March Madness Inspired Moving Tips

It’s March and whether you’re a basketball fan or not, you’re probably swept up in the madness of the tournament. Filling out brackets, rooting for underdogs, and cheering your top picks onto victory are all a part of the craziness of the tourney (or you just love sandwiches). After thinking about all of the “madness” that comes with the NCAA it got us thinking…moving & March madness have a lot more in common than you’d think.

Here are 7 March Madness inspired moving tips to make your upcoming move a BIG WIN!

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Go Green: 5 Eco-Friendly Moving Tips

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Going Green….It isn’t just the “cool” thing to do, it’s the RIGHT thing to do. Here are 5 tips to make your move a little less harmful on the environment.

 

1. Donate Items

IMG_1934When you’re packing up your belongings, you’re probably going to be ditching quite a bit of stuff. Instead of tossing everything into the garbage (& your local landfill), think about donating your clothing, furniture, and gently-used items. Do your part in the “reduce, re-use, recycle” motto and find a new home for your old items. Not sure where to take a specific item? Check out this comprehensive donation guide. Continue reading

 

Top 14 St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Across the Country

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New York City’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade is held along 5th Avenue and its procession can take up to five full hours to pass! The St. Patty’s Day parade is not only the largest parade honoring this holiday, but also the oldest. Continue reading

 

The 9 Emotional Stages of Moving

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Because moving is such a momentous part of life, there are a wide variety of emotions that come along with it. Let’s be honest, most of the time moving gets a bad rap.

Many people just lump moving into the “sucks” category… but we’re here to dispel that theory. Sure, moving can be overwhelming and scary at times, but there are also a heck of a lot of good things that come along with moving. Lots of wonderful, HAPPY emotions.

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A Parent’s Guide to Moving Schools

Moving + Kids = New Schools. I’m no math teacher, but that equation seems pretty darn accurate to me.

When you’re moving with kids, chances are your kids are going to have to MOVE SCHOOLS. This transition will look very different for each individual child; some may take the move pretty hard and others may be excited to start fresh at a new school. Regardless of how your student will take the transition, it’s important for you to do your homework. Yes, you have homework!!Screen Shot 2015-02-18 at 6.56.28 PM Continue reading