How to Cope When a Friend is Moving Away

Let’s face it, we all dread seeing a moving truck outside of our best friend’s home, or a brother or sister packing to leave for college. It’s hard to let go when any close loved one at a turning point in their life is moving streets away, states away, or even to a different country! […]

Gardening With Recycled Moving Supplies

Spring time is here for most Americans and that means a few things: longer days, spring cleaning and getting the garden tilled and ready to go! Spring is also a great time for a move — mild weather and cheaper rates are at the top of my list! Nothing is better than starting a garden […]

How to Drive Distraction Free

Ding! Buzz. Brrrring! If your cell phone is anything like mine, it’s always making noise. Every app on my smart phone has its own notification sound, and I know what each one means. One sound for a text message. A different sound for a new email. And, of course, the sound of a phone call. […]

College Bound: Tips for Moving to the University of Georgia

Congratulations on being accepted into the University of Georgia. While the costumed mascot at your school is Hairy Dawg, the more traditional English Bulldog named  “Uga” also makes an appearance at each home and away game. The current mascot is Uga IX. He is the ninth bulldog mascot since the original 1956 Uga. The colors […]

Who is Most at Risk for Distracted Driving?

Turn the volume up, change the station, update your Facebook status, take a sip of your drink, respond to a text message, send a Tweet to the world about your drive from Raleigh, to Atlanta,  all while posting a pic on Instagram of your view from behind the wheel. What do each of these activities […]

Estimating Your Mileage Costs When Towing a Trailer

MPG: it’s the buzzword of the decade.  But what does it mean, and more importantly how does it apply to you? Put simply, miles per gallon is the amount of miles you can go on one gallon of fuel–it’s the industry standard and yard stick for vehicle efficiency. In this post you’ll learn how to estimate your […]

Distracted Driving Tips for a Long Haul

Distracted driving is an epidemic on America’s roadways, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The agency reports that there were 3,331 fatalities involving a distracted driver in 2011 — that’s up from 3,267 the year before. So, what exactly is distracted driving? And how can you minimize it during a long-distance move? Three Types of […]

Advice: Use a College Shipping Service When Moving to College

Moving to college is one of the most exciting milestones of a young adult’s life. It’s a time when great autonomy, self-realization, intellectual refinement and life-long memories can be seen on the horizon of possibilities. After receiving an acceptance letter, all of these potentials await at your new on-campus home—now you and your stuff must […]

What is Distracted Driving?

It’s the first day of April, which means that not only will you be on the lookout for April Fools’ Day pranks and April showers, but also hopefully learning more about a terrible epidemic in America. April is Distracted Driving Awareness month. Whether you are driving your moving truck rental cross-country, or just driving your […]

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