Garage Sale Tips…Turn Trash into Treasure

Over a lifetime, we acquire a lot of stuff — and for some of us, we acquire stuff a lot sooner! That’s all fine and well until that day you can’t get your car into your garage because it’s full of old furniture you don’t need, toys the kids no longer play with, and clothes that fit no one currently living in the house. If you’re at the point where you’re saying, “No more!” or you just got done organizing clothes from our previous post then it might be time to host a garage sale. To ensure that your event is a success, here are some tips to maximize your profit and make your old items appealing to a new audience. Garage Sale Tips #1 – Draw Them in with the Bigs Typically speaking, the shoppers who frequent garage sales aren’t looking for just the right sweater to wear at next winter’s parties. Instead, they’re drawn...

Organizing Clothes, Closet…for a new season!

Organizing Clothes and Your Closet for a New You If you’re like many women, when you wake up each day and consider what to wear, you walk through your closet full of clothes and think, “I don’t have anything to wear today!” (visions of Cher in Clueless are coming back) If that sounds familiar, it might not be that you don’t have anything to wear as much as it’s that you can’t find it. Organizing closets and organizing clothes will help you have some clarity — and sanity — as you get ready in the morning. It also has the added benefit of enabling you to identify which clothes and shoes fit, which are in fashion now, and what you need to buy the next time you go shopping, so you don’t end up with five simple black skirts!   Clear Your Mind; Your Closet Will Follow When you’re ready to tackle the mountain of clothes...

House Cleaning Companies…Are they all the same?

Are all house cleaners and house cleaning companies the same? If not, what makes them different and why? Finding the right house cleaner can sometimes be like finding the right pair of jeans. Some fit really well and make your “butt” look spectacular and others, well they don’t and you just want to pull your hair out when you try them on. All industries have niches, where companies chose to serve a particular niche and therefore a particular customer. The house cleaning and maid services industry is no different and this means that not all cleaners and not all cleaning companies are the best fit for you and your specific needs. The Cleaners Cleaning Niche Regarding house cleaning you pretty much have two options, independent house cleaners and house cleaning companies. If the company and/or cleaner are smart they will not have a “one size fits all” attitude. A much more safer bet for the company...