Category archive: M20’s Guest Bloggers

7 Tips for Splitting Priceless Photos and Digital Assets Amicably in a Family Divorce

  Divorce is something that many married couples never plan for or necessarily expect, yet does happen. Of course many realize that over 50% of all marriages end in divorce, but this statistic is not representative of divorces on an annual basis in Illinois or Texas as seen below. With the rise of digital assets,…

An Aperture to Remember

  Pictures capture a moment of time representing something significant in our life. These snap shots are often stored and displayed in a photo album: a collection of memories that tells a story. Pictures walk observers through every detail, from candid karaoke moments to reunited friends bonding once again. These memories personalize your album and…

Escape the Cubicle

  Business endeavors and day-to-day office procedures can be taxing on one’s mind and body. Every employee surely desires to unwind, relax, and enjoy themselves. Instead of throwing a basic office get together, plan an event that will grasp employee’s attention and ease their mind from deadlines and projects. This event should bring out the…

A Thoughtful Transition

  Staging a home requires homeowners to focus on the essentials versus an abundant amount of décor. A staged home is polished and streamlined. It showcases the desirable features and amenities of a living space.   Once you begin to stage your home, take inventory of household items and prepare to pack. Packing is a…

Organizing Survival Guide

  Sometimes a home may look orderly from the outside. But once the closets, drawers and other spaces that are covered by a door or cabinet are revealed, the disorganization is apparent. Here are a few tips to make those hidden places more manageable and organized.   Everything has a home. Just because a space…

Park and Store

  Since the early 20th century, garages were built to store and maintain vehicles. Over time, garages became a significant part of the house; a place for homeowners to store household items. All this extra stuff can accumulate into an unorganized mess. How can a garage become a functional space that holds multiple belongings? With…

Your Office, Your Style

A home office helps you stay organized, productive, and efficient. An office can also be comforting and cozy. When creating your home office, design an inviting space that will enhance productivity. Create a system that will limit time spent on duties such as filing, faxing, or figuring out monthly bills. Here are a few tips…

Put Your Mind in Your Heart!

In modern times, February is a month of admiration and remembrance, Valentine’s Day, heart health awareness, and American history. However, according to the ancient Romans, Februarius is known as the month of purification. The dead of winter is a time of cleansing in preparation for a new season. Start springing forward by cleansing your mind of negative thoughts….

The Gift of Giving

    It’s not the size or cost that counts, it’s the meaning behind the gift that matters. Times are tough for many across our nation. Put some extra thought into gift giving this holiday season. You may want to include additional names to gift or card lists or avoid commercial products and make your own gifts!…

Happy Tails

Fido is grunting and foamy bubbles are spewing from his mouth. Your afternoon Frappuccino drink is lodged between slobber and gums. Yes, the dog ate your coffee beverage and neglected to ask if you wanted seconds. He lurks for goodies with bulging eyes and a slick tongue. He struts to the bathroom for fresh toilet water and makes…

Those Thoughts up There in That Head of Yours

When ideas come to mind it must be set in stone. A stone tablet may not be available, so be sure to have a small notebook and pen or pencil on hand. Phone applications are also perfect for recording and organizing these cognitive conclusions. Great ideas come when you least expect it: shopping at the grocery store, staring…

Lock Your Identity

  Identity is embedded into all aspects of life, from signatures to fingertips.  It is important to know where these items are located and what is entrusted to the World Wide Web.  Monitoring details of finances and identification is a key to safety!  One should hold their own keys to lock down life’s codes, numbers,…

On The Road, Again!

  Tis the season to take off in the car and head out of town. Spending time on the road is a major part of the journey. How one perceives the impending drive can either make or break anticipation for the destination. To ensure a pleasant experience, frame your mind to relax and unwind before…

Get Your Move On!

  It is time to relocate to a new environment, to embark on a clean slate in a new spacious place.  Searching for a living space is just part of the moving effort.  The remaining task is to leave the past behind and transfer into fresh endeavors.  Moving is a process of elimination and the…

Chocolate & Couture: A Night of Glitz & Glam!

A glamorous night of Chocolate and Couture was more than had this past Thursday! A sensation of sophistication defined the atmosphere at Jbar. The crowd mingled and stuck near the bar waiting to catch a delightfully moist cake bite, passing from one plate to another. Others were seated, sipping on wine and popping cake bites one by one….

Throwing a Holiday Party

Throwing a holiday party?  Entertaining can be a challenge for people who want to do it all themselves.   However if the budget allows, why not leave the food preparation in the hands of a professional?  Hire a caterer to ease the pressure of menu planning, food preparation and service.  That way, you can enjoy your…

Organizing your Health

  Post by Grant Zabielski Overall health comes down to the cellular level. If your cells are healthy, then you are healthy. There’s much too much focus still on building big muscles, stuffing your body with loads of protein and becoming a gym rat. These ideas are extremely outdated, yet so many so called “experts”…

clean out your mental closet!

  By: Allison English, Certified Forrest Yoga Instructor     At least a few times per week (sometimes per day) I am asked – “ How can I do what you are asking when my mind is racing a mile a minute with other tasks?” This same question could come from your employee, from your friend,…

Your Closet: How 2 Determine What Stays and What Goes

An organized closet – where do you start? For most people, this is an overwhelming task, and while it might not be your favorite thing to do with a bit of free time,an organized closet makes it easier to get dressed in the morning, pack for a trip, or mix ‘n match newly purchased items….

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