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#6 Decide what is important

Last month we considered tip #7 in our top ten about how to determine what will actually fit into your new space. This month, we focus on clarifying which possessions are of greater importance to you and should take with during a downsize. It is often hard to differentiate the…

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Don’t throw in the towel…Organize your linen closet

It seems like everyone has that unruly linen closet, the place where old sheets go to hide and towels are crumpled into balls. No matter if we store our linens in a specific closet, a bathroom cabinet, or a dresser drawer, it is amazing how quickly the space can become disorganized…

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Memories, nothing more than memories

Downsizing a home and the possessions we have accumulated involves many difficult decisions. Our homes are where we keep the things that are most important to us. As you sort through your possessions, some are easy to part with. Others are harder but it is still obvious that you should get…

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Garage organizing

Garage – Noun – a building or indoor area for parking or storing motor vehicles Is it really? A US Department of Energy study shows that 25 percent of people with 2 car garages do not park cars in the garage while 32 percent only have room for 1 car…

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To Keep or Not to Keep

The thought of going through all your possessions may sound daunting but it is often a necessary step in preparing for a move. It is the process of thinking through what you own and then making decisions about whether to take with them with you to your new home or…

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Vacation!!

Vacation a time to escape the stress…or is it? Isn’t a vacation supposed to be a time to unwind and to flee the stress we have every day? While it may be true that vacations take us away from the routines and schedules that control our lives we forget that…

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Getting a New Perspective

When does a dresser stop being a dresser? Or a coffee table, a coffee table? The answer: when it becomes a hallway storage chest or an entertainment center. Moving away from the traditional use of an item or space is referred to as repurposing, and it enables you to continue to use…

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Lions and Tigers and Bears! Organizing the Toy area

While it may not actually contain real lions and bears, your toy area may feel like a wild jungle. There are all kinds of species: stuffed, plastic, and maybe a few homemade treasures. Toys are scattered everywhere. How do you tame a room like this and make it work for you and your…

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What will fit into your new home? 

“You can’t fit a gallon of water into a quart size jar!”   This insightful statement also applies to the furniture and belongings we hope to fit into our homes when we downsize. No matter how hard we push, shove or squeeze we probably can’t fit everything from our larger…

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D is for Den

Whether you call it the den or the family room, this area of your home is a great place to relax, enjoy downtime and hang out with family and friends. This multipurpose room is more than just a gathering place for people. It can also be a gathering place for stuff. With…

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Take a Second Look

You’ve found your new place to live. You are excited about it. You’ve walked around in it, sat in it, and even pictured yourself living it in. You know how many bedrooms it has, if it has a porch, or if you need to use an elevator. These are all great things, but…

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