Simply Downsized Advice

How to Pack for a Move

Washington-DC based professional organizer Ginger Willis shares pro tips for how to pack like a pro!

How to Make Your Own Floorplan

Everything you need to know about doing your own paper-doll style floorplan.

Mistakes People Make When Downsizing

There's a lot that can go wrong before, during and after a downsizing move.

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All About Self Storage

Self storage can be a blessing and a curse. Here's how the pros approach it.


Working with a Professional Photo Organizer

How to prepare for your first session, by DC-based professional organizer Jody Al-Saigh.

Organize Your Sentimental Items

Sentimental items are the hardest things to release! Professional Organizer Jill Katz shares her secrets.

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How to Deal with Collections

Most people have some sort of collections, whether it's a formal collection of china, or informal collection, like holiday decorations.

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What's In Your Rowboat?

The Rowboat Rule is a mindset that encourages you to keep only the best and most useful items for your next place.

Can You Live Without a Guest Room?

Losing the guest room is a major concern for lots of downsizers. Don't let it hold you back!

Interior Design for Downsizers

Arlington Designer Susan Sutter has some stylish ideas for feathering your new nest.

Our Favorite Consignment Spots Near Arlington

If you need to re-home quality clothing, it will be helpful to know the best places for consignment.

Pierce in Rosslyn

Empty Nesters look to Pierce for Carefree Lifestyle

Pierce, the new mid-level condominium going up in Roslyn, offers luxury lock and leave lifestyle.

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Take advantage of a free 30-minute phone consultation to start planning your project and set some short term goals.