A summer stroll in Sunnyside

A summer stroll in Sunnyside

Picture it — the sun is out, the summer morning air gently breezes by and shakes the leaves of the shade trees overhead. The sidewalk leads you through a friendly, funky neighborhood where families and urban professionals have lived for generations.   The...
Stayin’ alive: Helping your plants live their best life

Stayin’ alive: Helping your plants live their best life

Plant care and repotting tips for brown thumbs Now that you’ve “brought new life to your space with plants,” I thought you might like to know how to keep them alive and thriving in your space. You may be asking yourself questions like: How often should I repot or...
Retaining the character of a home while updating it

Retaining the character of a home while updating it

Reconstruction or Rehab? How do you know whether to completely “gut” a home or to invest in the existing structure? It can be a tough call. Some factors that help me decide about this include: the “look and feel” I’m going for, how the space will be...