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Bonnie Azoulay

Bonnie Azoulay Elmann is an NYC-based freelance writer and frequent contributor to the PODS Blog. Her work has appeared in Glamour, Health, and Parents, among others. She is an extremely driven digital storyteller who may or may not have a slight obsession with fanny packs.

After-Christmas Declutter 101: Get Organized For The New Year!

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on December 27, 2023

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to start thinking about decluttering your space and storing all those Christmas decorations. Check out these tips for organizing your home quickly and efficiently.

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Living Minimally: How to Be Minimalist Without Getting Rid of Everything

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on November 2, 2023

Did you know whatever takes up space in your home translates to the space in your mind? Learn about how to live a minimalist lifestyle and the benefits of decluttering your space to make room for only things that matter to you.

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9 Cities Near New York: More Space & Lower Cost of Living - PODS Blog

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on October 19, 2023

Want to live more comfortably, physically and financially? Then exploring some cities near New York may be just the ticket. They offer the culture, history, and activities you’re looking for with a cheaper price tag and more space — plus you’ll still have easy access to the Big Apple to get your NYC fix. Here are 9 of our favorite cities near New York.

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8 of the Safest Neighborhoods in NYC

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on September 28, 2023

NYC is certainly one of the best places to live in the U.S. But just like all big cities, it’s not all glitz and glam all the time. Whether you’re moving alone or with a family, safety is probably at the top of your list. Here are eight of the safest neighborhoods in NYC.

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NYC Moving Guide: The 5 Boroughs of NYC, Explained

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on September 19, 2023

Preparing for a move to New York City but not sure which borough to settle in? While many head to Manhattan for a classic Empire State experience, there are four other boroughs to choose from. Read on to explore which area of New York is right for what you’re looking for, in our guide to NYC’s boroughs.

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NYC Moving Guide: How to Live on a Budget in New York City

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on April 20, 2023

New York City is one of the most expensive cities in America. If you’re new to the city and your budget isn’t exactly robust . . . is it still possible to live well in NYC? We think the answer is yes, if you’ve got a good game plan and a positive mindset. You can start with our guide to living on a budget in New York City.

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NYC Moving Guide: Find the Best Neighborhoods in Brooklyn for you

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on January 27, 2023

Looking for New York energy but without the frenetic pace (and sky-high rents) of Manhattan? Head to Brooklyn for a more laid-back vibe, while keeping access to all the opportunities and culture that make NYC great. Explore the borough with our guide to the best neighborhoods in Brooklyn.

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NYC Moving Guide: Find the Best Manhattan Neighborhoods for Your Big Move

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on January 27, 2023

For many, moving to New York is a rite of passage — professionally, personally, or both. But moving to the Big Apple sure can be overwhelming, especially with more than 50 neighborhoods to choose from! Use our guide to find the perfect spot for you.

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Affordable Camper Renovation Ideas and Storage Tips

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on October 31, 2022

Have a camper that had its heyday in the 50s and needs a little facelift? Or are you loving life in your “home away from home,” but it would be better if you could create more storage space? You’ve come to the right place. Check out these camper storage hacks and renovation ideas. The best part? They likely won’t blow your budget! Let’s get rollin’!

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Moving Soon? Here’s How to Find the Best Moving Companies in NYC (With a Few Suggestions!)

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by Bonnie Azoulay Posted on August 10, 2022

You’re officially moving to New York City — congratulations! But how are you going to move your stuff to NYC? Maneuvering the city streets with a moving truck? To say that’s intimidating is an understatement. But don’t panic! There are plenty of highly rated moving companies in New York, and we’re here to help you figure out which ones are the best for your specific situation. Learn more!

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