Getting to know other families through your child can be fun, and it can be awkward. Especially in today’s crazy world, when so many subjects feel taboo. But taboo aside, it’s our responsibility to make sure our children are safe, and that responsibility extends to when they’re in other people’s homes. That’s why it’s important to get pertinent information upfront, including whether or not the home has safely stored firearms or intoxicating substances.
Natural disasters are becoming more commonplace every season as climate change continues to do exactly what experts predicted it would. And while we encourage everyone to be proactive and do their part to reduce their carbon footprint, we recognize that natural disaster prep is essential no matter what.
“Every time I tell someone I make tech-based smart-locking furniture, the follow-up question is usually something along the lines of, ‘Like...for guns and alcohol?’ When I respond with, ‘Nope, weed,’ I’m usually met with a quizzical look and asked why I’d limit my customer base.”
From lightbulbs to security systems, the Internet of Things (IoT) is taking us closer to living like The Jetsons every day. But not all smart home products are created equal or are even necessary.Read on to check out the list and see what might work for you and your family.
With the pandemic slowly but surely becoming a thing of the past, you might be feeling like it’s time to check in with your consumption habits. 2020 gave us all reason to overindulge—whether from quarantine stress or boredom or both—but now that we’re returning to the normal we used to know, you may not want to partake as excessively as you were.
Fast furniture is essentially the same concept as fast food or fashion—buying cheap, trendy, easy-to-get-rid-of pieces because they’re more affordable and less necessary to pack up when moving time comes. Fast furniture lets you have your trendy living room and easily change it too.
If you’ve ever decorated a space based on your favorite color only to realize purple everywhere isn’t exactly the vibe you were hoping for, or if you’ve ever bought a fabulous new piece of furniture only to hate it the second it hits the floor, this blog post is for you.
Electronic locks are quickly replacing the old fashioned lock and key, and for good reason. By providing you more control over who can access your belongings and when, electronic locks offer you a peace of mind that mechanical locks can’t.
Living in a pandemic world with a 24-hour news cycle is exhausting. Living in a pandemic world with a 24-hour news cycle while also working, maintaining a home, raising kids (who may now be going to school from that home), and trying to prioritize your own self-care is downright overwhelming. Fortunately, there’s a natural resource that can help us overcome overwhelm, reign in that to-do list, and feel more balanced overall.
We consider ourselves lucky to witness the stigma of plant medicine slowly burn away, from legalization efforts to social justice and equity campaigns. But one area we feel still lacks support is parenting with it. While consuming alcohol has been acceptable for parents for generations back, consuming plant medicine still hides in the smoky shadows, even though it can be both an effective outlet and medicine for many parents.
Interiors that are gathered over time create both distinction and memories. Adding a new piece of furniture to your home allows your design style to evolve. At Forti, we believe those pieces should serve your lifestyle and be investment quality.