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This is What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

This year at Taskrabbit, we conducted a survey* to gather information on what moms really want for Mother’s Day.  The results may surprise you: they don’t want flowers. They don’t want candy. And they definitely don’t want balloons.  The answer? They. 👏  Want. 👏  HELP. 👏   Preferably around the house.  Check out three easy ways you can help make Mother’s Day extra special this year.  Gift her lovely smelling clothes. Laundry is one of those tasks that appear harmless on the surface. Sure, it might seem easy enough to pop clothes in the washing machine, but there’s one small plot twist we all overlook: inertia. And don’t even get us started on the “f-word” of laundry… FOLDING. In the words of our favorite Friend, Chandler – could folding laundry BE any more boring? In a word? Nope. So do your mama a favor and book her a Tasker who not only is great at doing laundry but actually enjoys it too. Crazy, right? Gift her help with home organization. Have you noticed that moms are …

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Three Tasks You Should Definitely Outsource This Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is a time for the five Fs: family, friends food, football, and fun. Do you know what’s not so fun? Tiring yourself out from all of the prep work Thanksgiving requires. This year, why not focus on doing more of what you love and less of what you don’t by delegating the heavy lifting?  Cleaning Some people love to clean. Good for them. For the rest of us, cleaning is a necessary but time-consuming activity. On average, it takes 3-5 hours to clean a standard-sized home. Do you know what you could do with that time? You could hike down to the Grand Canyon, watch the entire first season of Stranger Things, or take 20 power naps.    Delivery Imagine sitting in traffic on your way to the dry cleaner, looking for parking, and commuting back home. Now imagine brewing a cup of coffee, curling up on the couch with a great book, while someone else delivers your dry cleaning. Which would you choose? Delivery is truly one of life’s greatest hacks. It allows …

6 Tips For Downsizing Before A Move

Moving can be very exciting. It marks the start of a new chapter full of fun and exciting possibilities. That said it can also be a bit overwhelming. Did you know that moving happens to be one of the life events that people find most stressful? A big part of that is the process of packing up your entire home and getting it ready to move. If you’re gearing up for a move you may be wondering, how do I take the stress and anxiety out of this process? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve pulled together a list of tips and tricks to make downsizing before your move a bit more organized and a lot less stressful. First thing’s first. You should know that Moving Day will creep up on you fast, so it’s best to get organized ahead of time. Create a timeline and map out what you need to accomplish before moving day. This will help you stay on top of what to get done and ensure that nothing gets overlooked. …

Here’s What People Are Saying About Their Spring Cleaning Taskers

We all know that spring cleaning is a chance to purge clutter, organize, and transition your home for the season. But it’s not always so easy to get it done yourself. Enter, Taskers! We could explain all the reasons why you should book a Tasker for spring cleaning, but don’t take our word for it. These clients shared reviews praising their Taskers for crossing off their spring cleaning checklists. Here’s what they had to say. If you can’t tackle all of your spring cleaning tasks yourself, get them done with a little help from Taskers like these!

Spring Cleaning Tips to Help You Organize Your Life

Has your wanderlust about traveling to exotic places morphed into more practical fantasies about how to uplevel your home storage systems? If this sounds like you, get excited because Organization tasks are a ticket to your dream destination! We want to help you think through how you can make the most of an Organization task–anywhere you need it in your home.  Start somewhere (you can’t boil the ocean!) Taskers offer a wide range of skills to support your Organization goals. For instance, Tasker Susan H. can provide organization, interior design, furniture assembly, and mounting/installation skills. She told us, “I can determine a client’s needs, how to organize the process, choose and purchase solutions for it, install things like shelving and closet systems, assemble furniture solutions, and arrange it all in a way that is visually appealing. I’m a one stop shop.” So: you need all the help? We get it, and we totally understand if your needs feel overwhelming. Here are the most common starting points:  Closets Purge Fold Hang Help make seasonal wardrobe shifts …