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Sep
05
Get Ahead Scholarship Winner - Abel Vasquez

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It was hard to pick a winner from all the hundreds of applications received. The scholarship committee had the work cut out for them, but they finally agreed on one - Abel Vasquez, a Senior at New Mexico State University.

Abel is originally from Carlsbad, New Mexico and academically he is intersted in research, specifically policies and services at a mezzo level. "During my time as a senior at New Mexico State I worked closely with Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, a non-profit organization dedicated to working with the homeless population. Of the many essential...

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Aug
10
Evacuation Kit Necessities: When You Need to Leave in a Hurry

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Putting together an evacuation kit may not sound like any fun, but it can be an important way to protect yourself and your family if a natural disaster like a hurricane, flood, or wildfire should strike your area. But what should you put in your kit, and what can you leave out? Where should you store that kit, and how can you keep it up to date? There are a lot of issues to consider, which is part of the reason why taking the time to put together a proper kit matters so much. Here are the necessities you will...

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Jul
18
Prepare your house for your family before you move in

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So, you are planning on moving in the near future. And you have many tasks to complete before you do. One of them is preparing your new home for your family and yourself. You need to do everything that’s in your power to make the adjustment period nice and short. But how to do that? By completing tasks one by one. Little things add up, and you will be sipping a mojito on your new porch in no time!

Plan your relocation

Making a solid strategy is essential. This way, you will avoid making moving mistakes and save yourself a...

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Jul
03
Pallets, pallets and pallets! The many ways to upcycle/recycle old wooden pallets.

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There is a great deal of satisfaction in taking something that was going to be discarded and turning it into something new. Wooden pallets are made to transport goods from factories and warehouses to stores all around you. Often, they are made with strong wood that can serve inside your home and out as furniture, decor or something else. Some pallet projects require nothing more than some basic tools and a few nails or glue. Others require a little more equipment and know-how. Not sure where to start? Consider the possibilities of these pallet upcycling projects below:

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Apr
28
Preparing the Kids and Pets For a Long Distance Move

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Moving long distance can have its benefits, but there's also stress involved. A lot of that stress can revolve around trying to move children and pets, because there are entertainment and logistical issues that have to be addressed. So what can be done to make it easier on everyone? How can you help your children and your pets get from one place to another on a long distance move with a minimum of fuss? Fortunately, there are a lot of different options that can be considered so kids and pets can be a part of a long distance move and...

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Oct
11
Turning Trash Into Treasure

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Some of the most fortunate people are those who see treasure where others see trash. Retired NYC sanitation worker Nelson Molina is one such person: after seeing scores of collectibles and other still-useful items while working his collection route, he began to save the items to create the "Treasures in the Trash Museum." Originally started in his work locker, the museum now takes up an entire warehouse floor in East Harlem. The collection, , which contains items that range from vintage typewriters to shelves full of Furbies, does not have public visiting hours, but can be seen by...

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Aug
25
How to Set Up Your Rental Storage Units For Easy Access

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Is your home becoming overcrowded with things you don’t use? Storage units can help you save space and your belongings! Rental storage spaces offer surveillance, vehicle storage, climate control, and easy access to your belongings. However, storage units can become over cluttered even for those who aren’t pack rats! People who don’t prepare typically dig through their boxes to find what they’re looking for. This can take hours, so preparation is crucial. If you’re accessing your rental storage units regularly, having an access plan is key. Here are tips for how to set up your rental storage units for easy...

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Aug
18
Get Ahead Scholarship Winner - Caitlyn J. Schnur

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We received hundreds of applications for our Fall 2017 "Get Ahead Scholarship" from all over the United States including Puerto Rico. They range in age from 18 to 49 and majoring in everything from medicine to computer science.  With all this talented applicants, the task of selecting a winner was a difficult one, but at the end, there was a clear winner, Caitlyn Jane Schnur, Vermilion High School Graduate and recently enrolled at Ohio University.

The opportunities available to me through Peer Leadership helped me develop more as an individual. The experiences I had were eye opening and the new...

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Aug
10
How Ecommerce Companies Run Their Business From Personal Storage Space

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In the days of old, business owners would have a brick and mortar store to stockpile their inventory.

But with the rise of e-commerce businesses, owners are finding they're not able to find a place for their inventory.

If you're one of these business owners, you are looking for an efficient and convenient way to keep all of your items in one place. You may currently be using an unused room in your home, or stockpiling things in random places throughout your personal space.

But there are other options. Read on to learn how personal storage spaces are the ideal...

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Jul
05
How To Prepare For A Long Distance Move

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No matter where you're moving to, a long distance move is an enormous undertaking. Moving down the street or in the same city is stressful enough, but moving across the country can be terrifying.

When expenses start popping up, you may be wondering if there's anything you can do to make your move easier.
You're in luck. There are tons of tips out there to help you prepare for the best of them. We're here with 10 of the most helpful.

How to prepare for a long distance move


Estimate a budget

The very first thing you should do...

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