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As a sponsor of Tropic of Candycorn’s Surf & Yoga Mom Retreat, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to give away a retreat package to one deserving mom.  When we started this process, we knew we wanted any contest to center on transitions and how people make room for life and grow from them.  We knew there would be women who had incredible stories to...

A sad yet touching idea is for people to plan to give their children gifts posthumously. Whether terminally-ill or just extremely prepared, creating gifts to leave for parents and spouses can be a great idea to both let them know you’re always thinking of them, and to help them remember your love after you have passed. There are many gifts that you can work on...

At some point in your life, you have probably thought seriously about moving to a new home. Whether you follow through with that decision or not, understanding the reasons behind wanting to move and the practicality of doing so is important. Before taking the plunge, there are three basic questions you’ll have to answer. What is Important to You? The first step...

When a loved one passes, you must take the time to go through all of the items in his or her home and storage unit in order to decide what to keep and what to discard. If you don’t have room in your house, you will end up storing some of the more valuable items. But smaller and more important items can be re-purposed in a meaningful way. Here are some ways to preserve...

The snow is melting, the birds are chirping, and it’s finally time to wave winter goodbye and welcome spring! Whether you’re an avid gardener, a handyman, or someone who loves to entertain, there’s one place that you need to have organized by the time warmer weather rolls around: your garage. We’ve collected some of the best storage hacks to implement now...

Congratulations, you’re moving in together! It’s an exciting step in your relationship or marriage. Once you’ve decided that moving in is the right next step, you have to start thinking about the practical aspects of consolidating your items. What is worth keeping, and what is worth storing? This guide is meant to help you figure out: should you keep one, keep...

Congratulations, you’re expanding the family! Whether you’re a first-time parent, or one with experience, finding the perfect amount of storage for your child’s nursery is important (and can be very helpful down the line).  Here are some smart storage solutions to take any nursery to the next level. Under the Bed Storage (Via parents.com) Save space by...

If you are considering moving in with a new person, you understand that it is a big step that can totally change your relationship. Whether you’re a young couple, a recent graduate, someone going through a divorce, or a couple welcoming your parents back, it can greatly affect your day-to-day life to welcome a new person into your home. There are plenty of tips...

A gift from the heart is always appreciated, but what if the gift you get your valentine could actually help them in their future? Whether 2016 is the year they want to land a dream job, get in shape, or start planning a family, you can make a long-lasting gift that says you understand and appreciate their goals. Help your valentine take the first step to achieving...

Children cost a lot of money. If you’re a parent thinking about having a second (or third) child, you’re probably already worrying about the stress of buying all the supplies you need before the baby comes…and after he or she gets here. But there are a few ways to save some cash by re-using items you have in storage. Here are our tips for saving money on your...