How to Pack up your Kitchen Before your Move

The kitchen is usually one of the last rooms you pack up before you move.  This is because moving in itself is expensive so eating out for the weeks before and during a move can be quite costly. So, how do you get your kitchen packed and cleaned before your move and still cook at […]

How to Load a Moving Truck

Loading a truck can be like a game of Tetris, and strategy is important. The key to loading is to be organized and load the Moving Truck in tiers as best as possible. Protect each item with furniture pads, or filling materials and stretch wrap when necessary.  Here are some tips on how to load […]

5 Must Download iPhone Apps for Moving

Last week, Moving David shared 5 Android Apps for your Cross Country Move. This week, I will share the 5 best apps for those of us with real phones, iPhones! (Well actually a couple of these apps are also available in the Android Market.) Moving Van: This app will come in handy when packing and […]

Insider’s Scoop: This week in Moving, Storage and Organization

If you didn’t have time to check out all the Moving, Storage and Organization blogs, here are a few of my favorite stories from this week. Storage and Organization:  How to Organize under your Kitchen Sink. Now that we have helped you organize your bathroom, maybe you should take another look under your kitchen sink! iheartorganizing shares some great tips […]

The Cost of Moving: Budgeting for Your Move

Moving can be such an exciting experience; but, without advance planning and budgeting, expenses can add up all too quickly. Whether your budget is large or small, how can you get the most ‘bang’ for your buck when it comes to your move? From travel and lodging to transporting your belongings to your new home, planning […]

4 Tips for Towing a Trailer

When it comes to do-it-yourself moves, preparation and safety are both key. If you are renting a trailer to move your furniture and belongings, then take a look at our top four tips for a safe trailering experience. 1. Load the trailer heavy in the front: The way you load your trailer will affect how the […]

Keep It or Toss It? Packing up Your Home for the Move

Packing up the items in your home for the big move can be a great opportunity to organize things and get rid of old items. But, how do you know which items to keep and which items to toss? Our guide below will help you determine the best items to take with you and the best […]

Time to Pack

I came across a story recently about a clock shop in Hannibal, Missouri that’s refurbishing an old grandfather clock that belonged to the family of Laura Hawkins. She was Mark Twain’s childhood sweetheart and served as the inspiration for Becky Thatcher in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The clock guys had to take apart the grandfather […]

New Year’s Resolution #3 – Get Organized

The third post in our New Year’s resolutions series is about getting organized. It’s one of the top ten popular New Year’s resolutions. An organized work and home environment usually creates a less stressful and chaotic life. The focus of this post is to help you clear out some of the clutter in your home. […]

The Most Useless Christmas Gifts Ever.

McCrindle Research came up with a list of the most useless Christmas gifts people have received.  Ornamental salt and pepper shakers   Coasters  Tea towels  Electric can openers  Wrong-sized clothing  Tacky, ornamental pieces  Bath and bathroom accessories, the worst — soap on a rope. (Especially a pigeon on a rope – pic.) So this Christmas, how about giving […]

Overloaded Move

We have all seen mattresses and furniture sitting on the side of the highway from overloaded and improperly secured cargo. That can be incredibly dangerous. It is very important not to overload your car or your truck when you move. It is extremely unsafe for you and others on the road, and your cargo can […]

Packing Tips for Your Next Move

Juggling your life is challenging enough without trying to juggle your move. Here are some tips that can help you when it comes to packing. Take a few moments and plan out how you are going to pack.  How do you want things to look when you are done?  You definitely want to work smarter, not […]