My Top 5 Move Missteps

My family and I lived at the same address for 27 years – that changed about 3 weeks ago. I mentioned in a previous e-Newsletter that my husband Bill and I decided it was time to simplify and shed ourselves of the extra work that a single family home with a big yard and pool demands – not to mention the accumulated clutter. I’m pleased to say all went well with the move. And we’re thrilled with our new condo home. But we learned some valuable lessons along the way…

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Attic Organization Tips

After living in our home for over 25 years, my husband and I have decided to simplify our lives, and move. As is sometimes the case – this decision happened very quickly… at least for my husband Bill!

Unbeknownst to him, about two years ago as our empty nest status was imminent, I started thinking

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It’s Time for Mom & Dad to Downsize — Now What?

48 hours after their move, my Mother-in-Law tells me, “I don’t even know where my lipstick is!” When you are 80 years old, this is not a comforting thought. Let me explain. For months my in-laws had been preparing to move to a retirement community. They are both 80+ years old and their home of 50 years was just too much for them to manage – especially with winter right around the corner. They spent the better part of a year researching and visiting a variety of retirement communities in their area. They evaluated all the amenities each facility offered, the distance from family, and the associated costs. They finally selected what I believe is a perfect option for them.

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