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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As a Home Stager, I specialize in owner occupied properties. Sellers who will be living in the home while it's listed are often overwhelmed with the task ahead of them.... preparing their house for sale. What should they keep and what needs to go? What color should they paint? Is the furnitu...
Wordless Wednesday - #Selfie
For those of you who don't know....I love to manipulate photos. I've been asked many times how I do it...the most common request being how to switch a head from one body to another. It's really not that hard. Here's my tutorial for a basic photo head/body swap.... 1. Go to Ribbet. Click "Ed...
Wordless Wednesday - In Good Hands
There are many mistakes home sellers make that keep them on the market longer and ultimately cost them money. One of those mistakes is having too much furniture. Too much, as in both quantity and size.Just because it fits... doesn't mean it's flattering! Have you ever seen someone wearing cl...
Selling a home is not something most people do often. Lack of home selling experience leads to many poor decisions, including ignoring the advice of experienced real estate professionals. Real estate agents, home stagers, home inspectors, and professional photographers are often seen as an ex...
Wordless Wednesday - Elton Jaci
One year ago I made the decision to TRY a vegan diet. I honestly never expected to make it to this point....not even close. I continue to be very surprised how easily I adapted and how much I enjoy the food.I wish I could share some secret as to how I've made it work....but I don't have one. A...
Wordless Wednesday - iPlanking
This post was inspired by Kristin Johnston, who recently wrote about the dangers of letting a candle burn down too low. It's funny....as I was reading her post, I was sure it was an analogy. "You want to get the most out of that pretty glass enclosed pillar, but the less wax in the jar, the more...