Ask a Storage Aficionado: How to Have Fun with a Storage Unit

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This is how I feel when I’m drinking coffee at the Starbucks at Dodge and 72nd in Omaha, Nebraska.

I’m often asked, “Storage Aficionado, what are five fun ways that I can use my storage unit?” How often? Easily four or five times per week. Rather than continually needing to discuss storage fun while using the men’s room at the Starbucks at Dodge and 72nd in Omaha, Nebraska, I will publish my advice. I hoping that this blog allows me to urinate in peace. Continue reading

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Your Un-Packing List For College: Just Don’t Bring It

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A great shirt at Prospekto by moacirpdsp, on Flickr
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Starting school can be a daunting task for a college freshman. There are endless lists of what you should take to the dorms to ensure a successful experience. What would be easier is if they’d just tell you what not to bring. So here you go: Continue reading

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Would You Hire These Guys? Honest Moving Company Slogans

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Our employees care

If you’ve ever hired movers, you know there are certain <ahem> “qualities” that can accompany such a purchase.  Granted, not all movers are horrible, but my experience has shown there are many things that are constant across the board. Continue reading

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What’s At The Bottom Of Every Woman’s Purse

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what's in every woman's purseI’m not particularly fond of lugging around a purse everywhere I go, but it’s a necessary evil of being a woman.  Over time I’ve found my purses continue to get larger and larger, the end result being a purse the size of a piece of carry on luggage.

Come to think of it, a piece of luggage would probably be cheaper than a purse.

No matter how good my intentions when I get a new purse, at some point I find it filled with random things I never intended.  Oftentimes I don’t even know what’s in there; and I’m scared to look.

I end up lugging around a bag that’s filled with what’s most likely just a bunch of trash. Continue reading

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7 Things You Don’t Want To Find While Clearing Out Your Grandma’s Storage Space

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It’s a dirty, creepy job and it looks like you’re the one to do it: sorting through a century’s worth of crap. Whether this is the last vestige of Grandma’s legacy, or she has organized it herself from her disintegrating armchair, there are seven things you should pray to avoid. Continue reading

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8 Ways to Tell If You’re Morgan Freeman

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Morgan Freeman

Are you him? Is he you?

Social media has made crafting an identity an easy task. People around the world get to tailor their online profiles to depict the person they want to be. On the other hand, what if all that identity-manipulation has made you someone else? What if, despite photos of your last family barbecue and a few status updates about your office job in suburban Eden Prairie, Minnesota, you are actually Morgan Freeman?

If you’re think that you may be the beloved voice of numerous movies, television shows, and advertisements, but you’re not quite sure, here are some simple questions to ask yourself to discover the truth: Continue reading

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What’s In The Kardashians’ Storage Unit

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what's in the kardashian's storage unitI’m embarrassed to admit that sometimes I keep up with the Kardashians.  Granted, it’s not that hard to do, as they plaster themselves all over as many publications as possible. From Kimye to Disaster Dad, those Kardashians are a train wreck that continues to crash over and over.

It’s why we love to hate them. Continue reading

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A Guide to Packing For A Weekend in Las Vegas

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How to pack for a weekend inFor years, party-goers and bachelor and bachelorette parties alike have been going to Vegas to get some sun and lose their inhibitions.

Vegas isn’t my cup of an overpriced drink, but I’ve been there so I know a thing or two about what you need to have a successful time in Sin City. Continue reading

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Can You Match These 5 Dictators To The Contents Of Their Storage Units?

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Mao & Stalin by andydoro, on Flickr

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You can tell a lot about people from their belongings — from the details of how they decorate to what you find on their bookshelves or in their junk drawers. But perhaps even more telling is what they keep in a storage unit. No matter the appearance, this is no haphazard pile of crap: these are items carefully chosen for long-term safekeeping.

So, if you were given the chance, whose unit would you like to see? Of which complex mind would you hope to glimpse the inner-workings? What’s that you say? The world’s five most bloodthirsty dictators? It just so happens we have access to the very personal and completely factual list of items belonging to the Fearsome Five. Let’s see if you can match the former dictator to the contents of his storage unit. Continue reading

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