Hoboken Furnished Apartment for Rent

To walk away from your day-to-day life for 16-months, you need to tie up a lot of loose ends but we’re getting there. Quit job—check. Sell car—check. Find new health insurance—check. Rent apartment? This remains the one major missing piece before we take our honeymoon around the world. The hope is to rent our apartment ...

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DIY window-valance-finished

After a year of thinking about my guest bedroom valance project, it finally came to fruition. Why did it take so long? Because it took me forever to convince Mike that this über-DIY project was feasible. The plan was to build a window valance out of wood, wallpaper it to match our accent wall, and ...

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how to choose a bookshelf

Between the expansive blank wall and the stacks of books in our living room, it’s pretty obvious we need a bookshelf. Now the question is . . . which one? Á la our Rug Runoff, I’ve selected a handful of my favorite bookshelves and I’m hoping you can help me pick the one that will ...

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fool-proof plant ideas

I adore having plants and flowers in the yard but tending to them is not how I’d like to spend my time. So my question this summer has become: How to have a pretty garden with the least amount of effort. And with a bit of research on resilient plants for east coast living, we ...

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