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Welcome to my blog! Now that I am retired, I don't blog as much as I used to, generally offering Home Staging advice and decorating tips when I do write. On Wednesdays I enjoy sharing a fun picture or meme using my grandchildren as my inspiration.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
So yesterday morning I'm looking through all my photos to find some good ones to share in the ActiveRain Photo Contest...thank you Dick Greenberg...and something pretty cool happened. Background story:In 2009 Rick and I attended Market Square Day in Portsmouth.  I took quite a few photos. One of ...
10/14/2017
The Haunted Halloween Barn on Middle Road in Portsmouth, New Hampshireis a Seacoast Halloween tradition. I wrote about this last year, and several other years, but it's worth repeating...Every night in October, except Mondays, the residents of 292 Middle Road open their yard and barn to the publi...
10/09/2017
How important is quality when it comes to the use of photos to sell real estate?What defines "quality" as far as mls photos go? There have been several posts written regarding mls photos... the benefit of professional photography, "bad" mls pics and how they reflect on the listing agent, the valu...
09/29/2017
One of the biggest decorating and/or home staging mistakes that homeowners, and many real estate agents, make is placing a mirror above the fireplace.It generally seems like a good idea, but in most cases it's not the best choice. A friend of mine, Michelle, moved into a new home recently. She sh...
09/19/2017
There is a huge difference between Interior Decorating and Home Staging. If you only knew how many times I've suggested removing window treatments to sellers and had the reply " Oh no, those were very expensive. They were custom made. "Custom drapes, wallpaper, furnishings....custom bedding. It d...
09/11/2017
This week I had a staging consultation with a lovely couple hoping to list their home soon.They were a pleasure to work with. They were receptive to everything I suggested, but more than that....they were interested in the process. They wanted to fully understand the reasoning behind doing the th...
09/01/2017
Last month I wrote about a local restaurant, 110 Grill, offering FREE children's meals through the month of August.  Sounded like a great concept to me! I mentioned I was going to check it out with a couple of the grandchildren.Many of you suggested I have the kids do a review, but it was Michael...
08/28/2017
Many, many years ago, when I was very young I found an old photo album in my parents' closet.Some of you may be old enough to remember when photos were placed in albums using little paper corners. The album I found had pages full of  little corners, but no photos. Underneath the corners, where ph...
08/21/2017
Summer is in full bloom in New Hampshire! With such a short season to enjoy the glorious colors that come with warm weather, those of us who live in the Northeast don't take our gardens for granted.  The flowers outside my door bring a smile to my face each and every day.  I've never had much of ...
08/14/2017
Recently I did a home staging consult for a couple who found me online. As I usually do, I asked if they had an agent. Hearing their answer that they didn't have one was not surprising. Many sellers contact a stager prior to contacting an agent.What surprised me was that they had no intention of ...
08/07/2017
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Author Bio: Sharon Tara is a retired professional Home Stager who served the greater Seacoast New Hampshire area. Sharon specialized in owner-occupied home staging consults to help sellers prepare and present their home for sale.