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Peregrine Falcons in Union County!

There is a peregrine falcon nest on the roof of the Union County Courthouse in midtown Elizabeth. A pair of falcons started building a nest in 2005 but were not successful because of windy conditions. The NJ Department of Environmental Protection suggested adding something to act as a wind shield so ...

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What do you do with the STUFF after you’ve DeCluttered?

What to do with all of the extra stuff   Now that you’ve downsized your clutter, it’s time to handle the “Donate/Sell” pile. You’ve got an abundance of options in this department. First, decide if you want to sell or donate. Donating is easier, but selling can get you more ...

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Where Do You Go When You Downsize?

FINDING A NEW PLACE: Once you’ve made the decision to downsize, the next step you need to make is to decide where you want to go and what kind of home you want. The location you choose will depend on several factors: Do you want to be near family? Do ...

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Downsizing your Clutter

Downsizing your Clutter When you downsize, you have less space for clutter. Prepare for downsizing now by eliminating things you don’t want to take with you. As a general rule of thumb, the average downsizer will only take about ⅓ of their possessions to their new home. Empty every cabinet ...

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Venus and Jupiter Conjunction

If the skies cooperate we will be in for a rare display this Friday and Saturday evenings.  Jupiter and Venus will be making their closest (apparent) approach to each other, it will be the closest approach until 2065! The two planets will appear about 0.1 degrees apart.  For scale the full ...

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