"schoolroom pull-down maps of yore, without all the memorizing... are the pull-down maps that teachers used to hang above their chalkboards. Since maps... press down to adhere. Do the same with the second dowel. Allow time to dry. 4. Cut..."more »
"able to pull the covers down for a fresh night’s sleep.... between the down mattress topper and the down comforter is like being in a cloud. :)... possible); a down comforter, one size larger than the bed (so your toes are never cold);... than the down comforter.
My solution? I tore aout an end and replaced with a buttoned..."more »
"bed that pulled out at a moment's notice. Originally designed as a sleeping pad for... you can pull them apart leaving as much space as you like in between, just like two... rails pulls out and slides in smoothly, and it's guaranteed to stay in place. What..."more »
"Thumbs down. The bedroom is for sleeping and ...
House rule! ;) Thumbs down. It's... Thumbs down to me. I like it to be quiet too and think usually people get in a habit... tv ... down the hall. Sometimes with headphones. i think that a tv in the bedroom... thumbs-down to a TV in the bedroom for all the reasons listed above and then some:... Thumbs down. Never had a TV in the bedroom and we hardly use the one in the living..."more »
"should slow down, and evaluate the importance in their lives. Instead of putting a fifth... led him down, etc.) Then the immediate family come back for the opening of presents... tree is down right funny looking some years, but I wouldn't change a thing! Blessings... to slow down & remember what's important. Aside from all that, one of my favorite &... restoring it down to the wiring and plumbing that it was without when we bought it. We had..."more »
The New Year may coincide with low temperatures and snow for much of the world, but in the Southern Hemisphere it's summer and warmth. Even though this winter is unseasonably mild for much of the United States, it's still easy to pine for warmer temps... more »
Details often determine a purchase: the stitching on a jacket, the neat switches on a toaster or the smooth metal trim on an iPhone. Gardens are the same — those small touches of brilliance in the details complete the picture.
If we look carefully... more »
When first I saw the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey as a teenager, I wasn't just drawn to the special effects, the music, or the mysterious monolith. I was entranced by the look of it: the interior design of "Space Station V" (organically-shaped,... more »
Seemingly insignificant pieces in a dwelling can get mistakenly overlooked because they seem comparatively inconsequential. But highly-used elements of a home (such as laundry rooms, back entryways, a linen closet) may require just as much forethought... more »