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26 Road Trip Games for Kids and Adults

February 19th, 2015 - 1:57 PM

Car travel games that don’t require a phone or iPad

Make the most of your time on the road—play some games to pass the miles away! Before you go, print or save this list of road trip games the whole family will enjoy. Replace “are we there yet?” with lots of interesting conversation and plenty of giggles. We’ve gathered some of the best games out there, and even created a couple of our own! The best thing about these road trip activities is that they’re technology free—it’s good old-fashioned fun that won’t drain your battery or data plan. This list is literally from A to Z; you can jump around the list, or work your way through the entire alphabet.

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Moving On Quotes | Quotes About Moving On

April 16th, 2014 - 3:16 PM

Are You Moving On? Sayings and Quotes to Help You Through

While moving on isn’t always a bad thing, I’m sure you’ll agree that change is rarely easy . In the moving business, most people are moving due to life changing events—sometimes good, sometimes not so good.

Considering the number of people who find themselves in the “moving on” position in life, we compiled some quotes to help get you through this time.

Some are positive, some funny, some intellectual and some are down-right tearjerkers... but they’ll all give you something to think about. Hopefully these quotes about moving on will provide comfort, inspiration, and motivation.

Our 50+ Favorite Quotes About Moving On

Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.
Dr. Seuss

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Goodbye Songs

March 18th, 2014 - 10:55 AM

55 Songs About Saying Goodbye

Saying goodbye is never easy, especially if a close friend or family member is moving. A song is the perfect way to express how you’re feeling when the words just aren’t there. Take a look at our list of the best goodbye songs. If you have any songs to add to the list, leave a comment below and share!



 

Classic goodbye songs

Never Can Say Goodbye – Jackson 5

Hello, Goodbye – The Beatles

Na Na Hey Hey – Bananarama

Don’t Forget to Remember Me – Bee Gees

Ramble On – Led Zepplin

Don’t You – Simple Minds

So Long, Farewell – Sound of Music

Ruby Tuesday – The Rolling Stones

Goodbye Blue Sky – Pink Floyd

Time to Say Goodbye – Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman
 

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Moving Away Songs

February 5th, 2014 - 2:09 PM

95 Songs for Moving Away

Whether you're moving away or you have a friend or family member who's saying goodbye, turning to music can be very therapeutic. So get some moving away songs ready for a farewell party, create a sentimental playlist, put some tunes behind a slide show, or download them for your own enjoyment!  In the list below you'll find a little bit of everything: recent stuff, a little throw-back, ballads, country, rock n' roll, goodbye songs for friends, breakup songs, and more. We hope you enjoy! 

We've gotten a lot of suggestions for additions to our list of moving away songs since this was first posted a few years ago . So, we added a few more moving songs to the mix. Check them out, then let us know if there's a song you love that we missed!

Moving Play List

"Across the Universe" by The Beatles

"Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers

"Baby Come Back" by Player

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16 Ways to Relax After Moving

October 29th, 2013 - 4:10 PM

Did moving leave you frazzled? Sit back and relax!

We feel your pain: you’ve been moving all day long. And whether the move took a few days or a few hours, to say you’re tired would be an understatement. You know what you need? A little relaxation. You deserve it. So forget about unpacking those moving boxes; you can get to that later . Instead, give yourself a pat on back with these stress-free ways to relax.

  1. Dig through the wardrobe box and find your comfiest set of PJs and house slippers. Instant relaxation.


     

  2. Rejuvenate your exhausted body with a professional massage. A quick Google search can help you find a reputable massage therapist in your new town.

  3. Be a couch potato! Grab a pillow and set up camp on the sofa for a little downtime.

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What The Real Housewives Can Teach You About Moving

September 9th, 2013 - 4:05 PM

Ditch the Drama—Things We Can Learn About Moving From the Housewives

Confession time: I love watching The Real Housewives. It doesn’t matter if its Miami, Orange County, or New Jersey, I can’t get enough of their sass, parties, and beautiful homes. And since I work for a moving company, seeing their big homes makes me wonder what the Housewives are like on moving day. I think we can all learn a little something from these, shall we say, spirited ladies. Here’s what we’ve gathered from a few popular Housewives—try applying these tips to your own move!

Kelly Bensimon – Recruit Your Friends

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30 Super Fun Summer Activities for Kids

June 11th, 2013 - 3:44 PM

 The kids are out for the summer!

And that means they’ll be looking to you, the parent, to provide entertainment for the next few months. If you’d rather not hear the words “I’m bored!” 24/7, then try out these 30 super fun summer activities for kids. They’re especially great if you’re moving to a new town that you’re not completely familiar with yet. And, as a bonus, they won’t break the bank! I hope it’s just what you’re looking for!

30 Super Fun Summer Activities for Kids

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Pool Party Ideas

June 10th, 2013 - 2:35 PM

Ideas for Your Pool Party

I grew up with a pool in my back yard and got to experience many a pool party.  They’re some of my absolute best memories! I can say with confidence that one thing I learned is that you really don’t have to do much to throw a good pool party. The pool pretty much does it all! But there are definitely some little touches you can do to make sure your guests leave thinking that yours was the best summer bash of the season. And if you’re moving into a new home with a pool, what better way to get to know your new neighbors than to invite them over for a swim and a party!

Pool Party Games

If you have kids at your pool party, there are plenty of games you can play in the water. One of my favorites is Musical Floats. Here’s how you play it:

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10 Awesome Summer Vacation Ideas

April 29th, 2013 - 1:46 PM

Are you ready for summer vacation?!

Now that summer is almost here, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. If you already have a vacation planned – great! Let us know what you’re going to be doing by leaving a comment below – we’d love to hear about it. But if you’re still racking your brain trying to figure out where to vacation this summer, and then take a look at these 10 awesome summer vacation ideas. Whether you’re planning to vacation alone, with family, with your significant other, or with friends, these ideas are guaranteed to make some memories.

10 Awesome Summer Vacation Ideas

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Best Wedding Songs

March 21st, 2013 - 3:49 PM

Here at U-Pack we love weddings. From coworkers finding love to helping newlyweds move into their first home, weddings are special to us. We even provided transportation services for a wedding reality TV show a couple years ago! With all this wedding talk going on, we compiled an awesome list of the best wedding songs. These are songs you could use anywhere in your wedding. From music for a wedding slideshow, to cake cutting songs, to party music for your wedding, to anything else that might need a soundtrack, we have you covered! Check out our list of the best wedding songs . Here is our list of best wedding songs. We have included the title, artist, and sometimes our suggestions for how to use them in your wedding.

Angels Among Us – Alabama

Baby – Justin Bieber