Mastering the Yard Sale

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Now that you’ve done your spring cleaning, it’s time to get that extra stuff out of your house! And might as well make a little extra cash, and teach the kid’s something about economics, while you’re doing it. If you’ve never attempted a yard sale before, or even if you have, here are some great […]

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Tips for Advanced Level Spring Cleaning!


   Spring is in the air! Finally! And after the winter we’ve had, it is probably time to do a little spring cleaning. Here are some things to think about beyond the usual washing and tossing. Outside Cleaning Gutters and Downspouts. Make sure they are clear of debris. You want the spring rains to flow […]

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Ready for Winter?

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It’s getting a little chilly out there! Which makes me think about getting the house and car ready for winter. Too many times in the past, we’ve waited until it actually is winter before winterizing. But it’s much better to be prepared ahead of time. I realized that it helps to have a checklist to […]

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Preparing Your Closets for Fall & Winter

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Almost that time to start pulling out the fall and winter clothing and thinking about putting away the summer gear. Whether for you or the kids, here are some tips to get you started: Sort Your Summer Stuff Separate your summer clothing into 3 piles: To keep To sell/donate To toss If you didn’t wear […]

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Essential Moving Tips

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Moving can be a real headache. I know. I’ve done it multiple times. But if you have a plan and you start ahead of time, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here are some tips to help organize your packing: Getting Prepped Start 8-12 wks. Before you move. Go through your home one room at […]

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Get Your Home Vacation Ready

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We all worry more or less about our homes when we go on vacation. But vacations should be a worry-free zone, so here is a list of suggestions to ensure your home is secure and you have peace of mind while you are away. Getting Your House In Order Don’t announce to the world that […]

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