Using U-Box® Containers for an Emergency Move

Life happens sometimes. Some things happen quickly and you aren’t always in control. Maybe a relative has called and explained that someone in your family is elderly, sick or injured and you need to get things moved ASAP. Maybe you or someone you know has had the unfortunate luck of living in an area that has been […]

Five Common Camping Mistakes

Anyone who’s ventured out on a last minute camping trip with little to no planning knows that camping can be a real pain if you don’t properly prepare for it. Especially if you’re trying to “rough it”, you need to make sure you do some research and make a list of everything you need, because forgetting […]

Buying your First House: Part 3

You have officially gone through the difficult part of buying your first house.  You have your finances in order, been pre-qualified and have probably even started working with a realtor or started looking online for the perfect house within your budget.  But before you put your offer in on a home there are some hidden […]

Moving to The Catholic University of America

“Deus Lux Mea Est” or “God is my light” is the official motto of The Catholic University of America (CUA). Lying in the Nation’s Capital, CUA is the only national Catholic university and is home to over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students. In fact, it was founded by Catholic Bishops and given a charter by […]

Top 10 Reasons to Move Out of Your Apartment

Let’s face it, sometimes you just need out. Like immediately. Your living situation is just not liveable anymore. We’ve all been there… or at least I sure have. So here are my top 10 reasons to move out, in no real particular order. Dirty Roommates They might be the nicest people in the world, but […]

College Senior To-Do List

If you’re entering your senior year of college, there’s a certain number of things to think about ahead of graduation and moving out. Preparing for the working world, living on your own and having no built-in vacation time are not easy transitions to make, so it’s best to face the senior year with an attitude […]

9 Tricks to Make Your Move Stress Free

There are a few events in your life that are highly stressful; moving might be on the top of that list. The average person moves 11 times in their lifetime according to the U.S. Census Bureau – this is a lot of stress in one’s lifetime. I am here to say that no matter how prepared […]

What To Know About Moving Season

It comes as a surprise to many people that there is technically a “moving season”, but almost half of all moves occur during the short few months between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Knowing this, what should you expect if you’re planning to move during moving season? Here’s a few tips that should prove useful. End of […]

Moving Tips for College Grads

Four years of college have passed in the blink of an eye and suddenly your undergrad journey closes as you walk across the stage, throw your cap in the air, and say “I did it!” If you had a dollar for every time someone asked you your plans after graduation, you would not be frantically […]

How to Decorate Your Graduation Cap

Decorating your graduation cap is your big shot at one last statement before the real world begins. Whether the design you choose is humorous, whimsical, matter-of-fact or simply colorful, it’s a fun project that can be done on a budget. Follow these steps to make one of two designs–a Pixar “UP”-themed graduation cap, or a nautical […]

Living in Mesa, AZ

As the third-largest city in Arizona (second to Phoenix and Tucson), Mesa welcomes many tourists and permanent residents alike. Living in Mesa offers enriching activities, cultural experiences, sporting events and dining option. Check out these tips and suggestions for living in Mesa. Things to Do Living in Mesa offers a multitude of things to see and […]

What Star Wars Taught Me About Moving

I don’t know about you, but Star Wars is so much more than a series of movies for me. My childhood was full of lightsabers, Jedi, and unforgettable characters such as Darth Vader. I’d watch the movies over and over again and play every single Star Wars video game I could get my hands on. It […]