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Keith Testa

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Cool stuff, non-living room division. This swank bed at the Furniture Fair with end tables and dresser is, well, swank. There were tons of vintage dressers in great shape there. 0

June 10, 2014
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This chair ($150) at Encore Furnishings on Broadway may or may not be made of real Grimace hide. 0

June 10, 2014
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Sometimes you just need an impractically old chair, because it looks awesome. The Furniture Fair ($125) displayed this one. 0

June 10, 2014
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You need some cool art on the walls, at least for when the in-laws are in town. Plus, this piece at Encore Furnishings was unsigned, so you can pass it off as your own! 0

June 10, 2014
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We found this awesome powder-blue sectional at Furniture Fair ($600). 0

June 10, 2014
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Step one when furnishing your space: Find some comfy and funky stuff for the living room. After all, that’s probably also going to become your dining room, and sometimes your bedroom (we fall asleep on the couch at least twice a week.) This reclining chair, with matching reclining love seat, was $100 at Chuck’s… 0

June 10, 2014

Adventure shopping

Since Ocean State Job Lots’ slogan is ‘Adventure Shopping,’ we headed down to find 
the most adventurous items in the store. It’s like a safari you take right here in Concord! 0

June 10, 2014

Our beautifully written column inspired a beautifully drawn cartoon

Our five-day-a-week column in the Concord Monitor has brought us fame in circles we’d never thought possible, and even a few squares and rhombuses. In reality, it probably has little to do with the words – it’s only because there’s a photo with it and people recognize us as “those guys who tell us to do stuff.” It’s… 0

June 10, 2014
OMG Cole Gardens is on my phone SMH

Gardening – there’s an app for that; wait, there is?

It used to be the only mobile device you could bring to the garden was a wheelbarrow. But we’re not living in the stone age anymore, thanks to Cole Gardens, which recently launched a brand-new mobile app to make your gardening experience more interactive than ever. Available from the Apple Store and on Google Play,… 0

June 3, 2014
Blast from the past

OMG, it’s time to unearth the time capsule: We wonder what’s in it?

Think back to 50 years ago, way before we had flying cars or peace-keeping robots patrolling the streets. Cell phone camera technology was probably way less advanced, which explains why it took more than a half-century for us as a people to nail the art of snapping pictures of our ugly mugs in front of everything and… 0

June 3, 2014