Author Archive | Katie Munoz

Adventures Unpacking in Bellevue Washington

Recently, Moving Forward had a client, Pam (not her real name), who needed help unpacking in Bellevue, Washington. Well, actually, she needed help unpacking in Bellevue and had also needed help in Illinois on two earlier moves. Fortunately, this time she asked for help to get organized before she paid to move all that stuff […]

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Is it Over Yet?

Oh No!  I’m Moving.  Just Tell Me When It’s Over! You could visualize world peace or you could just visualize a peaceful move. Imagine stepping onto the plane to Hawaii, stepping out into the warm, balmy sunshine, leisurely settling in to your hotel, and sipping a Margarita while watching the sun set over the ocean. Imagine […]

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Hoarding

This is a fascinating video that allows you to see some self-professed hoarders interacting with the possessions in their homes.  The film implies its subjects are coping with obsessive-compulsive disorder.  I do want to stress that the majority of people with overwhelming clutter are not mentally ill.  They have simply become overwhelmed by some trauma that […]

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41 Pounds!

Did you know that the average adult in the United States, receives 41 pounds of junk mail every year?!!  And that’s just the junk mail.  Add catalogs, magazines, newspapers, and multiple versions of yellow page phone books.  Add bills and bank statements. Yikes! Last August I tried a website that promised to help me turn […]

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“Selling Yourself to Seniors” Real Estate Class

Hooray!  Hooray! My class for real estate professionals, “Selling Yourself to Seniors,” has finally received its continuing education accreditation from the State of Washington. It took three years to cull out the most important things real estate professionals need to know to help their clients achieve an easy transition.  If you are real estate professionals […]

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Donating Old Towels and Blankets

Don’t want to put those ragged, old towels and blankets in the landfill? No the Salvation Army and the Goodwill won’t take them.  But  your local animal shelter will.  They use  them for bedding.  They have always been most appreciative when I bring them a load. Be sure and call ahead to double check their […]

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