Time to buy a new couch

I am not a decor freak and I keep the furniture situation at home to the minimum. I can’t imagine spending thousands of dollars on expensive furniture that I will hardly use. Let’s face it. I spent the better part of my days Monday to Friday at work. I am at home only in the [...]

Hide your TV

TV sets have definitely improved their looks since the early days of the device becoming a necessity in homes. I haven’t had a TV myself for more than 5 years. I don’t need to waste my time watching the garbage that is shown on TV today under the umbrella of entertainment.
At any rate, if [...]

Common Fashion Mistakes

As a man, you may not be aware of some of the more common fashion mistake that you can make. But of course, ignorance is no excuse. You need to make sure that you are on top of your game at all times. After all, the clothes that you wear will say a lot about [...]

Assembling IKEA furniture

I had to make an important decision recently. Where should I buy my new furniture? I have often trusted IKEA as my main source. For a while I did contemplate the possibility of buying my furniture from a local vendor in order to support a local business. But then I realized that my best choice [...]

Teak indoor and outdoor furniture

I don’t know about you, but I like my furniture made of wood and not metal or plastic. Somehow, wood furniture have a certain quality to them even if you decide to buy the cheapest ones in the store. There are many different types of wood that is used for furniture each having its pros [...]

Buying furniture tips (or how to do it the easy way)

Moving is always more trouble than anything but often you have little choice but to do it. Sometimes, you have to move because of a new job, a growing family, studies, and not as often for the fun of it. At any rate, if you can’t use your old furniture, buying a new set is [...]

Live like the Romans with a custom home design

The average house today has little character. In fact, most homes look more or less the same. They are designed to be put up quickly and to be functional as in providing a roof over our heads and nothing more. But, if you are willing and can afford it, paying for a custom architectural design [...]

Curtains or window blinds?

I’m not very big on home decor but since it seems that I move once every couple of years to a new rental apartment, I always faced the choice between apartments with curtains or window blinds (usually these are of the slat variety but recently I even came across one room with roller shades.) At [...]

GQ and the Fashion they regret

Okay, GQ the fashion magazine for men is over 50, actually 51 years old and over the years they have acknowledged that they have made mistakes in telling us how to dress. Here is there worst mistakes that they are big enough admit, and say sorry this one was our fault. The top 10- In [...]

The value of a wrist watch

I was talking with my father the other day and he happened to mention that he had an old watch from the 60s. He said that last summer when he showed the watch to someone familiar with jewelry he thought the watch was worth a couple of thousand of dollars. Apparently, my father’s wrist watch [...]

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