How to Make a Paperless Move

How to Make a Paperless Move

How nice would it be to make a paperless move? Of all the belongings that must be sorted before we move, paper may be the worst. If you’re like most people (over 40 years old, anyway), you’ve dutifully held onto cabinets and boxes full of...
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Organizing Sentimental Items

Organizing Sentimental Items

Professional Organizer Jill Katz shares her perspective on organizing sentimental items.  When organizing with my clients, I always save the sentimental items for last. With my eagle eye, I can spot the box of photos, letters or memorabilia from across the room. I quickly make...
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How Do You Downsize: Your Home Inventory

How Do You Downsize: Your Home Inventory

As you prepare to review, assess and sort all of the belongings you’ve acquired over the past 30 or 40 years, one thing becomes clear:  You’ll need a way to manage all of the information. A home inventory of your belongings is a critical tool for...
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A Collaborative Approach to Downsizing and Home Transitions

A Collaborative Approach to Downsizing and Home Transitions

Downsizing, moving, and selling a home that you’ve lived in for 10 years or more can be a highly complex undertaking that may require assistance from a wide spectrum of highly specialized businesses.  A collaborative approach to downsizing and home transitions can be a valuable...
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12 Tips for Downsizing over the Holidays

12 Tips for Downsizing over the Holidays

Are you an empty nester, senior, or retiree who is  thinking about downsizing?  Preparing for the holidays presents a perfect opportunity to identify the items you love the most, share your abundance with others, and clear a path to a fresh start in January. Here are...
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The “Downsizing Leftovers” from a Lifetime of Possessions

The “Downsizing Leftovers” from a Lifetime of Possessions

Sorting and reducing your belongings for a downsizing move is always a challenge, but there are silver linings too.  For some, the ability to pass along quality items to younger family members or friends is a rewarding and comforting part of the process.  While those...
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Downsizing your Cookbook Collection

Downsizing your Cookbook Collection

I'm thinking it's time to downsize my cookbook collection.  I've collected them for as long as I can remember, and like many other people, my cookbook collection is a source of wonderful memories of years of cooking for my family, entertaining, and generally dreaming about...
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