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A Moving And Shipping Blog

How to Organize your Basement: Practical Tips and Storage Ideas

Posted on Aug 13, 2018

If you have a small basement or your basement has become a black hole for all your keepsakes and difficult-to-store items, don’t despair. With a bit of elbow grease, you can get your basement in order. Here's how.

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New City, No Friends: How To Meet Friends in a New City

Posted on Aug 06, 2018

Moving to new places can be a difficult adjustment, especially if you don’t know anybody in the place that you are moving to. Luckily, if you are moving to the city, you will quickly discover that it’s a melting pot filled with people from diverse backgrounds, bustling with energy and excitement at every corner.

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Expectations vs Reality: 8 Military Spouses on their Latest PCS Move

Posted on Jul 30, 2018

A PCS, or permanent change of station, is a fact of military life. At some point during you or your spouse’s military career, you will receive PCS orders, and that means you’ll need to pack up your life and start over at a new duty station.

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What’s the Best Way to Pack Clothes?

Posted on Jul 23, 2018

Instead of haphazardly tossing all your clothes into a box and making unpacking a problem for “future-you”, take some time to sort and prep your clothes for easy unpacking later. Keep reading to find out the best way to pack your clothes.

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11 Reasons to Move to Oregon

Posted on Jul 16, 2018

Oregon is surging in popularity as a place to move to, and for good reason. If you're wondering why people keep pouring into the state, check out these 11 reasons and see for yourself!

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What’s the Cheapest Way to Ship Furniture Cross Country?

Posted on Jul 09, 2018

Whether you’re moving, settling an estate, or gifting furniture to far-flung friends and family, sending belongings across the country can feel like an ordeal. There are a number of ways you can transport furniture, and which one is the most affordable will depend on a few different variables.

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Moving in Together

Posted on Jul 02, 2018

Life is filled with a variety of different adventures that help guide you through an exciting and challenging journey. One of these adventures can be making the decision to move in with a significant other. Make moving in with your partner a breeze with these tips!

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Moving to College: What to Pack & How to Move Students Long Distance

Posted on Jun 25, 2018

If you’re a student or the parent of a student, moving away from home or into your first apartment is usually a time of high emotions and stress for everyone involved. Get our tips for what to pack and how to plan your move.

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How to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Posted on Jun 18, 2018

The best way to prepare for any natural disaster, including a hurricane, is to create a plan for every eventuality well in advance, from how you will ride out the storm at home to how you will handle evacuation.

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Closet Storage Ideas: How To Organize Your Closet

Posted on Jun 11, 2018

Organizing your closet is a simple way to make your life a little easier. These spaces can quickly become overstuffed with clothing, accessories, and other items we no longer need or use, which can make sorting through your belongings and organizing your closet seem like a daunting task

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