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Top 6 RV Road Tripping Destinations on the Gulf Coast of Florida

Top 6 RV Road Tripping Destinations on the Gulf Coast of Florida Whether you bought an RV for the sole purposes of heading south at first sight of a snow flurry or simply always had a fantasy of living a nomadic life out of a luxurious house on wheels, Florida is one of the best states in the country to tour due to its seasonable, year-round weather and its breathtaking scenery. Travel south enough, and the Gulf Coast of Florida becomes less about marshland and much more about beautiful beaches and otherworldly landscapes. Best of all, Florida is one of the most RV-friendly states in the US, so there's plenty of places to park your RV while you chew the [...]

By |2020-01-13T11:02:01-05:00January 12th, 2020|Moving & Traveling|

Five Family-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions for 2020

  The best family-friendly New Year’s resolutions are those that create more fun, laughter, and love in the family. Some resolutions, like eating more healthfully, sound good on paper but tend to fail because they lack this “fun” factor. As a result, they become a burden which can cause conflict, guilt, or stress in the family. […]

By |2019-12-29T19:10:13-05:00January 4th, 2020|Family Life|

Home Projects to Complete This Winter

Winter is right around the corner. The days are shorter, the trees are bare, and snowstorms are on their way. Before you feel the full effects of winter and want to curl up under a blanket with hot cocoa, you need to be proactive and take care of some things around the house. Here are a few home projects to tackle before Jack Frost reigns over winter: Utilize Storage Units We adorn our yards with so many different things during good weather seasons. But what are we supposed to do with all that stuff once it starts snowing? To prevent damage to your outdoor items and keep your house from becoming overrun with clutter, consider renting out a self storage unit. [...]

By |2019-12-30T15:54:45-05:00December 29th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

5 Ways to Stay Active with Your Dog this Winter

Getting enough exercise during winter months can be a challenge, especially if you own a dog. We know how important it is for people to be active during winter, but we can go to the gym when it's too cold to exercise outdoors. By taking 20 to 30 minutes a day to get your sweat on with these fun ways to stay active with your dog this winter, you can keep your pet healthy while creating a deeper bond and keeping those winter blues away. Here are some fun activities you and your furry friend can do together to stay active this winter. 1. Take a Winter Hike The toughest part about going on a winter hike is the preparation. [...]

By |2019-12-30T18:30:02-05:00December 21st, 2019|Family Life|

7 Fun Winter Festivals in the Atlanta Metro

Every season in Atlanta brings with it a myriad of festivals to enjoy and partake in. Winter is no exception! Atlanta’s weather remains fair through most of the winter, so both indoor and outdoor festivities are a great way to keep occupied during the gloomy winter months you so often find all over Georgia. Whether you want some holiday cheer or just an excuse to get out of your house, there are plenty of options to choose from in the Atlanta Metro Area. Not to mention, festivals are a great way to get a dose of culture and explore something new. The list below is just a small cross-section of things to do, so be sure to explore for yourself—your [...]

By |2019-12-29T11:53:10-05:00December 15th, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

5 U.S. Cities to Visit in December with the Whole Family

The holidays are a good time for a family to go somewhere new and explore a place together. Especially if you have older kids who are prone to boredom when they’re home from school, planning a family outing or vacation can help make the holidays more fun and memorable for everyone. Taking a family holiday trip doesn’t have to be a long, expensive vacation. You don’t have to go to Disney World or Paris. Going someplace close to home can be equally fun, especially if it cuts down on your stress.  For inspiration, here are 5 family-friendly cities in the U.S. that are worth visiting during the holidays, all in different states. Hopefully one will be close to where you [...]

By |2019-12-08T11:59:48-05:00December 8th, 2019|Moving & Traveling|

Texas Travel Tips for Holiday Travelers

Texas is the 2nd largest state in the United States. Even so, you may not have any traffic troubles in the vast swaths of Texas that are sparsely populated. Our Texas travel tips for holiday travelers will help you navigate through the metropolitan hubs of Houston and Dallas, even smaller cities like Amarillo. In many of these cities, traffic can be challenging even on a good day. Over the holidays, you can forget about zipping along the Interstate or getting anywhere fast. Even though holiday travel can be a significant headache, here are some Holiday Travel Tips for Texas Travelers some ways to minimize your frustration and enjoy the holidays. General Holiday Travel Advice to Take with You Anywhere Holidays [...]

By |2019-11-30T17:24:43-05:00November 30th, 2019|Moving & Traveling|

5 Ways to Show You’re Grateful This Thanksgiving

Happiness research reveals there are several strategies for well, being happy. But on the eve of Thanksgiving, we wanted to find out what role being grateful for plays in happiness. Those we spoke with were especially grateful for family and friends, of course, but how do you show your gratitude this season? Perform random acts of kindness Whether it's buying the person standing in line behind you a cup of coffee, helping shovel your neighbor's sidewalk, or doing preparing a week's worth of healthy meals for your grandparents—there are so many little ways to pass the good onto others. Be sure to invite your friends to join you and feel grateful for being in a position to help others. They [...]

By |2019-11-23T12:24:34-05:00November 23rd, 2019|Family Life|

New Mount Laurel Storage Facility Opening in Time for The Holidays

When it comes to hiding Christmas presents in Mount Laurel, Metro Self Storage has you covered. Our new, state-of-the-art storage facility is open just in time for the holidays. And, if you need long-term storage, you’ll love knowing that we’re offering grand opening storage specials that are hard to beat! The holidays are all about joy, laughter, and the season of giving and gratitude. However, there is little argument that Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busiest time of year for many of us.  One of the most common traditions is to keep your thoughtful presents hidden away from prying eyes.  […]

By |2019-11-17T15:17:17-05:00November 17th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

5 Renovation Trends to Make During Winter in Texas

You can take advantage of Texas home renovation trends almost all year long in the Lone Star State. Why? Because not all winters are created equal. Particularly winters in Texas, which are different from the snow-filled and chilly season Northerners are accustom to. While winter is, for much of the country, a time to hunker down, slow down, and stay out of the elements, winters in Texas tend to be mild and dry. For these reasons and more, winter is the perfect time to renovate your home in Texas. […]

By |2019-11-17T11:42:21-05:00November 10th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|
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