Moving in a Hurry? 6 Tips to Make Packing Easier!

Moving is difficult. It's stressful, time consuming, and seemingly never ending.  Thankfully, I've done this before. This will be my third time in three years. Yes, you read that right. As I'm typing this, I have exactly one week to pack all of my family's belongings.Am I stressed out? Yes. Will my head start spinning around ala Linda Blair from the Exorcist? Quite Possibly....more

Key Factors in Deciding Whether or Not to Move

Oh, moving. For some people, the thought of moving conjures up feelings of stress, disorganization and utter chaos. For others, moving is ripe with possibility, adventure and excitement. Regardless of which category you fall into, the fact of the matter is that moving is a big deal. Whether you’re moving down the street or across the country, it’s important to take a look at some key factors before you sign on the dotted line. As someone who has made the trek from the streets of New York to the beaches of San Diego, below is my advice for what to consider before you move....more

the red wire or the blue wire?

Currently I have two Pinterest tabs opened on my computer. One so I can search makeup storage on bathroom counter, and the second so I can search office for men.  Two life or death/super important/hardest decision ever kind of things.  I am being the biggest baby when it comes to unpacking and decorating our new place....more

How to Move Without Breaking a Sweat (or the Bank)

Excited to move, but have a limited budget and dread the back-breaking work of carrying heavy boxes and furniture out of your old place and into your new home?Your worries are over.Do the best you can to save money by getting free boxes from retail stores, packing your worldly possessions yourself and renting a U-Haul and driving it to your destination. That’s all good....more
It is so worth it to hire people to help you move. Save money, if you have advance notice. Cut ...more

five on friday: moving mayhem

 Today's Friday Five/Five On Friday/Friday Favorites/Alliteration Annihilation is......more

Trying to stay put

We are about to move homes. Although my husband and I have moved lots of times together (we're experts at purging and packing), I've recently realized that this is the third time we've moved since having our son....more

Moving back home

Sometimes I tease my Mom about her home (sorry, Mom), because she maintains two guest bedrooms that are reserved for her grandchildren to stay with her whenever they want. I tease her because I know it takes a lot of work to keep up her home, but she does a lovely job with it. And, my son absolutely loves the idea that he has his own bedroom at his Nana's house....more

How to Make It in New York City as a Recent College Graduate

You just graduated and are planning a highly anticipated move to New York City to pursue your dreams. Good for you. As on top-of-the-world as you feel, do realize that the Big Apple isn’t the simplest to adjust to, but if you prepare and gain a good grasp on how to go about the transition into the big city, you will be able to succeed and make it in the real world. Here’s some guidance in how to do just that so your future can be as bright as possible in New York City. The Job Hunt...more