Home & Garden

Home & Garden

Making the Most of Those Odd Waiting Periods

I’m writing this blog post from my “remote office” in the Subaru dealership while my car is being serviced. The waiting room is nice,...

5 Tricks to Keep from Losing Your Stuff

One of the primary reasons people want to get organized is because they feel they waste time looking for things they’ve lost. In fact,...

Managing the Day-to-Day During Times of Stress

I love to write about organizing. But for the past few months, I’ve had a hard time focusing. Writing about closets, pantries, garage shelving...

9 Nitty-Gritty Organizing Tasks You Can Do Right Now

If you’re looking for a quick organizing task on brisk winter days, here are a few ideas that might inspire you to get off...

Rockwood Home Offers Contemporary, Comfortable Spaces

Laura and Chad Quinn had all but given up on buying a home. A yearlong search for the right fit led the couple to...

Fresh & Festive Holiday Décor Ideas

Pick a Palette “My holiday decorating shortcuts are based on a simple, pre-set color palette and natural, seasonal elements. I usually go with various shades of...

Feeling Crafty in a Fully-Customized Colvard Farms Home

The Kohn home is sweeping and sunny, a vision of neutrals and space and architectural details. “The architect tried to tell me I was putting...

How to Host Your Own Giving Party

If the never-ending election and the devastation of Hurricane Matthew have taught us anything about this upcoming holiday season, it’s that we all need...

Confessions of a Neat(ish) Freak: My 5 Dirty Little Secrets

A comment I hear all of the time is, “Wow, I bet your house is super organized.” To which I always reply, “Well, it’s...

5 Uniquely Durham Goods from Local Makers

Wooden Bottle Openers, $40. John Parkinson Furniture → "Each bottle opener has a magnet, which allows it to be held securely on your refrigerator."       ← Framed...