Wardrobe Season Change

The sun is staying out longer. The days are getting warmer. If you live in a place where your winter boots are no longer a necessity, it’s time to start updating your closet with appropriate clothing. This means you’ll have to start putting away your heavier clothing that is taking up space in your closet. […]

Quick Unpacking Tips

Having moved many times and in many situations, only one thing has been a constant; the hassle of unpacking. It’s my least favorite thing to do and, based on how many people I’ve talked to who still have things in boxes years later, I’m not alone. With that little confession out of the way, I […]

Packing Planner: Packing your Studio Apartment

Is it time to leave that small studio apartment behind? Before you start packing your studio up, it will save time if you have an idea of the amount of items being packed and the amount of moving supplies needed. There are also all types of boxes and packing materials for certain items. Stay efficient […]

Making Room in Your Dorm

Moving into a dorm not only makes you realize how much stuff you have, but it also makes you stay organized.  Making room in your dorm is important because there is no room for hoarding or disorganization,  unless you want to sleep on a pile of clutter. You also have to keep in mind that […]

Under the Bed Storage

Whether you’re a minimalist or a hoarder, sometimes you just run out of room. No matter how much we organize, some people just always seem to need more space. A common area that some people tend to overlook is under the bed. It doesn’t have to be just a place where lost socks go and […]

Packing Up Holiday Decorations

Some say Christmas is just like moving, because you’ll end up packing and unpacking all of your holiday belongings. Now that the most wonderful time of the year is over, it’s time to take down all of the seasonal cheer that hangs both inside and outside your home. Here are some ideas for packing up […]

Five Tips to Unpack and Settle into Your New Home

You’ve packed up your home, managed your time on moving day and unloaded all those boxes, but now you’re surrounded by boxes and furniture that all need a place in your new home. Unpacking is one of the most time consuming and stress-filled parts of moving day. Make it a bit easier with these five unpacking tips that […]

Five Tips to Get Rid of Clutter When Downsizing

There are many reasons for downsizing. Some people are moving to a smaller space to save money, others are moving into a smaller space after their children have left home, but whatever the reason the one thing that stays the same is downsizing means a smaller space. And that smaller space means you’ll likely need […]

How to Unload a Cargo Van

Efficiency is the name of the game in DIY moves — every step must be well planned and organized for a successful move. With this in mind, most people forget about the last step of the moving process, unloading. Unload in the wrong manner and you can add hours onto your moving time. Unload the […]

Visualizing Your New Home With a Room Planner

“Hmm…maybe it could go here. Or here, or wait better yet here!” Sound familiar? I know for myself that when I’m moving, one of my biggest challenges is deciding how I’m going to arrange everything in my new home. Whether we think about it when we’re in the moving truck or when moving help is […]

Five Tips to Organize a Parent’s Move

Moving at any age is stressful, but for older adults it can be especially challenging and emotional. Often older adults that are moving, whether to live closer to family, to downsize or to a retirement home, are leaving places they spent years. After parents make the decision to move, adult children can help reduce the […]

3 Tips to Organizing Your Child’s Study Space

Virginia Woolf famously said (In a wildly different context), that “a room of one’s own” is necessary for a sense of identity and intellectual progress.  She could easily be talking about any young mind that is in the process of becoming a self-directed student and thinker.  While our children still need the guidance of adults, […]