Tips to Downsizing and Making Your Life Simpler in a Smaller Home

There comes a time for most people when we think, “I have too much stuff.” Whether your home feels cluttered, it is time to move to a smaller home, or you just have too many things you can’t use, downsizing makes a great deal of sense to simplify what you have and make your move easier. Here are a few simple tips to downsizing that can help you achieve your decluttering goals so you can move from a large to a small home without missing much.   Maximize Storage Space When you get to your new, smaller, cozier home, you will need to make the most of every…

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Tips on Setting Up a Guest Room

When taking an overnight guest into your home, often the first thought that comes to mind is where they will sleep. We do not all have extra sleeping quarters ready at the drop of a hat so sometimes we need to get creative in setting up a guest room to make things comfortable and welcoming.   Here are some things to consider that can make your guest feel right at home in a guest room prepared just for them: A tasteful décor can be a calming atmosphere that your guest feels at home with. Too much of your personal tastes in the room can seem unfamiliar to your…

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Using Your Garage to Actually Park Your Vehicle

When you think about it, you may realize that most of the time your vehicle is just sitting idle waiting for you to take it for the next spin around the block. But most people leave their car parked in the driveway or on the street, not even thinking that the garage is an option to park it. The problem is many of us (and I mean MANY) have our garage so packed with “stuff” there is no room for a vehicle of any size. There are some very good reasons to park your vehicle in the garage and some of these might change your mind about where…

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Top Tips to Pack for a Move

While most of us have done it at least once, “I love packing and moving” is not a sentence anyone is likely to say. It is painful putting all your stuff in boxes and as exciting as it is to finally reach your new home, by the time you do, you are probably going to be exhausted. However, moving can be easier if you can do a few simple things to pack your belongings the right way. So, here are some tips for packing your valuables to make sure your move goes better than expected and everything reaches your new home in perfect condition. To ensure your most…

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