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Long Distance Moving to Indiana

Long Distance Moving to Indiana

Indiana enjoys a reputation of having a small-town vibe in a state with amazing well-known metropolis, mostly because almost everybody has heard the word Indianapolis at least a few times in their lives. Most travel blogs will stress the sense of ease offered by the state, which seems nice until you realize that “sense of
Age-Appropriate Moving Tasks For Kids

Age-Appropriate Moving Tasks For Kids

Moving is a chore. Chances are, your kids don’t like the idea of moving and they don’t like the idea of doing chores. Common wisdom would tell us that putting the two together would be cruel and usual punishment, but actually, the opposite is true. When kids are dealing with the stress of a move,
Long Distance Moving to Washington State

Long Distance Moving to Washington State

Quick question: what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “Washington?” The White House? The Lincoln Monument? Congress? Good, because that’s not the Washington we’re talking about. No, today we’re going to talk about Washington state, which probably calls to mind images of never-ending rain, old Fraiser reruns, and sparkly
How To Create A Moving Newsletter For The Family

How To Create A Moving Newsletter For The Family

A family is a unit. That means they do things as a unit. When the family members move to a new house, they do it as a unit. Clear communication during a move is crucial because it helps the family function as a team. When a move is a team effort, it brings the family
Long Distance Moving to Delaware

Long Distance Moving to Delaware

Delaware, the state where the motto could be “We Liked America Before It Was Cool.” As the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution, Delaware immortalized its pole position spot of American states by calling itself “The First State,” although it’s also referred to as “The Diamond State” because Thomas Jefferson called it that, not
How to Move a Hot Tub

How to Move a Hot Tub

Having a hot tub is a dream come true, but moving a hot tub can be a nightmare. However, your new house won’t be your dream house without one. Moving a Hot Tub: What’s the Deal? Never fear, moving a hot tub is possible, it’s just almost impossible to do without the help of a
Stretching Your Moving Budget for the Holidays

Stretching Your Moving Budget for the Holidays

Moving during the holidays can be pricey. With several activities and events taking place during the holiday season, staying within a budget can be quite difficult. Nonetheless, saving on some services will help stretch your moving budget and ensure that you still have a good portion to spend during the holidays. Getting the Most out
How to Prepare For Moving Day Rain

How to Prepare For Moving Day Rain

At times, the weather can be unpredictable. Even the best-planned move can be thrown into turmoil by Mother Nature. Depending on where you live, the possibility of raining on the moving day may be high. Nonetheless, the bad or rainy weather doesn’t have to prevent your move from taking place. There are certain things you
Long Distance Moving to Colorado

Long Distance Moving to Colorado

Colorado. The Centennial State. Home of mountains, skiing, the Denver Broncos, and more political campaigns than anyone could ask for. Yes, Colorado happens to be a swing state, so relocating there means coming to grips with the reality of constant phone calls, ads, and offered handshakes from political candidates during an election year. But since
Long Distance Moving Myths: Busted

Long Distance Moving Myths: Busted

Long-distance moving DIY? Now, what could go wrong with that? A whole lot of things. Long-distance moving is no DIY project, it’s not like fixing up your yard, or building a deck on your house, it’s a ton of projects. Even if you get through the sorting and packing, there’s loading the truck – not
Long Distance Moving to Kentucky

Long Distance Moving to Kentucky

Ah, Kentucky. Mountains, horses, and mint juleps. And some guy named Colonel Sanders who really wants to sell you some fried chicken. To be fair, you can find all these things outside of the Bluegrass State, especially that fried chicken gentleman; guy has restaurants everywhere. But there’s something spectacular about finding all these things and
Staying on Track with Exercise During Moving Week

Staying on Track with Exercise During Moving Week

You have a yoga class on Thursday, a Zumba class on Tuesday, a spin class set for Saturday and Mondays, and moving day is on Sunday. When the schedule gets hectic, working out is usually the first thing to go. But while the gym is not an option, exercise is mandatory- especially during moving week.
Long Distance Moving to New Hampshire

Long Distance Moving to New Hampshire

Living in New Hampshire At first glance, the only notable thing about New Hampshire might be its motto: Live Free or Die. It is unfair to judge a state solely by its motto. If we did, we’d have to believe that Idaho really does only have potato farms going for it. And to be fair,
Living Your Best Life for Snow Birds

Living Your Best Life for Snow Birds

You’re going back to work, your kids are going back to school and they’re going back to the beach. Who are these privileged few who get to say “No” to snow, wind, hail, sleet, and slippery sidewalks? They’re the snowbirds, commonly known as Northerners who move to a southern state in the colder weather. If
7 Tips for Moving Week Meals

7 Tips for Moving Week Meals

The moving week is often full of many activities. From making last-minute preparations to the actual move itself, things can become stressful and overwhelming. At times, the moving week’s stress makes you unable to eat well. However, proper nutrition is a vital tool for managing stress. Hence, you must eat right during these stressful times.
Best Home Storage Solutions for Your New Home

Best Home Storage Solutions for Your New Home

Did you recently move into a new home? Finding a place to store all your items and belongings can be quite tough. You need as much storage space as possible in your kitchen, living, bedrooms, and garage. This will enable you to store all your items such as kitchen utensils, pots and pans, plates, clothes,
Long Distance Moving to Tennessee

Long Distance Moving to Tennessee

Living in Tennessee Simply put, Tennessee has a lot to offer its residences. Never mind the draws of the urban epicenters like Nashville and Memphis, the state has a varying geography that includes mountain regions and pleasant flatlands. Tennessee offers its own regional takes on barbeque and music, and the Jack Daniels distillery is I
The Ultimate Moving Day Playlist

The Ultimate Moving Day Playlist

Remember when it was “Whistle While You Work?” Sometimes getting through a particularly stressful job takes a little positive energy. Music is an excellent source of positive energy and moving can be a particularly stressful job. Thus, when your moving, a moving day playlist can be essential to keeping your spirits up and your sanity
Long Distance Moving to Louisiana

Long Distance Moving to Louisiana

Living in Louisiana To live in Louisana means to live by the water, even if you’re living inland. Being able to swim will be wise, being able to fish will decrease stress, and being able to operate a boat will make you complete in a state famous for its bayous and waterways. WORKING According to
Moving Advice: Why Wellness Should Be Your Top Priority

Moving Advice: Why Wellness Should Be Your Top Priority

You’re moving and there are tons of tasks to do. So why is it you’re sitting on the couch too stressed out to function properly? The good news is that your reaction is normal. Moving is right up there with the death of a loved one, divorce, job loss and illness on the list of
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