What Would You Bring to a New Land?

I went to Ellis Island recently and was really fascinated by the history around me.  All those people arriving in a country where they didn’t know the language, customs or rules, but eager to make their way.  One of the things I found particularly fascinating was the luggage, the bags, baskets and trunks.

They literally moved their entire world in a handful of containers.  Clearly only those things that truly mattered made the cut.  It’s a good way to go about purging your own belongings.  If you were moving and could only bring what you could carry, what would you bring?  Granted you are going to keep more than that but, it should help with prioritizing which things you truly need or love. read more

Car Travel Season is Upon Us! Is your Car Ready?

Millions of Americans will hit the roads this Summer and Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off the Summer travel season.  While it looks like most of us live in our cars these days, make sure your car is clutter-free, prepared and well-organized before heading out on the great open highways.

Here are some tips to get your car road ready:

Maintenance! Maintenance! Maintenance!  Be sure to check that your car is running properly by checking the fluids, brakes, tires (don’t forget the spare!) hoses, belts, and of course, air-conditioning prior to departure. read more

Moving Day Tool Kit- An Organized Move Video Series Part 4

Erin Elizabeth Wells, Living Peace Professional Organizer, shares her recommendations on those essential items that will make your moving day go smoothly.

Erin WErin Elizabeth Wells is a Founder and CEO of Living Peace LLC of Salem, MA and Winchester, MA and is a NAPO-NE member.  Check us out at www.living-peace.com.  Or call (617) 519-5693.

Packing Supplies- An Organized Move Video Part 3- NAPO-NE Video Tip

Erin Elizabeth Wells, Living Peace Professional Organizer, shares her recommendations on the needed supplies for an organized packing process for your move.

Erin WErin Elizabeth Wells is a Founder and CEO of Living Peace LLC of Salem, MA and Winchester, MA and is a NAPO-NE member.  Check us out at www.living-peace.com.  Or call (617) 519-5693.