Category Archives: compact living

Immersion Blender – The Best Compact Kitchen Appliance You’ve Never Heard Of

Immersion blenders are the great secret of top chefs from the world over, but are they right for you or will they just gather dust? If you’re considering investing in a new hand blender, here are a few things to consider – and to look for – before you buy. Continue reading

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Become A Wrap Star: Get Organized and Get Gifting With A Holiday Wrapping Station

Tired of losing track of your favorite spool of ribbon, or finding last year’s wrapping paper crunched and dusty? Building your very own winter wrapping workstation might be just the project to beat your mid-season blues. Continue reading

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No Space For A Bar Set? No Problem! How To Fit A Fully Functioning Bar In Less Space Than A Dresser

Every entertainer dreams of having just a little more room – but if you really want a home bar set and simply don’t have the space, a bar cabinet or steam trunk style bar setup is a great way to get the drinks flowing while still leaving plenty of room for your guests to mingle! Continue reading

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A Few Quick Tips To Make Your Small Space More Livable

Sometimes the small spaces in your home can seem hopeless: that one small room or cramped corner you just don’t know what to do with. But there are plenty of ways to visually expand your space without knocking out any walls. With just a few easy tweaks, you’ll find that “cozy” doesn’t have to be a euphemism. Continue reading

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Put It On A Pedestal: Vanities For Vessel Sinks

Finding the right vanity for your new vessel sink is important not only to help complete the style of your new bathroom remodel – and the right vanity really can make or break a renovation! – but also to make sure that your new art piece sink is functional, too. Here are a few things to think about when it comes to style, storage, and plumbing. Continue reading

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Back To School: Day One Dorm Survival Kit

Prepping for your first day of college doesn’t just mean pens and pencils. For most people, moving into a dorm is like starting a whole new life, and from blankets to bathmats to beanbags, we’re here to make sure you don’t forget anything you’ll need to turn those new four walls into a home. We can’t do much about your roommate though! Continue reading

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Back To School: College Starter Kit

If you or your kid is heading into his or her first year of college, you might not know exactly what you are or aren’t going to need. This list is to help separate the elementary necessities from the collegiate bonus items, to make sure you bring everything you need and nothing you don’t. Continue reading

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Bunk Up: Bunk Beds To Help Ease Your Kids’ Room Growing Pains

It’s the age old problem: how to fit two growing kids in one room. The easy answer is bunk beds, but you can do better than two beds stacked on top of each other, and probably should! Here we’ll discuss ways to customize your bunks to maximize the space in your kids’ room and minimize the inevitable sibling rivalries. Continue reading

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Bunk Up: Space Saving, Multi-Function Bunk Beds (For Grownups Too!)

If you’re short on bedroom space, but can afford to have a smaller sized bed for yourself or your kid, one of the best ways to minimize your furniture footprint while maximizing usable space is to loft. I’m not talking your average two-kids-one-room bunk set, but raised beds that can fit desks, dressers, bookshelves, sofas, and chairs underneath, fitting all your bedroom building blocks into one small space. Continue reading

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Weigh In: Best Bathroom Scales

If you’re looking for a way to lose weight, you should probably also find a way to keep track of your progress – but bathroom scales are no longer the clunky old things from your gramma’s house. New digital scales can help you track your body fat percentages, your BMI, as well as help you and your family keep track of your weight loss over time, and much more! But what options do you really need, and what are the best scales out there? We can help you decide! Continue reading

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