How to Discover Your Home Décor Sense

When it comes to home décor, choosing the furniture and accessories that fill your home is just as personal as selecting the clothing you wear everyday. So, if you’re unsure about what your design sense is, how can you find the style that best suits your taste? Start with the ideas below, and you’ll be […]

What to Look for in Your New Home

Shopping for a new home can be a stressful time in any adult’s life. You are selecting your home, the place where you will spend the majority of your time over the next several years, and maybe even decades (scared yet?). Still, the fact is that home buying is also a very exciting time. You’re embarking […]

How to Plan a Successful Yard Sale

If you’ve been following our organization series and doing your “homework,” then your home is probably looking pretty neat and clutter-free. Now, it’s time to plan a successful yard sale! And here are some handy tips to make your yard sale a booming success! Involve the neighborhood. If you aren’t in a huge hurry to […]

Military Deployment Readiness Tips

After living with a service member for a few years, I’ve learned a few things about how to make the military deployment process a lot smoother. Whether you are going to be overseas for a few months or over a year, here are some good tips to help you prepare for your deployment. (And, of […]

Tips For a Good Home Inspection

When you are buying a new home, it is very important to have a home inspection and to understand what it says about the home. For most people, your home will be the most expensive purchase you will make. You want to know what you are getting into, and even new homes can have problems. […]

5 Android Apps for Your Cross Country Move

I don’t know about you, but I am addicted to my smartphone. It has made so many parts of my life easier. If you are planning on renting a truck and driving it cross country to move, it can make that easier for you too. Here are 5 great Android apps to download before your […]

Change of Address Checklist: Who to Notify First

There are so many things to take care of when you move—packing, reserving a truck, and coordinating moving help. Changing your address may be the last thing on your mind. But this list will help you prioritize which companies to notify prior to your move and which ones can wait until after. The first and […]

Planning Ahead: Mapping your Move

Spring has sprung and summer is here so it’s time to plan ahead and make the most of your summer move. Almost every city or town has a story to it, whether it’s something in history books, the population size or being home to some of the best eats around. Take a few minutes to search the […]

Keep It or Toss It? Packing up Your Home for the Move

Packing up the items in your home for the big move can be a great opportunity to organize things and get rid of old items. But, how do you know which items to keep and which items to toss? Our guide below will help you determine the best items to take with you and the best […]

Destinations for Your Move: Top 10 Most Popular Cities

People are flocking to Houston, at least according to the U-Haul National Migration Trend Report. For the third year in a row, Houston was one of the most popular moving destinations in 2011. The report, titled “The 2011 Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities”, is based on the number of movers traveling more than 50 miles […]

New Year’s Resolutions #5 – Learn Something New

The fifth and final post in our popular New Year’s resolutions series is about learning something new. Tons of people make the resolution at the start of the year to learn something new. Your goal may be to learn to play an instrument, learn a new skill, finish high school or college, or just broaden […]

How To Move In the Winter

If you are reading this post, then you are probably dealing with moving during the non-traditional winter months.  Moving during the cold winter months, especially with snow on the ground, can be a real challenge. However, here are some thoughts and tips that can help make your winter move more bearable. Advantages for Winter Moving: 1) […]