So you’re moving, cue the groaning. No one really likes a move, it can be messy and complicated and disorganized. Ugh.
But, it doesn’t have to be that way! One of the biggest steps towards making your move flow is to make sure you are really organized before you begin. If you just start picking up stuff and throwing them into boxes, listen up, this is for you! Continue reading
Packing for a move? It can be an overwhelming task, but there are lots of ways to maximize your time and space. Here are five tricks to help make the big day a success.
1. Embrace the wardrobe box
Those tall, spacious boxes meant for storing hanging clothes are perfect for all sorts of other things. About.com suggests using them for bulky, lightweight items like comforters and pillows.
Better yet, put non-hanging clothes like sweaters and jeans and items like shoes and belts in bags at the bottom of the box, then hang other clothes on top of those. Continue reading
Moving can be one of the most stressful things you’ll do. I needed days to recover after we finally got everything to our new house. With a whole household full of stuff, how can you possibly stay sane in the process? Continue reading
It nearly broke my heart to toss out a beloved computer chair at the time I was moving across country. The faux leather chair was comfy and practical for a home office, but it just wouldn’t fit in the car. Worse, it was the second of its kind that I’d owned, and because it was too big, it was the second time I had had to leave a chair like this behind.
While it isn’t exactly economical to keep buying the same chair over and over, in the moves I’ve made crisscrossing the country, I have learned a number of tricks to save money. Continue reading