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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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Simple Solutions: What Is Home Staging?

Simple Solutions: What Is Home Staging?

Home staging is the act of preparing a private residence for sale in the real estate marketplace. The goal of staging is to make a home appealing to the highest number of potential buyers, thereby selling a property more swiftly and for more money. Professional home stagers are experienced in prepping a home. Stagers work […]

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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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National Senior Move Managers Week 2016

National Senior Move Managers Week 2016

The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) has declared May 8-14, 2016 National Senior Move Managers Week. During this recognition week, NASMM is proud to recognize Beth Warren as a Senior Move Manager~Certified (SMM~C). The SMM~C designation is the ONLY certification program for Senior Move Managers that requires both knowledge and experience. Additionally, the […]

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Gratitude Through Giving

Gratitude Through Giving

“One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.” -Anne Morrow Lindbergh   If the meaning of gratitude is affirming that there is goodness, then we can attest to the goodness that exists in Pinellas County. For the last fifteen days – November 4th through November 19th – […]

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A Letter To My Children

A Letter To My Children

Many of us have seen it happen.  Amiable family members, who have always gotten along in the past, allow their relationship to dissolve into bitter disputes over seemingly trivial “stuff”.  It may be with the passing of a loved one or simply when parents or grandparents get older and need to downsize. Having discussions with […]

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Options for Purchasing Packing Supplies

Options for Purchasing Packing Supplies

When it coming to purchasing packing supplies for an upcoming move, consumer choices have increased exponentially.   1)  Purchasing from a moving company:  Most local and long-distance moving companies purchase boxes used for their jobs from a wholesale distributors.  Many times your moving company can sell you boxes at-cost or for minimal profit if you […]

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Moving On…

Moving On…

On youngest daughter graduated from college this year.  I am thankful; she was offered a teaching job at the end of her senior internship.   When she went off to college, I knew from the very beginning she would not be back to our area.  Her visits home were not as frequent as were her older […]

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Improve Yourself by Improving the Lives of Others

Improve Yourself by Improving the Lives of Others

The birth of a new year has a way of bringing to light things that we didn’t accomplish or things we wish we would have done differently. Most of us are all too familiar with New Year’s Resolutions; setting our sights on accomplishing a new goal, these resolutions most of the time revolve around ourselves. […]

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A Story of Hope

A Story of Hope

At Christmastime, more than any other time of the year, we are reminded that there is always a silver lining, if you look hard enough and are open to the possibilities.  We stumbled across this simple true story a while ago, and seems to embody the hope of the season.  Merry Christmas to you and […]

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