Spring Cleaning Your Dorm – Your Room and Beyond

April 5, 2011 at 5:24 pm

If you have spring cleaning on your mind as spring break nears, you are definitely in the minority. Motivating yourself to accomplish the task can be rather difficult when visions of beaches and oceans or mountains and old forests dance across your inner eye. Fortunately, it really isn’t too difficult a task once you organize and set your mind to get it done once and for all. Clearing – Are you simply clearing or clearing and cleaning? If the former is all that’s on the agenda, you could be finished in practically no time. If you’re clearing and cleaning, you’ll be involved a little longer, but you’ll still be able to complete the task in under a day, especially if you have your roommate’s help. Clearing unwanted clutter composes the easier part of the two-part task. Simply determine if you truly want – and have room for – something. If [...]

Your Guide To Decorating A Teenage Girls Bedroom

April 4, 2011 at 12:31 pm

When it comes to the war between parents and their teenage children taste and style are often at the heart of most arguments. Whether it’s what both sides feel is acceptable dress sense or what both sides feel are acceptable friends it can sometimes feel like a never ending battle. If you’re a teenage girl looking to decorate your bedroom or you’re a parent with a teenage girl who wants a bedroom make over there are a few simple things to bear in mind. If you’re the teenager the bottom line is that it’s your parent’s house and the chances are they’re controlling the budget on this project so ultimately what they say goes. Any thought of a jet black room dotted with pentagrams is probably pushing it. If you’re the parent you’re going to have to remember what it’s like to be a teenager. Your child’s tastes are growing [...]