If you’re doing it right, gift wrapping is so much more than slapping some paper and tape on a box and calling it a day. I find there’s nothing so satisfyingly thoughtful as a well-wrapped gift Not sure where to start? I’ve collected some tips from wrapping experts to help you up your game. Supplies Of course the basic things you need are a sharp pair of scissors,...

  “A place for everything and everything in its place” may be an old chestnut, but it’s also a valuable maxim. After all, it’s hard to make use of your belongings if you don’t know where to find them. If you’re having trouble keeping clutter to a minimum or can’t find anything in your closet without pulling its contents out,...

  The last mad dash of holiday preparations always has my hair standing on end. There’s so much to do in those last few days before the guests descend and the actual merry-making begins that the lead-up to Christmas can feel somewhat less than merry.   I’ve decided to take control this year by thinking about what recipes I can make ahead of time by...

  We’ve had a wonderful year of teamwork among our facilities management team, storage facility managers and solar power partner! In 2012, we moved forward with implementing some major projects to improve our commitment to corporate responsibility. And I’m happy to say that we saved a lot of energy by adding more solar power and tackling other energy-efficiency...

  Infographics have the powerful ability to make complex information both compelling and easy to understand.  Although Wikipedia reports they’ve actually been around for centuries, in recent years they’ve been popularized on the internet through the power of social sharing. Infographics are a powerful tool to communicate sustainability messages enabling...

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  The holiday season is my favorite time of year. That cheery spirit’s in the air, and there’s always an excuse to eat cookies. So it’s a shame that the need to spend so much money on gifts can cast a pall over things. To protect my wallet this year, I decided to find fun gift ideas I can make myself. I started out dubious, wondering whether I’d just...

  How are winter holidays celebrated throughout the US?  I’ve lived in many different regions of the US and have been intrigued by the way each area celebrates these holidays uniquely. I grew up in Salt Lake City and for me the holiday season has always been a month long celebration from Thanksgiving through New Years, marked by numerous holidays and birthdays...

  It’s here, whether you’re ready or not! Holiday shopping time. As you may have gathered from reading my other posts, I’m a rather meticulous person. That goes for my work, as well as my personal shopping habits. I prefer putting some extra thought into gifts that I give loved ones. I want to give something useful, yet more unique than what you can find...

The holidays are upon us! The feasting season has begun!   Before you get out the decorating supplies and fire up the oven for your first batch of cookies, check these lavish Pinterest boards for all sorts of beautiful sights and fun ideas. I dare you to browse through these pages and resist the holiday spirit. ...

Update 3/14/2013: Thanks for your interest in our Storing Furniture Infographic!  We’ve removed the infographic but hope you’ll check out our blog for more tips on storage and organization. Does it seem like you never have enough space? Your garage is cluttered, the spare bedroom is a mess and you’re desperate for a solution? If this is you, you may need a quick lesson on how to effectively store your furniture and belongings by using your mad gaming organization skills! Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy...