New Yorkers Share What Downsizing Was Really Like for Them
If you’ve ever moved from one home to another, smaller home, you know the realities of trying to make your new space work and having to get rid of some—or a lot—of your possessions. And in New York, a city known for its expensive-but-tiny apartments, downsizing can be an especially big challenge.
Jun 5, 2017
The Inside Scoop: What’s Everyday Life Really Like When You Live in an Airstream?
Brandon and Gabi’s first foray into the world of trailer living and traveling was in a 16-foot 1971 Shasta travel trailer that broke down in the middle of nowhere in Wyoming their first year. After finishing out that year in a 1973 22-foot travel trailer they bought the next day, they upgraded to their current — and largest — home: A 27-foot long Airstream Overlander they’ve completely stripped down and rebuilt.
Jun 5, 2017
A Peek Inside a Charming 450 Square Foot Studio in Stamford
Name: Lauren, Tulip the cat and Alfee the rabbit Location: Stamford, Connecticut The basics: 4 months, rented | 450 square feet Lauren’s lovely little studio is bright and calm. Using white to keep things light and airy helps the space feel open, but the personal accents keep the space from feeling impersonal or static.
Jun 5, 2017
This Entire Ghost Town in Connecticut Is For Sale For Under $2 Million
If you’ve been looking for a place to set up your very own Westworld-like theme park (Eastworld?), let us suggest Johnsonville, Connecticut, a small, abandoned mill town in East Haddam that’s now on the market for $1.9 million. Founded in the 1800s, Johnsonville was a thriving place, thanks to the Neptune Twine and Cord Mill and its main product, fishing binding rope.
Jun 5, 2017
This Is the Best Defense Against Fruit Flies
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Jun 5, 2017
Monday on Marketplace: Latest Listings Under $25
You know what’s a surefire cure for the Monday blues? A great deal, and specifically one that’s just around the corner. Rather than tear you away from your work, we’ve rounded up some of the best under-$25 finds on the Marketplace. Nothing is more aggravating than a tricky lighting situation in your home.
Jun 5, 2017
Before & After: DIY Stamped Patchwork Patterned Tiles
It’s no secret that we are huge fans of tile. It’s also not a secret that we are huge fans of do-it-yourself projects. So when our two great loves converge, we do a tile-loving-DIY-fan happy dance. Germarie added some oomph to her standard shower by creating her own black and white patchwork tiles. From Germarie: Patchwork tiles are very trendy this year, but retiling a bathroom can be an expensive and messy exercise.
Jun 5, 2017
This Is the Only Way I Was Able to Clean My Greasy Oven Door
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Jun 5, 2017