What is a Senior Move Manager

This month we celebrate the Senior Move Manager. At Practical Solutions, we love our role as Senior Move Managers in helping guide our clients through sorting out a lifetime of possessions and empowering them to make a difficult downsize and move. It is worth all of the hard work when you hear clients say that they couldn’t have made the move without you and that they are so happy in…

Organize Your Digital Photos

With the convenience of taking photos on your phone and other devices why is it so inconvenient to organize them? Here are a 3 simple tips from Alex Slattery, a professional photographer, on the best way to organize and protect your memories. 1. Designate one place where all your photos go on your computer. This will be your main folder where all your images go. Only use one folder and…

KonMari Method for Seniors Who Are Downsizing and Moving

How does one who is looking to downsize and move into senior living use the KonMari Method to tackle the overwhelming task of getting rid of years or clutter and memories? The KonMari Method developed by Marie Kondo and made famous through her books and Netflix show Tidying Up is a great way to take on a major downsize. When seniors are moving to a smaller space it is very…

Simplify Challenge Week 5: Bathroom Organization

To celebrate Get Organized Month this month, we are doing a video series to take you through your home and teach you how to organize those spaces.  This week, we focus on organizing your bathrooms. Previous Videos Contact Us Feel Overwhelmed?  We can help. Contact Us Contest Rules To enter, post your before and after photos on Facebook in the comments below the video or email them to us so…

Simplify Challenge Week 4: Bedroom Organization

To celebrate Get Organized Month this month, we are doing a video series to take you through your home and teach you how to organize those spaces.  This week, we focus on organizing your bedrooms. More Videos To Come… Previous Videos Contact Us Feel Overwhelmed?  We can help. Contact Us Contest Rules To enter, post your before and after photos on Facebook in the comments below the video or email…

Simplify Your Home Challenge

To celebrate Get Organized Month this month, we are doing a video series to take you through you home and teach you how to organized those spaces.  Get Hands-On Help—Inspire others with your organizing success by sharing your before and after pictures! Everyone who shares their pictures will automatically receive a 5th hour free when they book a 4-hour organizing session at our promotional rate of $300. They will also…

Have Yourself a Clutter-Free, Merry Christmas!

It is so easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Before you know it, you have gotten yourself so overworked and stressed that you are acting like the Grinch. Take a breath, grab a cup of your favorite hot drink, plop in your coziest chair and take a few minutes to evaluate your plans for Christmas this year.  Start by asking yourself these…

Be Thankful for Less Stuff This Thanksgiving

Removing the unnecessary stuff in your life can create room for so much more. Here are some things to be thankful for when you have less stuff. Time – Quality time with the people in your life who are important to you instead of time spent attaining and managing stuff you really do not need. Money – Money to create meaningful experiences and security for the future rather than wasting…

Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Garage by Kenny Pedersen at Organized Garage Solutions

After years of using your garage, you have likely accumulated a lot of unnecessary and unneeded items. It is easy for this to happen because like the quote “out of sight, out of mind” we typically forget the things we do not see every day. Going through your garage and organizing it will give you peace of mind and even more space for things like your car! Remove Everything. This is…

10 Organizing Project Under 10 Minutes

The kids are back in school and the holidays will be here before we know it. Let’s head into that busy time of year a little more organized. By just taking 10 minutes each day to organizing one of these spaces in your home, you will feel more in control of your home and ready to tackle whatever comes your way. Pantry – Start by throwing out any food that has…