Pamela Breier

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32 Smart DIY Ways to Prepare Your Backyard For Enterntaining

A backyard is the small portion of property able to change your entire life, able to make you see things differently, nature in particular. A …

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Garden Hacks: 10 Genius Ideas to Hide the Air Conditioner

No one wants to see your air conditioner unit. But how do you hide a big, ugly box that calls constant attention to itself with a persistent low …

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Articles about 9 tile ideas upgrade your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

When most people consider modernizing their home, they imagine this project is going to set them back a small fortune.<p>The days of relegating yourself to static wall art are over.<p>These easy, effective ways to improve your rented home can be tackled in less than a day—and are budget-friendly to …

11 Fresh Ideas for Indoor Herb Gardens

All you need is a little thyme.<p>Nothing livens up a dish like fresh herbs, which is why you should always have some on hand. These 12 herb garden planters will look killer in your kitchen (or wherever you choose to display them) and keep your meals tasting fresh to death all year long.

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A Versatile, Adaptable Sofa for Outdoors

The Dandy Sofa is a seating system by designer Rodolfo Dordoni for Roda that brings the same thought that goes into indoor seating to the outdoors. …

7 Early-Morning Workouts to Get You Out of Bed Every Day

Bedtime makes for the best-laid plans: You hit the pillow vowing to wake up early, hit the gym and start the day right. But then the next morning the alarm goes off and your first thought is: “Just 10 more minutes.” Which quickly turns into 10 more, and then 10 more. If you’re having trouble …

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Giant Outdoor Lamps

Anglepoise adds to its popular collection of Giant Lamps, they’re now bringing the Giant lamp to the outdoors with the Original 1227 Giant Outdoor …

9 DIY Decor Ideas to Refresh Your Home for Spring

It’s a few more months until spring is in full bloom, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spruce up your space and get your home in gear for warmer weather. Since the last few weeks of winter can often feel like the longest, spend some time on these DIY projects to infuse your home with a breath of …

9 Part-time Jobs for Retirees

Plenty of retirees own boats. If you do own a vessel, you can earn money with it by becoming a captain and ferrying tourists or locals around. You …

6 Ways to Have a Richer Retirement

Americans are living longer. Here's how to make sure your money lasts as long as you do.<p>The simplest way to ensure you have enough money to cover a …

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Across generations, retirement is the #1 reason why people are investing. Beyond that, priorities vary.<p>Continue adding to your retirement savings …

Save This Much to Retire a Millionaire

Image Source: Kyle @suburbandollar.com via flickr.<p>If you want to retire a millionaire, one of the best ways to get there is to save and invest your money throughout your career. A little bit per paycheck consistently saved over time can add up to a cool million or more in retirement. How much you …

Everything You Need to Know About Social Security

If you pay taxes and you plan on retiring in your golden years, you should probably know a thing or two about Social Security. No doubt you’ve heard …

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Things to Know When Your Spouse Retires, You Keep Working

At one point or another we all look forward to our retirement, the time in our lives when we can stop working and start the journey through the next chapter of our lives. Whether you are looking for an adventure or to travel, ideal retirement plans differ from person to person.<p>When couples are …

Opinion: 7 ways to catch up if you’re behind on retirement savings

Most financial advisers agree: The simplest way to ensure you retire comfortably is to start saving early and let the power of compound interest work …

Smart Strategies for When You Turn 65 and 70 1/2 — Consumer Reports

One of the major milestones of retirement planning is the age at which you’re eligible for full retirement benefits from Social Security. (If you …

Outdoor Chandelier DIY

It’s getting close to patio time: sitting outside with friends, having cold drinks by candlelight and laughing about the events of the day. And what …

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Using rain to water our garden...our solar driven rain collection system takes shape

***We have more updated pictures at the end of this post from installing the totes.<p>It’s a beautiful sight to us! Two bright and shiny 275 gallon …

Cultural Capitals of Europe for 2014

Two wintry cities at either end of the Baltic Sea — Umea, Sweden, to the northwest, and Riga, Latvia, to the southeast — share yearlong tenures as the official European Capitals of Culture in 2014, a tradition dating to 1985.<p>Umea, subarctic and the most northerly Cultural Capital ever selected, is …

Santa Fe's One-time Treasure: See It Now!

Why, you might ask, did I find a bunch of black and brown scribbles compelling enough to make a hastily planned trip to inspect them?<p>You have to ask yourself -- as did I: Why is the exhibit currently at the New Mexico Art Museum, in the art-mad capital city of Santa Fe, in multicultural New Mexico, …

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