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Avoid the Back to School Blues: Get Organized Now

Avoid the Back to School Blues: Get Organized Now

If you haven’t noticed it in your local department stores, it’s already back to school season! The next few weeks will be action-packed for many families who want to ensure the school year starts without a hitch. There’s so much to consider before your kids head to elementary or high school, and no matter how many times you’ve done it, making the transition from summer fun to a new school year can be tough.

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Top Tips for Organizing & Packing for Vacation

Top Tips for Organizing & Packing for Vacation

If you’re headed on a vacation this summer, you’re probably looking forward to relaxing on the beach or exploring a new city. But no matter your idea of a perfect summer vacation, you still have to endure the stress of packing up your belongings to get there. Figuring out what you’re going to wear for a few days or a few weeks can feel daunting. After all, you can check the weather trends and look at the forecast, but last minute weather changes can always…

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The Top Apps to Help You Organize Your Life

The Top Apps to Help You Organize Your Life

Our phones may be the best way to connect and share with our friends and family, but they can also help us stay organized. If you’re struggling to stay organized, make your digital sidekick work a little harder for you by investing in some of the best apps for organization. Believe me, no matter what level of organization you’re trying to achieve, there’s an app for that.

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8 Habits of Organized People

8 Habits of Organized People

Everyone has at least one incredibly organized friend, relative or co-worker. It’s that person who always knows details about a meeting at work, what time dinner starts or where the phone charger is. If she doesn’t know the answer immediately, there’s a great chance she’s got a system for finding out quickly. Organized people tend to be less stressed and more efficient. Rather than running around the house looking for keys, they know exactly where they are. They also have a clear method for arranging…

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Help Your Teen Get Organized Now

Help Your Teen Get Organized Now

Your teen’s bedroom is the room in your house most likely to look like a disaster area. It’s the room you dread entering for fear of the unknown. When you crack open that door, you could be faced with clothes—dirty and clean—strewn about the floor, an unmade bed, a disorganized closet, a mess of a desk and who knows how many dirty cups and bowls sitting on your kid’s dresser, night stand, desk and floor. If your teenager’s bedroom looks like a scene from a…

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Top 5 Tips for Making Your New House a Home

Top 5 Tips for Making Your New House a Home

If you’ve moved in the last year or two, you’re still just getting to know your new house. You’re still learning about its quirks—like how the steps creak or what noises the appliances make. You may have arranged furniture more than once to create the right atmosphere and use space wisely. But there are some other big projects you might want to tackle that can help make the house you just purchased feel a little bit more like home.

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The Best Gifts to Help You With Your New Year’s Resolutions

The Best Gifts to Help You With Your New Year’s Resolutions

We’ve reached the end of another year; 2017 is right around the corner. A new year is an opportunity to start fresh, to take a step back and think about what you’d like to accomplish in the next 12 months. Right now, many people are developing their New Year’s resolutions for the coming year. And you’ve probably started to think about yours!

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Best Philly Experience Gifts for the 2016 Holidays

Best Philly Experience Gifts for the 2016 Holidays

If you’re stumped trying to find holiday gifts for all of the important people in your life, from your parents, to your spouse, to your best friend and your siblings, you might want to turn to a new trend—experiential gifts. Research shows that people who focus on experiences, rather than buying things, have happier lives. So we’ve come up with some Philadelphia experience-based holiday gifts that are perfect your friends, family and loved ones.

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Best of Philly: Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Best of Philly: Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Now that the holiday season is upon us you have likely added all the names to your holiday shopping list, but now you are faced with the age old question… what to buy for everyone? Choosing the “perfect” gift can be tough; you want to make sure that it’s not only something your loved one will like but also something that shows them how much they mean to you.

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10 Luxury Gifts That Will Make All Her Friends Jealous

10 Luxury Gifts That Will Make All Her Friends Jealous

The holiday season is officially upon us, which means you’re tasked with finding gifts for all the special people on your list. The woman in your life can be tough to buy for—but we’ve got a list of some luxury gifts that will wow her on Christmas morning. Here are some our favorite gifts for her this holiday season. 1. A Scooter No, we don’t mean the same type of scooter your nephew rides, we mean a smaller, cuter version of a motorcycle. Scooters are…

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Going Clutter-Free for a Cause: Donate Your Unwanted Stuff

Going Clutter-Free for a Cause: Donate Your Unwanted Stuff

While it’s important to be charitable throughout the year, we are quickly approaching the Season of Giving—a time where we express our thanks for all that we have and remember others who aren’t as fortunate. Whether you’ve just cleaned out your closet in search of a more peaceful morning routine and gotten rid of the clothes that are just a little too small or a season out of style, or you’re organizing your clothes, shoes, bags and accessories to get ready for a new custom…

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