Archive for the Tips Category
Renting furniture is a great option for so many reasons and for so many different types of people. Whether you’re relocating to a new city for work or just love to revamp your home’s look, furniture rental is the affordable, stylish, and smart way to go. It’s time to learn more about rental furniture and to see if you are one of the 5 types of people who rent furniture.
There is no doubt about it, working from home is great and it’s getting better every single day. That’s because of the ever growing number of home office gadgets being devised every single day that are making working from home more productive, more stylish, and (most importantly) more fun. So it’s time to up your home office game and work from home in style with the best home office tech for every type of worker.
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Often overshadowed by its siblings across the jetty (Mission Beach and Pacific Beach), Ocean Beach (or just plain OB) is probably the most San Diegan beach area in the city. OB may be a little rough around the edges, but that’s because it is famous for its fierce desire to retain it’s beachy charm — this is the place that picketed when Starbucks first opened in the area after all.
Instead of chain restaurants, in OB you’ll find independent, local businesses, streets that look the same today as they did 30 years ago, and local vibe unlike anywhere else in the city. Here is how to spend the day like a local in Ocean Beach:
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It’s that time of year again. Summer is beginning to wind down and schools are beginning to start a new year. That means one thing for all the parents out there. Right now is prime school supply shopping time, and your local Staples or Office Depot is sure to be crowded with those clamboring to get the coolest supplies before that first bell rings.
Don’t be one of those people stuck in a crowd just to be overpriced, unexciting school supplies. Instead, you can make DIY back to school crafts that your children will actually be excited to have, will be a fun activity to do in the remaining few summer days, and will let you avoid the crowds. Here are our favorite DIY back to school craft ideas for you:
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Just like any other room in the house, staging your bathroom so that potential buyers can imagine themselves living there is important step in helping to sell your house quickly and profitably. Unlike living room, bedroom, or kitchen staging, knowing how to stage your bathroom is a bit trickier for most people simply because there are so many things in the bathroom that you can’t move quickly or easily.
Despite this, there is still so much you can do to stage your bathroom to make it shine. Read on to see our easy bathroom staging tips.
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No matter how big your kitchen is, you can always do with a little less clutter and and little more space. Sometimes the answer is to simply rent kitchen and dining room furniture, but other times you have to get a little creative to get your kitchen to live up to its potential. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box when it comes to organization as inspiration can come from anywhere. But if you aren’t feeling particularly inspired at the moment, we’ve put together a guide to the 10 best kitchen organization hacks from the pantry to your pans.
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We don’t mean to scare you, but we’re already over a full month into summer. That happened fast didn’t it? At least there are still two months to go, which is plenty of time to take advantage of the hottest summer decor trends of 2015. This year it’s all about getting back to nature, staying simple (but functional), and focusing on the senses. Don’t wait until it’s too late, read on to see the 5 hottest summer decor trends of 2015.
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The birds are chirping, the days are long, and the weather is only getting warmer. This all points to one thing, that summer is finally here. The arrival of summer means that it’s also time to get your patio spaces clean and stylish, since you know you’ll want to be outside and chances are that you’ll be inviting friends or family over too. Before you go out and buy patio decor, consider making your own! It’s less expensive and shows a personal touch. Here are our four favorite DIY patio decor ideas for your apartment or home that are guaranteed to make your summer social scene.
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The 4th of July – Independence Day, America’s Birthday, or whatever you like to call it – is almost here. Time to take a day off, enjoy grilling in the sun, and watch fireworks when the sun goes down (of course, when you live in San Diego, you can do that pretty much every day of the Summer thanks to the weather and SeaWorld’s daily fireworks). Still, thanks to its military history San Diego remains one of the best places to celebrate the 4th of July in the entire country because there are so many great things to do. So how to decide? Enter: our guide to the best places to celebrate the 4th of July in San Diego.
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If you’re thinking about staging your home, you’re probably doing it because you’ve heard that it has been proven to help your home sell quickly and for a higher asking price. For the most part that’s true, but you have to make sure not to make one of the common staging mistakes that can counteract all the good effects of home staging and wind up keeping your home from selling. That’s why we’ve created a guide to the most common staging mistakes and what you can do to avoid them.
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