Nobody likes to spend time in the closet, as many Hollywood celebrities can attest. It’s dark. It’s cramped. It’s depressing. But the fact is, cleaning out your closet can be one of the most liberating things you can do for your apartment, your life and yourself. And organizing it the right way can feel downright fabulous. So even though the weather is gorgeous outside and you’re busy with work, social life and all the demands of your hectic New York City life, set a date to do battle with your closet, and keep it. Here’s how: Set the Mood...Read More
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We’ve had a very weird springtime – and not just because of what’s happening in the presidential race. If you’ll recall, early April was glorious – with lots of sunny, 60- and 70-degree days. But just when we were ready to pack away all those bulky sweaters, it got cold… REALLY cold. In fact, April 2016 was the coldest on record in over 20 years. And most of May wasn’t much better – with cooler-than-normal temperatures and tons of rain. But friends, spring is really, truly here now. In fact, it feels a lot like summer lately. (If you...Read More
You’ve probably heard people suggesting you to have a simpler life with only necessary items. While in theory it sounds good, it’s not always so easy to implement into reality. Paring down and throwing away your belongings could be a complicated task. There are several things you can do to declutter while not going overboard and keeping your space truly feeling like a home. Eliminate Unused Items Part of decluttering means getting rid of things you don’t want or use. Commonly, articles suggest purging things you haven’t used within a certain time period. This applies to everything from clothing...Read More
As cold and gloomy as this time of year can be, many of us look forward to it for one big reason: Tax refund time! You’ve just paid for all those holiday gifts, and you’re counting on that refund to either pay off some credit card bills or replenish your savings. But what are the best ways to use that “extra” money? The average tax return is about $2,800 which is a substantial pile of cash for most of us. So it’s smart to plan carefully exactly what you’re going to do with it. Here are some smart tips:...Read More
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