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Moving Resources, Guides & Tips

Make your local, interstate, or cross-country move less stressful with our moving resources, moving guides, and moving tips.

10 Things to Pack in Your Personal Vehicle When You Move

Posted on Apr 08, 2019

When you’re packing up your home ahead of a move, there are some items you will want to set aside to be loaded into your personal car, both for convenience as well as for safety reasons. Find out what you should pack in your personal vehicle in our post.

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When and How Much to Tip Your Movers

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

While we can’t speak to how much or whether or not you should be tipping your barber, manicurist, or waiter, we can offer some insight into tipping your moving professionals. Keep reading to get our expert advice for when and how to tip movers.

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How To Keep your New Year's Resolutions While you Move

Posted on Jan 07, 2019

New Year’s resolutions are hard to follow through on even under the best circumstances, but sticking to them on top of the controlled chaos and stress of a move? While it might seem impossible and you may be tempted to forego this tradition entirely, it can be done.

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How To Move To New York City

Posted on Oct 09, 2018

Whether you’re moving for a new job or you’re looking for advice on how to move to New York with no money, our short guide on how to move to New York can help you navigate the process, from landing your perfect apartment to moving in.

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12 Ways to Make your Winter PCS as Painless as Possible (Mamas and Coffee)

Posted on Oct 01, 2018

Between winter weather, transferring schools, and finding time to celebrate the holidays, a winter PCS poses unique challenges that can make the process seem even more daunting than usual. But there are some advantages to PCS-ing in the winter, and there are a number of things you can do to simplify the process.

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9 Ways to Make Moving with Pets Less Stressful

Posted on Sep 10, 2018

Whether you’re relocating across town or moving across the country with pets, there are a few ways to make this process easier on our furry or feathered friends and scaly sidekicks. Here are 9 ways to make moving pets as painless as possible.

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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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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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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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