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Why Nostalgia Is Good For You And Your Home

Sally Augustin | Posted 05.06.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Our lives are often busy, and in the rush of a day, it's easy to lose sight of who we are and who we want to be. Mementos can help us keep on an even keel and remember the roles we strive to fill. A reasonable number of reminders is best, as too many leads to visual, olfactory, and audio overload.

This Will Help Make Moving Homes Easier

Sally Augustin | Posted 11.16.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Moving into a new home is a shock to our emotional equilibrium, even when we don't get lost on the way to our new address or argue with the movers aft...

Spring Cleaning: Bring Plants Inside The Home

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

It's spring, and flowering plants are popping up outdoors in gardens and inside on store shelves. So, it's the perfect time to bring some of those pla...

The Best Way To Deal With Clutter Is To...Live With It?

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

In the perfect world we would all know how to be organized and live clutter free. But the reality is that we have stuff, and that stuff can't always be neatly packed away into color-coordinated storage baskets. So how can you best live with your stuff?

How Furniture Arrangement Can Make People Talk

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Chatty Cathys talk all the time. They are the life of the party even when there's no party. Quiet Quentins hardly ever speak, even when people ask the...

Bring The Comforts Of Your Home With You On The Road

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Want to feel at home on nights when you're not sleeping in your own bed? Wondering if the office replication service that Jack Donaghy from 30 Rock us...

Personal Territories In The Home Can Be...Positive?

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Humans are social animals and part of successful socializing is understanding the person we're talking to. To smooth the communication process, we co...

Reduce Family Fights...With Furniture?

Sally Augustin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Sally Augustin

Many families are struggling to develop and maintain the sort of family bonds that Norman Rockwell's paintings have seared into our psyche. Not all fa...