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Laurie Junker

Laurie Junker
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Laurie Junker writes about home design, real estate, and trends and has been contributing to Midwest Home since 2015. She lives in Minneapolis where she's still trying to figure out how to style her bookshelves.
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10 Reasons to Consider the Hills of St. Paul

The hill neighborhoods in St. Paul have rich history, gorgeous homes and friendly folks. Here are some reasons why it's a great place to call home.

Pack ‘Em In

Some ways to add more seating to your Super Bowl party without taking up a lot of space or borrowing your neighbor’s sectional for the evening.

Super Bowl Decorating

Some Super Bowl party inspiration from around the web.
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A Home Office That Works

Whether you're telecommuting, consulting, freelancing or running the finances, repairs and schedules for your family, you could probably use a home office of some kind and contrary to popular practice, the dining room or kitchen table is not the best place for it.
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A Better Basement

Modern basements have everything from guest suites and wet bars to fireplaces and surround sound. What to consider if you're thinking about an upgrade.
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Modern Country Style

American country or farmhouse style is hot again but it's more sophisticated than it's calico predecessors.
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Benefits of Single Story Living

Open spaces and practicality make one-level homes worth a look.
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Post Holiday Decorating

How to make your home a cozy winter nest after the Christmas decorations are packed away.
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10 Reasons to Consider Plymouth

Plymouth is Minnesota's seventh largest city. Here are some reasons why you might want to consider it for your next move.