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Time Management Using a Two-letter Word

Time management doesn’t always involve Doing Something. In fact, an important aspect of Time Management is knowing how NOT to Do Something. For example, you’re asked to do something you don’t really want to do or have time for, but you feel guilty saying No. So you agree to do it…and then feel overwhelmed and… Continue Reading

Time & Life in the Balance

Do you know anyone with the elusive “balanced life”?  In reality, “balance” has nothing to do with having or not having time.  It’s about priorities.  What’s important to you? How you spend your time will be determined by your priorities, not your availability. If you feel your life has gotten “off balance,” start the following 3-Step… Continue Reading

Memorial Day Weekend – Ideas

by Susan Hamersky, California Concierge LLC For many people across the US, Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off to summer. If you’re looking to do something beyond the usual family picnic, backyard barbecue or neighborhood block party, there’s no shortage of regional opportunities to celebrate both the meaning of the holiday and the anticipation… Continue Reading

Easy Cookies: 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Get your peanut butter fix with these quick and easy cookies.  And the best part is you only need 3 ingredients!   INGREDIENTS (Makes about 18 cookies) 1 cup Sugar 1 cup Peanut Butter 1 Egg DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 350. Stir the ingredients together until blended. Roll into 1″ balls with then press… Continue Reading

Wait! Think Repurpose, Reuse, Recycle

by Susan Hamersky, California Concierge LLC In honor of Earth Day, here are some tips help the environment.  Below is a list of everyday items you might be throwing in the trash.  For each of these items, you can reuse, recycle or repurpose them. 1) Repurpose Glass Jars- Instead, wash them out thoroughly then run the jars through a hot… Continue Reading

5 Packing Tips and Tricks

by Susan Hamersky, California Concierge LLC These clever packing tips and tricks will help you stay organized while traveling and maximize the space in your suitcase. 1) Keep track of small stud earrings by fastening the setthrough buttonholes before slipping them into your jewelry bag.  2) Keep the dirty soles of your shoes away from your clothes by  sticking them inside a… Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Ideas

Didn’t you just love Valentine’s Day when you were a kid? I loved picking out the boxed Valentines at the store. Valentines have come a long way from my childhood, and people are very creative with the help of Pinterest. I wanted to pull together some cute AND easy valentines, so if you’re super mom… Continue Reading

20-Minute Avocado Pasta

Easy cooking for your busy schedule: The most unbelievably creamy avocado pasta that everyone will love. And it’ll be on your dinner table in just 20 minutes! This pasta has a very creamy taste, but the best part is there’s no cream or butter in it. All you need is simple, fresh ingredients. Toss it with your… Continue Reading

What Clients Say

Ken Jeong, Actor; and Tran Ho, MD

“Thank you so much for another wonderful year. You always go above and beyond.”

(Dr. Ken) (Mr. Chow) (Señor Chang)

Judith

Sherman Oaks, CA

“Thankfully, you are there for me. Just want you to know how much I appreciate your concierge service. I feel like I have my own Mrs. Doubtfire!”

Amy H.; Executive Assistant to Tim Ferriss, Author: The 4-Hour Workweek

“Thank you very much for your help. It was very much appreciated, and you’re a pleasure to work with.

Heidi Briguglio; Luntz, Maslansky Strategic Research

Alexandria, VA

“Thank you for your wonderful service! You are absolutely worth your weight in gold!!!!”

Wayne and Mary Edington

Woodland Hills, CA

“We are so glad to have your While-You’re-Away service during our vacations. Your messages giving updates from your visits made everything that much more enjoyable knowing that everything was taken care of back home.”

Jenny and Chris

Los Angeles, CA

“Thank you for making one big part of Chris’ time away from home much easier on all of us. I am so grateful that you were recommended to us.”

Ronald Melin Supancic, Attorney; The Law Collaborative LLP

Woodland Hills, CA

“We are all faced with trade-offs in life. California Concierge is the best friend to have that allows you to grow your business while someone else does the time-consuming chores that get in the way of increased profit margins.”

Carla Carpenter

Los Angeles CA

California Concierge gives me the freedom to have fun in my down time. I use them for everything from booking tours for my visitors to weekly grocery shopping, errand running and overseeing home repair projects. They even delivered personal items to me from home when I was hospitalized and cleared the refrigerator of items that would spoil before my return. They are life savers.

M.B.

Woodland Hills, CA

”Thanks again for your service!  I had a great trip back east, and I never could have prepared for it without your help.”