A Wannabe Minimalist’s Guide to Simple Living


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 … Read more

Accessorizing Your Storage Unit: Organization for the Organizationally Challenged

There are two types of people in this world: Those who clean and those who hide their messes from out of plain view. Both kinds of people can benefit from a storage unit, but only one will truly prosper. Do you associate yourself with the latter camp? Fear not, for the Type A personalities among … Read more

Find Your Ideal Self-Storage Solution

Self storage isn’t rocket science, but it does require some thoughtful planning. Use this comprehensive guide to find the right storage solution for your needs. Why are you here? You’re considering a self-storage unit and could use some help navigating your options. Or you’ve already got a storage unit but could use some advice on … Read more

Tips for Storing Camping Gear

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 … Read more

Pack for College Before You Pack in the Summer Fun

Whether you’re leaving for college or coming back home for the summer, you probably have enough plans to avoid your parents without us reminding you. Before you pack your days full of making epic memories—like heading to some PNW festivals—you’ve unfortunately got to buckle down and literally pack some other things first. For those who … Read more

7 Steps to Hygge This Winter

This year, forget about those New Year’s resolutions you’re just going to abandon by mid-February. Aim for something long-lasting, like a lifestyle change that won’t only chase away the winter blues, but will keep you cozy year-round. Aim for hygge! Hygge is a Danish and Norwegian word. And while there’s no direct translation to English, … Read more

How Not to Pack a Self-Storage Unit

Packing a storage unit is like playing real-life Tetris. Making everything fit takes skills and experience. One wrong move and your precious china could come crashing down. If you’re looking for some helpful tips to make the most of your storage space, don’t follow these suggestions. Don’t use boxes. Forget about using boxes, bins, or … Read more

Summer Storage for College Students

Instead of lugging all of your stuff home during summer break, consider leaving your possessions in a storage unit.

Summer break is now in full swing, and unless you’re taking summer courses, it’s time to pack up your belongings and head home! Maybe you’ve got an internship lined up or a summer job in the works. Maybe your planning a summer of backpacking adventures or a relaxing break at home. Whatever your plans, don’t pack … Read more

A Simple Guide to Spring Cleaning and Reorganizing

With spring in the air, it’s time for a little cleaning and reorganizing! Spring cleaning is the perfect way to prepare for the warmer months. What better place to start than your storage unit? It’s easy to forget what you’ve got packed away in those boxes or bins, and clutter can build up fast. Follow … Read more