Whether you’re an incoming college freshman about to embark on a new adventure, a current college student returning for the new school year, or the parent of college student preparing to help your student with their move- we’ve assembled our top 6 most needed storage items for your dorm. Keeping organized in a small dorm room is key- and these tips are here to help!
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If you’ve been to Orlando, or plan on taking a trip, you’ve probably heard of Kissimmee, Florida. Known for its plethora of hotels, resorts and restaurants, Kissimmee is only a few miles from Orlando’s main attractions- Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld. But while you may think of the Orlando area as just a theme park destination, Kissimmee has a lot of activities to offer that makes it great spot for a visit. Here are our 10 must-do activities in Kissimmee.
If you’re looking for a way to experience Florida’s most known creature, the alligator, then this is the spot for you. Located right on the outskirts of Kissimmee, Gatorland offers various shows and up close encounters with the alligators, and also has zip lining on property. There are plenty of photo opportunities so you can go back and show all your friends and family how close and personal you got to get with the alligators!
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Clermont is a beautiful city nestled about 20 miles west of Orlando. Founded in 1884, Clermont still holds the small town feel and has various activities and attractions that make for the perfect day or weekend trip!
Lake Louisa State Park
Situated on 4,500 acres, Lake Louisa State Park is the place to visit if you’re ready to relax and enjoy the nature Florida has to offer. This park offers 17 miles of trails, 7 lakes and 105 miles of shorelines. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, swimming, fishing, camping and many more activities. The state park can also host weddings and private events, and puts on a variety of festivals, concerts and tours.
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Moving comes with a lot of thought and consideration. People choose to relocate due to reasons such as family, jobs, lifestyles, and the cost of living. Whatever the reason is families are sure to migrate to certain areas throughout the year. It seems the South is headed towards a population increase. Florida itself holds 3 cities that are in the top 10 places to live for 2017. Let’s take a look at the ten cities and why they have become a popular place to move.
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Orlando is a large city, especially if you are from a small town. Before moving you might want to learn a few tricks from the natives. Here are 8 things you should know when making your move to the “City of the Beautiful”.
- Say goodbye to the seasons.
Florida is known for being extremely hot not only during the summer but during the winter. Though the northern cities might get a little cold Orlando is right in the center where it pretty much stays warm all year round. This is why golf is one of the most popular sports in the state. You can play all year round. If you hate the cold, you will fit right in.
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As the holidays come to a close it’s time to start packing up all of your decorations and gift wrapping supplies. Storing fragile items or large items like wreaths, can become difficult and time consuming if you aren’t prepared. There are many different ways to store wrapping paper, lights, wreaths, and ornaments. Here are just 10 of the smartest ways to store your holiday items this year.
1. Wrap your lights around a piece of card board. This keeps the lights from getting tangled and saves you time next year when taking them out of the box.
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As 2016 comes to a close we reminisce on all the good memories and knowledge we have gained throughout the year. This year we had some amazing new storage hacks and ideas that went viral on the internet. Here are the top 10 storage hacks of 2016.
Use re-cycled jars for just about anything. You can purchase Mason jars or re-use jars to store small items like nails, buttons, or cotton balls. You can also use the jars to keep food fresh and store leftovers.
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If you are in the process of moving to Kissimmee, Florida, chances are you have already found out how personable the people are. Perhaps it is the proximity to the most magical place on Earth, or the area’s innate southern hospitality. Regardless of where it comes from, it’s likely you’ve already made a few friends. Many are probably realtors focused on trying to get you to use their service for finding a home locally. If you haven’t already gone through the process, you might be feeling overwhelmed at the sheer volume of realtors in Kissimmee and the surrounding area. Here are nine of the best realtors around Kissimmee and where you’ll find them.
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Furniture pieces are expensive but a must for your home. The best way to save money on furniture is to create it yourself. Now of course creating something from scratch can take time and money that you simply don’t have. Do-it-yourself projects usually involve recycling and reusing. Try reusing the old pieces of furniture in your home to create pieces that look brand new! These six projects will save you tons of money while creating a piece of furniture you desperately need for your home.
1. bookshelf to bench
This is an easy project that gives you extra seating and storage in one. Take a simple bookshelf and turn it sideways. Create a cushion with a board, piece of foam, and piece of fabric. There is plenty of room to slide in baskets and bins in the empty slots. Use them to store toys, books, or other objects in need of a home.
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Using different items for their unintended purpose is something that most people disregard. Shower hooks are used to hang shower curtains and file sorters sort out bills and other papers. The names of the items pretty much explain the products purposes, right? Well what if those shower hooks could be used to store and organize other items such as hats?Genius!
There are plenty of items and products that can be used for storage instead of their intended purpose. Here are just five items that people are using to create more storage around their home.
1. tension rods
When you see tension rods they are usually hanging some type of drapery or curtains, but they can also be used for other purposes. Tension rods are great when storing cleaning supplies under the sink. This keeps the bottles from being knocked over while giving you more storage space below. Tension rods also work wonders when creating storage in the kitchen. It can keep things like metal pans, cutting boards, and Tupperware lids organized.
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