Welcome to my blog! Now that I am retired, I don't blog as much as I used to, generally offering Home Staging advice and decorating tips when I do write. On Wednesdays I enjoy sharing a fun picture or meme using my grandchildren as my inspiration.
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Today while watching the boys I introduced them to Ring Around The Rosieeven though I suspected they were probably too young to play along.They LOVED it. Jack said "again" and Zack said "more" after each round. They even held hands while circling, which I never expected them to do.After the bo...
I recently escaped the New Hampshire snow and ice to spend a week in Florida visiting my parents. It turned out to be a "working" vacation... and once I got started it was hard to stop. It all started with Mom asking for my advice. She felt like her living room was too crowded - she "hated it" ...
It USED to be that buyers expected to make some improvements after purchasing a home. Sellers didn't update wall colors or replace worn carpets because they knew that the buyer would prefer to make those improvements based on their own taste and style. Today's buyers are playing with new rules.T...
A true romantic knows that a Valentine's Day to remember is more than a box of chocolates and flowers. It's more than buying a card at Hallmark. I, for one, believe that dinner at an expensive restaurant on Valentine's Day is for amateurs. Anyone with a credit card, and the phone skills to ma...
"My real estate agent and I disagree on a listing price. His number is considerably less than I think the house is worth. Will home staging help me sell for the higher price?"Home staging is not the be all, end all to getting your house sold. If your house is over priced, staged or not, it will...
"My husband and I are selling our house probably within the next 6 months. I found your home staging site online and would like some advice on getting the house ready. How far in advance should I call to schedule a consult?" Lisa K. The sooner the better! The more time you have to prepare yo...