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Open Office Space: How wall-less workspaces can help promote productivity and collaboration – and why some experts are critical.

Open Office Space: How wall-less workspaces can help promote productivity and collaboration – and why some experts are critical.

The global real estate firm CBRE’s July report “The Evolving Workplace: How U.S. Office Space is Changing” reinforces what many tech startups seemed to know, ahead of the curve, about employees: They don’t like to be tethered to a workstation.

August 10, 2014 3:02 pm
The Finishing Touch: Fashionable accessories are the next frontier for outdoor living spaces

The Finishing Touch: Fashionable accessories are the next frontier for outdoor living spaces

Outdoor living spaces are nothing new.

July 31, 2014 4:27 pm Photos

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Don't be afraid to say the word if the time comes.

Don't be afraid to say the word if the time comes.

It should go without saying that a boss is owed an explanation when an employee tells her no. And it better be a good one. But what about professional colleagues who don’t hold that kind of power? What about a LinkedIn contact who wants to meet for coffee? Or the coworker in charge of the vo…

July 14, 2013 12:00 am
Can make-ahead foods still taste fresh come mealtime? Absolutely. Here’s a guide to what to make ahead, when to make it, how to store it, and how to reheat it

Can make-ahead foods still taste fresh come mealtime? Absolutely. Here’s a guide to what to make ahead, when to make it, how to store it, and how to reheat it

Getting Thanksgiving dinner – or any holiday feast – on the table can seem like a math word problem gone awry:

November 14, 2012 12:00 am
Cleanliness may be next to godliness – but it can also cost you an arm and a leg.

Cleanliness may be next to godliness – but it can also cost you an arm and a leg.

When it comes to laundry, practice does not make perfect. Most adults have done hundreds upon hundreds of loads. But many of us are doing it wrong, and we're doing it too often. Clothes wear out faster as a result.

August 28, 2011 12:00 am
Wring the Most from Vacation Travel Dollars

Wring the Most from Vacation Travel Dollars

Perhaps now more than ever, people yearn to get away, leaving their worries behind. But faced with financial uncertainty, many families will not be adding vacation photos to their albums this year. For those who can afford it, though, now is a good time to travel. The hospitality and tourism…

July 09, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Lovers’ spats that center on money can quickly erode a relationship. The cure? Listen up.

Lovers’ spats that center on money can quickly erode a relationship. The cure? Listen up.

Conventional wisdom has it that the three things spouses argue about most are money, childrearing and division of labor. Disputes about money may erupt with greater force as the feeble economy and its unfortunate consequences - lost investments, home foreclosures, college-age kids left in th…

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
10 Tips to Jump-Start Your Savings

10 Tips to Jump-Start Your Savings

Rule of thumb: Everyone should have six months' worth of living expenses tucked away in savings. Reality: Few folks do, and the proverbial "rainy day" looms. Remedy: Start setting aside money today. Here are 10 ways to save before you get soaked.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
A Farm Chick in a Pear Tree

A Farm Chick in a Pear Tree

Serena Thompson, founder of ‘Farm Chic' décor, shows how to go out on a limb this season and craft a unique holiday home with items like umbrella stands, antique mailboxes and simple balls of yarn

December 08, 2010 12:00 am Related
Cheap, Easy and Eco, too!

Cheap, Easy and Eco, too!

Arriving at Pat Smith's home for her holiday party, one might think her little tree, perched on a table and adorned with a delicate strand of lights, is an homage to "A Charlie Brown Christmas." But actually, the little tree makes a big statement about Smith's commitment to the environment. …

November 24, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Cause for Celebration

Seasonal décor basics like candles, white lights and silver bells are all any host needs to keep the house ready for an impromptu holiday gathering.

November 17, 2010 12:00 am Related
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