House for Sale: 25 Belmohr Street, Belleville NJ

25 Belmohr Street Belleville Township, NJ 07109 $289,999 Charming, sunny 3 bedroom, 1 bath Colonial on quiet street in Belleville Township, NJ. Spacious living room with wood-burning fireplace; chestnut trim, molding throughout, hardwood floors under carpets. Vestibule with closet; formal dining room; eat–in kitchen, chair rail, desk; 3 spacious bedrooms and bath on second floor; walk-up […]

Where To Donate a Car in NJ

When you think about the excess stuff hanging around your house, you probably don’t think first about a car. But if you’re moving or downsizing; if your older parent is past the point of driving safely; if you have a young adult family member relocating to a city where the cost of keeping a car […]

House for Sale: 55 Water Lane, Berkeley Heights NJ

55 Water Lane Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922 $569,999 Sun-filled Ranch Home in Free Acres Community Welcome to this sun-filled, 2/3 bedroom, 3 bath custom home tucked at the end of a cul de sac in the Free Acres Community of Berkeley Heights. With the elegance of a 1920s home, loaded with modern, custom updates, this is […]

4 Spring Events You Don’t Want to Miss at the Miller Cory House

It’s that time of year again when the sheep at the Miller-Cory House Museum in Westfield need a haircut! Don’t miss this fun family event, plus other craft and cooking events happening this spring. The Miller-Cory House Museum is a living history museum located at 614 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ. April 24, 1 to 4pm […]

Get Rid of Household Hazards Once and For All

Is your garage or basement filled with old fire extinguishers, motor oil, pesticides, or other hazardous materials? Are you worried about having hazardous waste in or around your home? You can relax. The County of Union has two upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Events where you can dispose of many dangerous items:

Where to Donate Used Books In and Around Westfield

Has the early spring weather this year urged you to declutter and organize your bookshelves? If so, there are lots of local and national organizations that will gladly accept your used books, CDs, and DVDs. The following organizations will most likely accept gently used novels, children’s books,  autobiographies, and the like, but chances are, they don’t want […]

Help Susan Devaney Win Two BIG Member’s Choice Awards

The Mavins Group is honored that owner Susan Devaney has been nominated for two B.I.G. Member’s Choice Awards: Innovator and Risk Taker. Please help Susan win in each category by voting for her today. (We need you to vote once for each nomination.) Nomination #1 – B.I.G. Innovator Award Susan built upon the trend of businesses […]

Petition for One Seat Direct Train Ride to New York City

Watch The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition‘s video highlighting the importance (and convenience) of having a one-seat train ride directly to New York City. We encourage you to sign the RVRC’s online petition with the hope they’ll get local legislators to encourage NJ Transit to make the one-seat train ride a permanent reality. The one-seat ride service is currently available during […]

Rightsizing Your Life

There’s no time like the present to start rightsizing your life and begin the transition to a less cluttered existence. Our very own Mavin expert on sorting and decluttering, Maureen Majewski, is giving a talk to help you decide what stays and what goes as you prepare to downsize or declutter. Don’t miss this presentation, which […]

Aging Insights: Coping with Dementia

The New Jersey Foundation for Aging (NJFA) announces the release of a new episode of Aging Insights called Coping with Dementia (watch the YouTube video below). On the show, NJFA talks about Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, as well as caregiver issues related to the disease. Aging Insights shows are broadcast on more than 60 public access […]