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Home Organization

I’m Not a Hoarder

March 27, 2020

Let’s be honest with ourselves here: We’re all hoarders at heart. The difference, of course, lies in what items we all choose to lug around, collect, and store. Fear not, hoarders: Northwest Self Storage will never judge you for your hoarding tendencies. Quite the opposite, actually. Need a safe place to stash your collectibles? Come […]

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Home Organization

A Wannabe Minimalist’s Guide to Simple Living

January 30, 2020

How to lessen the burden of things The walls of your adequately-sized-yet-somehow-cluttered home are caving in on you. You’re tired of completing one organization task, only to have three more spring up in the process. One annual spring clean is simply not enough. It’s a new year and you’re ready to say bon voyage to […]

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Cities

Store Like a Portlander

October 10, 2019

Portland likes to keep it weird, but many of those who have lived here for a long time would argue the city has lost its edge in recent years. Across the city, at Instagrammable bars and Portland’s remaining few dives alike, debates that pit the old Portland against the new Portland rage on.  But if […]

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Cascade Locks, OR

5 Gorge Hikes and Brewery Pairings

October 1, 2019

The warm days of summer have dwindled, making way for autumn’s damp and chilly bite. And while that may spell the end of hiking season for some, a true Pacific Northwesterner knows that nature’s splendor is equally as vibrant in the fall. So pack a jacket, swap your hiking sandals for hiking boots, and make […]

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Recipes

5 College Dorm Ramen Hacks

September 13, 2019

Packing up and heading to college? Let’s face it: You’re poor. Don’t worry, though, it’s a good poor—a necessary poor in the name of higher education and its contributions to an informed citizenry. The sacrifices you’re making are of a noble nature. That $1 cup of instant noodles you’ve resigned yourself to eating for the […]

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Pacific Northwest Life

Tips for Storing Camping Gear

August 21, 2019

Camping is about finding peace in the remote wilderness. It’s about the animalistic freedom of going without a shower for days on end. The taste of smoky campfire goodness that somehow makes an ordinary hot dog feel gourmet. And for the risk-tolerant, it’s the thrill of playing giardia roulette whenever your open mouth comes in […]

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