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Posted on Sep 9 2015 - 8:00am by David Decker
Comments Off on Five Inspiring Stories that will Help You Stay Hopeful

Feeling a little bit hopeless? Try these stories about people finding or giving hope when it’s needed the most. After all, hope is contagious! We know that sometimes storage customers need us when they’re in the middle of a trying situation, whether it’s recovering from a natural disaster or enduring a never-ending remodeling project! We hope these stories inspire...

Posted on Sep 3 2015 - 6:10am by David Decker
Comments Off on Breaking Up: How to Move on and Move Out

Breakups are hard enough, but what happens when you break up while living together? It can be hard to lose a partner and a house in one day, but you have to do whatever you can to achieve happiness. Here are some tips on how to move on and move out. 1. Don’t Discuss the House and the Breakup at Once  Although both the discussion of the home and the relationship...

Posted on Sep 2 2015 - 10:24am by David Decker
Comments Off on Can You Practice for Emergencies?

It’s possible to prepare for emergencies, and it can be rewarding for anyone. Maybe getting ready for an emergency sounds a bit… annoying or boring. And it’s likely that you’d rather go out for ice cream or a scenic drive. Hold on, though! Preparing for an emergency is a fairly easy thing to do, and having a plan will help you stay calm during a crisis. Image...

Posted on Aug 27 2015 - 6:02am by David Decker
Comments Off on Five Times it Pays to Have a Plan

  Life may be what happens while you’re busy making other plans, but sometimes making a plan can mean all the difference! You can’t control when a disaster happens, but you can be prepared. Here are five times when it really does pay to have a plan in place. 1. Natural Disasters Natural disasters can find you no matter who you are. Sometimes the earth moves,...

Posted on Aug 20 2015 - 5:45am by David Decker
Comments Off on Top Things in Life You Can Actually Plan

It’s not a comforting thought, but a lot of unexpected stuff happens in life. Sometimes it’s great, like meeting the love of your life, but other times it’s something unpredictable you’d rather skip. Right now, we’re going to talk about those wonderful things in life you can actually plan for. Isn’t that a relaxing thought? It should be! When you take...

Posted on Aug 11 2015 - 5:30am by David Decker
Comments Off on 6 Keepsake Ideas That’ll Excite You About the Future

Children grow up fast, and oftentimes the things we collect remind us of the process. Keepsakes for parents are a prime way to preserve memories, and they also serve as potential heirlooms for your children to pass down for generations. Here are some keepsake ideas you can easily create for your kids: 1.  Scrapbook of Firsts (via Pinterest) Go beyond the baby book....

Has there ever been a time you wished you had superpowers? Life would just be so much easier if you could instantly organize or clean. Inspired by the classic Fantastic Four characters, here are some fantastic storage tips that’ll turn you into a storage superhero. Superhero Name: Mister Fantastic Superpowers and Abilities: Stretches to Various Lengths and Shapes (via...

Posted on Jul 28 2015 - 6:37am by David Decker
Comments Off on Moving with Pets

Similar to the challenge of moving with kids, moving with pets can be particularly difficult – not only logistically, but emotionally for some animals.  The same stressors that impact humans – including the introduction to a new home and settling in an unfamiliar neighborhood – can also send Fido into a funk. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to...

Posted on Jul 15 2015 - 6:15am by David Decker
Comments Off on Nine Fun Ways To Wear 70’s Trends Today: What Has Your Family Kept That You Can Use?

Ok, it’s throwback time! Seriously, even The New York Times has announced it: this year’s spring throwback style was all about the 70’s look. From the jumble of hippie-love left over from the 60’s to minimalistic silhouette, to the flared pants, suede everything, and wild patterns, the Diane von Furstenberg wrap dresses, maxi-coats worn over hot pants, it’s...

Posted on Jul 7 2015 - 6:41am by David Decker
Comments Off on 5 Storage Solutions for Pet Owners

As much as you love your pet, it’s okay to admit how annoyed you may get with how much maintenance and supplies he/she comes with. Sometimes it feels like your pet owns you by taking up so much space. From the bed, to the food, to hygienic needs, and more, you find constant clutter throughout your home. Although you can’t train them to clean up after their mess,...