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Metro Self Storage Opens New Addison Storage Facility!

  Would you like to keep your valued possessions at a modern storage facility in Addison, Illinois? If you travel along the I-355 and I-290 Interchange, you’ve undoubtedly noticed, there’s a brand new storage facility in Addison. Illinois-based Metro Self Storage is pleased to announce our state-of-the-art Addison storage facility is now open for business! […]

By |2018-03-23T16:11:33-04:00March 19th, 2018|Your Local Metro|

Tips for Keeping the Peace when your Children Share a Bedroom

  When your children share a bedroom it can go in two directions. A shared bedroom can either be a source of endless fighting, or it can lead to good memories and bonding between siblings. Can you prevent one and encourage the other? Is it even possible to influence your kids’ relationship?  In a word, yes. […]

By |2018-03-11T14:35:35-04:00March 18th, 2018|Family Life|

Where Not to Store your Guitar and Other Stringed Musical Instruments

  Where you store your guitar and other types of wooden instruments will determine their longevity. Stringed instruments are some of the pinnacles of music creation. From Stradivarius Violins to the wide world of classical guitars, these creations are as delicate as they are priceless. […]

By |2018-03-10T21:19:37-04:00March 11th, 2018|Storage Tips|

The Ultimate Guide to Commuting in Minnesota

If you’re thinking of moving to a new city (or even a new state), you should give the Twin Cities a long look. Time and again, Minnesota has proven itself to be one of the best places to live—it’s even one of the happiest places in the country, according to some (well, most) sources. Maybe the famous Minnehaha Falls will sell you on the North Star State, or the much-lauded Walker Arts Center. You might even find yourself wondering just what it might be like to live next to that the four-story behemoth, the Mall of America. […]

By |2018-06-05T15:36:02-04:00February 25th, 2018|Your Local Metro|

Quick and Easy Wine Storage Tips for Texans (in Less Than Ten Minutes)

  Our quick and easy wine storage tips will have you looking like a sommelier in less than 10 minutes. Okay, maybe not quite at that level but close. Have you ever wondered why wine improves with age? So many things do. The great English Philosopher and Statesman, Francis Bacon, explains why, “ … age appears to be best in four things—old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.” Many red wines—and some white wines—are meant to be aged before they are opened.  Why should you consider wine storage? […]

By |2018-06-08T12:59:33-04:00February 17th, 2018|Storage Tips|

The Best Rock Climbing Destinations in the Midwest

  The best rock climbing destinations in the Midwest are somewhat less famous, but have many unique characteristics and offer many experiences for those brave enough to seek them. The sport of outdoor climbing is complex and deeply linked with the sense of adventure and exploration.  All across the world natural rock formations exist, waiting to be discovered and climbed. While some are well traveled to and others are hidden away deep in the wilderness, many have been found and developed by people who love to ascend these striking features.  Climbers constantly roam the country in search of new areas, typically referred to as crags, to develop for new and differing challenges.  […]

By |2018-03-13T16:12:35-04:00February 11th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day On A Tight Budget

  On a tight budget this February? No problem! Valentine’s Day is about love, not money. With a little time and creativity, you can create a Valentine’s Day experience that shows your love without breaking the bank. In fact, a tight budget can sometimes be a blessing in disguise. It can make you more romantic, as you create more thoughtful gifts and experiences. Instead of buying something mass-produced, you put time and effort into something personal. After all, something free or cheap can still be special. […]

By |2019-02-06T15:26:09-04:00February 3rd, 2018|Family Life|
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