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Jun
20
How To Train for a Marathon - a Step by Step Guide

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26.2 miles is a long way to run, but most people can do it. What it takes is reasonable physical fitness, desire, determination and an appropriate training plan. If you’ve been thinking about adding the marathon to your life’s list of accomplishments, here are steps to take to achieve the amazing satisfaction of crossing a marathon finish line.

Step 1. Assess Your Readiness

Training for a marathon might take anywhere from eight weeks to six months depending on your fitness and how much you’re already running. I’m going to discuss a plan for someone who lies between the extremes. My advice...

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May
20
How To Organize and Store Your Children’s Keepsakes

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Your kids are going to create and generate so much stuff over the years. It can be hard to know what to hold onto as keepsakes and what to throw away. Their first clothes, their first blanket, early toys, artwork, birthday cards, awards, schoolwork, school reports… the list goes on.

Many parents don’t know where to start with organizing all of this *stuff*. It can really start to accumulate, and your home can begin to get cluttered. It can be a good idea to have a fixed strategy right from the beginning.

Obviously, it’s up to you how many keepsakes...

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Apr
04
How to Store Valuable Collections When Moving

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When planning a move, it's essential to consider what you'll do with your valuable collections. Whether you're decluttering your current house, moving to a smaller home, or relocating to a new city, transporting your prized collectibles to storage can be stressful.

It doesn't have to be.

Your high-value items can stay safe and secure by creating an inventory, updating your insurance, and finding the proper storage solution. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about storing valuable collections when moving.

Run the Numbers: Inventory Your Collection

The first step is to take inventory of your collection. This will...

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Mar
16
Store a Refrigerator Like a Pro: Tips and Tricks

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Storing a refrigerator that you want to keep for another home, use after a remodel, or other reasons isn't always easy. You need a place that's large enough to keep it, and you also want to make sure it's protected from the elements as much as possible. One of the ways to store a fridge safely is to use a self-storage unit. That way it's not in your house and in the way, or taking up garage space. Additionally, it's not out in the elements, where it could be harmed over time from heat, cold, and humidity.

It's not just about...

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Feb
07
A How-To Guide on Reducing College Expenses

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College is expensive. But in today’s labor market, it’s arguably less expensive than not going to college. On average, workers who have earned a Bachelor’s degree will also earn 75% more in their lifetimes than high school graduates will. Depending on the choices you make, your college degree can actually pay for itself after just a few years in the workforce. Let’s take a look at a few of the more financially significant decisions you’re likely to make—the ones that will have a direct impact on how much your education costs.

Choice Number One: Which School Will You Attend?

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Jan
09
She Shed & Man Cave - Ideas and How To's

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If you're thinking about creating a space that's all your own a She Shed or Man Cave can be a great solution. But where should you start? What kind of space do you want to have in the end? Are there decorative items or planning issues you'll need to make room for?

Here's what you need to know about creating your own She Shed or Man Cave, so you can be happy with what you've completed when it's done.

Some of the Best She Shed Ideas

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Dec
25
Store Your Christmas Decorations the Right Way

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The Christmas season is a time for food, family, decorations, and presents. But once all the festivities are over, and it's time to get back to real life, you may be wondering where to store the decorations you've taken down. There are several options that can work for your storage needs, but the best one could be a self storage unit. If you store your decorations properly they'll last for a lot of years. That way you can keep enjoying them each holiday season without worries over damage, insects, or other problems.

Proper storage can even make it easier...

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Dec
02
7 Simple Desk Organization Ideas to Keep Your Workspace Tidy at all Time

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Whether you are working in an office or from home, having a workspace that is clean and tidy adds to your productivity. Because of all the work hustle, it’s easy to get things piled up cluttering the workspace, especially when you’re working from home.

Having to take care of the house and kids at the same time leaves no room, nor energy, for taking care of it daily. While you certainly shouldn’t deny yourself the so-called creative chaos, tidying your working area shouldn’t take too much of your time. Good organization is the key.

Aside from an adequate desk and...

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Nov
19
How to Store Comic Books and Baseball Cards

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If you're planning to store comic books or baseball cards, you want to make sure you're doing it the right way. Otherwise, you could end up with items that are losing a lot of their value due to moisture, excessive heat, or other issues. It's all too common that someone has a nice collection of items, but they become damaged over time due to sunlight, moisture, or other problems with the way they were stored. Here's how to properly keep those baseball cards and comic books stored, safely and securely.

Valuing Comic Books and Baseball Cards

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Oct
17
Storing Wine: A How-To for Beginners

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Storing wine is an important part of enjoying it, and can greatly affect its quality and value. But beginners often don't realize that, so they accidentally end up damaging their wine. There are too many stories of wine being placed in the laundry room next to the dryer, or in a basement next to the boiler or water heater. Even leaving it on the kitchen counter, where the sunlight hits it every morning, can cause problems. You don't want to end up with problems with your wine, from incorrect storage places.

It's all too common for people to cause damage...

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