Category Archives: How To

How to: Thrive in your new neighborhood

Finding the silver lining in moving to a new neighborhood There are a lot of articles out there helping college students survive their first week of school. Great for them but that is a very niche market. You only enter … Continue reading

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Moving Blankets Introduction

Choosing the best moving blankets for your move You’re looking at the selection of moving blankets and wondering what you need for your move and what is overkill. Let’s review the moving blanket options so you can choose the best … Continue reading

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Green Cleaning for Fall

I am like lots of people in that I suffer from migraine headaches that leave me lying in a dark quiet room for hours until I can manage to be a person again. I have a few triggers, mainly being … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle moving supplies

So it’s been beaten into our heads to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. And you’re doing your part with this move. You order a moving room kit that will help pack your things into appropriate sized storage boxes, reducing the wasteful empty … Continue reading

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Won’t you be my neighbor? Housewarming gifts 101

Whether you just got a new neighbor or your best friend scored a new place in town, housewarming gifts seem to be a nicety of the past. Let’s remember our Emily Post manners and help celebrate this stressful change in … Continue reading

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Moving Dates With Your Mates – Packing Party!

A friend of mine (I’m going to call her K) recently moved from San Francisco to San Diego for cohabitation with her boyfriend. They’re the perfect couple and complement each other in so many ways. She throws fabulous theme parties … Continue reading

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How to: Pack Books (Banned Books Week!)

This week is banned books week which means some of our favorite sites are hosting discussions about books, reading and material that would get a book banned. Did you know that Roald Dahl made the list of books banned by … Continue reading

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The three bears of moving supplies – What’s the right fit for you?

In studies where people were given too many choices in a retail setting, statistics show people were likely to spend less money than if the offering had been more carefully selected by the retailer. Having too many pages on the … Continue reading

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How to: Storing seasonal clothing

  September signifies a lot of changes. Kids are back in school, the weather starts to shift and you’re seeing seasonal holiday items show up in the stores. With all of these changes, you’re going to need to shift your … Continue reading

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How to Declutter your home

For several years I worked with a lovely woman who was always heading back into our warehouse to snag a used, empty box. After watching this trend happen and knowing she wasn’t moving or relocating, I finally was curious enough … Continue reading

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