Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance

Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 11th is now called Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance. This is a day for Americans across the country to hear the calling to volunteer in their neighboring communities, acknowledging the individuals lost and injured in the attacks, along with the first responders. Most of us remember what we were…

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Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

For most people, Labor Day marks the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. Aside from parades, get-togethers, and farewells to summer, Labor Day is a day to celebrate the economic and social contributions of workers, hard workers like you. At Storage Authority, our customers come from all walks of life. We’ve…

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Back to School Decluttering Tips

Back to School Decluttering Tips

After a busy summer of day camps and long weekends, your house may need a firm hand to get back into shape for the fall. Back to school is the perfect time to reclaim your household, getting rid of the things that you don’t need anymore. Use these tips to declutter and organize your home:…

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Moving Tips for College Kids

Moving Tips for College Kids

The prospect of going away to college is a new and exciting adventure. The process of moving into a college dormitory is another story. Here are some tips to simplify and alleviate the stress of a college move. Plan with your roommate. Connect with your new roommate beforehand and arrange to get there at the…

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Simplify Your Life Week

Simplify Your Life Week

#SimplifyYourLife Week is recognized during the month August of each year. This holiday encourages those who need to refocus their lives and declutter — physically and mentally. Late-summer simplifying keeps clutter to a minimum going into fall. This week helps us take a closer look at our lifestyle, eliminating things that keep us from enjoying…

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Five Steps to Organizing Your Garage

Five Steps to Organizing Your Garage

Do you ever feel like you are using your garage as a big trash can? Everybody loves a neat and organized garage. The key to arriving at an orderly garage is to take a systematic approach. Clear the floor. A floor that is clear as possible will encourage that clean, safe, and well-organized visual that…

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Moving Along on the Fourth

Moving Along on the Fourth

Carnivals, concerts, and campgrounds are the kind of events we usually associate with summertime holidays like the Fourth of July. With these family fun activities and celebrations, it is easy to forget the real reason we are celebrating the Fourth of July — the anniversary of our Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence is…

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Believe in Yourselfie

Believe in Yourselfie

Thanks to social media and the smartphone, June 21st recognizes a form of self-portrait that couldn’t exist without them—the “selfie.” As a result, it’s National Selfie Day! Today we are encouraged to take creative (and appropriate) selfies and share them on social media. Taking a selfie happened decades before social media, but with smartphones, the…

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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

“Any man can be a father but it takes someone special to be a Dad.” — Anne Geddes We celebrate Father’s Day to remind ourselves of the importance and the challenges of fatherhood. The often overlooked unsung heroes of parental holidays, fathers don’t enjoy the halo of admiration we give our mothers. They work tirelessly…

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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

While we think of Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer, this holiday is more than a family and friends barbeque and a three day weekend. On Monday, May 27, people will visit loved ones at cemeteries, volunteers will decorate parade floats, and children will march in parades. The truth is that many Americans…

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National Clean Up Your Room Day

National Clean Up Your Room Day

It is National Clean Up Your Room Day which is as good a reason as any to yank the scary things out from under your bed or organize your so-called closet. If you have a teenager, you might need to put on a hazmat suit before stepping inside their jungle. Not to worry, we’ve got…

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

On the second Sunday of May, we honor the person who tended to us as small children, nourished us as teenagers, and listened to our problems as young adults. As a child, there was never a shortage of ways to please your mom on Mother’s Day. A sentimental poem or placing your hands into tempera…

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