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Travel Tips: What’s in Your Suitcase?

August 3, 2017
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In order to appreciate life in your new home, you may need to get away on occasion. While traveling can be a lot of fun, planning for a trip can be stressful. These packing guidelines can help ease the stress of deciding what to bring with you on vacation. Make a List Staring into your closet may make you feel overwhelmed. Instead of starting with an open suitcase, begin with a pen and paper. Write down everything you will need to use daily. A toothbrush,…

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Spring Cleaning: Tackle the Garage

March 24, 2017
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Spring is a popular time for cleaning drawers, closets and shelves. Expanding spring cleaning to include the garage is simple with these tips. Purge. Giving away possessions can be difficult. Luckily, items stored in the garage generally have less sentimental value than objects in the rest of the home. It can be helpful to decide if items are not in use because they are no longer needed or if they need to be stored in a more accessible manner. Organize. Home improvement tools are often…

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Pet-proofing your home

March 2, 2017

So you want a furry bundle of joy but have doubts whether your home is suited for the task? We’re here to lend a helping paw. Use the following checklist to sniff out potential hazards and raise the woof on pet home safety. While it may not cover every danger, we’re pawsitive it’ll set you on the right track.   Power cords Gnawing teeth and electrical currents are a combination best avoided. Your first line of defense is simply to hide power cords wherever possible,…

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Organizing Ideas for Kids’ Rooms

September 20, 2016

Ask most parents and they’ll tell you that having kids has enriched their lives in countless ways. But if there’s one common cause for complaint, it’s the clutter that tends to accompany children from infancy well into the teenage years. There’s no getting around it—kids require stuff. And unfortunately, cleaning up after themselves isn’t typically a top priority. Maybe your child is exceptionally tidy, but if not, don’t worry! Following are some simple organizing ideas to get ahead of the mess and help keep your…

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Organization Tips for Back to School

August 12, 2016

As the summer begins to fade, it’s time to start looking forward to heading back to school. While the start of the school year is an exciting time characterized by new classes and school supplies, it can also mean organizational chaos. Backpacks get dumped on the kitchen counter, sports bags block the door to the garage and band equipment litters the living room. What’s more, you’re suddenly transitioned from lazy summer days to a hectic schedule filled with homework, soccer games and other after-school events.…

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