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What to Know About Vacation House Services

Even in our world of "smart homes," where we can adjust lighting and temperature from our phones--you can't beat the human touch for peace of mind when you are traveling. A human can alert you to any leaks or issues, call the home professional and be there to meet them--so you don't have to interrupt your vacation. But which human? A house-sitter? A home watch service? Learn the differences between the two, and how ChoreVoyant bridges the gap!

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The Party's Over--Storing Those Extra Plates, Napkins, and Cutlery

Find yourself dealing with dusty paper cups and wrinkled napkins every time you get ready for your backyard barbecues? Frustrated by having a few plates appropriate to a bunch of different holidays, but not enough for the one you're celebrating now? This blog will help you store your party goods properly, so you'll know what you have and what kind of shape it is in!

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What to Know About Vacation House Services

Even in our world of "smart homes," where we can adjust lighting and temperature from our phones--you can't beat the human touch for peace of mind when you are traveling. A human can alert you to any leaks or issues, call the home professional and be there to meet them--so you don't have to interrupt your vacation. But which human? A house-sitter? A home watch service? Learn the differences between the two, and how ChoreVoyant bridges the gap!

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"Set It and Forget It" Shopping

Do you find yourself going to the grocery or warehouse store more frequently because it seems as if you are always out of something? Whether it is toothpaste or tea, cat litter or canned goods--'set it and forget it' shopping might be the solution to staying well-stocked without a lot of time or money.

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Managing Your Household When Your Newborn Arrives

Amidst all of the joy, anxiety, and exhaustion of welcoming a new addition to the family--household chores and errands still have to get done! This blog offers tips and suggestions for managing your household during this exciting time.

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When Physical Challenges Make a Running Your Home Difficult

Whether you are facing a chronic health condition, suffering from an injury, or are recovering from surgery, keeping your household running smoothly can be a challenge under those circumstances. This blog offers tips for running your home while dealing with a health challenge, and demonstrates the benefits of using personal concierge services when undergoing such a dilemma.

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My Own Experience Using a Delivery App and How ChoreVoyant Differs

Marcia uses grocery delivery services for the first time! How does the experience measure up? Not as good as she hoped.

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24 Ways to Use a Personal Concierge in 2024

Frequently, clients come to ChoreVoyant knowing they are overwhelmed, but uncertain as to what they can delegate. This list of 24 ways to use a personal concierge in 2024 provides some ideas, based on tasks we've performed for our current clients.

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Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Personal Concierge, I Learned from Being an Orchestra Teacher

Like that quote from "Forrest Gump," you never know what you're going to get. In my experiences as both a personal concierge and as an orchestra teacher, there are situations that you can anticipate--and ones you can't. Thirty years as an orchestra teacher taught me to always be as prepared as possible, to pack my patience, and to think outside the box. This blog post relates how those teaching experiences have informed my work as a personal concierge.

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ChoreVoyant's 2023 Ultimate Gift Guide

Oprah's not the only one with some favorite things! These Bergen County-based businesses offer unique items and experiences that you'll want to share with those on your gift list.

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Celebrating Thanksgiving When Circumstances Don't Feel Celebratory

Facing a challenging situation during the holidays can be painful. It seems like the world is cheery and bright, but your world feels uncertain, scary, and maybe even a bit sad. What do you do? How do you get through Thanksgiving when you aren't feeling it? Here are some thoughts.

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Flair, Not Fuss--Tips for Thanksgiving Decor

If you're looking to save your energy for the cooking and hosting, here are some schedule-and-budget-friendly ideas for making your home festive for Thanksgiving.

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Prepare Now, Stress Less Later--Thanksgiving Edition

Do holiday plans always seem to go off the rails? Are the days leading up to Thanksgiving filled with frustration and stress? This Thanksgiving timeline and planner can help you stay on track and to experience a less-harried holiday!

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What Are The Most Cost-Effective Ways to Use Personal Concierge Services?

Have you wanted the services of a personal concierge, but were unsure as to whether or not you could afford it? This blog offers tips on how to get the most "bang for your buck" when hiring a personal concierge.

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A Practical Guide to Prioritizing

Prioritizing can be both a philosophical and pragmatic endeavor. We look at both aspects in this article on prioritizing your day-to-day tasks, so that both your soul and your sanity can be satisfied.

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Who Says? "Expert" Advice vs. Your Own Wisdom

When we are overwhelmed by household tasks, it's easy to feel down on ourselves and to want to find a "better way." We search and find another way, and when that doesn't work--the cycle of self-doubt begins again! What makes one way of doing something "better" than another? Who says?! Ultimately, it's you who decides what is best.

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The Busy Person's Guide to Realistic Meal Planning and Prep

September is a time when schedules ramp up, so a little bit of forethought is in order when comes to making mealtimes less stressful. No need to put on your chef's hat! Just grab a pen and paper and a realistic sense of what is do-able for you.

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In-Between Days: Summer Winds Down

As summer winds down and Labor Day approaches, school children aren't the only ones who need to adapt their routines. September can serve as a reset for all of us! Now is the time to savor the remaining days of summer, and to get the ball rolling on your summer-to-autumn transition.

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The ChoreVoyant Top Ten Travel Must-Haves

Everyone has those things that they just have to have with them on vacation. Here are Marcia from ChoreVoyant's top 10 must-haves.

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What a Personal Concierge Can Do For You

One overwhelmed client has moved beyond delivery services and apps since finding ChoreVoyant. Learn what makes our personal concierge services different!

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The Best Bash in Bergen County--How to Throw a Party--Part 3

You've planned and prepared--it's party time. This final blog in our series on throwing a party looks at ways to make your event memorable, comfortable, and safe.

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How To Throw a Party Your Friends Will Rave About--Part 2--Preparing

Party hosting has many steps, especially when it comes to preparing for the big event. This blog walks you through what to do and when to do it, so that your party is fun for both you and your guests!

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How To Throw a Party Your Friends Will Rave About--Part 1

As summer approaches, there are many reasons to throw a party. Let's throw a party that will be legendary! It doesn't have to be over-the-top or expensive, just thoughtful, well-executed, and reflective of your uniqueness. Part one of this series discusses planning your soiree.

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5 Ways to Make Your Child's First Holy Communion Party Memmorable

First Holy Communion is an important milestone in your child's life of faith. Here are five tips to celebrate the occasion in a meaningful and festive way!

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Time Management Strategies for a Happy Household

Taking steps to get yourself out of overwhelm can be, well, overwhelming! Here are some time management solutions that may help you lessen the stress and calm the anxiety.

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Time Saving Tips for Every Room of Your Home

Looking to make every moment count? Check out these time-saving tips.

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What's on Your To-Do List?

What's on your to-do list? Don't let errands and housework nag at you. ChoreVoyant can give you peace of mind by taking care of those items on your list.

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What's for Dinner? Resources for Quicker, Healthier, and Cheaper Dinners at Home

What's for dinner? That's a question most of us deal with on a daily basis. Here are some tips and resources for making quick, healthful meals that don't break the bank.

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Managing a Home On Your Own

A real-life illustration of how ChoreVoyant helps those who have become suddenly single.

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What is A Household Manager?

Household management--defined for us everyday people!

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Welcome To The ChoreVoyant Blog

I’m excited to share with you tips on how to make “your day simplified,” what ChoreVoyant does, who we help, how we help, and the general happenings in our business.

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Ultimate Gift Resource Guide

Whatever the season, whatever the location, our gift guide is the ultimate resource for some of most exciting gifts local to our area.

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