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    Lauren Parker

    Lauren Parker
    Lauren is a home owner with a succulent problem, a love for a good patio set up, and cat that enjoys finding the best sunbeams in the East Bay.
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    Love Your Home: 7 Ideas for Decorating With Greenery

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Mar 25, 2019 10:56:45 AM

    President Harry Truman famously said, “If you want a friend, get a dog.” That may be true, but it’s not always practical. Not everybody wants a dog. Not every living space tolerates members of the canine species. For those individuals—and for everybody elsewe would suggest amending President Truman’s memorable advice to:

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    Topics: home improvement, home decor, remodeling

    Spark Joy With Spring Cleaning and Healthier Habits

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Mar 14, 2019 2:31:44 PM

    Spring is the perfect time to clean things up and make a fresh start—but really, any time is a good time to commit to creating a healthier home. The best habits to cultivate are the ones that allow you to enjoy your home to the fullest. Regardless of when you start, here are some new home maintenance habits to put into rotation to reach your goals.

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    Topics: home improvement, home decor

    Love Your Home: 6 Ways to Make it Cozier

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Feb 6, 2019 11:41:07 AM

    Cozy is as cozy does. The better you do it, the more Danish you may be. The Scandinavians are obsessed with what they refer to as “hygge” (pronounced HOO-gah), which the Oxford English Dictionary defines as “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” The term is derived from Norwegian, so it makes sense that the Norwegians would have perfected it. (It’s also related to the English word “hug.”)  

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    Topics: home improvement, home decor, remodeling

    Easy Ways to Reduce Your Water Footprint

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Jan 14, 2019 3:05:23 PM

    infographic-03-02Have you ever stopped to consider which household activity consumes the most water?

    Is it laundry? Landscaping? Lawn maintenance?
    Toilet flushing? Washing dishes?
    Showers and baths?

    Would it surprise you to learn that toilet flushing is actually the water hog on this list?

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    Topics: sustainable home ownership

    Infographic: 7 Habits of Smart Homeowners

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Jan 14, 2019 3:04:07 PM

    For many of us, our homes are more than the place we lay our heads and raise our families. They’re also the single largest investment we’ll ever make. Proper home maintenance is one great way to protect that investment. Here are 7 habits homeowners should get into in order to safeguard their homes and maximize their investments.

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, sustainable home ownership

    7 Habits of Smart Homeowners: Protect Your Family & Your Home

    Posted by Lauren Parker on Jan 14, 2019 3:03:30 PM

    For many of us, our homes are more than the place we lay our heads and raise our families. They’re also the single largest investment we’ll ever make. Proper home maintenance is one great way to protect that investment. Here are 7 habits homeowners should get into in order to safeguard their homes and maximize their investments.

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    Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, sustainable home ownership, smart homes

     

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