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Posted on Jun 9 2014 - 8:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on 7 Things Dad Has in His Man Cave

When there’s extra space in the house, how does Dad want to make use of it? With a room of his own, of course. In honor of Father’s Day (and perhaps for a few gift ideas), here are the top seven things that can be found in a man cave: 1. Bar He’s not just a bartender, he’s a bar master.               2. Power Tools He is...

Posted on May 23 2014 - 2:00pm by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Get Storage on Memorial Day – Others Are Doing It

What comes to mind when you think of Memorial Day? For me, I think about fishing on the Snake River, BBQs with the family, and relaxing. Others think about being productive, cleaning the house, and gardening. But what may surprise you is the fact that every year tens of thousands of people think about self-storage on Memorial Day. Historically, Memorial Day is one...

CampClem Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If you have kids, get ready for flurries of sparkles and pink-and-red construction paper. Chances are your little whipper-snappers will need card boxes to take to school or parties. Why not have them make their own? ...

Posted on Dec 18 2013 - 10:48pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on 6 Simple Ways to Stay Organized for the Holidays

Does your holiday season feel more stressful than merry? Between holiday shopping, decorating and celebrating, the holidays can become hectic fast! Here are a few simple tips to help you stay organized – and sane – throughout the holidays: 1. Make a List (And Check It Twice)  Yes, just like Santa, you need to make a list to help you through the holidays. First,...

Posted on Dec 2 2013 - 7:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Don’t Let Winter Decorating Eat Up Your Savings: 3 Tips to Lower Costs

For many parts of the country, winter means more than just ski season is back, it means the holiday season is fast approaching! And while it’s great to experience a change of seasons, it can be a struggle in already tough economic times to try to scrape together those extra dollars to make sure you can still enjoy winter decorating. This is especially true if...

Posted on Nov 26 2013 - 7:01pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Craft Some DIY Christmas Garlands and Ornaments

  Is it beginning to look a lot like Christmas at your house? If not, here’s some help! These DIY Christmas decorations will have your place looking more festive in no time. But why should you make your own ornaments and garland? I can think of three good reasons: create fun memories, bond with family members, and save more cash for gifts or to give to charity. Whether you choose to craft endearing reindeer garland or bright, sparkly animal ornaments, please have fun with your DIY holiday!   Charming DIY Christmas Garland Turns...

Posted on Nov 22 2013 - 7:50am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Sustainable, Creative Christmas Tree Alternatives

  I think the decision to have a cut Christmas tree or an artificial one has become rather boring. There are so many other options for holiday trees. Some of these alternative Christmas trees may not technically be green, but they are certainly sustainable, as well as fun!   Christmas Tree Alternatives These alternative Christmas trees have a lot going for them. Some of the trees help you save space, while others save you some cash. Plus, isn’t it more fun to make your own Christmas tree from costume jewelry, or even a...

Posted on Nov 8 2013 - 7:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Halloween Storage That Isn’t Scary

  I don’t like scary movies, but I absolutely adore Halloween! What’s not to love? It’s filled with pumpkins, autumn wreaths, spooky decorations, black cat potholders (guilty), creative costumes, a lovely parade of trick-or-treaters plus candy – all with the crunch of leaves underfoot. And, of course, my yearly viewing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin,...

Posted on Nov 1 2013 - 7:00am by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on Three Easy Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall

Autumn is here, which means fallen leaves, pumpkins, spiced cider and beautiful rich fall colors. All of these are perfect for decorating your home for the next few months. Photo via http://www.countryliving.com Many people love to switch up the look of their home every couple of months as the seasons change. It makes for a welcoming looking and not to mention it’s...

Posted on Aug 22 2013 - 7:57pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Organize Your Labor Day Getaway

  To me, any excuse to travel is a good one! Summer is almost over, and the long Labor Day weekend offers a perfect opportunity for one last getaway before autumn. Even if you don’t have a lot of time to plan, it can be easy to organize a Labor Day getaway. To motivate you to take that well-deserved trip, I have some tips for you!   Avoid Crowds: Visit a Charming Small Town Certain cities really draw Labor Day visitors. According to booking data from Travelocity, these are the most popular Labor Day getaway cities for 2013:...