Moving to Ottawa

Home to Canada’s most famous festivals and known as the most educated city in Canada, it’s no surprise that you’re considering moving to Ottawa. Before you officially make your move, here are some of things that make this Canadian capital so special. Activities One of the most exciting events in Ottawa has to be Winterlude, […]

Moving to Calgary

Located in the western Canadian province of Alberta, just 45 minutes from the Rocky Mountains, sits a beautiful city by the name of Calgary. Here in Calgary, residents enjoy more days of sunshine than any other Canadian city. For those moving to Calgary, keep some of these things in mind: What To Do With the Rocky […]

Packing Camera Equipment

Any photographer or cinematographer understands the importance of protecting camera equipment. After all, camera gear doesn’t come cheap! If you have a camera, chances are, you also have other equipment to help you shoot properly (i.e. lenses, tripods, lighting, memory cards). Anyone with an interest in capturing moments understands that it requires a certain degree of […]

Living in Las Vegas

Despite what you may think, Las Vegas is not just for tourists.  The suburbs are a quick 15 minute drive from the Las Vegas Strip.  With great weather, an array of choices for things to do outside of work and increasing opportunities in the job market, it is no wonder people are moving to Las […]

7 Signs You are a Pack Rat

Definition Pack rat (noun): a person who saves unnecessary objects or hoards things Above is the definition of a pack rat.  For minimalists or people that have no problem getting rid of items, “unnecessary objects” are obvious and eliminated from the household.  For a pack rat or hoarder it becomes very difficult to identify what items […]

First Apartment Must Haves

Not many events in life are as exciting as moving in to your very own apartment for the first time. Reality quickly sets in within a couple months and being on your own tends to lose it’s luster once you’ve paid rent a few times. Nonetheless, it’s still an unforgettable experience that you will fondly […]

Moving from Dorms to an Apartment

Congratulations! Your days of communal bathrooms, mini-fridges and twin sized beds are over. Moving from the dorms to an apartment requires a little extra planning. Before embarking on your college move, keep some of these things in mind: New Expenses Keeping track of bills is important. When living in the dorms, students often pay everything as a […]

College Moving Tips: Small Moves with No Furniture

Getting ready to move for college is one of the most exciting milestones in someone’s life. If you’re like me, when moving around furniture isn’t an issue. Between the dorm I lived in freshman year and my current apartment that came fully furnished , moving is mainly about transporting all of my clothes. Moving is […]

Finding a Neighborhood with Walkability

What is “walkability” and what does it mean to you when you are looking for a new home? The American dream used to be a house in the suburb with two cars in the garage, but that is changing. Not everyone wants or needs to own a car, and by taking a look at your […]

How Moving Affects Your Taxes

With everything on your mind during a move it can be easy to forget that moving expenses are, in some cases, tax deductible. The first thing I want to make clear is that I am not a tax professional. These are only helpful pointers to make you aware of deductions you may otherwise have missed. […]

Moving to Columbus, Ohio

You’re in good company if you’re moving to Columbus, Ohio. Along with being the 15th largest city in the country, Columbus offers its residents great river views and a breathtaking skyline. It’s not just the views that will keep you here, this city is popular for its affordable quality of life. Before reserving your moving […]

6 Things You Don’t Need to Panic About on Moving Day

Moving day can be a stressful time, and some people are natural worriers, but DON’T PANIC! It will be alright. Here are six things that you definitely don’t need to panic about on your moving day because we have the solutions to your problems. Broken Dishes No one wants to unpack in their new home […]