Should You Put Your Stuff in Storage?
Storage facilities – unless you live in a 250 square foot studio apartment in midtown NYC, they are a BAD idea. They suck down your cash. The chances of ever using any of this is about 2%. Get rid of that storage unit and put that money saved in your retirement fund or take a…Read More
Avoid the procrastination habit!
We’re all guilty of some type of procrastination. The best way to deal with it is to process the task immediately. When you come home, immediately put all the groceries away. If you get junk mail, throw it out, don’t let it accumulate before you decide what to do with it. File important mail immediately.…Read More
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Valentine’s Day is February 14th!! It’s more than just bringing home a dozen roses or a card to your loved one. Investing more than a few moments to think of a special gift pays off. If you’re on a budget, a hand made gift certificate to provide anything from a massage to walking the dog…Read More
February is Archive your Files Month
Determine what to keep Keep records retention guidelines in mind Some papers can be tossed IMMEDIATELY (Don’t forget to shred documents that contain personal information.) Stash important documents in safety deposit boxes or a home safe TODAY.Read More
7 Day Countdown to the Holidays
Here are step by step tips for the one week countdown prior to Christmas (or any other major holiday)! 7 days out – gather and wash holiday plates, bowls, platters for the big feast 6 days out – make room in the fridge for holiday dishes 5 days out – wash sheets, towels and face…Read More
Four Ways to Add More Space in Your Closet
Here are four ways to add more space in their closet: Look for unused space above or below and put up a new shelf or a rod Use the back of your doors for hanging pockets or a slack rack Add a small chest of drawers in an awkward nook Think outside the closet and add an…Read More
Do you spend too much time trying to organize and tidy the house each day?
Spend only 10 minutes per chore (changing sheets, folding laundry, doing dishes). Use a timer and when it goes off, stop and go onto the next one. You can finish the chore later in the day, i.e. after work. Better yet, get the hubby or kids to chip in. (spouses and children are trainable!) You…Read More
A very simple/easy new year’s resolution
Get rid of any object you describe by saying “I would use that if…” or “I used to use that, but….” That means you do not use it. Look around your home and clear the clutter this year.Read More
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