As much as we might not like to admit it, across the country the winter is coming. Of course, some areas will be harder hit than others, and because of that, if you do live in the Northeast or Midwest, you’re going to have to take some additional steps to protect your yard as winter comes around. Let’s face it, most of us pay a good amount of money to get our...

  It’s that time of year when I start looking around my backyard to see which items to store before the cold weather arrives. If you’re doing that too, you may be wondering about the birdbath you bought this spring.   Before you can answer the question of whether to leave your birdbath outside for the winter, you must first figure out whether...

  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...

  With these lovely fall days, it’s the best time to get your whole house clean before the winter. I’m talking about your whole house, including your attic and garage. After all, when temperatures hover around 70 degrees, it’s the ideal time to clean unheated areas like your garage or attic, and get outside to clean the windows.   Why put that pumpkin...

  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...

One of the enduring symbols of fall has to be the pumpkin. More than just a fun activity for kids to join in and decorate for Halloween, pumpkins can be used all throughout the Fall as a perfect decorating tool for both in the yard and around the house. Pumpkins and gourds, both large and small make great bases to start decorating, and they can be bought relatively...

  Richmond, California, an oasis up the Bay from Berkeley and Oakland, has just gained its most central storage facility, at 1900 Meeker Ave. The 714 units in this 74,007 square-foot facility are secure and easy to access. An on-site resident manager, electronic gate access, and video surveillance provide peace of mind. And individually alarmed units add an...

  You’d think that for a city of more than 400,000—second in size only to Denver among Colorado’s cities—Colorado Springs would be chock-a-block with self-storage space. ...

Fall is officially upon us! And that means for those who love to decorate for each season it is time to start taking down those summer items and replacing them with some new projects and crafts. One of the best ways to decorate for the seasons is get creative. It’s a lot more fun to spend time by yourself, or even better, with the kids making decorations that...

  Cara Giaimo is a blogger for SimpliSafe. She is currently moving and is taking special care of her guitar, her laptop, and her hat collection.  SimpliSafe Wireless Home Security is making its way to the top of its industry. Take a minute to visualize your most treasured possession. Is it your wedding ring, your father’s wrist watch, or another irreplaceable...