Creating a Home Maintenance Schedule

We recently spent some time moving all of the furniture away from the wall so that we could vacuum behind it and dust the baseboards. Yikes! It has apparently been a long time since we did that. I’ve decided that it would be helpful to make up a year-round maintenance calendar for my home. (Luckily I live in an apartment building, so I don’t need to include things that house-owners would need to do, like roof gutters and lawns!) Tasks…

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It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

Back in June, I wrote about a project on which I had done a good bit of procrastinating (see A Blessing and A Curse). To refresh your memory on the salient details, I was asked to record a 90-minute class I had delivered at a NAPO conference 6 years earlier, so that the class could be made available as part of NAPO’s educational offerings. I put it off and put it off, and finally got it done by setting myself…

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No More Metal File Cabinets

Furniture / Paper / 

Let’s face it, we’ve all got paper.  And we need somewhere to store it.  But does it have to be ugly? When I visit clients’ homes, I often find ugly metal file cabinets.  So ugly that they are kept in a closet.  Not only does it make it inconvenient to access the paper, but it also cuts down on closet space. It’s time to come out of the closet with our file storage!

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