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How do I get organized?

May 6th, 2013 - 3:44 PM

How to Get Organized

Whether you’re trying to arrange a messy room, or declutter for an upcoming long distance move, getting organized can be easy and fun! I’ve often asked myself, “How do I get organized?” and with a little research, I’ve learned how to declutter and make a system for organizing all my stuff. By doing a little work and establishing some organizational habits, you can easily get organized (and stay that way!).

Step 1 to Getting Organized: Purge

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How to Meet the Neighbors

April 22nd, 2013 - 4:01 PM
How to Meet Your Neighbors After a Move 

When we moved, I had dreams of a neighborhood like that on Desperate Housewives where everyone knows each other (but without all the drama, crime and infidelity). However, as we unpacked and got settled in, we had yet to meet any of our neighbors. No one brought over baskets of baked goods. No one rang the doorbell to welcome us to the neighborhood. It wasn’t that they weren’t friendly; they just didn’t know how to meet their neighbors! So whether you are the newbie in the area, or you have new folks moving in next door, here are some tips for meeting your neighbors.

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Home Move: From Start to Finish

April 20th, 2013 - 2:10 PM

How to Complete a Home Move

“There’s no place like home” were the famous words of Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. Well, Dorothy forgot to mention that getting settled into that home is quite the process. If this is your first home move, you may not know where to begin. And even if you have moved homes before, you may need a refresher on the process. From start to finish, here is how to complete a home move.

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Home Move: Finding Your New Home

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Moving Guide

April 14th, 2013 - 12:47 PM

Your Guide to Moving
If you’re in the middle of planning a move, I have a feeling you’ll whole-heartedly agree that there’s a lot of truth to this statement:

There aren’t many things in life more difficult than moving.

If your move is long distance, you might even shout an “AMEN!”

What you need are some great tools to help you through it – a moving guide. And I think you’ll find that U-Pack is the best in the business when it comes to providing the tools and resources needed to help move you through this stressful time in your life (pun definitely intended). :)  

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The Pros and Cons of Moving

April 12th, 2013 - 10:12 AM

To move or not to move? Figure it out with a pros and cons list!

Deciding whether to move or not is a big decision. There are many pros and cons of moving, ranging from the cost to the new opportunities. Honestly, most of the factors at play could either be reasons for or against moving, depending on how you look at it. Let’s look at some of the moving pros and cons, along with some questions to think about as you make your decision to move.

The Pros and Cons of Moving

When deciding whether to move or not, there are a few things that are definitely plusses and minuses. Let’s explore some of these things.

The Pros of Moving

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Moving for Jobs

April 10th, 2013 - 9:22 AM

Moving for a Job: Where to Move and How To Get There

Sometimes you have to move in order to get the best employment opportunities. If you are trying to figure out where to get moving for jobs, or how to move once you find a job, I have all the insider information for you! Let’s take a look at where to move for jobs, along with how to move for your job without breaking the bank!

Moving for Jobs – Cities with the Best Employment Opportunities

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Divorce and moving with children

April 6th, 2013 - 11:19 AM

Kids and Divorce: Moving

Going through a divorce can not only be a stressful time on you, but on your children, too. As you are going through the divorce, you and your spouse will talk about your kids and their living arrangements. Here at U-Pack, we move people long distance who are dealing with all sorts of life situations, including divorce. So today, let’s take a closer look at how to deal with divorce and moving with children. Follow these helpful tips to ensure a smooth transition for both you and your kids.

Divorce and moving with children tips

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Shipping Furniture

March 30th, 2013 - 2:53 PM

How to ship furniture

Are you planning a long-distance move soon? Then it’s probably crossed your mind that you need a way to ship your furniture cross country. Furniture comes in all shapes and sizes, and can be extremely heavy, too. Since you can’t shrink your furniture and mail it to your new home, you’ll have to choose another option for shipping furniture. Let’s take a look at some options you have for getting your furniture from point A to point B.