First manufactured in 1860, bisque dolls have transformed from toys to treasures. These dollies can be worth serious dollars—upwards of $1000. Here’s how to identify antique bisque dolls: Matte Finish In order to make their skin appear more lifelike,...

August 8, 2019


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How to Identify Antique Bisque Dolls

How to Identify Antique Bisque Dolls

There are many features that can tell you how to identify antique bisque dolls. First manufactured in 1860, bisque dolls have transformed from toys to treasures. These dollies can be worth serious dollars—upwards of $1000.

Antiques   August 8, 2019

how to fold a shirt for travel

Pack Hack: How to Fold a Shirt for Travel

Learn how to fold a shirt for travel so you can get rid of wrinkles and increase suitcase space. We have all of the shirt secrets for tidy trekkers, including how to fold button up shirts for travel.

Moving and Packing   Organizational Tips   June 6, 2019

When Do Snowbirds Leave Florida?

Suggestions for Snowbirds and Sun Seekers

When do snowbirds leave Florida? What temperature to leave a vacant house in summer? Whether you’re a self-proclaimed snowbird or taking advantage of one’s departure, we’re answering questions and offering tips for snowbirds and vacation renters.

Organizational Tips   Self Storage Tips & Tricks   May 30, 2019

Must haves for RV camping

Must-Haves for RV Camping

The list of must haves for RV camping goes beyond bug spray and sleeping bags. A step up from tent tenants, RV adventurers need to pack add-ons like propane and pressure gauges. But the extra prep comes with perks.

Fun Stuff   Organizational Tips   April 25, 2019

How to Store a Wedding Dress

From Bride to Box: How to Store a Wedding Dress

You have photos and mental notes to store the memories, but you need to learn how to store a wedding dress. Learn how to preserve your gown for years to come.

Organizational Tips   Self Storage Tips & Tricks   April 18, 2019

how to pack a suit coat

The Best Ways to Pack a Suit Coat

Figuring out how to pack a suit in a garment bag can prove challenging. Learn how to pack a suit coat and/or slacks in any travel tote.

Organizational Tips   April 11, 2019

Coin Collection Value

The Value of Your Coin Collection: More Than Pocket Change?

Your coin collection value could be worth more than pocket change—especially if it contains currencies from the 18th or 19th century. But what gives collectible coins their value?

Antiques   Blog   March 7, 2019

Learn how to properly move a grandfather clock.

How to Move, Pack and Store a Grandfather Clock

Grandfather clocks are beautiful pieces of furniture and useful timepieces, but they're also enormous and difficult to move.

Antiques   Blog   Moving and Packing   February 28, 2019

Find the value of antique coin banks and see if yours is worth serious coin!

How to Find the Value of Antique Coin Banks

With so many in existence, it can be tricky to find the value of antique coin banks. Here are some insider tips to help you guesstimate the worth of your antique piggy banks.

Antiques   Blog   February 21, 2019

The best tips to keep the house clean

Keep Your House Clean with These 4 Tips

Do little chores now before a mountain of mess reaches Everest-like elevation. Here are 4 tidying tips to keep the house clean.

Blog   Home Improvement   Organizational Tips   February 7, 2019

A picture is worth a thousand words. But make it a strip of pictures—with words—and it might be worth a thousand dollars. But just what comic books are worth money?

What Comic Books are Worth Money?

What comic books are worth money? Though it's unlikely you own a comic that could catapult you into early retirement, how can you tell if an issue is valuable?

Antiques   Blog   December 13, 2018

Whether you’re a stein-collecting connoisseur or you picked up a pint at a thrift shop, learn how to tell if a beer stein is valuable:

How to Tell if a Beer Stein is Valuable

They line the walls of basement bars and pubs, but do you ever wonder how to tell if a beer stein is valuable? We're talking about the big, lid-wearing beer steins seen at Oktoberfest celebrations.

Antiques   Blog   November 15, 2018

How to organize a garage on a tight budget—and as efficiently as possible.

How to Organize a Garage on a Tight Budget

When you start thinking about how to organize a garage on a tight budget, you may want to crawl in one of the many boxes stashed in yours. When was the last time you parked a car in your garage, anyway?

Blog   Home Improvement   Organizational Tips   October 11, 2018

Check out these time-saving boat tackle storage ideas, so you can focus your energy on what lies beneath.

How to Tackle Boat Storage for Bait and Beyond

All fishermen need boat tackle storage ideas. Boats can get you to the perfect position, but they can't catch the fish for you. And with limited area onboard, you have to maximize space for your must-have gear.

Blog   Organizational Tips   September 20, 2018

Here are several basement laundry room ideas to spruce up your space.

Basement Laundry Room Ideas

Does your soaking and sock sorting take place below? If so, we have the best basement laundry room ideas for those of you who don't have that dedicated space upstairs.

Blog   Home Improvement   Organizational Tips   September 13, 2018

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