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Prepare Your Garden & Yard Tools for Spring

By Scott Roewer | March 13th, 2014 | Comments »

If you’ve been counting the days until your snowy white yard melts into the gorgeous greens of spring then this article is for you, because I’ve got some ideas for getting your hands dirty now. It may be too early to get to your garden’s soil, but there’s plenty of prep work to be done […]

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Effective Scheduling – Making the Best Use of Your Time

By Scott Roewer | February 13th, 2014 | Comments »

The most valuable commodity known to man is the most finite: time. In our mile-a-minute lifestyles, it seems we never have enough time to get done all we need to, let alone the things we want to do. But if we learned to budget our time more efficiently, I believe we’d all be pleasantly surprised […]

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Time Management For Couples

By Scott Roewer | February 11th, 2014 | Comments »

The idea of “finding time” is a silly one, don’t you think? There are only 24 hours in a day and no matter where you look you won’t find any more, so if something is a priority then you have to make the time for it, by clearing your schedule of other less essential obligations. […]

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Hiding Money at Home Can Bring A Wealth of Woes

By Scott Roewer | July 14th, 2009 | Comments »

Recently I was interviewed by MSNBC for an article, “Money Hiders Risk A Wealth of Woes, Feelings of economic insecurity can lead to cash stashing“. Most people have some cash available at home. However, I have found clients do not always take appropriate steps in securing their cash. As quoted in the article by MSNBC, […]

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Get Organized & Save Money

By Scott Roewer | July 2nd, 2009 | Comments »

Oprah has once again teamed up with the awesome folks at The Container Store to offer you 25% off everything in the store now through, Sunday, July 12. Be sure to measure your spaces and make your shopping list before you go.  Know what you’re shopping for so you don’t buy items that clutter your living […]

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The Container Store & Real Simple Want You to be Organized!

By Scott Roewer | May 21st, 2009 | Comments »

July 2009 Update – The contest has ended, but feel free to check out the Container Store and Real Simple. Now is your chance to win an organized home! It’s simple, “Real Simple” in fact! Enter every day between now and June 15th, 2009 to win the sweepstakes sponsored by Real Simple and The Container […]

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Professional Organizers Recognized For Excellence in Los Angeles

By Scott Roewer | February 19th, 2009 | Comments »

January was a busy month.  I spent time traveling to California to work with my clients who live there.   While in California, I had the opportunity to visit Los Angeles.  The National Association of Professional Organizers, Los Angeles Chapter on January 30, 2009 hosted the 4th Annual Los Angeles Organizing Awards.  This red-carpet event was […]

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Free Electronics Recycling in Montgomery County

By Scott Roewer | December 2nd, 2008 | Comments »

I often find dead electronic laying around the homes of my clients.  You can’t donate them, you don’t want to fill the landfills, so you need to recycle the electronics, right?  According to the site, Earth911, ‘e-waste is growing at three times the rate of other municipal waste and e-waste may be responsible for as […]

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Free Shredding in Montgomery County – Again!

By Scott Roewer | September 9th, 2008 | Comments »

Identity theft is one of America’s fastest growing crimes. Shredding your personal papers is one of the best ways to protect yourself. NBC4, PNC Bank and Shred-It have once again, teamed up to bring you the next NBC4 Safe & Secure Community Shred event. You can bring up to five boxes of your personal papers […]

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Stop Junk Mail, I Dare You!

By Scott Roewer | August 5th, 2008 | Comments »

Junk mail is a huge waste of time. Don’t you agree? Unwanted mail is often what I see cluttering clients’ counter tops, entryway tables, home offices, and the never ending ‘in box.’ I dare you to follow these steps. I dare you to take a step forward by stopping unwanted mail. Do you accept this […]

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