Downsizing your house is something you should try to avoid, right? Think again! Sure, we may all love the idea of having that amazingly spacious house with plenty of guest rooms and a sizeable garden - but when it comes to it, what is more important: living the ‘American Dream’ or being able to live with less financial pressure? One of these certainly seems more sustainable.Read More
A well-organized office has huge benefits. In the first place, it provides a feeling of control and competence, which leads to higher levels of productivity. Second, the very fact that it's organized defends against distractions. Your organized office can absorb the incoming work, and position you for success.Read More
No room to park in your own garage for the clutter and disorganization? Join the club, which by all rights should come with its own bumper sticker: Honk if you’re hoarding!
According to a recent SpareFoot Survey, nearly half (47%) of Americans who own a garage admit there have been times when they couldn’t squeeze their vehicle into it because there wasn’t room. The problem is even more pronounced for parents, 60% of whom admit they’ve been locked out of their own garage by runaway family clutter and disorganization.Read More
Everyone's busted a sweat vacuuming the house or scrubbing the toilet — but because housekeepers do it on the daily, they're allowed to rack up a pet peeve or two. The work cleaning pros put into your home or hotel room is serious business. These are the things you might be guilty of that make their lives even harder.Read More
After my father died at 94 in September, leaving my sister and me to empty his one-bedroom, independent living New Jersey apartment, we learned the hard truth that others in their 50s and 60s need to know: Nobody wants the prized possessions of your parents — not even you or your kids.Read More