Our headboard was making me sad. On sunnyΒ weekend days it looked fine, but every night it made our white sheets look grungy, our walls look yellow, and just made our whole room look odd. As soon as Sam’s finals were over (I never took the LSAT or applied for Law School, and yet, law school …

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In keeping with yesterday's experience theme, I thought I'd talk about grout. For those of you who are lucky enough to have never encountered a typical NYC bathroom, I'd like you to picture the most horrifying rest-stop or public park bathroom you've ever been to in your life. The moldy corners, the leaky pipes, the …

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Our sofa saga is equal parts really great luck and truly terrible luck. The first half involved finding the exact couch we wanted to buy from IKEA on craigslist for $100, available to pick up literally 2 minutes from the IKEA we were already planning on going to in New Jersey on the day we …

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Before the great shelf building of 2014, the top drawer of my side of the dresser looked like this:I probably should have told you to shield your eyes, but what kind of fun is a good after if you aren’t thoroughly and unwillingly scarred by a before shot, right?

I love white vinegar. You can use it to clean pretty much anything safely – it gets out stains, gets rid of odors, cleans streak-free, and costs almost nothing. So when our kitchen cleaner was running low a few weeks ago, I went in search of a way to use my beloved white vinegar to …

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I’m not sure when I got that idea into my head, but at some point in the last couple years I decided that what I really wanted to do ten days after moving into a new apartment, more than anything, was start a project that would not only stink up the entire house with chemicals and gaseous fumes, but also make our living area essentially unlivable and covered in dust and paint for about eight days.

You know how the internet is always flinging new tips and tricks at you to make your life easier? And some of them really are interesting except who has the time to try them out, anyway, especially when they might not even work? I do. I have the time. Or rather, I have an obsession …

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