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3 Tips for Purging Your Home of Clutter

Piles of clutter may be an every day reality in your home, but you need not let the mess overwhelm you. Getting down to the business of cleaning out every inch of your living space can be a monumental job. A new season means the perfect opportunity to purge your home of old clutter and usher in the new energy. Instead of tackling the mess head-on, try approaching spring cleaning little by little, working in one-hour shifts until the house is completely decluttered. Read More >

5 Tips on Taking Back Your Time on Social Media

Are you one of the millions of users who find it almost impossible to go an entire day without checking social networking accounts multiple times per day? You are not alone. According to recent studies, social media use among 18 to 49-year-old users has climbed to a staggering three to four hours per day, which is the equivalent of two full months of wasted time. With the proliferation of social media access through a seemingly ever-increasing array of Read More >

20 Helpful Tips to Keep Your Elderly Loved Ones Safe at Home

Americans are living longer. Many Americans who are in their 50’s, 60’s and even 70’s are finding themselves caring for elder parents and relatives today. If you are one of the lucky people who are an adult and have an active and independent senior parent or two who are living on their own, you likely worry about their safety and well-being. Things we take for granted when we are younger such as stairs, opening doors or getting in the shower become more difficult as we Read More >

9 Tips on What to Pack for a Weekend Getaway

Summer will soon be winding down but while there is still ample sun around, who can resist the urge to get away for just one more weekend? Regardless of where you’re headed, whether to the beach or to the mountains or anywhere in between, what to pack for your short adventure need not be a source of stress. By traveling light and committing to a ‘less is more’ mentality, you will arrive to your destination more organized and relaxed for whatever the weekend will bring. Read More >

20 of the Best Tips to Organize Your Home

Organizing is about knowing where things are as well as being prepared for day to day life. From how to better store your “stuff” to how to be more organized in the morning and get the kids to school on time, we have found our top 20 list to help you. Take a look at 20 of the tips we think will help you be more organized. Clean out the junk drawer by using an organizer – While its better to avoid a junk drawer if possible, it is a reality for most but having it Read More >

8 Tips on How to Clean the Car Interior

A lot of time is spent in the car in the course of a week: from commuting back and forth to work, to driving Junior to soccer practice and running errands. Day-to-day life can get in the way of regularly maintaining appearances of one of our favorite assets: our beloved car. Regardless of the kind of car you drive, a good scrub will make your daily commutes all the more enjoyable. With long car rides coming this summer, let's roll up the sleeves and scrub and wipe Read More >

5 Time-Saving Tips for the Busy Professional From A Boston Personal Concierge

At Good Neighbor Concierge, we offer not only the services that you need to make your life simpler but tips and information to help you as well. This month, we honor the busy professionals and invite you to take a closer look at 5 time-saving tips to help you on your journey to success. Make a list – Obvious? Perhaps, however, all too often, the most obvious things you can do to maximize your time go unused. By creating a list and crossing it off as you go, you will Read More >

Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Boston is home to the Freedom Trail, museums, world class shopping, art galleries, fine dining, a multitude of festivals and events and of course sports.  Welcoming over 18 million visitors from around the world each year, baseball is one of the most popular reasons for travel to Boston today, especially since they won the World Series in 2013. America’s pastime is featured in cities around the U.S. and dates back to the 18th century. By the 1860’s, the first semi-pro Read More >

Improve Your Health By Decreasing Clutter – Tips From A Boston Personal Concierge

Reducing clutter can have a major impact on your life in terms of reducing stress and anxiety and even reducing allergens and helping to avoid falls. That being said, millions of Americans still have clutter ruling their lives. Why? The answer to this question will certainly vary from person to person; however, sentimentality or actual physical or mental limitations aside, for many, time is the major contributing factor. Letting your home get cluttered is the easy Read More >

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In Boston in 2014

Each year Boston hosts one of the most well known and largest celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day. A city with deep Irish roots, there is not much more Irish than a trip to “Southie” for some bag pipes, floats and more. Much more than “just” a parade, the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a day long event for the whole family. Dating back to 1901, the first St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South Boston was led by Major George F. H. Murray. Celebrating much more than Read More >