April 19th, 2013 - 9:10 AM
Green Cities Celebrating Earth Day
On April 22 every year, more than one billion people take part in one of the biggest movements to appreciate and protect our remarkable planet – Earth Day. If you aren’t sure where to participate, consider traveling (or even moving) to one of these green cities to join the fun as they celebrate Earth Day!
How Green Cities Celebrate Earth Day
April 9th, 2013 - 9:36 AM
Home Search 101
Looking a new home is a big deal. A home is not just walls and doors; it’s a place where you and your family make memories and spend time together. Whether you’re moving locally or moving long distance, I have some great tips, resources, and advice to assist in your home property search. Let’s begin.
Helpful resources for how to find a home
April 5th, 2013 - 9:43 AM
I need an internship – how do I find one?
An internship is a great way to gain real-life experience before committing to a certain field of study. Take it from someone who has had several internships – the experience you gain can really help in the “real world!” Whether you’re a student, college grad, or just looking for a career change, I’ve got some great info, advice, and tips on how to find an internship. Let’s take a look.
April 4th, 2013 - 9:42 AM
What is the tax deadline for 2013?
Each year from January to April, Americans experience the fifth season of the year – tax season. If you’re asking yourself “When are income taxes due?” We’ve researched and found the answer, just keep reading!
According the IRS, your 2012 Federal Tax Return is due by April 15, 2013. However, each state has a different income tax due date.
April 2nd, 2013 - 11:18 AM
April Fools’ 2013 Roundup
I’m not sure if your kids pranked you on April 1, but if you logged on to Google or any number of sites, you likely fell victim to their online April Fools’ Jokes. Here are the best April Fools’ jokes online this year.
Google Nose – Touted as a “new scentsation in search,” Google Nose will allow you to smell your searches. While smells like “wet dog” and “horse manure” don’t sound appealing, the thought of “lemon” or “daisies” might be more pleasant. You can check it out at http://www.google.com/landing/nose/index.html.
March 28th, 2013 - 2:52 PM
Easy Easter Craft Projects
Easter is a wonderful holiday. There is so much to celebrate! From the fun of the Easter bunny and the eggs, to the celebration of the Risen Lord. And there are fun Easter crafts to go along with all of that! Check out these awesome ideas for Easter craft projects – including eggs, snacks and more!
Easter Bunny Crafts for Kids
Everyone loves the Easter bunny! From his big floppy ears to his cotton tail, you can celebrate the Easter bunny with these fun crafts.
March 26th, 2013 - 9:25 AM
Moving Out Party Ideas
When you or a friend or loved one is preparing to move out, you have a choice. You can sulk in sadness, or you can throw a party! It is really easy to throw a memorable, fun moving out party to show the guest of honor how much you care. Here are some ideas for hosting a moving out party.
How to Throw a Moving Out Party
March 20th, 2013 - 10:03 AM
Popular Wedding Songs for a Memorable First Dance
Often our customers are in the midst of big life changes while they are planning their long distance move. One such happy event is a wedding! Here at U-Pack, we love love! With wedding season approaching, we are all feeling a little sappy. Here is our list of the best first dance wedding songs. Because we have such a diverse group of moving experts, we covered all the bases – from country to quirky. Check it out!
March 18th, 2013 - 12:38 PM
It’s time for March Madness!
Here at U-Pack, we write about moving long distance every single day – and we love it! You know what else we love? March Madness. In fact, we have a bracket tournament challenge each year in our office. If you love March Madness just as much as we do, then I have the answers to the questions you are asking about March Madness 2013. Take a look below.
Did you know? This year’s March Madness tournament is the 75th Division I tournament to take place in the history of these tournaments.
March 10th, 2013 - 12:14 PM
When moving to a new home, your friends and family will want to check out the new place. A great way to let everyone come look around and visit your new home is to have a housewarming party. While you can throw a housewarming party for someone else, it is also acceptable to throw a housewarming party for yourself. It is your house, so it’s perfectly fine to welcome others to come visit! Here are some housewarming party ideas for your get together.
Housewarming Party: Pick the Right Time and Date