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Selling Your Big Brown Furniture

What To Do with Your Big Brown Furniture!

The change of seasons often brings on the freshening of our spaces. Whether you are moving homes before the start of a new school year, hitting sales and buying new furniture, or taking inspiration from Marie Kondo’s de-cluttering advice by assessing what sparks joy, and gently thanking and removing what no longer goes, you may be with a dilemma: what should you do with your large, heavy wood furniture you might no longer want?   From large dressers and armoires, to bookshelves and ... Read more
Power Outages in Summer

How To Make It Through Power Outages in the Summer

Picture this. After a strikingly hot and humid North Carolina summer day, with temperatures hitting 100 at the peak of the day, nighttime sees the temperatures falling to a slightly cooler 73 degrees. After turning off all the household appliances, minus motion-activated night lights and plugging in your cellphone to charge, you flip the switches off and head to bed. A perfect night’s rest might strike a delicate balance between a ceiling fan, 68-71 degrees on the thermostat, and the soft ... Read more