Tracy Anderson

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tracy K. Anderson has worked as a freelance copywriter and marketing consultant for 20 years, contributing work to Stewart Painting, Snow's Home and Garden, and Edible Cape Cod. Today, she serves as Director of Communications at Cape and Islands United Way. The recipient of a B.S. in Journalism from Syracuse University, Ms. Anderson lives with her son in Yarmouthport, MA. Tracy K. Anderson on LinkedIn

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NOVEMBER 13, 2014 | THURSDAY
8 Nightstands You Don't Need to Buy

Bedside storage is a must. Where else would you set a glass of water, nightly reading, phone, and alarm clock before settling in for slumber? And in a room so personal as your bedroom, do...

OCTOBER 31, 2014 | FRIDAY
5 Things to Do with... Candy Wrappers

On the spectrum of vice, there are many things worse crimes than having a sweet tooth. Sure, doctors and dentists tell us that candy's bad for our health. But we know of at least one good...

OCTOBER 23, 2014 | THURSDAY
The Tiniest Appliances You Never Knew Existed

While an eight-burner range and 48-inch fridge are the stuff home entertaining dreams are made of, smaller living spaces may require some appliance compromises. But even if the square foo...

OCTOBER 15, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
Personalize Your Home with 10 Foolproof Stencil Projects

Looking for a finishing touch for your painted wall? Just add a stencil. This trendy technique offers an easy, inexpensive way to turn any surface into a statement—be it walls, doors, pan...

OCTOBER 14, 2014 | TUESDAY
7 Things You Can Make with Copper Pipes—Easily!

Copper just may be the new black. This bright-toned metal is a fast-growing design trend, found in big statement pieces as well as small details. No doubt, copper makes an impact—but it c...

SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Creative Ways to DIY Your Next Calendar

It used to be that people relied on the seasons to measure the passage of time, but once the calendar came into common use—well, it stuck around. In recent years, though, many have chosen...

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 | MONDAY
8 Smart Shoe Racks You Can Make Today

Shoes are a bit like weeds—they tend to get out of control before you know it. But fortunately, shoes are a lot easier to tame. And as the saying goes (sort of), shoes make the man. Or th...

SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 | THURSDAY
5 Things to Do with... Shoeboxes


There's something about the size, durability, and versatility of shoeboxes that compels us to keep them long after our footwear has done its walking. If you've still got a shoebox (or fou...

SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
8 New Ways to Use Old Wooden Crates

Old wooden crates tend to evoke feelings of nostalgia—of the simple, good life. They also happen to be an amazingly versatile (and often free) source of inspiration for creative furniture...

AUGUST 22, 2014 | FRIDAY
8 Decorating Rules Meant to Be Broken—and 1 to Live By

So many of us hesitate over decorating decisions, fearing that we might break an unwritten design rule. And it's true that, though largely unwritten, there are a host of best practices es...