Michelle Doerr's Blog

What does Hip Hop, Justice and Design have to do with each other?

One of the coolest keynotes this year at SXSW Eco was "Designing a Just City: Hip Hop + Architecture." The speakers were Michael Ford the "Hip Hop Architect" from Hip Hop Architecture and Design Justice advocate, Bryan Lee Jr., the Civic Design Director for the Arts Council of New Orleans.


Kashi Foods and Transitional Organic Farming

One of the lectures I attended at SXSW Eco 2016 this year was called "1% Is Not Enough: Increasing Access To Organics" presented by Kashi Foods.


Nuclear Sharks in the Marshall Islands

One of the talks at SXSW Eco conference was Nuclear Sharks by Philippe & Ashlan Cousteau.


Happy Halloween!  It's My Real Estate Anniversary!

Today is Halloween, a time when most people are thinking of Halloween costumes, candy and parties.


Using Virtual Reality To Bring Awareness To Saving Our Coral Reefs

"Saving our Coral Reefs: A Virtual Reality Dive Experience" was the title of Conservation Internationals'  talk this year at SXSW Eco 2016 two weeks ago.


SXSW Eco 2016

I just returned from the SXSW Eco 2016 conference in Austin, TX last week and it was another awesome experience. This is my 6th conference since its inception. 


Rejuvenate Your Lawn for Fall

After a hot and drought-ridden summer in most areas of the country, it’s not unusual to see bare and brown areas in your lawn. With fall upon us, now is the ideal time to plant new grass seed to ensure a full and lush lawn for next year.


7 Tips For Making A Smooth Move

Shipping all of your belongings to a new home isn't cheap, but you can save thousands of dollars by doing some of the work yourself, including packing and unpacking.


Do-It-Yourself: Guide to Interior Decorating 

How do you feel about your home décor? If you’re tired of it, and know it needs some updating, but are afraid to act, you’re not alone. Fear of change is the number one reason people live in spaces they don’t really like. 


Here are 21 Tips for Selling Your Home

Your motivation to sell is what determines how you will approach the process, from what you set as your asking price at to how much time, money and effort you're willing to invest in order to prepare your home for sale.