As personal concierges and parents, the Simplified team experiences the back-to-school scramble that often takes place near the end of August every year. No one wants summer to end, so often there is too much to do in a short period of time. Continue reading
Summer will soon make its exit and for many that means getting back into a more normal, everyday routine. No more living out of suitcases, late nights out for family outdoor movies, and ordering dinner more often than not. End of summer planning is something that’s probably starting to nag in the back of your head. Continue reading
We are busy scheduling home moves for the fall, and let’s face it: moving can feel stressful and exhausting. Not only does it feel like there are a million things to do before the big day, but you also can’t predict things like weather and traffic. And, if you’re in Boston like us, “moving day” is often the same for hundreds of people across the city. (That means, hundreds of moving trucks blocking the roads!) Don’t sweat yet; as long as you plan ahead and get help when you need it, you’ll have a smooth move to your new home. To get you started, here are five moving tips. Continue reading
There’s always so much to do in getting ready for Passover, and one area Simplified can really help is in prepping for the Seder. Getting ready for this ritual-packed feast doesn’t have to be stressful. Let us do the prep for you, so all you have to do is open the door when your guests (and Elijah) arrive. Continue reading
For many people in Boston, the New Year is a time to reflect on the previous year. What did you love? What wasn’t so great? How can you make this year even better than the last?
After Christmas, you may be surrounded by gifts you have no use for, or maybe you want to share your holiday haul with others! Here is our guide on how to regift and how to make the return process easier.
It can be December 24th when we finally sit down and make our pre-holiday checklist. At that point, we are often paying for rush shipping, ordering prepared foods, and buying gift cards. Don’t let the weeks leading up to the holidays fly by without you noticing—get a head start this year! With Thanksgiving on the horizon, it will be December before we know it. After years of helping our clients during the holiday season, we are sharing our go-to checklist for this time of year. Continue reading
It’s crunch time. Holiday gifts have been purchased, and now all that needs to be done is wrapping. Continue reading
Easter always brings us joy, knowing that Spring is truly upon us! This year’s celebrations still won’t resemble our traditional get-togethers but check out our ideas below to bring some flair to your Easter traditions.