Update On Life...
I've been rather remiss on postings and video reviews lately but I do have a good reason!! I've been busy moving back to NYC!! Packing was time consuming enough but the unpacking, finding/purchasing of furniture (not to mention building of furniture), and cleaning has been overwhelming.
Plus, being the anal person that I am, I want the apartment ready now. Actually, I wanted the apartment ready the day I moved-in. Not the most realistic (as Sunshine has been continuously been pointing out), but there you have it. I tried to get my new 1 bedroom apartment ready in the span of 1 week. Obviously, that didn't happen. I'm now shooting for 2 weeks. The one piece of furniture that I really need (not just want), is my new bed. And unfortunately, that's not getting delivered until later this coming week. Sleeping on the sofa was okay for 1 night, but after 1 week, it's getting kinda old.
Out of all of this, I learned one very important lesson: unless you're building a single Billy Bookshelf from Ikea, pay for the Ikea assembly service and get your Ikea furniture built by someone else. Building Ikea furniture sounds much easier than it actually is. Being the sale seeker that I am, sometimes you gotta splurge. It will save you not hours, but days!! And if you bargain a little, you can knock down the price a little.
And yes...I missing my cable tv and my broadband internet service. 3G is great for your phone and iPad, but exasperatingly slow for you laptop.
Oh and before I forget: when measuring a room for furniture, don't forget to take into account the depth of your baseboard. It can make or break you room arrangement. (Yes, I learned it the hard way. I couldn't fit a bookshelf into a nook thanks to the baseboard. I was short 3/4".)
Give Some, Get Some...
Are you looking a particular style or item? Let me know (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will post your request so that everyone can help you find your sale!
Have you seen a style or item on sale that someone else is looking for? Don't be stingy and share the wealth! Let me know so that I can post it.