Gardening for an Icy Climate

If you live in an extremely cold climate (zones 1, 2, and 3 on the USDA Hardiness Zone Map), then you may struggle with choosing the best plants and maintenance for your garden. Gardening in an icy climate has its own unique considerations which must be made in order to produce abundant crops. Below, we […]

Adjusting Your Pet to a New Home

Moving can be a stressful time for everyone, even your pets. Animals, like children, thrive on routine and familiarity. If one thing is out of place in their daily routine, they get upset. Here are some tips on adjusting your pet to its new surroundings. Pet safe area during move With all your friends and […]

Facing a Foreclosure: What Can You Do?

If you’re facing foreclosure on your home, you may not know exactly where to turn or what to do. Here, we’ll offer a few tips to help you pick up the pieces during this rough time and get on your way to financial recovery. Be proactive. There are a variety of ways your lender can […]

How To Move In With Someone

Getting a roommate for the first time? Moving in with your significant other? If not done right, moving  in with someone can be a minefield of things gone wrong, ending friendships and relationships. If you are used to living by yourself or your parents, you will need to make some changes, and these tips should […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]