Posted on Jan 26 2017 - 8:00pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on Small Kitchen? No Problem! Here’s How to Make the Most of Your Space

The kitchen is the focal point of so many homes. During the week, it doubles as the dining room when we’re too busy to sit down for a meal. During the holidays, we congregate in the kitchen as Thanksgiving turkeys roast and gingerbread cookies go into the oven. Even during a party, it’s where guests will inevitably gather. So, what do you do when your kitchen...

Posted on Jan 26 2017 - 4:50pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 10 Things to Know About Living in Frederick, MD

If you’re looking for the comfort of a historic city, but you want the convenience of a major metropolitan, look no further than Frederick, MD! Located around 50 miles from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the county seat of Frederick County would make a great home for everyone, from young professionals to retirees! Before packing your bags, check out our list of...

Posted on Jan 23 2017 - 7:30pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on Kitchen Storage Ideas: DIY Organization and Storage Tips!

When you’re cooking in your kitchen, the last thing you want to worry about is where a specific ingredient is tucked away in your cabinets or where a certain utensil is buried in your drawers. In this guide to DIY kitchen organization, we share quick ideas you can use to declutter your kitchen and make items easier to find! Add Shelves for More Storage Space Especially...

Posted on Jan 19 2017 - 4:16pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 7 Best Neighborhoods in Boston for Young Professionals

With a sturdy economy and plenty of opportunities for higher education at nearby institutions like Harvard, MIT, Boston College, and Boston University, it’s no wonder why Boston is a popular destination for young professionals. If you’re planning to move to Boston, check out our list of the best neighborhoods for young professionals based on home prices,...

Posted on Jan 17 2017 - 2:44pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 5 Safe, Exciting Residential Neighborhoods in Baltimore, MD

Baltimore is full of interesting neighborhoods all with their own character! If you’re planning to move to this Maryland city, check out our list of five neighborhoods that are safe, affordable, and offer a little something extra for residents. No matter if you’re single, a family with kids, a retiree, or a young professional, Baltimore has the perfect...

Posted on Jan 16 2017 - 2:14pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on How to Declutter Your Home: Clutter Busting Tips & Tricks!

When your home is cluttered, it doesn’t just feel like your living space is unorganized and messy. It also feels like your life is unorganized and messy. In this “How to Declutter Your Home” guide, we take a look at several decluttering methods to help you find one that’s manageable for you! Why Is Your Home Cluttered?   This is an important...

Posted on Jan 12 2017 - 12:00pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 5 Simple Steps You Can Take Every Day to Make 2017 Your Best Year

In order to make the meaningful, lasting changes that invite better tomorrows, you must work on two fronts: Developing the right mindset, and developing better habits. Habits are merely the things we do every day that, cumulatively, have a big impact on all parts of our lives. Whether it’s taking five seconds to make the bed in the morning, making to-do lists at...

Posted on Jan 11 2017 - 4:13pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on Best Neighborhoods in Philadelphia for Families

If you’re thinking about moving to Philadelphia, PA with your family, you don’t need to stick to the suburbs. There are plenty of safe, affordable neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia that have urban appeal and fun things to do! When looking for a family-friendly neighborhood, there are several factors to consider: affordable housing, low crime rates,...

Posted on Jan 10 2017 - 12:00pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on Keep Moving Forward: Tips for Cultivating a Determined Optimist Mindset

In a previous post, we made the claim that optimism — or more specifically, determined optimism — is a skill that can be learned and eventually mastered. That’s a subtly revolutionary statement. If optimism can be learned, then we don’t live in a world in which some people are naturally more inclined to see things through rose-colored lenses. Instead, things...

Posted on Jan 9 2017 - 10:53pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 9 Things to Know Before Moving to Long Island

You may only know Long Island because of its famed high-end vacation spot The Hamptons or its reality TV psychic. But with four counties, two Native American reservations, two airports, and countless villages, towns, hamlets, and unincorporated areas, Long Island is a 118-mile-long stretch of diverse cultures, unique arts and entertainment, cool businesses, and white...