09
Jul

Are You Getting Ready to Downsize Your Home?

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Clothes donations, Donate clothes, Red cross clothing donations

You did not really intend to be downsizing quite this soon, but the day that you saw your neighbor and his adult son measuring part of their acreage for a new home, you decided to have a conversation. They were indeed thinking about building a second home on their property, and when you suggested that the son just buy yours, they were immediately interested. The thought of months of construction and all of the mess that it involves is never a fun idea in a place where there is more cold and wet weather than anything else, so you were not surprised that they agreed to immediately come walk through your space.
Things happened pretty quickly after that initial walk through and now you find yourself spending this summer sorting and making decisions about what you want to keep and what you are going to have to part with. You have the Red Cross pickup schedule memorized and always have a pile of house hold and Continue Reading No Comments

26
Aug

3 Suggestions for How to Get Rid of Stuff

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Donate clothes, Red cross donations

Red cross pickup

Summer is ending and fall is fast approaching and the cleaning bug is heading in. Pretty soon we are going to be pulling our sweaters, jackets and boots out of storage or the back of the closet or under the bed, or wherever you stashed them. Some people may have dropped off their winter closed as used clothing donations at a Red Cross donation center. If that’s the case, you may have to buy a new jacket. Whatever the case may be, the changing of the seasons is a good time to step back and evaluate your home. It’s amazing how much stuff we pick up over time. You could have done a deep spring cleaning and then just a few short months later, your possessions have once again cluttered