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4 Dreamy She Sheds [+Infographic]

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

May 14, 2018 11:55:45 AM

Make Your She Shed Your Own

She sheds are a place that women can relax and enjoy time to themselves or with friends. They are a place where you can escape the craziness that comes with work and family life. A place you can’t be bothered.

Bring your she shed to life with a shed from Cook Portable Warehouses. Cook offers eight versatile shed styles to better fit your she shed plans.

Here are four dreamy she sheds that will have you driving to a Cook dealer tomorrow! 

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Shed Ideas

What to Do with Your Loved One’s Belongings

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Mar 19, 2018 11:40:52 AM

After a loved one passes away, it can be difficult seeing reminders of them everywhere in your home or theirs. You loved them, still want them with you, and yet only their things remain. The pain is real and the thought of letting go of any of their things just causes you more heartache.

Though everyone experiences loss, it can be easy to feel alone in your pain. And you’re right, no one will ever understand what that person meant to you. But, we can all empathize with the pain you’re feeling, as we remember saying goodbye to our own loved one. Find comfort in knowing you aren’t alone on this journey.

 Grieving wife looking at memory box

Here are a few tips to get you started when the daunting question of what to do with your loved one’s belongings keeps popping up in your mind.  

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement

Cook Declutter Challenge: 10 Minutes or Less

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Mar 6, 2018 10:05:01 AM

Take the Declutter Challenge

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Topics: Home Improvement, Personal/Family Improvement, Winter, Holiday Organization, Shed Maintenance Tips, Summer Home Tips

Make Gardening a Family Event

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

May 10, 2017 10:30:00 AM

As your children grow and gain more independence you may feel like your family is growing apart. But, it doesn’t have to.  This is when you can begin working on changing your family dynamic.

So, how do you start opening up more dialogue and continue working as a family team? Gardening is a great way to do this! With a garden your family will be working together from Spring to Fall.  You’ll all be busy from planning, to harvesting, to the canning and freezing of your goods!

If you're just starting your garden here's a list of essential tools you may want to add to your shed.   

There are so many things you can talk about and learn while you’re working towards a successful garden.  You know your family, so sometimes it may be time to just work in silence, but there are some fun ways to make the time go by faster.

Make Gardening a Family Fun Event + Cook Portable Warehouses

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Gardening

How to Stay Prepared During Tornado Season

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Mar 29, 2017 9:51:54 AM

Lightning & Severe Weather

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement

Free Camping Apps for Your Next Adventure

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Mar 23, 2017 12:37:14 PM

Free Camping Apps for your Next Adventure + Cook Portable WarehousesCamping is a fun activity for kids, families all the way to the most experienced outdoorsman. As you begin enjoying Spring weather, you may want to dig into your shed and get all of your camping supplies organized and cleaned off for another year!

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Entertaining Tips

The Camping Trip Supply List of Things Easily Forgotten

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Mar 22, 2017 2:02:57 PM

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Summer Organization

Proper Ways to Store Your Bicycle and Equipment

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Feb 15, 2017 2:00:00 PM

A Cook shed can be used for a variety of purposes and with all the extra space you don’t have to choose just one.

With the right organizational techniques, you can store lawn equipment, as well as your favorite sporting goods.

One of those family friendly sports you can enjoy almost year-round is biking. There are many paved or even rustic trails you can find at your local or state parks close to home.

Biking is of course great exercise, but it also can be fun for the whole family!  Enjoy the outdoors, while picking up the speed a little.

If your family loves to bike, then having proper storage is essential to keeping your bike functional from season to season. Here's what you need to know about how to store your bicycle.  
Family Biking + Bicycle Storage Tips

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Topics: Storage Tips, Personal/Family Improvement

Top 10 Shed and Home Blogs of 2016

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Dec 20, 2016 9:13:27 AM

Whether you already own a Cook shed or are still searching, these are great resources!

Cook sheds require very little, if any, maintenance, but the possibilities are endless.  These 10 blogs were the most read Cook blogs of 2016! They’re focused on the uses of portable buildings, buying the right shed and general home storage tips.

Don’t miss our most popular shed and home blogs this year, check them out below:

A look back at the top 10 Cook Blogs of 2016 + Cook Portable Warehouse

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Topics: Storage Tips, Personal/Family Improvement, Shed Ideas

3 Life Lessons to Learn from Cook’s Top Dealer

Posted by Cook Portable Warehouses

Oct 25, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Each day we face choices. Sometimes fun, sometimes devastating circumstances happen to us, but even in those circumstances there are still choices. What are you choosing today?

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Topics: Personal/Family Improvement, Dealer Spotlight