Tips & Advice on Downsizing and Decór
A Blog by Jennifer Mullin
Hostess Gifts – A Buyers Guide!
Hostess gifts are designed to say thank you for inviting us. It is a small token of appreciation not intended to be a major expense or to create seasonal stress! There seems to be a lot of confusion around this specific type of gift, so here’s a little help for the upcoming Holidays.Read More
Get A Plan! #10 in our series – 10 Things to Expect When Downsizing!
Get a plan! #10 of 10 Things to Expect When Downsizing If you are reading this – You are ready to begin the process of letting- go! If you are moving, downsizing, or just getting rid of clutter, you need to begin looking at your items with a critical eye to determine what you really…Read More
Donations: How to find a non profit
This is #9 of 10 Things to Expect when downsizing! Inevitably when downsizing, there will be items that you will decide to donate. In previous articles we talked about options for furniture consignment. Even if you are able to gift or consign all of the furniture you longer want, you will have other items…Read More
Self-Storage Units Are A Temptation You Should Resist!
Self-Storage Units Are A Temptation You Should Resist! This is #8 of 10 Things to Expect When Downsizing. See links to additional posts to the right or below. Often when people begin the process of downsizing the idea of renting a storage unit is tempting. When tasked with going through your own items or those…Read More
From Gifting to Tipping: Advice for a less stressful Season of Giving!
Help for remembering the gift, selecting a hostess gift and who & how to tip –Read More
Collections Are Harder To Sell Than You think!
Collections are harder to sell than you think! This is #7 in the collection of 10 Things To Expect When Downsizing! See links to previous blog posts below or to the right. Lots of us love to collect items over time. Popular collections include stamps, baseball cards, coins, thimbles, spoons, plates, snow globes, glass wear,…Read More
The Antique Market is Struggling!
The Antique Market is Struggling! This is the 6th installment of 10 Things To Expect When Downsizing. See links to previous blog posts to the right and bottom of this post! 6) For a few years now furniture buying trends have been moving away from Antiques that have traditionally been a staple in most American…Read More
Your Mother’s Mid Century Modern Furniture Is Coming Back!
This is the 5th installment of 10 things To Expect When Downsizing. See Links to previous posts to the right and bottom of this article. 5) Your Mother’s Mid Century Modern furniture is coming back. TRUE! The demand for Mid Century Furniture is on the rise! For a few years now furniture buying trends have…Read More
China And Crystal And Silver – Oh My!
This is the fourth installment of 10 Things to Expect When Downsizing. See the link to previous articles below and to the right! 4) China and Crystal and Silver – Oh my! This is another heartbreak! It is likely that you will have a hard time finding a new home for your fine china,…Read More
“Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff”
This is the third installment of 10 Things To Expect When Downsizing! See links to the previous articles below. 3) ” Your kids don’t want your stuff!” This wisdom was shared with me many years ago by a much older woman. She was right! You may be very disappointed when you find that your…Read More
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