Four Space-saving Tips for Furnishing a Condo

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Are you looking for condo furnishing options? Living in a condo has a long list of benefits. You never have to mow the lawn. Your condo association probably keeps up with much or all of your maintenance. Your condo probably has amenities like a gym or swimming pool (that — once again — you have no responsibility to maintain).

However, your condo is likely going to be smaller than your house was, and you might need to get creative while planning out your condo furnishing options. Fortunately, if you’ve ever done any furniture shopping Continue reading

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I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

When Buying Furniture, Do Your Homework First

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Shopping for furniture can be an exciting and daunting project. Furniture is a major expense, and an investment in your future. At the same time, you need to consider many different factors: comfort, individual tastes, dimensions, how well it matches your other furniture and decor, etc. When buying furniture, it’s important to remember that you will be living with it for a long time. The best advice for home decorating is to do your homework beforehand. And in the end, go with the pieces that speak to your heart.

Buying furniture is a major investment
Home decorating and furniture purchases usually mark a major transition in your life. When you’re ready to buy furniture, you’ve crossed a threshold. And furniture is a major investment. For most people, it’s the third Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

3 Important Things to Cover During Premarital Counseling

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Before you say “I do,” there are a lot of things to think about. Making the decision to spend the rest of your life with someone is a question not to be taken lightly. There are a number of couples who choose to seek pre-marriage counseling in order to prepare for the road that lies ahead.

After the wedding, you and your spouse will officially be family. Seeking the advice of a family counselor may be something you’re interested, especially if you have different career paths or future goals and plans.

One of the most important family counseling techniques to try is acceptance. Here are some of the best ways to make your marriage work.

  1. Make sure that you know the person you are going to marry. Finding not so hidden traits down the road may surprise you or make you uneasy. Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

Are You Looking for a New Home?

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New year. New home.
Are you one of the lucky people who will be looking for a new home in the year 2017? If so, you are likely in the process of making decisions. Deciding on a realtor. Deciding on a house style. Deciding on a neighborhood. Deciding on a price limit. Deciding on a school district. Deciding on a home size. Deciding on a time frame. Deciding on the necessary features.
Fortunately, today most home buyers are able to use the internet in conjunction with a realtor to help make all of the decision making a little more manageable. Whether you are looking for a home in a classic community with schools and shopping close by, or you are looking at an acreage that sits outside of town, the decision to buy a new home can be a lot of fun, but it can also involve a lot of work.Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

5 Reasons You Should Consider Looking for Downtown Real Estate

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Living in a suburban area may have its perks, but who’s to say you can’t have your own set of perks living in a city area? Downtown real estate is on the rise, and with the constantly evolving culture in urban areas, it’s no question why.
Instead of looking for a big house or a secluded area, here are a few reasons you should consider looking at downtown real estate for sale.
Public Transportation
Having a car might be convenient when you’re living in the suburbs, but if you’re living in a city then you hardly have to worry about getting from place to place. Public transportation has come a long way since the first buses. Everything from ride-hailing services to the subway make things infinitely easier.
Within Walking Distance
For those days where Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

Drinking WaterWhat You Never Knew

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The definition of drinking water is simply water that is safe to drink. It is also water that is safe to use in the preparation of meals. Two thirds of the human body is water, and water is necessary for the healthy function of every bodily system. Statistics show that on average Americans drink approximately one litre of water each day. They further show that 95% of people in the United States actually drink less than three litres of water per day.

In the past it was believed that people needed to drink eight glasses of water per day in order to help the body function normally and stay healthy. New research has changed that fact. There are many ways that the body will excrete fluids throughout the course of the day through normal bodily functions. It is a scientific fact that th Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

Want To Save Money On Your Energy Bill This Winter?

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How’s your roof doing? While carpet cleaning can happen on a yearly basis and everyday chores regularly take precedence, it’s likewise easy to neglect what hangs over your head — literally! Roof maintenance and siding are important components of your home and do everything from protect you from the elements, regulate temperature and offer you privacy. Similar elements of your home like windows and doors can play a factor in saving money, as well. If you’re unfamiliar with the process of repair and installation, take a glance at the list below to learn what you should ask from your siding company next time your home could use a touch-up.

Roofing

Did you know roofing experts estimate the life of your new roof can be cut by as much as 20% if it’s installed over a pre-existing base? Continue reading

About Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!