Maggie Fremont's Recent Articles
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Smart Tips For Downsizing We Learned From Schitt’s Creek
Anyone who has downsized before knows that the process can be daunting. What do you keep and what no longer fits into your life? How do you make your smaller home function as you need it? Will you ever feel comfortable again? And if you’re downsizing because all of your assets have been repossessed by the government since your business manager never filed your taxes and ran off with your money, well, that can make the process even more difficult.
Mar 31, 2018
8 TV Roommates Who Make Living Together Look Easy
Oscar and Felix. Laverne and Shirley. Monica and Rachel. Leonard and Sheldon. Television is rife with examples of iconic television roommates. It makes sense since the roommate experience is both universal and full of the ups and downs that make it appealing for television. There’s comedy! There’s drama! There’s please for the love of Oprah can you get your dishes out of the sink.
Mar 25, 2018
Twitter Has Strong Feelings About the Oscars’ Extra AF Set
Can an awards show set be “extra”? The stage for the 90th Academy Awards is certainly trying. When designer Derek McLane announced that it would feature 45 million Swarovski crystals, what did you expect? (“By the way, to those of who say we’re a bunch of out of touch Hollywood elites, I’ll have you know that each of the 45 million Swarovski crystals on this stage tonight represents humility,” host Jimmy Kimmel quipped of the over-the-top setting.
Mar 4, 2018
The Shape of Water Just Took Home the Oscar for Best Production Design
While Best Picture might seem like the Sunday’s most hotly awaited Oscar, at Apartment Therapy, we’re all about the Academy Award for Best Production Design. And the Oscar goes to—The Shape of Water (which, not to brag, we kind of called). The category has pretty much been a two-pony race leading up to the event.
Mar 4, 2018
Did Friends Predict Alexa and FaceTime? An Investigation
Thanks to the abundance of streaming services these days, we’re able to watch (and re-watch, and re-watch) our favorite TV shows, regardless of how long they’ve been off the air. Aside from making us feel all warm and fuzzy inside, being able to watch shows from the past also gives us a glimpse into what life was like during its original run. Pressing play on a classic show can be like opening up a time capsule—especially when it comes to technology.
Feb 16, 2018
10 TV Homes We Wished We Had Found On Our Apartment Hunt
Searching for an apartment can be an exercise in managing expectations—especially when your dream apartment is inspired by ones you’ve seen on your favorite TV shows. Where’s all the space Monica Gellar had? The light that flooded Frasier Crane’s place? Give me Barry Allen’s fireplace! Check out ten fictional apartments that have us wishing all rentals were as seen on TV. Dr. Mindy Lahiri lives in the modern girly-girl’s dream apartment.
Jan 25, 2018