Home Staging and Decorating thought activism at its most passionate! Snappy answers and reasoned resets for your space and your stuff, and why it all matters so darn much.  

If You’re Reading This-Thank You for 2012!

If you’re reading this, I want to thank you for your interest, and support in 2012. It was five years ago this past weekend-December 31, 2007-that I became a small business owner, and registered The Refreshed Home with Westchester County. Yes. December.  2007. … Continued

Planning A Smooth Move

One in five people will move this year, and 45% of these moves will happen between Memorial Day and Labor Day.   If you plan to be one of the 8 to 10 million households that are expected to move this summer, here are … Continued

Word Of The Week: MANAGE

Welcome back to Word Of The Week: where I explain why a certain word has caught my attention  this week. Today the word is MANAGE. When I first started my work life, I thought being a manager was a good … Continued

Give Yourself A Gift For 2012: What’s YOUR Dream?

Welcome back to my post-holiday series Give Yourself A Gift For 2012: where good ideas and smart people can help you have your best year ever. At a recent WCBS Business Breakfast, Barbara Corcoran famed NYC Real Estate agent was the … Continued

Giving The Gift: ACTIVITY

Welcome back to this years’ chapter of Giving The Gift, where the spotlight shines on thoughtful, meaningful gift ideas that smart, creative local business people or organizations offer. Do you have a challenging person to shop for this season? Is your … Continued

A Rant, A Rave, And A Riddle

A  RANT Am finishing up a few big projects now, two of which required me to replace appliances to get the houses ready for sale. Although I always prefer to go to smaller, local stores I need a lot of things … Continued

Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville New York 10570

Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville New York 10570 Kudos to Jacob Burns Film Center, last  month they celebrated their 10 year anniversary! Have written about them in the past…essentially, they make it very easy, and very reasonable to see wonderful, thoughtful … Continued