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Summer Craft Ideas

July 17th, 2014 - 11:10 AM

Looking for fun summer craft ideas for your kids?

You may be wondering how to keep your kids entertained over the long stretch of summer. Summer crafts are a great way to let your kids be creative, explore, and have fun! While the sun is shining and the weather is nice, you can take advantage and do some fun crafts outdoors. But when the temps climb to unbearable heights, or you have to stay inside on a rainy day, there are plenty of indoor activities to keep your kids entertained for hours, too. Whether your kids are toddlers or tweens, they’ll love these fun summer craft ideas!

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Best of April Fools’ Jokes Online 2014

April 2nd, 2014 - 3:49 PM

Companies Prank Their Customers Online

Each year, April 1st pranks roll around, and each year, we fall for them. In the past, you only had to be on guard for jokes pulled by your friends or family members. Now, you also have to be cautious online because companies are out to play the best April Fools’ pranks on their customers! Check out this list of jokes from 2014.

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Team USA Trivia - Hometowns of the 2014 Olympic Athletes

February 4th, 2014 - 3:03 PM

Hometowns of the USA Olympic Team

The Olympic buzz is building with the opening ceremony just days away. Before the Winter Games begin, find out a little bit about some stars to watch, including where they're from. We have some interesting Olympic facts, including some possible record-setters, the youngest members of Team USA, and what some of the athletes do for a living outside of their sport. Find out about the USA Olympic Team, and see if you're moving to the same place as these Olympians! Get ready to cheer them on to gold.

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Where to Find the Cheapest Rent in America

December 31st, 2013 - 8:09 AM

Do you want to live in a state with cheap rent?

We don’t blame you! Renting can be a great way to save money, and these days, every penny counts. But one thing to remember is that not all states have the same rental rates. If you’re tired of living in a state with high rent, or you’re thinking about renting for the first time, why not move to a state where the price to rent fits your budget? Our colorful map can help you make a good decision on where to go next!

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November Holidays: a Complete List

November 13th, 2013 - 8:55 AM

November Holidays You Should Be Celebrating

We love the month of November! The weather gets cooler, the leaves start changing colors, and football is back in full-force. But what we love most about November are the holidays. There’s so much to celebrate! Take a look at our complete list of November holidays, then decide how you’ll make the most of each day.

Federal November Holidays

November 11 – Veterans Day

Thanksgiving – the fourth Thursday in November

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The Ultimate List of 2013 Veterans Day Free Meals, Perks, and Deals

November 8th, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Check out these Veterans Day freebies!

Though military members deserve respect for their sacrifice year-round, it’s especially nice to have a special day each November to honor the dedication of our service men and women. That’s why we’ve compiled this comprehensive list of free meals, perks, and deals for veterans and active military members to enjoy in celebration of Veterans Day 2013. Take a look!

Veterans Day Free Meals 2013

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The Best Places to Camp

October 22nd, 2013 - 10:16 AM

How About a Camping Trip?

One of the great perks of moving with U-Pack is that you can pack your stuff up and send it off in the moving truck while you take a little mini vaca in your own vehicle. And what better way to spend a few days than planning a camping trip along the way? It’s not a bad way to save money, either.

Sound like a good plan? Check out some of these really cool places to camp.

Awesome Places to Camp in the U.S.

Glacier National Park, Montana

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All You Need to Know about Moving from The Walking Dead

October 11th, 2013 - 8:50 AM

Moving? The Walking Dead Has You Covered.

We haven’t heard of anyone who hasn’t heard of The Walking Dead. We’re dead serious - it’s just that good of a TV show. If you haven’t seen an episode, then it’s just a matter of time till you’re bitten with the zombie craze like these people below.

[Project Sole  uses the U-Pack ReloCube® to store donated shoes after a Zombie 5k mud run]

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How Toy Story Got Moving All Wrong

October 8th, 2013 - 12:40 PM

Moving Experts to the Rescue!

Ah, Toy Story. It’s one of the most-loved Disney movies of all time—you’ve seen it, right? If not, you’re missing out! The story of Andy and his beloved toys gets us every time, but what we’re really intrigued by is the fact that it revolves around moving. That’s right, Andy’s family is preparing for a move, and we couldn’t help but notice there are several details these talking toys got WAY wrong when it comes to moving to their new home. Take a lesson from Andy and the gang and make sure you avoid these moving blunders and packing pitfalls: