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6 Tips for Saving Money During a Home Remodeling

When Carolyn Leonhardt and her husband, Ted, sold their Seattle-based graphic design business more than a decade ago, she had no idea she would find herself in the home design/renovation business. Aft…

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3 Sustainable Building Options

With every new building or home that gets constructed, added on, or remodeled comes the opportunity to create a structure that uses less energy and more sustainable materials. The options for sustaina…

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Do You Live In A Slow Home? (Take the Test!)

"Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect with minimum means." ~ Albert Einstein What is a Slow Home? Think of a Slow Home as you would think about Slow Food. Or, think about the opposit…

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A Barefoot Home Makes Life a Breeze

I don’t know about your lifestyle, but mine is pretty casual. From the clothes I wear to the informal home I live in, stuffiness is not an option. There’s no need to stand on ceremony when you enter m…

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Letting It All Hang Out: The Clothesline Wars

It seems like one of the simplest of household tasks – hanging out the laundry to dry. But this simple task has received quite a bit of controversy. The politics of laundry drying is the subject of a…

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Home Remodeling: 10 Reasons To Do It Now

Want to spice up the conversation at the next house party? Bring up your latest home renovation project. Despite a down-turned economy, people are still doing it. They are renovating and spending on…

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10 Recession-Proof Green Decorating Ideas

With all the doom and gloom we hear about the economy and consumer spending, many of us are hunkering down and saving our precious resources. Can we continue to create EcoNests? According to this…

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Am making this tonight--yum yum! Thanks

Natasha Salgado Natasha Salgado
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Excellent reminder. :) Thankful!