Karen Ochsenreiter

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Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

7 Foods Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

If you're looking for the fountain of youth, stop looking in your medicine cabinet and take a closer look into your pantry. What we put in our bodies affects everything from the size of our waistlines, the condition of our hearts, and yes-even how long we live.<p>Researchers have been fascinated by …

Stylish Storage: 10 Ways To Organize Under Your Sink

• <b>Suspend Spray Bottles</b> Since my goal is to have every possible cleaning product in a pretty spray bottle, this tip from Martha Stewart is</b> …

Cleaning

Store It, Stuff It & Pack It Away: 101 Organization Helpers

Bags, bins, boxes, racks, drawers, shelves, chests, and cabinets–there are so many options for storage that sometimes figuring out the optimal …

Meditations on the Joy of Craft

When I was little I loved dollhouses. Tiny things, especially tiny houses, filled me with indescribable joy. So I saved up my money and bought the …

Dollhouses

5 Ways to Declutter: Conquer Clutter Before It Conquers You

As many of us are probably feeling at the close of the January cure, there's something so refreshing about an empty, cleaned out space. Keeping …

Minimalism

10 Inspiring Back-of-the-Door Storage Solutions

Sometimes when I get a little anxious about dwindling space, it calms me to remember: "there's always the back of the door." Whether it's a closet …

Storage Ideas

10 Ideas to Steal from Rue Magazine's Small Space Issue

(Image credit: Rue Magazine)<p>Digital lifestyle publication Rue magazine released their 25th issue this week, all about small spaces. Between their …

Small Spaces

An Important Reminder for Creative Souls

(Image credit: Kathryn Bacalis)<p>Today's Comment of the Day comes from the lovely lady above, Rebecca, whose home is featured as today's tour. Several …

Ukuleles

Really, It's Ok to Arrange Books By Color

Books arranged by color have always been a source of contention here on Apartment Therapy. No matter how stunning a home in a House Tour is, the …

Books

Which Is Easier To Keep Looking Clean: Light or Dark Rugs?

A few years ago I replaced our light-colored living room carpet with something darker because I was tired of it looking dirty, even soon after …

Cleaning

Gardening Without a Garden: 10 Ideas for Your Patio or Balcony

Few things are more satisfying than growing your own food. Few things are more frustrating than being a garden lover trapped in a teeny-tiny …

Gardening

Creative Workspaces: Thinking Outside the Cube

Last Friday was my last day at my corporate job. It was a creative position, but my environment was anything but. Despite views of the Bay, windows …

Creativity

This Weekend: Use Your Home to Kick-start Your Creativity

(Image credit: Marianne Brown)<p>It doesn't matter how creativity applies to your life — dancing, business plan writing, parenting — it's a vital puzzle …

Creativity

From Couch Potato to Fitness Nut, in Two Easy Steps

(Image credit: Shutterstock)<p>Maybe you're one of those super-disciplined people who never has any trouble making it to the gym. If so, this post is …

February Sales: The Best Time To Stock Up On Winter Bedding

Spring might seem like a million months away, but retailers are already putting winter bedding on major sale. Here are a few of the best deals I've …

L.L.Bean

20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code

(Image credit: Flickr User Vauvau)<p>Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids …

Programming

I Can Get You Addicted to Cleaning: Dopamine and the Checklist

(Image credit: arka38/Shutterstock)<p>Maybe I'm an addict.<p>Like many list-makers, crossing things off my list makes me feel really good and makes me want …

Cleaning

At-Home Adventures for When You're Broke

We've just had 74 consecutive days of below-freezing weather. There have been 24 less-than-0ºF days so far this winter. Any funds left after the …

Living Rooms

How To Fix a Running Toilet: Common Causes & Easy DIY Fixes

Life is all about the details, but sometimes, those details aren't pleasant. If your toilet is running, you're potentially wasting gallons of water a …

Home Improvement

How To Travel The Country, Without Cars or Planes

One man has mapped all of the intercity bus and train routes in America. If you're car-free and don't like to fly, it's easy enough to get to and …

Transportation