Prepping Your House for Sale

I have spent the last three and a half years making my current house into a home for myself and all my guests, but the time has come for me to move on and sell my first home. So I think to myself, and I imagine others do too, “Where do I start?” The first […]

How to Pack Dishes for a Move

2014 has arrived…and much like a New Year, a move is synonymous with a fresh start and movement into the future. Forty to 50 million people may move this year, and if you are one of those people and could use some advice on how to pack dishes, here are some helpful packing tips: Dishes […]

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 […]

A DIY Christmas Tree with Moving Supplies

Live in the Bahamas where no Christmas Trees can be found? Not enough room in your current place for the usual fifteen footer? Too lazy to go out and get your own tree? Well not to worry, we have the solution for you! Just take a few extra moving supplies and let your creativity run […]

How to Pack Christmas Gifts for Shipping

When you pack Christmas gifts for shipping you want to make sure that they arrive at their destination in one piece. Opening up a gift and finding it broken can certainly dampen a little bit of that Christmas joy. To make sure that doesn’t happen we have some tips on the best way to pack […]

Asking Friends to Help you Move: Why You Shouldn’t Do It

Moving day is approaching, what is the first thing that runs through your mind? “How am I going to haul all my belongings?” Most commonly, the individual who is planning to move tends to seek out which friend or family member that owns a truck in order to help move their belongings.  I’ll be honest, I […]

Decorating the House for Halloween

Whether it’s the first Halloween in your new home just a few days after the final box came off of the moving truck, or your twentieth box, here are some ideas to help with decorate the house for Halloween. Organization Take all boxes out of storage, whether you’ve stored your decorations in a garage, attic […]

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 […]

8 Best Places to Get Free Boxes

Are you moving soon, but don’t have anything to transport your stuff? Don’t let your circumstances box you in. When it comes to finding that perfect container to move the lava lamp you’ve had for 15 years or Aunt Sally’s prized collection of snow globes, there are plenty of places to look. Allow a little […]

How to Host a BBQ on a Budget

Hosting a summertime BBQ can get expensive.  Especially if you have a big family and lots of friends and neighbors to feed.  Thankfully, there are a few tricks you can do to cut BBQ expenses and finally say goodbye to those BBQ blues. Use glassware instead of plastic. Instead of buying disposable cups, flatware and […]

Fun Bubble Wrap Games

Now that all is unpacked and your new place is beginning to look like home, your only question is what to do with the several pieces of Enviro-Bubble® that are left over. At Moving Insider, we want to share fun and helpful tips that will help you recycle reuse and reduce you impact on the […]

The First Room to Unpack After Your Move

A DIY move is complete when you close the back door on the moving truck and put the lock on it ready to go, right? I wish that was right. A lot of people forget that the unloading of the moving truck at your new house is just as important if not more important than […]