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Valuing Collections

I collect kitschy things, I admit. When my late grandmother left me three paintings, she started me on a lifetime of collecting artwork called reverse painting (only flowers, fruit or birds, thank you!). I also collect and display blue willow platters (and confess that I have about 200 various pieces), because I inherited blue  dishes. […]

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Organized and profiting

As a special-events manager, Valerie Achorn needed to maintain a certain amount of organization in her [...]

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The Moving Concierge

You are lucky if you have family and friends willing and eager to lend a hand [...]

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My Barn and the Wreaths

One of the very best things about living in an 1840’s farmhouse is that it has [...]

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Hung Up On Hangers

Hung Up on Hangers A few months ago we worked on emptying out a client’s storage [...]

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Assisted Living Community

A couple of years ago I worked with a lovely couple who wanted to move into [...]

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Summer Safety Tips for Those with Dementia

Countless times, I have gone to meet a new client, a couple, mother or father (with [...]

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Staying at Home

Simplified Lives is best known for helping seniors and others eliminate the stress and aggravation of [...]

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Appraising Costume Jewelry

They say that “all that glitters is not gold” — but vintage costume jewelry may have [...]

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Moving is a Special Event

We all need help at times with big and complicated events. Many people, for example, hire [...]

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Week Three: A Simplified Bathroom at Cedar Knoll Farm

Bathroom renovation week three. Working in an 8 x 10 foot space in an 1840’s farmhouse; [...]

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A Simplified Life at Cedar Knoll Farm

My advice on how to downsize and get ready for a home renovation project is hitting [...]

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