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Jennifer Pattison Tuohy
Works at jp2emedia.com
Attended Alleyns College of God's Gift, Exeter University
Lived in Charleston, South Carolina
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In order to be environmentally friendly, a kitchen remodel should reduce energy use, reuse or recycle materials, and minimize the carbon footprint of the remodeling project. Here are five tips to keep in mind in order to achieve a greener, cleaner kitchen.
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My tips on choosing a rug that will benefit your health and the planet's health, as well as your decor. For +MOTHER EARTH NEWS 
#green   #ecofriendly   #decor   #rugs  
Indoor air pollution can be even worse than outdoor. For this reason, choosing eco-friendly floor coverings is essential to a healthy home.
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I cooked salmon, in the dishwasher! It was weird, but fun, and very tasty. Read about how I did it in my post for +Activity Rocket 's blog.
#dishwasher   #salmon   #masonjar  
Here are three activities you can do with your kids while you're in the kitchen cooking. As a bonus they each have interesting scientific elements to them that you can use to sneak in some education.
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My round up of the best smart bulbs on the market today. For +HomeToys.com.
 
#SmartHome   #HomeAutomation   #PhilipsHue   #GELink   #TCP  
While home automation industry veterans may view some of the tricks the newest offerings in the smart lighting space can perform as just that—not-so-cheap tricks—the inescapable fact is that they are helping drive mass-consumer adoption of home automation, which is what will ultimately make all of our home automation dreams come true.
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Wondering what Home Automation can do for you? Think you really don't need a Smart Home? Read part 2 of my Guide to Building a Smart Home and discover all the great solutions to common problems Home Automation can provide. Via +Network World 

#HomeAutomation   #SmartHome   #Wink   #Belkin   #nest   #dropcam  +Rheem Hot Water +Nest +Belkin +Rachio +Dropcam +Matt McGovren +The Home Depot +Home Depot 
Part 2 of a two part series on how to get started with home automation
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While there are many valid digital parenting concerns, there's one area where advances in tech can be beneficial: the smart home.
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New EnergyStar guidelines are changing the way our fridges our made, even making them smarter. For +MOTHER EARTH NEWS 
#EnergyStar   #refrigerator   #green   #smarthome   #connected  
New Energy Star standards not only raise the bar for energy efficiency in refrigeration, but they also introduce, for the first time, the idea that putting Wi-Fi into a fridge can help with energy savings.
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Want to try your hand at upcycling but scared of the time and "craft" commitment. Give this "soda bottle into bird feeder a try" and you'll be hooked. So easy! #easyupcycling   #birdfeeder  
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Got a soda bottle sitting in the recycling bin? Turn it into a bird feeder just in time for Spring - step-by-step instructions included!
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My latest #EasyUpcycling   project, turning an old dresser into a new entertainment center. Ridiculously easy and super useful! For +sustainablog 
#repurpose   #recycle   #upcycle   #furniture  
See how Home Depot upcycling expert Jennifer Tuohy created a small, funky bedroom entertainment center from an old, rotting two-drawer dresser... easily!
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Work from home? Thinking of re-designing your home office? Follow these 5 steps for creating the most productive space possible.
Via youngupstarts.com

#HomeOffice   #Gadgets   #bookshelves   #storage  
If you are designing your own home office, consider incorporating some of these steps Jennifer Touhy recommends for a happier, healthier and more productive work space.
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Why (and how) I put an #iPad  in my wall...

My thoughts on why, until #SmartHomes  can think for themselves, we need a central controller that is not a phone.
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#wink   #philipshue   #relay   #homeautomation  

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Was the #Fire Stick the one that broke the camel's back? Or perhaps it was the #Chromecast? If you're anything like me there's just never enough HDMI ports. Here are my tips for what to do when you realize that brand new gadget won't fit in the back of your brand new TV!
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#hmdi  
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Journalist
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editing, writing, blogging, social media,
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  • jp2emedia.com
    Owner, 2011 - present
    Freelance journalist/editor/blogger/social media maven
  • Home Depot
    Blogger, 2014 - present
  • Lucky Dog Publishing
    Managing Editor, 2013 - present
    Editor of two hyper-local community newspapers: Island Eye News &The Island Connection
  • Sun Valley Resort
    blogger/historian, 2012 - 2015
  • eBay
    blogger, 2013 - 2014
  • Sun Valley Guide
    Editor-in-Chief, 2005 - 2013
  • Idaho Mountain Expresss
    Arts Editor/Features Writer/Special Sections Editor, 2004 - 2012
  • The Daily Telegraph
    Features Assistant, 1999 - 2003
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Charleston, South Carolina - Sun Valley, Idaho - London, England
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Manhattan-born, London-raised journalist & tech blogger. Find me at www.jp2emedica.com. Formerly an Idahoan, now trying to be a Southern Belle.
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Freelance writer and editor, working in Charleston, South Carolina. I cover Tech,  Home Automation, DIY, History, Local News, and anything else that catches my fancy. I'm an #apple addict, but have an open mind. I'm a telly addict, but have cut the cord. I'm 100% English, but 75% American.
See my most recent articles here, or view all my work at www.jp2emedia.com.
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Graduated from a university that prides itself on its "Oxbridge Rejects." I have 2 kids, 2 dogs, 2 frogs and 1 husband, and I drove them all across America in under a week.
Education
  • Alleyns College of God's Gift, Exeter University
    1988 - 1995
  • Exeter University
    English, 1996 - 1999
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Mrs. Sun, Jennifer Pattison
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Is the Future of the Fridge a Connected One?
www.motherearthnews.com

New Energy Star standards not only raise the bar for energy efficiency in refrigeration, but they also introduce, for the first time, the id

How to Choose an Eco-Friendly Rug
www.motherearthnews.com

Indoor air pollution can be even worse than outdoor. For this reason, choosing eco-friendly floor coverings is essential to a healthy home.

The Soda Bottle Bird Feeder Tutorial
sustainablog.org

Got a soda bottle sitting in the recycling bin? Turn it into a bird feeder just in time for Spring - step-by-step instructions included!

An Entertainment Center From An Old Dresser
sustainablog.org

See how Home Depot upcycling expert Jennifer Tuohy created a small, funky bedroom entertainment center from an old, rotting two-drawer dress

What can I do with home automation? | Network World
www.networkworld.com

Part 2 of a two part series on how to get started with home automation

5 Things a New Fridge Can Do For the Good of the Planet
www.motherearthnews.com

The decision to replace an old refrigerator should not always be made based only on how well it is functioning. New Energy Star models have

Tips for Traveling With Cables - Workshifting
www.workshifting.com

Tweet Share on Tumblr Tweet Share on Tumblr DIY hacks and fun products for keeping your cables tangle-free while traveling. As a modern work

The Smart Home Nudges Manufacturers Toward Sustainability
www.triplepundit.com

The smart home revolution has caused legacy manufacturers to re-think their products, as shown by modern smart water heater technology.

Sizing up the three popular Internet TV streaming sticks | Network World
www.networkworld.com

These Internet TV streaming devices will be the savior of every gadget-obsessed, cable-cluttered geek out there.

Old Light Bulbs Upcycled Into New Holiday Ornaments
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Want new holiday ornaments for the Christmas tree? If you'v got burned-out incandescent bulbs laying around, try this easy upcycling project

6 Reasons to Control Your Lights from Your iPhone (and How to Do It) | T...
www.theiphonemom.com

Jennifer Tuohy writes for The Home Depot about tech topics ranging from home automation to light bulbs. You can find the LED light bulbs tha

TechZulu • When Will Dinner Cook Itself? | Moment The Smart Home Goes Ma...
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The smart home may be angling for the mainstream, but right now it's stuck swimming in a niche. Turning lights on automatically and setting

A Wooden Shipping Pallet as Halloween Decor/Coat Rack
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An old wooden shipping pallet can be used as a year-round coat rack and holiday decor for Halloween. Here's how...

Cottage: Corner Charging and Sunglass Station
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The best in storage and organization products for home and office. Shop for our bestselling Multi Charging Stations

Discoverly Debuts A Gmail Plugin That Makes Up For What Rapportive Users...
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Since being acquired by LinkedIn, things have not been going well for Rapportive, the handy Gmail widget that shows your contacts' social ac

How I Turned My Home-Lighting Smart and Sustainable for Less Than $500
www.motherearthnews.com

From choosing affordable floods for the bedroom remodel to switching out the oven-hood incandescent, Jennifer details how much it cost to li

Easy Upcycling with a Used Jam Jar
sustainablog.org

In the first installment of her Easy Upcycling series, Jennifer Tuohy shows how she turned used jam jars into toothbrush holders for her kid

Top Loading vs Front Loading: the Efficiency Battle
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Is a top loading washing machine always less efficient than a front loader? This green rule of thumb may no longer apply in the laundry room