Have you completed all of your spring-cleaning tasks? Dusted? Swept? Purged? Scrubbed? Enough already! We get exhausted simply thinking about trying to cram so much into a short period of time. Won't you be glad when summer finally arrives and you can say so long to this cleaning craze?!
By now you know that we prefer the term 'non' spring-cleaning. Easy does it when it comes to cleaning and organizing. The mere thought of having to do so much at once can be completely overwhelming. We prefer the slow and steady approach. Setting reasonable goals, and allowing a reasonable amount of time to complete them.
No matter which space you decide to work on, there are basic guidelines to follow in order to make the process less stressful.
Determine what the actual space is to be used for
PURGE all unnecessary, unwanted, and unused items*
Create three separate categories of items: Keep, Donate, Trash
Can you believe that March Break is right around the corner? If you are among the lucky ones, you will be hopping on a plane and heading to a special destination. Maybe somewhere warm? Visiting family and friends? No matter where you are going, it's time to get organized for a fun-filled and stress-free vacation!
Have you ever wondered what you are allowed to pack in you carry-on baggage when you are flying somewhere? We've spent countless hours researching exactly what is, and isn't, allowed onboard with you. Knowing what you are permitted to pack in your carry-on can avoid unnecessary delays, or worse, having to leave prized possessions behind at the security screening area. Isn't it much better to be organized and know that everything you packed in your bag will arrive with you? We think so!
The following is a list of the most asked about items that are allowed in your carry-on baggage according to the guidelines set out by *TSA and Transport Canada*. Pl...
Have you started trying to locate all of the necessary documents to file your taxes? A few receipts in your desk drawer? A few more on your dresser? What about that pile of 'stuff' on top of the fridge? Crammed in the dash of your car? You know the scenario. Now is the time you realize how disorganized your important, financial documents are.
Filing our Income Tax Returns is generally not something we enjoy, however, if you are organized it can be a lot less painful and frustrating. If you're starting this year without any preparation, it could take a considerable amount of time to locate all required documents. Chances are, there will be one or two pieces of missing receipts that you can't get your hands on. This can cost you money and time - especially if you locate them a week or two later and run them into your tax professional. What if you miss out on a tax benefit you are entitled to but can't find have 'that piece of paper' you need? Very few of us...