Get Your Home Ready For Summer Fun!

Have you always wanted to host a gathering with friends or family, but clutter keeps you from inviting people into your home? Here are some simple steps to get your home ready for some summer fun! Interior Go room by room decluttering. Give everything a thorough cleaning. Freshen up décor by moving things around or bringing in a few new items. Exterior Clean the exterior of the home, deck/patio and…

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…

Document Retention Guidelines

Record Retention Guidelines

Click Below to Download Printable Copy Download “Record Retention Guideline” Record-Retention-Guidelines-Revised.pdf – Downloaded 63 times – 96 KB Record Retention Guideline *This is only a guideline. Please consult CPA for advice on your specific situation. Keep till warranty expires or can no longer return or exchange Sales Receipts What to keep for 1 month ATM Printouts and discard after balancing your checkbook Utility Bills Credit Card Receipts Other monthly bills…

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 Challenge Week 3: Living Area 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 living areas. 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…

Simplify Challenge Week 2: Kitchen & Pantry

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.  This week, we focus on organizing your kitchen and pantry. 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…

Simplify Challenge Week 1: Garage & Laundry Room

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.  This week, we focus on organizing your Garage and Laundry Room 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…