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How to Choose the Right Seats in Your Home for Entertaining

How to Choose the Right Seats in Your Home for Entertaining

  When you’re furnishing a new home, one of your top priorities is probably making sure that everyone who lives in that home will be comfortable. That makes a lot of sense—you’re the ones who are going to be spending the most time there, after all, so you need to go with the chairs, couches,Continue Reading

10 Accessories you’ll be asking for over the Holidays

10 Accessories you’ll be asking for over the Holidays

By Chloe Reed I love fashion during the colder seasons; trading out flats and sandals for knee boots, short skirts for jeans, and sunscreen for pea coats is like Christmas come early. One of the greatest perks in creating a killer winter ensemble is the ability to accessorize. Where I’m from, summers are hot, stickyContinue Reading

Parenting Tips: How To Help Your Child Choose A College

Parenting Tips: How To Help Your Child Choose A College

As your child approaches the end of her high school years, searching for the right college to prepare her for a career takes center stage. While she may appear to be delighted at the prospect of moving out and living her life on her own, it’s not time for you to hang up the apronContinue Reading

Pieces to Keep You Warm Through the Fall

Pieces to Keep You Warm Through the Fall

By Rachel Gulmi – Singer22 I’ve been seeing a lot of fall fashion articles lately that just don’t give practical advice. They give will tell you that the trends of fall are mini pencil skirts and button up blouses. Fall is when most of the country starts seeing lows in the 30’s, and in someContinue Reading

A Fort Myers Golf Community To Fall In Love With

A Fort Myers Golf Community To Fall In Love With

Post courtesy of the Kolter Homes Verandah community. Call me spoiled rotten but having grown up on the West Coast of Florida I literally got a chance to see some of the most beautiful beaches in the world on a daily basis. Yes, it’s hot here. Yes there are bugs for a moth or two inContinue Reading

Men’s Fashion: Why You Should Tailor Your Suits (And How to Do It)

Men’s Fashion: Why You Should Tailor Your Suits (And How to Do It)

Wearing a suit is a timeless way for a man to look professional, fashionable, and suave… but an ill-fitting suit can cause you to go from a James Bond look to a child-trying-on-his-father’s-clothes look. The problem is that very few suits are going to perfectly fit your exact body type, no matter what your bodyContinue Reading

Motherhood and Depression

Motherhood and Depression

Today’s society isn’t always mom-friendly. Due to the overwhelming pressures associated with raising children, maintaining careers and homemaking, it’s not uncommon for mothers to experience the symptoms of depression. The following details depression in women, and includes tips on identifying and addressing symptoms. Recognizing the Symptoms of Depression Depression is a very personal illness; therefore, itContinue Reading

Causes and Treatments for Those Pesky Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Causes and Treatments for Those Pesky Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Dermatologist, Valerie Goldburt, MD, PhD, says that she hears patients complain about under-eye bags a lot, often “several times a day.” Those patients are encouraged to first determine what’s causing their under-eye issues and then work to solve them. Causes According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common reasons for dark circles are fatigue and “shadowsContinue Reading

Choosing Eyeglasses That Complement Your Face

Choosing Eyeglasses That Complement Your Face

Eyeglasses are about much more than just seeing. They are a reflection of your personality and a fashion statement. A well-chosen pair of eyeglasses complements your face and makes you stand out. However, if you make the wrong choices, you will stand out for all the wrong reasons. Let’s look at how to choose aContinue Reading

Designing With Curtains

Designing With Curtains

The word window that we know today is derived from the Old Norse word for wind, vindr, combined with the word auga, which means eye. Literally, vindauga means the eye of the house where the wind enters.  In fact, the main function of a window is, and has always been, ventilation. Historically, windows were smallContinue Reading

How to Make the Most Out Of Your Apartment Space

How to Make the Most Out Of Your Apartment Space

Apartment life takes some getting used to, especially if you grew up in a large house with sprawling grounds that allowed you to stretch your wings at a moment’s notice. While most apartments for renting  aren’t quite as spacious as a house, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the space you have and make itContinue Reading

Summer Fireplace Decor Ideas For Your Home

Summer Fireplace Decor Ideas For Your Home

There is something magic about spring. Trees and flowers start to bloom, the days become longer and the nights shorter, children go out and play, spring cleaning and garage sales start to happen and we get busy assisting our clients to redesign their place. One of the most common questions I hear from homeowners thatContinue Reading

Show off Your Home in the Best Light

Show off Your Home in the Best Light

Adjusting something as simple as the lighting and its fittings can give any room an instant lift, particularly if you’re looking to sell. With so many styles and varieties of ceiling lights to choose from, this guide will aim to shed some light on what sort of fixtures will fit your room and house-style best.Continue Reading


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