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“Moving” Verb or Adjective?

 Mov-ing: verb – to go from one place of residence to another   Mov-ing: adjective – stirring deeply in a way that evokes a strong emotional response   What is the first thing you think about when someone mentions they will be “moving”? Usually it’s the hassle of packing all the boxes, the big moving truck pulling up…

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Transitions

  Although you may not frequently move from one home to another, you may go through mini-moves within your living spaces. Perhaps a better term to describe it would be a transitioning.  There are a variety of housing transitions that can occur throughout our lives.  There might be a time…

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What is a Senior Move Manager?

I am often asked what exactly it means to be a Senior Move Manager®.  Simply put, a Senior Move Manager aids people in the moving and downsizing (reduction) of their possessions.  Moving or downsizing is a huge task. It can be stressful both emotionally and physically. There are so many…

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Outside the box

When we think of downsizing or moving, one of the first images that usually come to mind is boxes, cardboard boxes, in many shapes and sizes. They are a huge part of any move. These boxes are great to put things in, but there is one box you need to…

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Start

As the new year rolls around we often hear the word “start” – a fresh start, start over, head start, jump-start, start up. These phrases all indicate that some thing or some action is moving forward. Although “start” does not imply when the action will be completed, it does indicate…

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Entryways

Coming Home…Heading Out. Enter…Exit…Repeat. The entryway is the first thing you see as you arrive and the last thing you see as you leave. You may come and go through the front door, the side door, the back door or even through the garage door. We work hard to keep…

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“Moving” Verb or Adjective?

 Mov-ing: verb – to go from one place of residence to another   Mov-ing: adjective – stirring deeply in a way that evokes a strong emotional response   What is the first thing you think about when someone mentions they will be “moving”? Usually it’s the hassle of packing all the boxes, the big moving truck pulling up…

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“Organizing” a Top 5 New Year’s Resolution

What is “organizing”? It is not just color sorting your socks or alphabetizing your spices. Organizing is about uncovering what is important to you. It is intentionally arranging things to give certain possessions priority and to make our lives more enjoyable and function better.  It does not mean perfection.  Everything…

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On top of my table

  From start to finish, a move for a senior can be an overwhelming process. Let’s walk through the journey together with this fun ballad. It flows to the tune of “On Top of Old Smokey”. On top of my table, all covered with stuff, Are decades of treasures, going…

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Surviving the 12 Days of Christmas

So you are ready for holidays, but are you prepared for the things that come with it? You probably know the “12 Days of Christmas” song and the many gifts the true love gives. Have you ever stopped to think what they did with all those gifts? There’d be no…

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Transitions

  Although you may not frequently move from one home to another, you may go through mini-moves within your living spaces. Perhaps a better term to describe it would be a transitioning.  There are a variety of housing transitions that can occur throughout our lives.  There might be a time…

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Fall Fling Organizing #2

The holidays are quickly approaching, and you might be anticipating visits from relatives or friends. Get ready for those guests by taking a few minutes each week to do an “organizing fling” of frequently used items. This month, we’re focusing on sheets, towels, serving platters, and games.  If you thoughtfully…

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Downsizing the decorations

The holidays are coming and soon we will be pulling out the decorations.  Items that stay packed away for most of the year will get their moment in the light.  But what does that have to do with downsizing or moving?  Well, when we think of downsizing our things, we…

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Fall Fling Organizing #1

  During these fall months we will identify four household items and provide a brief tip about how to declutter that particular item. Each task will take you 10 minutes or less as you sort, evaluate and fling. You can do all the tasks for the month in under an hour,…

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What is a Senior Move Manager?

I am often asked what exactly it means to be a Senior Move Manager®.  Simply put, a Senior Move Manager aids people in the moving and downsizing (reduction) of their possessions.  Moving or downsizing is a huge task. It can be stressful both emotionally and physically. There are so many…

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