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Posted on Apr 4 2016 - 6:11pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on We Couldn’t Choose Just One! Additional Prizes Awarded for Inspirational Stories of Transition

At Extra Space Storage, we’re in the business of helping people make it through life’s transitions.  We work to help people make room for life in all types of circumstances.  And we consider it an honor. We also consider it an honor to have had so many incredible women share their stories of transition – and how they found hope in the process – as part...

Posted on Apr 2 2016 - 6:55pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Making Room for Life: Stories of Transition & Hope and Contest Winner Announcement

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...

Comments Off on 5 Items to Inherit and Keep Their Memory Alive

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...

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...

Comments Off on Preparing for a New Baby: Nursery Storage Solutions

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...

Comments Off on DIY Gifts from the Heart: Celebrate Your Valentine’s Achievements

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...

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Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life. At the time of your wedding, you probably aren’t thinking about your future daughters walking down the aisle, but maybe you should. Preserving your wedding dress may be something you already want to do for yourself, just to keep the memory alive. But if you want to give the wedding dress to someone down...

Posted on Oct 1 2015 - 7:06pm by David Decker
Comments Off on Find Your Storage Unit at New Locations in the Southern U.S.

Extra Space Storage has expanded into 39 new cities in the South! The new storage properties are located in nine states, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Tennessee. Since the South enjoys warm weather and relatively mild winters, it’s a great area for activities like golf, fishing, biking, hiking,...

A lot goes into preparing for a baby. As you prepare to make room for life, you’ll probably have times you feel confused or uncertain. We asked our users what advice they would give to first-time parents. We received some interesting answers! Here’s what our audience had to say… Take it one day at a time! – Dorothy Cuddle’s fix almost everything (for both...