Has your wallet just recovered from Christmas and now you’re sweating Valentine’s Day?! Well have no fear! You don’t have to go the traditional route with roses, chocolates and dinner reservations at a fancy restaurant that will charge you twice the amount that they normally would with their Valentine’s fixed priced menu.
Part-Time Money put together a list of 33 inexpensive and non-cheesy Valentine’s ideas that are sure to please your significant other. Here are just a few of our favorites:
- Acts of Service
Who doesn’t love a little extra help around the house? Surprise your loved one by doing a few of their chores for them: dishes, laundry, cleaning up, sweeping the floor or grocery shopping. It’s a sweet gesture that will be greatly appreciated (and unexpected)!
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It’s not uncommon for people to ask our managers about whether or not our storage units are equipped to become an office or if they can be used as a workout room. The short answer is no. Although we store a lot of office items and business inventory, and also a lot of exercise equipment that is temporarily not being used – units are just not able to be used for those type of ongoing activities.
However, it’s likely the real reason for someone’s desire to use a storage unit as something other than a place to store things in is that it’s clean, uncluttered, and often air-conditioned. It’s away from the distraction of family, co-workers, phones, and to-do lists stuck on the refrigerator.
Order and tranquility are what are wanted; an uncluttered environment to think or work-out in. Shape magazine had an excellent article of the benefits Continue reading →
There are so many articles, instructional videos, DIY projects, and guides for organizing your garage on the internet, there is really no excuse for any of us to still be parking our car on the street. But some still do. You know who you are.
Let’s face it, when storage space starts getting a little tight inside the house, it is incredibly tempting to start making “temporary” piles in the garage. It is not long before that garage can become a no man’s land, terrifying children and making grown men cry. Family members argue over who will be sent in to retrieve something, and you tie a rope around your 12-year-old’s waist to make sure he is not lost forever. Continue reading →