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Simple Solutions: Organizing Paper

Simple Solutions: Organizing Paper

According to a Boston Marketing Group Study, the average American spends an average of 55 minutes a day (14 days a year) searching for documents and information they know they have, but cannot locate. Paper is a normal part of everyday life, but left alone, it grows into piles that become difficult to manage. The […]

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Simple Solutions: Curb Appeal Helps in Staging Your Home

Simple Solutions: Curb Appeal Helps in Staging Your Home

How many times have you heard the expression “you only get one chance to make a first impression?” It’s no different when our house goes up for sale. Our home has become a product to be viewed. Today’s home buyers often believe that what they see on the outside of the house will be reflected […]

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Simple Solutions: Repair Old Bathtub Caulk

Simple Solutions: Repair Old Bathtub Caulk

With the holidays and guest visits on the horizon, we all want our homes to appear in tip top shape.  One very easy, cost-effective, and quick fix is to freshen and repair your old bathtub caulk.  A little elbow grease can make your tub look like new! 1)Using a 3-in-1 tool or plastic razor, cut, […]

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Simple Solutions: Always Have A Floorplan

Simple Solutions: Always Have A Floorplan

Make sure you have a floorplan for your new residence and put it to scale if you can.  Measure your furniture and then plan where each piece of furniture is going to be placed.  It is so easy, the only tools you need are: 1/4 inch scale graph paper   Tape measure   Scratch paper […]

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Simple Solutions: Controlling Virtual Clutter

Simple Solutions: Controlling Virtual Clutter

In today’s world of technology, the virtual clutter on our computers can create just as much havoc as the papers on our desk. To reduce your virtual clutter: Take the time to delete the emails that don’t require any further action. Create a folder on the hard drive for e-mails that are important to save […]

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Simple Solutions: Color Coding by Room

Simple Solutions: Color Coding by Room

Organization plays a key role in reducing the stress of a move. One simple technique is to assign a color for each room in your new home. Place these colored dots on the boxes to match the room they will be placed. When you get to the new home, have a large colored dot on […]

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Simple Solutions: “Last In-First Out” Box

Simple Solutions: “Last In-First Out” Box

There are lots of little things you can do to help save your sanity during a move. Our favorite tip is to create a “Last In – First Out” Box.  This means that the last box placed on the moving truck will be the first box to come off. Here’s what you might think about putting […]

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Simple Solutions: Keeping Your Pantry Fresh

Simple Solutions: Keeping Your Pantry Fresh

Organizing a pantry starts with sorting and grouping items, whether by product or by date. If you’ve chosen to organize your pantry because food is expiring before you can use it, then we suggest that you organize pantry food by date and then by limiting how much you purchase. Start by checking the expiration date […]

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Downsizing for Seniors on NBC Daytime

Downsizing for Seniors on NBC Daytime

Often getting older means downsizing…. But what do you choose to keep, and what do you get rid of, when you’ve lived in a home for 30 or 40 years? Beth Warren is an expert on serving the unique needs of senior citizens on the move. She says most older adults making this type of transition […]

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Congratulations to Monica Dilley, SMM-C!

Congratulations to Monica Dilley, SMM-C!

The National Association of Senior Move Managers® is proud to award the Senior Move Manager~Certified (SMM-C) credential to Monica Dilley of Redefined Living, in Belleair, FL. The Senior Move Manager~Certified (SMM~C) credential is a three–year designation conferred on individuals who have demonstrated advanced knowledge and experience in the Senior Move Management profession.   “NASMM’s SMM~C […]

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