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 Resolutions #5 – Learn Something New

The fifth and final post in our popular New Year’s resolutions series is about learning something new. Tons of people make the resolution at the start of the year to learn something new. Your goal may be to learn to play an instrument, learn a new skill, finish high school or college, or just broaden […]

Cardboard Snowman From Your Moving Supplies:

I know that many places didn’t get very much snow this winter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t build a snowman! If you have some extra boxes and packing peanuts after your last move, you can have some moving fun! With a little bit of glue, a marker and creativity you can reuse your old […]

New Year’s Resolutions #4 – Get a Life!

The fourth popular New Year’s resolution in our series is about doing something fun or productive with your spare time. “Get a life” is one of the top ten popular New Year’s resolutions—whether it involves learning a new hobby, picking up an old one, or just spending more time with friends and family. Whatever your […]

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. […]

New Year’s Resolution #2 – Be Healthy

Continuing our series on popular New Year’s resolutions, one of the most popular New Year’s resolution is some form of “be healthy.” Whether you are looking to lose weight, gain muscle, tone up, run a marathon, or just eat healthier, most people have some form of health-related resolution. The United Health Foundation released “America’s Health […]

How To Move In the Winter

If you are reading this post, then you are probably dealing with moving during the non-traditional winter months.  Moving during the cold winter months, especially with snow on the ground, can be a real challenge. However, here are some thoughts and tips that can help make your winter move more bearable. Advantages for Winter Moving: 1) […]

New Year’s Resolution #1 – Mo’ Money, Less Problems

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to save money or pay down debt? Here’s a great way do both! You can work from home in addition to your full- or part-time job. It’s also a perfect option for stay at home moms or dads, students or retirees. There are many benefits to working from […]

Resolutions Made Easier: Get Organized

2013 has arrived. Are you ready to take on your resolutions? Did you know that getting organized is one of the top resolutions each year? January is a great time to start the organization projects you’ve been putting off from last year. Moving Insider is your resolution partner in 2013 because we have a wealth […]

What Is The Right Hitch For Me?

You don’t have to own a truck to have a trailer hitch. Did you know that there are different types depending on your vehicle and the type of trailer or other equipment you would like to tow? If you want to use your minivan to tow tow tow your boat gently down to the stream […]

Creative Gift Wrapping Using Moving Supplies

With the gift-giving season upon us, you may be looking for creative ways to wrap your Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa gifts. The video below has some great ideas for creative ways to use your leftover moving and packing supplies. You’ll see how to create memorable gifts for the holidays, birthdays, Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, as well […]

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 […]