Senior downsizing: giving away mementos

As you downsize your parents’ living arrangements, deciding what items are given to which family members is a daunting task. Some families have traditions of passing certain items down to the daughters or sons of the family. For example, a mother may pass her engagement ring to her eldest son to use when he gets […]

Meal planning to save time and money

We all have to eat. Whether meals are for nourishment, enjoyment or a little of both, someone has to do the cooking. In order to save money and your sanity, try to plan ahead and have some meals ready to go at a moment’s notice. Going to the grocery store multiple times each week uses […]

To-Do List Got You Down?

You are not the only one who struggles with a To-Do list that’s too long. Most people write To-Do lists – but most of the people I work with either have very LONG To-Do lists OR they have dozens of slips of paper with To-Do lists from days, weeks, months and sometimes years ago. Let’s […]

End of School Year: Get Organized

For the kids, it is freedom. School is over and the summer stretches its loving arms out to envelope them. But here you are stuck with a stack of yellowing papers, well worn book bags, smelly gym gear, art projects, pens and everything else that was stuffed into their lockers all year. Before you go […]

Organizing Your Entryway

Does this scenario ever play out in your home? You walk in the door after a hard day at work, a long school day or a fun night on the town. You toss your keys, throw your coat and kick off your shoes. The entrance of your home can quickly pile up with all sorts […]