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Your media consoles, cables, controllers and remotes don’t have to be an eyesore. Storage is available in all shapes and sizes.

Think about the patterns in your life and organize accordingly.

The journey to a downsized life started for blogger Ryan Mitchell in 2008. He was a Charlotte renter who was abruptly laid off from his job. Now he’s an advocate in the tiny house movement.

Spring brings oppotrunities to join garden tours and other education programs.


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The Qube 2 is not a party speaker, but it does work well as a super-portable device for travel, filling up a small room or home workshop.

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Make a statement with painted furniture

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