Relocation

One Week Before the Big Move:  Checklist

One Week Before the Big Move: Checklist

One week until moving day.  This is the week to finalize everything.  You will not have time to complete tasks on moving day.  So it is best to finish everything the week before the move.  Inevitably, there will be tasks that pop up last minute. […]

14 Days Before the Big Move:  Checklist

14 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

So, we are 14 days away from the moving day.  If you haven’t started to feel a little bit of stress at this point, it’s a miracle.  The two weeks before relocation fly by quickly.  Therefore, it is essential to be on top of all […]

30 Days Before the Big Move:  Checklist

30 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

Now we are 30 days away from the big move.  Sounds like a lot of time, but moving day will be here before we know it.  The next 30 days are going to be the busiest days of the move.  Now we can finalize details […]

60 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

60 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

Ok, now we are 60 days away from moving day.  At this point, we should have determined where our next home will be.   We have also come up with a healthy list of companies to satisfy our relocation needs.  Also, we should have reviewed […]

90 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

90 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

Every time I find out we are moving, I freak out a little bit.  What do I need to do?  How soon do I need to start planning for the move?  Do I need to complete my moving checklist now?  In the past, I have […]

Frozen Breastmilk: How to Fly Cross Country and Keep Your Breastmilk Frozen

Frozen Breastmilk: How to Fly Cross Country and Keep Your Breastmilk Frozen

When we made our most recent move, I had to transport 400 ounces of pumped breastmilk.  After many hours of research, I determined the most efficient way to transport milk via plane.  It wasn’t using dry ice.  It wasn’t shipping it via a next day […]

Moving Contract Lingo: What do all these words mean?

Moving Contract Lingo: What do all these words mean?

One of the biggest challenges with a move is understanding the lingo used by moving companies. I remember sitting on our couch trying to read through the forms sent to us to confirm our move.  There was a Bill of Lading, an Order for Goods, […]

Restocking the Kitchen

Restocking the Kitchen

Restocking the kitchen can be a big challenge when moving to a new home.  I frequently use up as many food items as possible before the move for two reasons.  One, I don’t want to have to pack up food and hope it stays fresh […]

Restocking your Bathroom

Restocking your Bathroom

Restocking your bathroom can seem intimidating, but it is an essential step in making your morning and night routines run smooth.  Getting out of the shower to prepare for your day and realizing you are missing deodorant or a hair dryer is frustrating.  Also, having […]

Restocking the Laundry Room

Restocking the Laundry Room

Restocking the laundry room tends to happen little by little and only when you realize you don’t have an item on hand.  I typically store all cleaning products, in our laundry room.  Since all supplies are in one place, they are easy to find, and […]