With the change of season comes the need for warmer clothes, winter weather supplies and even a pantry stocked with enough food, medication and other items to tide you over during a blizzard. If you find the notion of winter shopping intimidating, here are some tips:Read More
About: Lainie Petersen
Lainie Petersen is a guest writer for Storage.com. She works full time as a freelance writer and researcher, blogging for MoneyCrashers.com, LainieSips.com (a tea blog), VirtualVocations.com and several other online publications. She lives in Chicago with Ned, her very large orange tabby cat.
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Northern and Midwestern winters can be tough, so many folks in these areas fly south during the colder months. These “snowbirds” typically spend anywhere from 2-5 months each year away from home, basking in the sunny confines of Florida, Arizona or another warm state until spring’s arrival. These folks often rent their homes to short-term...Read More
Shopping for singles isn’t as easy as it might seem. One significant problem is that suppliers often package grocery items in amounts suitable for families of three or more people, which can lead to food waste. Planning your shopping trips ahead of time, as well as learning safe food storage techniques, can make grocery shopping for...Read More
Moving is a major transition and many people appreciate the support of their friends as they adjust to their new home. If a friend or family member recently relocated, a housewarming gift is a wonderful way to show your support. If you’re having trouble selecting a gift,...Read More
Looking for a place to rent is always an adventure, even more so if you’re a pet owner. Many landlords and property management companies are wary about renting with pets, and for good reason: Irresponsible pet owners can alienate...Read More
If you’ve decided to switch to a plant-based diet, or even just cut down on your consumption of animal products, you may be in for some sticker shock. While there is no reason that a vegetarian or vegan diet should cost more than diets...Read More
Along with warmer weather, the approach of Summer also brings out a desire to get into better shape. If you are looking to improve your health and fitness, but are concerned about the cost of exercise equipment or gym memberships, don’t despair. With some...Read More
When looking for a place to live, consider your apartment and your neighborhood to be a complete package. While your apartment is certainly the place where you eat, sleep and relax, your neighborhood is, ideally, where you’ll be doing most of your living. Decide what...Read More
Whether you are planning a big move or just need to de-clutter your home, a garage sale is a great way to get rid of your extra stuff while earning some extra money. Successful garage sales require some advance planning...Read More
The first priority of most apartment hunters is to find a home that is clean, comfortable and in a good location. While all this is important, it’s also crucial that you investigate the business that manages the...Read More
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