Social Distancing Socializing at Home

After months of shelter in place, we are slowly starting to get back to seeing our friends and loved ones. There are still health risk concerns, especially for those with compromised immune systems. More people are entertaining at home in a controlled environment.  Read more

My Quarantine Project

Shelter in place has many people improving their homes. After cleaning out closets, I decided to fix one of the many areas of my house which was not done properly by a contractor. Read more

How to Stage Your Home to Sell

June 2, 2020 by Lexi Klinkenberg

If you are thinking about listing your home for sale and moving to Dallas or Atlanta, now is the right time to start getting your home staged properly. Staging is much more than just cleaning and decluttering your space. It emphasizes the beauty of your home and shows it in the best light, giving potential buyers a great first impression of the space they could call their own. We had experts in the field share their tips with us on how to stage your home to sell. Read more

The Closet…Dress to Impress Yourself

Within the first weeks of Quarantine, I completely overhauled my closet. This included all articles of clothing, handbags and accessories. There are piles of donations in waiting for once we re-open.

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Creature of New Habits

Once upon a time, 2 months ago, I would make a grocery list and shop once a week. Now I am shopping minimally, maybe once a month. My new normal will be mindful shopping with less frequency. Read more

From Kitchen Scraps to Gardening to Soup

Growing up in the Bronx was a unique experience as far as city life goes. My grandparents’ house was a magical place filled with beautiful flowers, vegetable gardens and fruit trees. We had our own mini farm. We canned tomatoes and made wine. Read more

Lessons from a Roasting Pan

My roasting pan and cookie sheet that I loved and used for years started deteriorating. I added both to my shopping list. We get into a routine of using the same items every day. I went into a cabinet I seldom use and found not only a brand-new roasting pan but a cookie sheet that was part of set for air frying in the oven. I’ve used both of these ‘new’ items regularly. Read more

No place like home

Trying to make the best of our current situation, it is the perfect time to nest and improve your personal space. Read more

Spring Market has Sprung

With my staging business, historically, Spring springs early. My busy season started early this year with calls starting in full forces mid-February. In the Real Estate world, Spring has sprung. If you plan on putting your house on the market, is it ready? Read more