What to Bring to a Music Festival

Summer is almost here, and you know what that means — music festivals. So many music festivals. Music festival season starts in March with events like South by Southwest filled with varying popular music genres going all the way until August with the never forgotten Burning Man and Electric Zoo NYC… And those are just looking […]

5 Types of Roommates

Say goodbye to the comforts of your childhood home and hello to the confines of college living. Whether you are moving into a snug dorm room or an on-campus apartment, it is likely you’ll have a roommate to share it with– for better or worse. Here is a list of 5 types of roommates that you […]

What to Expect on College Move-Out

The college years come with so many descriptors: life-changing, fun, wild, challenging, with perhaps a few disappointments or unexpected twists thrown in for good measure. But carrying out a successful successful college move-out process might bring even more surprises–so follow these notes on what to expect when it’s time to move out of your dorm […]

Buying your First House: Part 2

You completed the first step of buying your first house by getting your finances in order.  Now it is time to pick the people you want to work with and get pre-qualified.  This step will give you the lay of the land and let you know what is possible.  When you complete this step you […]

Best Cities for Jazz Music

Originating in New Orleans in the late 19th century, jazz has spread across the globe as one of the most influential genres of music. If you’re a fan, you know there’s nothing like seeing it played live. The chemistry between the musicians, the improvisation, the soul of the music; sure these can be replicated in […]

Project Yellow Light Winner: Sam Senser

My name is Sam Senser, and I am the 2015 Project Yellow Light scholarship winner. It was the spring of 2014 when I, my friend Jake, and my brother Wrenn created the PSA that would eventually take me all the way to New York City. It was an experience I’ll never forget. While winning prizes […]

How to Pack for a Music Tour

For any artist, getting to travel the world while promoting your work is the dream, but sometimes once the dream becomes reality you can find yourself scratching your head when it comes time to packing. That’s why we’ve got you covered! Below are 5 tips for packing for tour, and if you’re prepping for your […]

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 […]

How Much Weight Can My Vehicle Tow?

From time to time you may wonder, “Can I rent a trailer and haul that giant marble statue I want to buy so badly?” Luckily, U-Haul’s website makes it easy to see how much you can expect to tow with your vehicle and one of their trailers! The first step is to go to the trailers […]

Moving with Jazz Instruments

Wind instruments–including the trumpet, saxophone, horn, flute, tuba, trombone, oboe, clarinet and saxophone–require special care when moving day rolls around. Shakes, bumpy roads or extreme temperatures can leave lasting damages on your jazz instruments, so leaving them to roll around in the back of a moving truck or trailer without being safely secured is detrimental to […]

Buying vs. Renting a Trailer

Spring is here, and summer is right around the corner, which means it is time to start checking tasks off your never ending to-do list. Whether you are packing up for a move, heading on a camping trip, or doing landscaping work, a handy dandy trailer is essential to haul materials and items. You may […]

Moving to Knoxville

Originally the first capital of Tennessee, Knoxville lies in the Easternmost part of the state and is the third largest city behind Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is steeped in Appalachian history and acts as one of the gateways to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you’re thinking about moving to The Marble City, here’s […]