There were lots of lessons to be learned from the Great Depression of 1929. A quote from Calvin Coolidge, “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.”, sums up the prevailing culture of several generations into what is often referred to as "the Depression mentality".
English textile designer and writer, William Morris had it right… “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful”.
Do you enjoy decorating your home for the holidays?
If you love setting out holiday decorations but hate putting them away, check out our EIGHT tips for creating a holiday storage system that works:
No matter where you live, it seems you’re always bringing stuff into your home. The upcoming holiday season always seems to bring new things into your house!
When you have lived in the same house for 20, 30, 40, 50 or more years, planning your move is a HUGE project.
Downsizing can be emotional so here are some Downsizing Diva tips to help you "right-size" your belongings to fit into your home and your lifestyle.