Cari’s Story: The gentle nudge I needed

Cari’s Story: The gentle nudge I needed

Working for Surv has given me many experiences I could have never in a million years anticipated. One day you’re mounting a TV on a wall, another you’re staining a deck, and another you’re playing a high intensity game of Tetris with a stranger’s furniture in a...
Five Things to Look for When Hiring Household Helpers

Five Things to Look for When Hiring Household Helpers

Not too long ago, I was unloading a van full of boxes when an older man in a white pickup truck drove by and waved. “Hello, neighbor!” he called out. I waved back, recognizing him from a recent neighborhood meeting. “Need help?” he asked, nodding towards the van. I...
Ten Creative Ideas for Getting Rid of Junk

Ten Creative Ideas for Getting Rid of Junk

At first glance, minimalist trends that call for fewer possessions, constant decluttering and downsizing might seem like nothing more than passing fads. But beyond their surface trendiness, these lifestyles point to the wisdom of being intentional about our...
Five Tips for a Stress-Free Move

Five Tips for a Stress-Free Move

There’s no doubt that moving is one of the most stressful experiences we can undertake. The number of logistics to plan, items to pack and the inevitable messiness makes moving feel like a necessary evil…an unavoidable rite of passage into adulthood. But it...