Get Ready for Summer with Our Best Organizing Tips

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  • Post last modified:May 6, 2022

With the weather turning warmer, our thoughts turn to outdoor projects, entertaining, and enjoying the lazy days of summer. We’re finishing up our spring cleaning and organizing and wanted to share some of our favorite organizing tips.  There is no one-size-fits-all approach to organization. But, of course, there are some fundamental guidelines for organizing oneself. Often, the most challenging part is getting started. So, start small, but start! Some organizing methods advocate for room-by-room organization, while others promote an…

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Helping Seniors with Mail Management

Even under the best of circumstances, managing mail can be challenging. Junk mail is a big culprit, but for seniors, leaving piles of mail unattended can also mean bills go unpaid and important information is missed. These tips on helping seniors with mail management can bring order to the chaos.Stop Junk MailIt's impossible to stop all of it, but you can cut it back quite a bit. Our blog shows you how to do it.Set Up a SystemYou can't…

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Home Projects to Tackle During Seclusion

Being stuck at home is hard on everyone. Whether you live alone or with family, the days can seem to drag on. TV and streaming services offer nothing new, and you’re tired of video games and board games. It’s time to tackle some home projects you’ve been putting off! Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. This commission comes at…

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Put a Stop to Unwanted Junk Mail

When the mail arrives, do you race out to check it in hopes of a letter or card? Or do you go a few days, or a week, before bothering with it because you know it’s most likely junk mail? If you’re like most people, you’re not in a hurry to check the mail. Junk mail like catalogs, credit card offers, flyers, coupons, etc., make up a large portion of the mail delivered these days. Disclosure: This post may…

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How Long Do I Have to Keep This?
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How Long Do I Have to Keep This?

Do you toss everything? Or are you a pack rat holding on to every document for all eternity, just in case? In case of what, you can't be sure, but you're not going to throw it out. The fact is, the best record retention process is somewhere in between. Setting up a filing system and a purge cycle will help you know what to keep and how long to keep it. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which…

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