How to Pack Your Shoes For a Move

Whether working, exercising, out for an evening or simply lounging around, don’t you always wish you had the perfect shoes for the moment? Wouldn’t it be great to have a pair for every occasion? Well, whether it’s perfect or not, it’s almost always a necessity to have shoes on your feet. In my opinion, a […]

Tips for Driving with Pets

Are you moving soon, or preparing for an outing and plan on taking your pet along? If you are, and want to make the drive pleasant, check out these tips for driving with pets before hitting the road with your favorite furry, feathered or scaly friends. Do: Secure in Transit No matter how well behaved your […]

Preparing Your Pool for Winter

  If you’ve recently moved into a home with a pool, you know that maintenance is required. Winterizing your pool is a critical part of annual maintenance. Without proper care, cold temperatures and lack of regular use can lead to damage. Check out these quick tips below on preparing your pool for winter. Proper Cleaning […]

Safely Trick-or-Treating in a New Neighborhood

Halloween is right around the corner. Whether Halloween costumes are cute and cuddly or frightening fun, it’s a real joy to watch children trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. But, if you have recently moved into a new neighborhood, it’s important to prepare in advance, so your evening can be full of treats, not tricks. Check out […]

5 Signs Moving Containers Are For You

Moving day is different for everyone. Whether you’re headed to college, closing on your first house or preparing to move for your first day on the job, situations are unique. If renting a moving truck or trailer doesn’t seem like the best option, check out these five signs that moving containers may be the right […]

Choosing the Right Sunscreen for Moving Day

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of moving season each year, and with nearly 45 percent of all moves occurring between Memorial Day and Labor Day, it’s safe to say there will be some pretty “hot” do-it-yourselfers out there. Whether it’s a dry heat or humidity-packed, the heat is on across North America, which […]

Tips for Packing and Moving Books

I always remember my mother treating her books like gold bars when it came time for packing and moving. Being a bit of a bookworm myself, I never knew how much my collection meant to me until I had to pack it for the first time. It’s not as easy as it seems if you […]

Things to Consider Before Downsizing

Downsizing homes is something I’ve had to do with my family several times during my life, but it wasn’t until my recent move last summer that I realized downsizing isn’t as easy as it seems. Moving to a smaller home or living space does have a lot of pros, but could potentially have an equal […]

Making a Move without Using a Moving Truck

As if moving isn’t stressful enough, I frequently hear from my friends, family and acquaintances that the thought of driving a moving truck (of any size) is quite possibly the most stressful part about it. Well, if you’re planning a move in the future and this thought has crossed your mind or even scared you […]

Benefits of Carpooling

Did you know the average person spends 40 hours a year stuck in traffic? And, did you know that taking the HOV lane can cut your commute time down by as much as half? Spending half the time being stuck in the car sounds pretty enticing to me. If it does to you too, check […]

Moving in With Someone of the Opposite Sex

Moving is quite stressful! And, unless living on your own is an option, selecting the right roommate can cause stress levels to soar! What if none of your same-sex friends can move in with you, but an acquaintance/friend of yours of the opposite sex is ready to sign on the dotted line? For some, the […]

Six Tips to Winterize Your Home

As I sat down to research “how to winterize your home,” I quickly learned a lot! Living in Phoenix, Arizona, the Valley of the Sun, I realized that I probably think about winter differently than people who don’t live in Phoenix… as in: “Winter, where are you?” But, thinking about getting my home ready for […]

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