The American interior design industry brings in somewhere around $18 billion a year and employs over 145,00 people. That’s a heck of a lot of money, energy, and time devoted to making people’s houses as beautiful, comfortable, and impressive as they can be. Though it might seem like home decorating is a skill that only humans, with our ability for complex abstract thinking, can master, even animals who aren’t as well known for their powerful cerebral cortexes, enjoy adorning their abodes with whatever materials they have available to them.
Austin is no stranger to quirky bar concepts, but the Container Bar, which opened in March of 2014, and was three years in the making, stands out in a city that wears its flamboyance on its sleeve… or maybe cowboy hat is a more appropriate idiom. The welcome spectacle is stacked right in the heart of Rainey Street, a former just-west-of-35 neighborhood that has been turned into Austin’s newest fashionable bar mecca.
Whiskey lovers around the world will tell you that the longer a whiskey is aged the better it’ll taste. All of those distinctive flavors that whiskey connoisseurs adore in their tipple—tobacco, leather, vanilla, cedar, smoke, peat, caramel—are imparted to the “white dog,” or raw whiskey, by the barrel used to store the spirit. Whiskey in its purest form is pretty much moonshine. Before the barrel can work its magic on the freshly distilled concoction, it’s a perfectly clear liquid that packs quite a wallop. This pre-barreled mixture retains the original flavor of the mash bill, which usually includes some combination of corn, rye, barley, or wheat.
Chances are you’ll live in a studio apartment at some point in your life. Whether it’s your first place out of college, a transitional spot in a new city, or a money-saver while you’re squirreling away for something bigger, studios are an affordable and essential piece of real estate that few renters understand how to maximize.
Like filing your taxes, waiting in an airport security line, or navigating your way through gridlock traffic, moving is one of those necessary headaches of life that everyone anticipates with more than a little dread. We’ve all been there: the mountains of cardboard boxes, the tangled balls of packing tape, the car backseats stuffed to the roof.
It is not uncommon to live with your parents anymore and many people do live with them until well into their 20s. While previous decades would leave the nest at 18, many adults these days do not leave until they are married or heading off to college.
There is nothing too much worse than trying to locate something in your refrigerator and finding out that you cannot find it and you have to empty every drawer and shelf to discover that it is hidden behind the tub of butter in the back.
Moving by yourself is not fun and it is back breaking work, especially if you have a lot of furniture and heavy items. If you ask your friends and family to help you move, they may be willing to do it, but of course, you will need to reward them after the fact.
If you are moving to Houston, you are probably excited and you should be for good reason. The city is growing quickly and many people love calling this place home. As with any city, there are some things you should know before you simply move to Houston. Below, we will go over some things we think you should know or familiarize yourself with BEFORE your move.
If you are a newlywed, congrats on your recent marriage. Looking for a new place to live is exciting and if you are looking for a new city to move to, this article will help you out. In fact, we will be covering the best cities for newlyweds to live and work. How exciting, right? Let’s take a look.Read More