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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 >

Saving Time and Managing Your Work Schedule On Your Boston Commute

Those already familiar with Boston and the hassles involved with getting around know that planning your mode of transportation and your route are two of the most important aspects of your daily life. From when to avoid I-93 to when to choose other modes of transportation such as the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority or MBTA, most find that establishing a route quickly is necessary to making the most of their valuable time. Those just moving to Boston or those Read More >

Valentine’s Day Hot Spots in Boston 2014 And Tips for Planning the Best Valentine’s Day Yet

Finding the perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day is easy with a little planning. Take a look at some of this year’s best ideas for Valentine’s Day in Boston and make it a memorable one. Take a cruise around the harbor – Odyssey and Spirit are both offering dinner cruises on Valentine’s Day. Live entertainment, fine dining, dancing and moonlit strolls all while onboard a luxury liner in Boston Harbor makes this the ultimate in elegance. Stay for the weekend – Dozens Read More >

A Boston Personal Assistant’s Story: Wait for Service Installation in Chelsea

http://youtu.be/V9_IGs-Be_4 Today, my travels took me to a small suburban city in Boston called Chelsea. A corporate housing company in Colorado contacted me to assist with a cable and wireless Internet installation inside an apartment complex. Their client will be moving into the apartment soon and would need the installation done prior to move-in. As a personal assistant, I was being asked to wait-for and watch over the entire install process. It was raining on Read More >