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Making Our Home Smarter with the Tap of an App - The February Fox
I have written quite a few times recently about our different homes and how our last house was quite segmented (Tyler and I each had our own private spare “fun” rooms). In our current home, we have an open floor plan and we downsized considerably in favor of location. This has caused quite a change in our daily habits, our home workspaces and even our parenting of Fox. We spend almost all of our time in our living room/kitchen area and Fox has free reign of the area as well as the bedrooms. When smart technology for lights and switches first started to emerge, we were still in our old home and the prospect of adding some convenience was daunting even for a small section of our house. But as we near the end of 2016, the tech has improved and the prices have dropped, which leads to a perfect storm just in time for the holidays. Our kitchen has recessed lighting and our living room has a large arc floor lamp that extends over our seating area. As we wind down for the evening, it’s often hard to find a happy level of brightness for everyone. That’s where the …