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Posted on Dec 29 2014 - 2:00pm by David Decker
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There’s something magical about getting the family together to trim the tree and hang the stockings. What isn’t so magical? Finding space to store and organize your holiday decorations for the rest of the year. Save yourself the holiday headache and consider these five storage solutions for your décor. Christmas Lights Do your Christmas lights always end up in...

Posted on Dec 26 2014 - 6:23pm by Garret Stembridge
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                    Downsize your wardrobe. Chances are your closet and drawers are filled with clothing you haven’t worn in years or simply forgot about. Conquer clutter by first getting rid of all of the shirts, pants, and shoes you don’t wear anymore. Sell them for extra cash or donate them to people who...

Posted on Dec 22 2014 - 5:13pm by David Decker
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                    Artificial Trees Putting away a fake Christmas tree can be a hassle, but storing it the wrong way can make taking it out next year even worse. If you’re dismantling the tree, sort the pieces by tier. Many fake trees have color-coded pieces, which is a great way to organize them too. Also...

Posted on Dec 12 2014 - 6:09pm by David Decker
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                  Planning to move to Houston, Texas, but want to know more? Familiarize yourself with what Houston has to offer using our guide below. Here are a few important things to know. Prepare for warm weather. If you love hot weather, Houston is the place to be. The city has warm temperatures year round, but summer...

Posted on Dec 11 2014 - 9:17pm by Rebecca Desfosse
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Are you moving your mother across the country to a senior community? Or maybe your dad is coming to stay with you. No matter the situation, moving a senior parent from his or her home can be difficult. Here are a few survival tips: Communicate Effectively First, sit down with your parent and discuss the reasons for the move along with the plan of attack for the move...

Posted on Dec 8 2014 - 4:38pm by Dayna Hathaway
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                    The holiday season is a time for giving. And it’s a time for giving back. Declutter your home for a good cause this year by donating old items to charity. Here are seven things in your closet that you should consider giving away. Winter coats If you have winter coats in your closet that you’ve...

Posted on Dec 4 2014 - 6:26pm by David Decker
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                    Thinking about moving to Phoenix, Arizona? Before packing your bags, get to know the city better with our guide below. Here are some tips to prepare you for the move to Phoenix. Prepare for hot weather. Phoenix is known for its hot temperatures, so as you may expect, temperatures can reach three...

Posted on Dec 3 2014 - 8:26pm by David Decker
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                    “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” While Peter Pan’s J.M. Barrie probably wasn’t referring to things around the house, we think it still applies. Here are five things from your childhood you should never throw away because “going away...

                    You love your child. Even the silliest of their hand-drawn pictures is beautiful. But there’s just so much of it – and your kid brings home new pieces each day! No parent can keep it all. Here are some tips for decluttering your home without getting rid of all of your children’s artwork: Hang...

Posted on Nov 25 2014 - 5:52pm by David Decker
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                    Whether you’re catching a flight home — packing (and repacking) your over-stuffed suitcase — or putting last season’s wardrobe into storage, you’re likely in need of some extra space. Don’t worry; your frustrations are over. Here are five ways to pack your clothes better. ...