The Biggest Souvenir You Buy On Vacation Could Be Your Whole Hotel Room
Some people can look at an empty room and visualize where every furniture item will go, what fabric will work for the curtains, and what planter they should buy for the corner by the window. Others need real, tangible inspiration—spaces they can shop like you might buy clothes off of a mannequin. And while there are showrooms for that, they can feel cold and uninviting—it’s hard to picture living in a showroom. Enter: the shoppable stay.
Mar 28, 2019
The Best Time to Put Your Home on the Market, in Every Metro Area
Watching your house sit while it’s on the market can be a real drag. So maybe you’ve been hesitant to list yours. Well, now might be the time if you live in the New York metro area, Chicago, Dallas, Jacksonville, or another major city. The first week of April is a real estate market sweet spot where high buyer demand, low competition, speedy sales, and strong prices come together to give sellers who list a major wallet win. Don’t believe it? We’ll show you the numbers.
Mar 28, 2019
Try This Financial Planner’s 1-2-3 Budget Rating System
We all know we’re supposed to save more money. And that sounds great ’til you try to do it. Money sometimes has this quality of magically expanding and contracting in invisible ways—so even if and when there’s extra cash coming in, for a lot of us there never seems to be any left to save for big financial goals.
Mar 28, 2019
This $150K Philadelphia Home Is the Most Popular Fixer-Upper on the Market
Flirting with the idea of a fixer upper? Those who are searching for homes online are majorly crushing on this massive stone home in Philadelphia that was originally built in 1900 and is for sale, “as is,” for $150,000. While the sprawling 2,000-square-foot home with four bedrooms and two bathrooms is definitely begging for some TLC, it’s among this month’s “most searched” properties on Trulia, a home and neighborhood site for buyers and renters.
Mar 28, 2019
Bazaar Daily Finds
Zig Zag Wooden Credenza $525 BROOKLYN Dark wood zig zag credenza functions as a great dresser or storage piece! From Maxwell: Dear Readers, What are you looking for? We’ve just cleaned out and relaunched our marketplace as Bazaar – the best place on the web for vintage designer furnishings and accessories directly from others in our community. These are my top picks for today.
Mar 28, 2019
This Old School Bus Was Given a New Life as a Tiny House on Wheels
It's only 280 square feet and currently home to two parents, a baby, and a dog.
Mar 28, 2019
A Home Without Women Is Almost Unrecognizable
Imagine a realtor showing a modern home in 2019 with no dishwasher, no refrigerator, no infrastructure for a home security system. Imagine waking up in your apartment on a Saturday morning and having no easy way to brew a cup of coffee. That would be a home without women. It makes sense that women made such significant contributions to improving the efficiency, safety, and productivity of the home—that’s where they spent most of their time, given that other work options were limited.
Mar 28, 2019
Ben & Aja’s Boiler Room Loft
Name: Ben & Aja BlancLocation: Steel Yard/Monohasset Mill — Providence, Rhode IslandSize: 1,900 square feetYears lived in: 2 — rentedCoaxing the cavernous boiler room of a former rubber mill to feel like home is no small task, but sculptor and designer Ben Blanc and his wife, Aja, an educator and herbalist, manage it with ease. They’ve filled the space with large-scale artwork, oversize furniture, and homey details that refuse to be dwarfed by the soaring industrial ceiling.
Mar 28, 2019
Audrey’s Family Collection
Name: Audrey and Matt with Simon, Bennett, and Cora Location: Lawrence, Kansas Size: 1,700 square feet Years lived in: 3 years; owned When you visit Audrey’s clan at home in Lawrence, Kansas, it’s an unassuming beginning: Their place is tucked into a relatively new housing development where the houses have a tendency to look similar to one another.
Mar 28, 2019
Cleaning Recipes: Scum-Busting Shower Spray
Cleaning Recipes: Scum-Busting Shower Spray
Mar 28, 2019