On the same page

On the same page

Pregnant with twins, my clients needed to figure out how to reconfigure their 1,400 square foot bungalow to accommodate their growing family. A planned renovation was on the horizon, but it wouldn’t be happening for another year or so, so in the meantime, they needed to work with what they had, which meant adding a nursery to their guest bedroom/office space.

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What if my children want this someday?

What if my children want this someday?

Downsizing has become more and more popular as empty-nesters decide to ditch the suburbs to move closer to the city after their children have moved away. Oftentimes, empty-nesters also give up square footage when they move from a home in the suburbs to a condo or townhouse, which means they’re forced to evaluate their stuff to figure out what will fit in their new space versus what they can let go of.

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To keep or not to keep...that is the question

To keep or not to keep...that is the question

Last week I spent about two hours sifting through my bedroom closet in an ongoing effort to create space for what matters in my own home. The process is always cathartic for me as I evaluate each item with a critical eye and ask myself questions such as: Does this fit well? Do I love this item on me? Does it need to be repaired? Do I really need three black t-shirts? Could someone else use this instead?

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