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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: 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: 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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Simple Solutions: Water Marks and Deposits

Simple Solutions: Water Marks and Deposits

Everyday household white vinegar can clean water deposits and water marks on your stainless steel sink. For mineral deposits, saturate a paper towel with vinegar and place it on the deposits. Let it sit, checking every so often and dampen paper towel as needed. Give it a final rinse and dry thoroughly. Want to give it one […]

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Child-Centered Organizing Strategies

Child-Centered Organizing Strategies

Many parents are overwhelmed by the clutter in their children’s rooms. Toys, clothing, and the goodies found in birthday party treat bags and fast food restaurant meals seem to stack up. Relatives are generous with giving toys on birthdays and holidays. There’s no place for it to go, and yet the thoughts of tackling the […]

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Simple Solutions: Storing Your Paintbrush

Simple Solutions:  Storing Your Paintbrush

Are you in the middle of painting?   You can finish in a day or two, but dread having to wash out the brush or the roller?   Try this simple solution for extending the life of your mid-painting brush without any cleanup! Using a large Ziploc bag or large plastic bag, place the roller […]

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Condiments Got You In A Pickle?

Condiments Got You In A Pickle?

I’m a boomer… I’m a streamlined person… I’m an empty nester… I’m a grandmother to a 2 year old grandson… I’m an owner of a move management and a moving company and I do organizing for clients… And last week I found out that I have the same problem as my senior clients. I have […]

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Getting Rid of Unwanted Items

Getting Rid of Unwanted Items

For us, Spring may be associated with cleaning, but Summer is when we think of purging.  Who knows why – maybe because there seems to be a little extra free time in the summer because of the longer days.  Depending on what you are getting rid of, there are many different options for getting rid […]

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Who Is A Mover Manager?

Who Is A Mover Manager?

Last week, we joined with companies from all over the country to celebrate National Senior Move Managers Week 2013.  So many people have never heard of move management; when we talk with first time clients, many say “I wish I would have know this service existed years ago.” A large majority of move managers work […]

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Spring (Cleaning) Is Here: Simple Cleaning Tips

Spring (Cleaning) Is Here: Simple Cleaning Tips

      Spring is officially here and that means a little cleaning might be in order! Did you know … Spring cleaning has no boundaries and can be dated back to the Persian new year, which falls on the first day of spring. Jewish practice dates spring cleaning in anticipation of Passover. In Northern […]

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