2012 BMW X3 Long Term Road Test


2012 BMW X3: Home Storage in Cargo Area

January 10, 2013

2012 BMW X3

A new year means new resolutions. I decided to get organized. And by that I mean I decided to buy some home storage supplies to get some of the crap off of my junk room floor. I chose the BMW X3 to be my weekend companion.

My middle bedroom has become my home business center (printer, tripod, paper supplies), fitness room (unused Pilates machine, unused stepper, unused...you get the point), and random storage room (everything else that has no place).

So off to Osh I went. They had plastic storage containers and rolling carts on sale. Everyone else in my neighborhood, it seems, had the same idea. I dropped the seats in the X3 and filled the back with all kinds of things to make me feel better organized.

I actually went home and used them, too. I even put together my own shelves.

A clutter-free home means a clutter-free mind.

Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor @ 22,869 miles

Comments

  • Testing.

  • fordson1 fordson1 Posts:

    Oh, my god...it actually works.

  • noflash1 noflash1 Posts:

    If you have a "junk room", you have too much junk. Putting your junk in pretty plastic boxes doesn't free yourself of clutter. It requires maintenance, organizing, living space, climate control, etc. De-cluttering is getting rid of things. That's freedom. nf P.S. What does need organizing are the What's Hot articles. Here's my vote to bring back Straightline and the Long-Term blog.

  • zcalvert zcalvert Posts:

    no way... functioning comments? i really like the (former) IL writers... but sweet jesus their tech people butchered this transition.

  • jpnpower jpnpower Posts:

    Dear Donna, ReadersRides needs to return. We loved those. Dear Edmunds, thank you for the comments! Next step? move the comments to the bottom of the article, not just at a click away. That's annoying. Step three? you know. IL style layout. But that can wait. a bit. Anyway thanks.

  • niss_lover niss_lover Posts:

    Way too many clicks to get the things done that were so simple on the old site. I REALLY hope things are improved...

  • noburgers_ noburgers_ Posts:

    first time I've been back in 6 days--due to the tedious clicking. I am glad comments are back--on the first blog entry I read. Unfortunately you have to click to comment, then click on comments to read the other comments. I sorely miss the old format--article and comments all at once--I could read the comments as if they were part of the article. At least it looks like some improvements are being made.

  • noburgers_ noburgers_ Posts:

    how the hell do you get back to the list of long term cars once you are this far down? Navigation stinks!

  • yaymx5_ yaymx5_ Posts:

    for a moment, I imagined that all the containers were full of clementines. :)

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