Tag: home

Category:

I’m a single, high-earning 52-year-old looking for a more stable lifestyle. Am I too old to buy a home?

Like many people during COVID, I reevaluated what I really want my quality of life to be. I’ve lived in big cities making a high salary, but I’m single and have been intimidated by homeownership only having one income source (my job).

I’m 52, a renter, and have around $230,000 in retirement, brokerage and savings accounts. I pared back my lifestyle, and I’m now saving $5,000 a month to play a bit of catch up.  I’ve been advised to consider real estate as part of my investment strategy.  I have little debt beyond a car note ($300 a month) and

Read More Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

Stunning New Designs for Your Home – OZY

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Hosting is exciting. But hosting for the first time in over a year is even better. For the longest time, the notion of dinner parties has felt consigned to the pre-pandemic world. No longer. As people start opening their homes up to friends and family again, interior design is now a top pursuit of many an intrepid host. So what’s new, cool and intriguing this summer? Break out the chardonnay or IPAs and join us for a dive into must-have furniture ideas worth your cash, the rising designer stars to know and the trends to

Read More Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

Bloomingdale Empty Nester Leaves Home To Start Uprooted Adventures Lifestyle Blog

Shannon Carlton has decided to sell all of her belongings and travel the country.

By Pauline Derry

For most, the idea of selling all your belongings and traveling around the country with just the company of your dog seems out of touch with reality. However, this is furthest from the truth for Shannon Carlton.

As a resident of the Bloomingdale community for 24 years, Carlton has made a name for herself as a successful business owner, author and mother of two daughters.

Around a year ago, Carlton realized that this chapter of her life was ending. Once her youngest goes

Read More Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

Classical home listening: Nino Rota, Philip Glass and Stravinsky | Classical music

The composer, pianist and conductor Nino Rota (1911-79) is best remembered for countless brilliant cinema scores, notably for The Godfather and The Godfather Part II, but also for classics by his fellow Italians, the directors Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Franco Zeffirelli: La Strada, Amarcord, La Dolce Vita and Juliet of the Spirits among them. Throughout his life, and despite composing on average 10 film scores a year, Rota also wrote concert music and opera. Nino Rota’s Chamber Music (Alpha Classics), performed by star players of the Berlin Philharmonic and friends – including Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Daishin Kashimoto (violin) and

Read More Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

Popular Healthy Lifestyle Site Announces the Launch of its Home Gym Equipment Giveaway

New York, NY, July 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Many of us wish we led healthier lifestyles and were in better shape, but sometimes it’s a struggle. Gyms are often expensive, and it’s hard to find the motivation to workout at home with an old kettlebell you bought back in highschool.

Uncivilized Man works tirelessly to create quality articles about fitness, mental health, relationships, with the aim being to inspire men to live healthier, happier lives. The team there wants every man to live his best life, with optimal physical and mental health, and they understand there’s nothing quite like

Read More Continue Reading
Posted On :
Category:

10 pet photography tips: Take amazing puppy portraits at home

Pet photography is an incredibly fun and rewarding genre to get into if you have a love for animals, especially if you or loved ones have willing subjects you can practice on. However, many animals (including well trained ones) can be chaotic and unpredictable making it tricky to get a good shot.

• Read more: Best lenses for animal photography

Laura Galbraith is a dog lover and professional pet photographer who won the Guild of Photographers’ Bird Image of the Year title in 2019, and Nature and Wildlife Image of the Year in 2020. 

We paired her with reader of 

Read More Continue Reading
Posted On :