Confessions of a Compulsive Organizer

  • Model Home Perfect: The Right Furniture For Your New Home

    6 March 2015

    If you have ever walked through the model home of a new development or toured a furnished apartment, you have probably noticed the luxurious furniture that is often displayed in those places. Builders and management companies want you to get an idea of how a room will look with furniture in it, so they find pieces that look nice, and arrange them attractively in the room. There is just one problem.

  • Useful Tips When Prepping Your House For The Winter

    26 February 2015

    The winter months can be cold, especially if you live up north. Fortunately, you can prepare your home for the cold by considering these tips:  Stock Up on Propane Tanks If your heater is gas-powered, you are going to want to stock up on propane tanks. That way, you can always keep your heater running throughout the winter months. You can order these tanks online, and they can be delivered directly to your door.

  • The Basics Of Adding Edible Printing To Your Bakery

    16 February 2015

    One of the greatest innovations for bakeries was the development of edible printing. Investing in a printer, edible ink and edible paper gives your bakery business the freedom to produce flawless images to scale for cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more. If you are trying to set your business apart, consider the benefits of merging technology and your personal designs to create decorative, beautiful products for your customers. Here's a look at what you should know to put edible printing on the design board at your bakery.

  • Frugal Living: 4 Ways To Save Money On Homeowners Insurance

    6 February 2015

    For many homeowners, keeping up with the cost of homeowners insurance can put a huge strain on their monthly budget. If you have found yourself struggling with this same problem, you should know that there are several ways to lower the cost of your insurance premiums without sacrificing the coverage you need. The four tips outlined below can help you to accomplish this goal. Consider Raising Your Deductible One of the easiest ways to get lower insurance rates is to choose a higher deductible.

  • How To Clean An Antique Lamp To Prepare For Selling It

    28 January 2015

    Old antique lamps will often have oil that has accumulated inside. If the oil is not cleaned out, it can become a safety hazard. Also, if the oil is not cleaned out regularly, the lamp can look very unattractive. This is especially a problem if you intend to sell the lamp and want to get the best price for it. Remove the Excess Oil You can begin by first pouring out all of the old oil inside the antique lamp.

  • 4 Tips For Saving Money When Hiring A Professional Printer

    17 January 2015

    Using professional printing services can be smart for a few reasons. It's a great way to cut down on the need for costly printing equipment and its routine maintenance and repair, for example. Plus, you can have professionally-done papers, signs and more made for your business without having to learn how to make these things yourself. However, you might think that hiring a professional printing company is expensive, and you should know that the costs can really add up.

  • 3 Ways To Keep Pests Out Of Your Self Storage Unit

    15 January 2015

    Packing away your belongings and putting them into storage is an ideal way to create more space in your home without parting with your belongings. You can simply have them sitting at your secure and accessible storage unit when you are ready to start using them again. Although your storage unit is secure against weather conditions, you may be worried about pests coming into your storage unit and invading your belongings.