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Tips for Getting Organized (It's Never Too Late!)

Was, “De-Clutter” on your New Year’s Resolution List this year? Do you get so overwhelmed that you put keep putting it off? Whether you need to get your house ready to put on the market or are simply looking to better your interior spaces, here are a few tips and tricks to help you tackle messes (and keep them away)!

1.Start Small. Don’t try to do everything in one day or all at once. This is how many people lose interest and energy in organizing. Instead, set a goal of something to complete and if you want, a timeline. Split up the time and the amount of work reasonably. If you know you have Aunt Martha coming to visit in 3 weeks and you don’t want her to comment on your messy closet, dedicate an hour each day until then to work on it. The time will add up and you will still be able to keep up with your busy life!
2.Have a Place for Everything. When you have a designated spot for something, you will be less likely to lose your belongings. Keep your keys on a hook near the front door, y…

Staging Your House During Winter Months

Hi Everyone,
It’s February already!And there will probablybe at least one to two months more of winter.So, if you are trying to sell your house during the winter, it’s harder than other times of the year.Unfortunately, there are no blooming flowers, no green grass or trees, but lots of bare landscape and sometimes, lots of leftover leaves from fall!So, what should you do to make your house have more curb appeal?
Here are ten suggestions to help you showcase your house during these cold months:
1.Make sure that all the extra leaves and branches are raked up in the yard.
2.Trim back the dead plants and flowers that may still be looming in your flower beds.
3.Plant some winter flowers such as pansies and winter cabbage in large flower pots near your front door.
4.Place a pretty winter-themed wreath on your door for more color!
5.If you have snow, make sure that there is a clear path to your front door.Potential buyers don’t want to trudge through the snow to get to your house.
6.Clear off your f…