Funny Road Signs

When you are moving across the country sometimes you encounter signs that make think twice. Here are few signs that made me chuckle, although unfortunately some of these were not intended to be funny road signs!

How To Downsize for Retirement

You have worked hard all of your life, and now it is time for your retirement. You may be use to a much larger home, and now you are moving into a smaller home or condo. Trying to figure out what you will still need can be a difficult process. These tips should help you […]

How to Unpack After Your Move

It’s important to have a method behind the moving day madness. From start to finish, planning is key; and, unpacking is no exception. Below, we give you some tips to help you construct your unpacking game plan. Start with large pieces of furniture. Have a special area to place boxes as they are being unloaded (like […]

Insider’s Scoop: Optimism is All Around

This week in moving and storage (and a little gossip)… Things are looking up all around. Rob-Sten (we made that up): Getting Back Together? On Thursday, U-Haul moving vans were spotted (again) at the home of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. Rumors have been swirling that the defunct couple have been having secret meetings and […]

How to Move Out on Your Own

It’s time to move out on your own! While you are probably ecstatic about getting in to your own place and making it your own, you are likely feeling a little nervous and unprepared, so here are 3 things to consider when moving out on your own. Supplies/Furniture: Depending on the size of your first place you […]

What to Wear on Moving Day

Moving day is nearing and it’s time to think wardrobe! Your moving day outfit can make the difference between moving comfortably and slowly torturing yourself! (Think :  lifting a box in an itchy wool sweater!)  Below, we’ll share some of the most important tips for deciding what to wear on moving day starting with the […]

Gardening for a Cold Climate

If you live in a cold area, you’re likely familiar with the most common struggles that come with gardening in these climates. With a few careful considerations, you can turn the cold weather into your best gardening ally. Below, we’ll tell you how to choose the best plants for your climate and successfully protect them […]

How To Budget for Your First Home

There are some things you learn buying a home. Creating a budget for your first home needs to cover more than just your down payment, your mortgage payment and your utilities. Here are some of the things you need to learn about so they don’t surprise you when you purchase a home. Closing Costs – […]

Quiz: Should You Live in the City or Suburbs?

If it’s time to move and you’re debating between living in the city or suburbs you have many things to consider. Some prefer the fast-paced energy of the city, while others prefer the solitude of the country. If you aren’t sure which category you fall into, take our quiz below. Directions: For each row, select […]

Insider’s Scoop: Small Kitchen Moving, Storage, and Organization

This week in moving and storage news, kitchen is the word! We see small kitchen space solutions, hear how celebrity designers renovate the most lackluster of kitchens, and learn how small improvements can have a big impact on the environmental impact of your home. Moving:  8 Steps for packing up a kitchen Although small kitchens […]

How to Transport your Vehicle to Your New Home

If you are planning on driving a moving truck to your new home, you are probably considering how you will transport your vehicle there too. If you don’t have a few extra drivers to spare, you will need to either Tow, Ship or Store your vehicle. Tow: This is often one of the easiest and most affordable options, especially when towed […]

Being Realistic: How to Avoid Moving Day Disasters

Just like weddings, even a well-planned move can have some hiccups. It can be difficult trying to coordinate the timing of everything: moving help, truck or trailer rental, wait times. Here are five hair-pulling frustrations and solutions on how to avoid these potential moving day disasters. Disaster: Not enough moving supplies. It’s the day before […]