Dear Baby Boomers, You are the generation who grew up with thrifty Depression-era parents. I get it. You resent your mom and dad for making you reuse plastic bags, so you are determined to collect lots of things like china, silver and knickknacks; shop at Costco; buy large homes. It’s fun for you. Plus, you plan to pass […]
Do you have guests coming this summer? Want to offer an Airbnb? Then let’s get your guest room ready. I helped this client purge her guest room. It was all donated or trashed. And she turned the new clear space into this: Wowza! What can you do once you clear your space?
It’s spring, which means if you are selling your house, now is the time to put it on the market. But before the sign goes up in your yard, there’s a few things you should do, like touch up the paint and create curb appeal. A lot of sellers, however, don’t think to do the most important task, […]
Do you have guests visiting this summer? What’s in your guest room closet? Is it stuffed with clothes you wore pre-babies and hope to get back into? Are there files shoved in there? Your graduation robes? It’s not very welcoming to have a guest-room closet filled with stuff. More than likely, your guests will have some […]
If you follow the blog, you know we live in a fixer-upper. We are the second owners. The previous owners were in their 90’s when they died, and we bought it from the children who grew up here. Nothing was really done to the house in the years before we bought it, because many of […]
Whenever I schedule with a client, she usually asks if she should go buy bins, baskets and containers before I come. The answer is always NO. I even caught one client in a store shopping before my visit. I sent her right out the door. First, the client has already tried organizing herself with bins. I always say, if you […]