Selling Collections: Books
Selling collections has always been a thing. However as we continue to trend towards a pared-down abode, more of us find ourselves with collections we have no idea of what…Read More
We Each Can Do Something: Consults for a Cause 2021 & 2022
I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything; but still I can do something. ~Edward Everett Hale Heard-or read?-this quote some years ago, and it…Read More
Expectations, and All You Can Eat Sushi
Never thought about the words All You Can Eat Sushi being together, in one phrase before until I saw this in a FB feed. There are instances where unlike things…Read More
Enjoy Next Summer: Use the Next Snow Storm to Plan Spring Home Improvements
When you’re doing the next pre-storm snack and bread run, spring home improvements are probably not on your mind. Buffalo wings or stromboli (or AND stromboli?). Cocoa Puffs, chips, guac,…Read More
Did Downsizing or Selling the Family Home Come Up Over the Holidays?
Holidays are typically a time to re-connect and catch up. This year, in perhaps a more meaningful way than ever before. If downsizing or selling the family home was one…Read More
COTY 2022: Will the Design Community EVER be Happy?
When pigs fly. A cold day in hell. Don’t hold your breath. Etc. You’ve heard them all, idioms relating to highly improbable events. Well, pigs are zooming past snowballs in…Read More
Perpetual Trade Deficits and COVID: Or, Why You Can’t Find Yellow Pillows Anywhere
Regular readers know TRH deals with logistics and financial matters every day. But always local and ultra-micro. Perpetual trade deficit and implications from COVID are global and complicated issues. This…Read More
UPDATED: Donating and Thrifting in Westchester County
Many of us enjoy the yin-yang of donating and thrifting. Clearing out some things, supporting a good cause, acquiring new treasures, usually for a pretty good price-it’s green and economical. …Read More
What to Expect From Pre-Listing Consults
Working with a home staging professional might seem foreign or frivolous, especially if you’re a DIY-er at heart. But good news, no-strings-attached, pre-listing consults has been a business model that’s…Read More
Then and Now: Design Trends We Can All Get Behind
Design fads and design trends may sound mysterious and arbitrary but are rooted in realities. Both signal our innate desire for change, for something new, and both reflect some element…Read More
Lessons From the Supermarket
Searching for ways to explain and clarify what I do is always top of mind; making connections between familiar but disparate elements (of any type) has become sort of a…Read More
Consults for a Cause March 2021: Family Services of Westchester
Widespread vaccinations are helping us gingerly venture out into the world again, but many in the social services sector know the hard work that lies ahead. Consults for a Cause…Read More
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