Archives by: Sarah Kucharski

Minimalism the New Black?

Although so much of the “American Dream” has involved acquiring things, the “tidying up” trend has taken over. No longer is a growing mass of possessions — clothes, gadgets, collections — indicative of social standing. Instead minimalism is the new luxury.   WHO IS “MINIMALISM” FOR? Good design isn’t cheap. Whether it’s an iPhone or an angora sweater, a KitchenAid mixer, or boots made from hand-tooled leather, items that are built to last require an investment. There’s a certain kind of circular disadvantage associated with ... Read more

Cheers to a New Year!

Resolutions come with the territory as the calendar changes to January 1st. Most of us make a resolution or vow to break bad habits (and create new ones), but not all of us see them through to the end of the year. It happens! The good news is, we’ve compiled some suggestions so that the new year is nothing but smooth moving for you. 10 ideas to help you navigate 2019 and come out ahead! Exercise and physical activity are a great ... Read more
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How to Plan for Winter in a New Home

Is this your first winter in a new home? The holidays are fast approaching and you’re thinking about where to put the tree, how many you can have to dinner at Christmas or New Year’s, and where’s the best place to hide the gifts from the kids, and your spouse. Great! You should think about those things, for that’s the joy of the winter holidays. But have you thought about what it means to be a home owner in winter, especially if ... Read more