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Packing for a Holiday Getaway

Consider how many days/weeks traveling. By car, plane, cruise? Prior to trip checklist: Check the weather during that time period Pick up USPS hold mail card put in mail box day before leaving Let neighbors know you will be gone Don’t order anything to be delivered during time gone Check the expiration date of your

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5 Secrets to an Organized Pantry

Keeping the pantry organized can be a difficult task as it’s one of the most frequently used spaces in the kitchen. The kids are digging for snacks after school as dinner is being prepared, so it’s no wonder things get out of hand so quickly. Here are some quick tips to help you create an

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The benefits of downsizing early: more freedom, a simpler life and less financial stress

Story by Marni Jameson Special to NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune | May 27, 2014 I don’t know about you, but I am not getting any older. Despite all evidence to the contrary — that not one but two of my kids are now in college, that my skin suddenly has about as much rebound as

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Do you think you have a solid understanding of Baby Boomers

Do you think you have a solid understanding of Baby Boomers, and some of their beliefs and outlook on life? Read the following ten statements or quotes and decide whether they were made by or about a Baby Boomer or a Millennial. Put your generational knowledge to the test and take our short quiz. Record

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How to: sort or “right size” your home before a move

We usually get the call from home owners wanting or needing to move or right size when they are at the “OVERWHELMED” stage. Home owners just take everything out of drawers and closets and just put them on the floor. This method creates visual “CHAOS” AND MAJOR”CLUTTER”. Pick one room and start at the door and work

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Value and benefit of a service

I’ve been meeting people lately who desperately need our assistance but procrastinate and think they can do it themselves. Some of these individuals could but don’t know where to begin or have the resources. Some individuals have physical and mental disabilities and are head strong about what they can or cannot do. Moving forward on

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Ways To Sell Household Contents

Selling items today is tough. As years evolve the “wants” from the public change. Currently most people are still buying the “mid-century modern” type items. The period of the 1960’s that are sleek lines, lighter brown woods, chrome, glass and “modern” looking. The heavy wood furniture from the 70’s to 90’s is now called the

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Adopt us: we are like your “daughter, Mom, or wife”

So many of our clients say to us, gee, we feel like you are our “daughter, Mom, or wife”. We come into your home as strangers and leave as family. What makes our services and our team unique and special? We give our whole “heart”. We make ourselves available emotionally, physically and mentally to assist

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The Benefits of De-cluttering, Re-Organizing, and Rightsizing Your Living Space

When your home is filled with “too much stuff” it creates havoc and chaos in your life subconsciously. It brings stress, unhealthily living conditions, safety issues, and varmints. Start the New Year with a new outlook and here are some benefits to consider: – Start with the holiday decorations. How much is enough? Downsize what

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A Clutter-Free 2018 Part 1

Since the weather is crummy and we have to stay inside, it’s a great time to re-organize and provide peace and harmony in your living spaces. This is a several part series. Since families spend so much time in the kitchen this is a good place to start: Organize a charging station: select an area

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A Clutter Free 2018 Part 2 – The Bedroom

Since the weather is crummy and we have to stay inside, it’s a great time to re-organize and provide peace and harmony in your living spaces. As your expert professional organizer and move manager in the Indianapolis, IN area our team have some great organizing ideas. -Organize your dresser drawers. The sock drawer. In part

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Divorcehood and Widowhood: It takes a team to help!

Getting a divorce or losing a loved one is traumatic.   Divorce, it comes down to money and separation of personal assets. A team of professionals such as financial planner, attorney, real estate agent and “yes” a “move managers/professional organizer”, Carmel, IN based are your team. And most of the times it is in that order.

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Keeping Memories and Sharing Wisdome: Legacy Letter

reproduced and written by Amy Paul, President of Heirloom Works   What is a legacy letter? What is an Ethical Will? Are they the same and, if not, what are the differences? Ethical Will, is a writing tradition in which the author expresses his/her life wisdom, love and life values with a loved one with

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Are you prepred for a family crisis and/or natural diseaster?

A sudden sickness, death, divorce or separation. Do you have your “LIFE DOCUMENTS” in order? A brief list of documents to include: copy of the car title, if you have loans who is with (name of institution, phone #’s, acct. numbers), copy the deed to the house, all insurance policies (acct numbers, agents names &

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