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What is “getting organized”?

Most of us are looking forward to a better 2021. Many people are setting “Get organized” as one of their resolutions or goals for the new year, without realizing that often it is more than just moving stuff. Organizing is not just color sorting your socks or alphabetizing your spices….

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Thinking 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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Feeling Better in February

We have all heard of months or days being declared as National Months or National Days. Some of these designations are government declarations, some are proclaimed by a cause or an organization, and others are just made up for the fun of it. These labels range from Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness…

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Start

As the new year rolls around we often hear the word “start” – start over, fresh start, 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 advancing…

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What is “getting organized”?

Most of us are looking forward to a better 2021. Many people are setting “Get organized” as one of their resolutions or goals for the new year, without realizing that often it is more than just moving stuff. Organizing is not just color sorting your socks or alphabetizing your spices….

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“On top of my table”

From start to finish, a downsizing move 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 through them is tough….

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Countdown to your best Christmas Gift

An Organized Home There are 25 days left until Christmas! 2020 has been an unusual year with plans changing and traditions being modified. However, it might just be the perfect time to give yourself the wonderful gift of being organized. In just a few minutes a day you can make…

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A Colorful Move

Color coding helps moving go smoothly Downsizing or moving will require you to make many decisions. There will be decisions about what you will keep, what you will give to your children or sell, where you will place things in your new home, and much more. After you’ve made these decisions, you…

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Maximizing Hidden Storage

Attics and Basements Most homes have some kind of concealed storage. In the northwest very few people are fortunate to have a full basement. More often homes have partial attics or a small crawlspace. No matter what kind of storage space you have there are several ways to help make…

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When You Have to Move

Planning for a Move Change is hard. We all get into a rhythm in life, and disruption can throw us off balance and increase our stress. Seniors, young children, and those involved in an involuntary move may have a particularly difficult time with the transition. For them, relocation can feel…

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Sleep Zone or Disaster Zone

Organizing Children’s Bedrooms Children’s bedrooms are often some of the smallest rooms in the house, yet we expect the rooms to neatly hold their beds, clothing, books and toys.  Crammed closets, stuffed drawers and overflowing toys are hard for anyone to keep organized, but it is especially difficult for a child…

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