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Storing the Holidays

It is finally time to stretch our legs a bit, and finally have the house to ourselves. No more guests constantly coming in, eating all the delicious and painstakingly made food. Now is also the time to start…

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Organizing Your Holiday Space

Valuables on table

We have found a foolproof guide to making sure that all of your holiday goodies will be ready to go next holiday season. FINDING THE RIGHT UNIT Doesn’t make a lot of sense to just get either the…

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When to Clear Out a Storage Unit

We have talked about why you might need a storage unit, and we have also talked about how to organize your storage space. Now It is time to talk about the least fun aspect of storage, or life…

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Picking the Pieces Up

New Year, new you. That’s what they say isn’t it. Trouble is, you can’t make something entirely new without destroying at least a part of what already was. That isn’t necessarily a bad thing, just a true thing….

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Emergency Moving Checklist

I don’t know that I have ever had an emergency move. Sure, I have had last minute moves and poorly planned moves. Never an emergency wherein I needed to move. Thankfully, that is not what this post is…

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We Gotta Go Back Marty: Back to Your Mom’s House

Remember when you were a kid, and your parents said all that you needed to be successful was a college degree, maybe an internship, and then you’d be able to make an adult life? Now you’re graduating college…

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Putting Childish Things Away

Kid playing a tug of war

Growing up is probably the worst thing ever. Bills, car insurance, mortgage, car tags, responsibility. All those things are the antithesis of fun and merriment. What’s the adage, “when I was a child, I thought as a child,…

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How to Move Stuff Without Breaking It

Girl planning her move

There is nothing quite as awful, no fear quite so absolute, as beginning to unpack only to find that all your clearly labelled “fragile” boxes may well have been through a tornado. What could you have done wrong?…

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What’s Old is New: Packing Tips for Antique Furniture

Antique writing desk with desk set

Have you ever looked at an antique table or lounge chair and wondered what it has seen and experienced in the time that it has existed? What secrets it has seen, the lives it has seen changed, what…

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Self Storage Tips for Military Families

Military family

Regularly moving to a new area, or even a different country, is part of the job description for those in the military.   Though this relocation may be expected, it doesn’t make the upheaval any easier to deal…

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