Spring showers often mean water (and mud) gets tracked in the house.  Take advantage of this stylish DIY shoe drip tray to keep your carpets clean and your floors dry. Simply have your family or guests leave their wet shoes on the tray to dry, and save yourself all that messy clean-up. When the water and debris drip off the shoes, it will conveniently collect in...

Not all who wander are lost. They may just be looking for the right coffee creamer. When you visit the Wander Life Coconut Creamer website, you’re immediately transported to a beach. Or to Vietnam. Or Tulum. Or Thailand. After all, travel is one of the keywords used in the description of the product itself. For Kat Waldrip, it was this love of travel—and...

At some point, each of us must take personal responsibility for our own health — even if that means moving Heaven and Earth to accommodate our specific needs. No one knows that better than Extra Space Storage collaborator Kat Waldrip, founder of the company Wander Life Coconut Creamer. Kat tells us that in 2015 she quit her sales job to travel around the world,...

Moving to Miami? Home to hot spots like South Beach and Little Havana, Miami offers residents beautiful beaches, diverse culture, excellent clubbing, and amazing restaurants. Combine that with the city’s amazing weather, and it’s practically paradise! Unfortunately, getting a spacious home in Miami costs a pretty penny, which means you may have to settle...

Maximizing the space you have extends beyond the four walls of your home. For thousands of entrepreneurs across America, space to run their businesses can come at a real premium, especially for new businesses and startups. This is a challenge that Daniel Paguaga, a food truck owner and Extra Space Storage collaborator in Miami, has had to overcome. His company, Relentless...

Have any cardboard boxes laying around? Put them to use and entertain yourself, kids, or grandchildren for hours with this 5-minute DIY project. Not only will this project turn your phone into a personal movie theater, but it will also keep your neck pain free. A list of needed materials and step-by-step instructions are below! Materials   1 small or medium cardboard,...

The best stories often start over a cup of coffee. This particular story—the story of Miami-based Relentless Coffee Roasters—spans from Nicaragua, on a woodsy slope of the Nueva Segovia coffee region, to a small cold brew trailer in Miami. That small trailer, about the size of a walk-in closet, is where Relentless serves coffee with big flavor—and it’s...

Moving to San Francisco? That’s great! The culture is unique and eclectic, and there’s so much to do—from art and good eating to Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf. Plus, it’s an absolutely beautiful city (iconic bridges, anyone?). Because of all that, it also has the most expensive housing in the United States, which means living in small...

For decades, San Francisco has been a city immortalized in popular culture. From the colorful streets of 1960s Haight-Ashbury to the brilliance of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco calls to mind a city teeming with brilliant arts and culture, which is why it’s such an attractive destination for singles and young professionals. If you’re planning to...

San Jose is more than a destination—it’s a lifestyle. In the heart of Silicon Valley, this California city has a thriving tech industry, a gorgeous natural landscape, and cultural diversity. If you’re thinking of moving to San Jose, here are ten things you should know before you get there! ...