waiting for it to show up at my … Continue reading

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8 Holiday Gifts You Can Make

I have yet to start my Christmas shopping.  My tree is up, but there is not a single wrapped present under it (or unwrapped present hiding in a closet somewhere).  Moving less than two months ago and starting a new … Continue reading

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Should Boston Host the 2024 Summer Olympics?

I read a great piece in the Boston Globe the other day titled “Can We Talk About the 2024 Olympics?”  In in Yvonne Abraham discusses the fact that the US Olympic Committee will be making a decision in the next … Continue reading

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