Benefits of Ordering Moving Supplies Online

One of the most important pieces of a successful move is having all of the moving supplies you need. Sure, you could stop by your local U-Haul store and pick up the things you need there, but what if I told you there was an even better way of going about things? Here are some of the benefits you […]

Getting the Most Out of U-Haul Moving Boxes

Walking by the apartment complex recycling bin the other day, I was surprised to see a stack of U-Haul moving boxes in it. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for recycling. But, these boxes looked like they had been used only once. They still had life left in them. It made me think, “Maybe people […]

Using a Bullet Journal to Plan Your Move

There are thousands of ways to use a bullet journal to help organize your life. (Curious about the bullet journal system? Check out this blog.) When you’re planning a move, there are countless things to keep track of. You’ve got to-do lists coming out of your ears. During the planning process you’ll have to make […]

Moving Collections for Your Bullet Journal

Full confession: I just started a bullet journal in January, so I’m still new to this incredibly flexible way to organize your life. But, as many “BuJo junkies” know, it’s a very addicting process. Once you start, you want to make collections for everything. So, if you’re planning a move in the near future, a […]

How to Maximize Valentine’s Day Deliveries

The biggest lovey-dovey day of the year is just around the corner, and many businesses have loads of Valentine’s Day gifts to deliver. For the most efficient deliveries this year–whether it be in the form of chocolates, flowers, wine or boxed gifts–having a business account will give you a leg up in spreading the love this […]

How to Host a BBQ on a Budget

Hosting a summertime BBQ can get expensive.  Especially if you have a big family and lots of friends and neighbors to feed.  Thankfully, there are a few tricks you can do to cut BBQ expenses and finally say goodbye to those BBQ blues. Use glassware instead of plastic. Instead of buying disposable cups, flatware and […]

How Does UhaulCarShare Work?

Update on 10/20/16 Many people move to new cities without owning a personal vehicle to get around town.  Sometimes owning a car is not an option whether it’s due to cost, parking limitations, storage, going to college, or simply by choice.  So, what do you do if you don’t own a car but need to pick […]

Battle of the Boxes: Hands-on Glass Pack Kit Test

Deciding to do a DIY move is a decision that opens up more questions and decisions then you could ever think of. Should you use a moving truck or a towable rental trailer? Do I pay someone to do the loading and unloading for me? Even the simple things require a decision — what kind […]

Estimating Your Mileage Costs When Towing a Trailer

MPG: it’s the buzzword of the decade.  But what does it mean, and more importantly how does it apply to you? Put simply, miles per gallon is the amount of miles you can go on one gallon of fuel–it’s the industry standard and yard stick for vehicle efficiency. In this post you’ll learn how to estimate your […]

Moving to College: How to Save Money

As you prepare yourself for the journey of moving to college, you’re probably experiencing several different emotions. There are many new adventures that await you as you enter this new phase of life: adulthood. As a college student, you will have the chance to learn and grow; both academically, and personally. Your pockets, however, will […]

How to Load a Vehicle Onto a Car Carrier

One thing that can easily get overlooked when planning a move is how to get your vehicle to your new home. If you go the do-it-yourself route, which can save you A LOT of money, there are a couple options: a tow dolly or a car carrier. A tow dolly lifts only the front two […]

Making a Budget for Moving Supplies

When you’re on a tight budget—as many people are these days—you want to make sure you plan ahead to avoid any unexpected costs during your move. After you reserve your moving truck or trailer rental, you’ll want to calculate a budget for moving supplies. Here are a few tips to help make this an easy […]