Surviving the First Week of College

You’ve just moved to college and classes are right around the corner. Adjusting to the first week of college after summer vacation can be difficult. Here are some tips to help you survive the first week of school: Settle in before classes start. The few days prior to the start of classes should be spent […]

4 Tips to Manage Your Time on Moving Day

When you wake up on moving day, you will likely be facing a mix of emotions. Nervousness, excitement maybe even sadness, and of course relief that the day is finally here; these are all common feelings. When we prepare for a move, we often focus on time management in terms of the things to do […]

Setting Up New Internet Service

Forgetting to clean off the blinds when you move is understandable. Subjecting yourself to weeks without Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube while tiptoeing around a squalor of cardboard boxes is not. After all, how are you going to catch up on Downton Abbey when your TV is still packed in its box (without Internet, that is)? […]

Moving to Hawaii: Kaua’i-The Garden Isle

Even seasoned travelers to the Hawaiian Islands may have difficulty when considering which island is best for their lifestyle when relocating to Hawaii. Over a series of four blog posts, we will be exploring the unique qualities of the main islands that make up the Hawaiian Archipelago for those who may be considering moving to […]

5 Tips to Prepare for Your Move

Planning your move is often more work than the move itself. Just when you think you’ve figured out all the steps to prepare for your move, you realize that there are little steps within those steps. Then, you tackle the little steps only to realize there are even smaller steps within those little steps.  To keep your […]

Planning Your Military Move to Alaska

If you, your spouse or a member of your family has received orders to move to Alaska for the military, you have an exciting new journey ahead. Before deployment, there is a lot to plan. Of course, one of the first considerations  is determining how you will physically move to Alaska. Anchorage and Fairbanks are […]

Moving Into a Home With a Pool

Are you planning on moving into a home with a pool? During the summer a home with a pool to swim in is a great escape from the heat, but having a pool isn’t entirely fun and games. There are some things you need to think about first. Pool Inspection We have talked before about […]

Top 5 Ways to Relax After Your Move

Moving is a stressful time; it’s no secret that packing up all your stuff in the moving truck and taking it to a different location can cause a few headaches. But what a lot of DIY movers don’t realize is the need to de-compress after the completion of a move and before resuming the regular […]

4 Tips for Summer Moving

Moving can be tough. Moving in the summer during 100+ degree weather? People think you’re crazy. Still, many families choose to move during the summer time because children are out of school, and that makes it a whole lot easier for family and friends to help out when making the move. In order to make […]

5 Traditions to Learn Before Moving to Hawaii

I will never forget completing my relocation to the Big Island of Hawaii. Even though I felt like I spent a months preparing, and had visited the Hawaiian Islands previously several times, there were still plenty of things I wish I had known before I made the big move. To help make the transition easier […]

Towing Preparation Made Easy

So, you have decided to rent a trailer to move your home. Your vehicle has a hitch, but are you ready to tow? Do you know what your vehicle can tow?  Is it ready to tow?  How much can you tow? These are all important towing questions that you should have answered before moving day, but […]

Keeping Your Pet Cool on Moving Day

It’s moving day and you’ve got to get Fido and Fluffy from their old home to their new one. Whether it’s a cross-country move or just a move across town, moving is very stressful on your furry family members. While you are loading and unloading your belongings, your pets need a cool, safe and comfortable […]