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INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Week Moving Checklist

Our infographic 5 Week Moving Checklist can really help you plan for moving day. 5 Weeks Until Moving Day Create an inventory for yourself: Create a list of the most important and valuable things to you. You’ll use this list on moving day to make sure you aren’t forgetting anything important. Start training your dog and/or cat for travel: Take some time to train your furry friend to use a pet carrier by feeding them and giving treats when they stay inside of it. This will help make moving day easier on you and them. Gather personal records: Find...

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8 Tips on Moving out after a Breakup

Shared home, shared belongings, maybe even a shared pet or child… Breakups can seem twice as hard when you are actually living together. Tension is on the rise and the first place you want to go to get away from it all—your home—is no longer a place of comfort and peace. Instead you may find yourself fighting, worrying, and feeling depressed around a person you used to care about quite a bit. Moving out after a breakup is probably the first step toward healing your heart. Here are some tips to help you move on after a breakup. Breakup...

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Relocation Guide & Moving Checklist

New horizons, exciting places, and countless adventures untold! Relocating for a job or for personal or family reasons can be one of the most exciting—and sometimes stressful—chapters of your life. With a little planning, though, you can organize each phase of your home relocation, easing the pressure and setting your move up for success. Relocation moving typically involves packing up most of your life, discarding what you don’t need, and setting sail for a new life in a different corner of the country or the world. Many times the move takes you from one coast and sends you to...

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13 Tips for Storing Your Boat

Floating on the tides will have to wait for another day as winter’s chill has officially tightened around us. It’s going to be a few months of waiting before your ship can set sail again, so now is a good time to consider boat storage. Storing a boat over the winter allows you to be proactive in the care and maintenance of your vessel, extending its lifetime and keeping it safe from the elements as well as from vandals and shady characters. It also allows you to take some time to get your boat ready for the beautiful weather...

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10 Tips for Making & Keeping Resolutions

It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone already. Looking back on the past 12 months, many of us may find ourselves still facing the same New Year’s resolutions that we set for 2016. Rather than reliving a year of unfulfilled promises to ourselves, we should all make a commitment to stick to those resolutions until they’re complete. Choosing New Year’s resolution ideas can be a daunting process. We must all consider which aspect of our lives we want to improve. Do you want to live a healthier lifestyle? Quit a bad habit? Improve your financial outlook?...

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7 Essential Guest Room Ideas & Tips

Laundry that needs to be folded, boxes of junk needing to be sorted, bags of clothing waiting to be donated… We’re all guilty of hiding clutter when we need the rest of the house to be neat. Where that clutter gets stashed depends on the layout of your home and what you can afford to get away with doing. Oftentimes, the guest room falls to this unsightly fate. Turning the guest room into a personal storage area doesn’t work unless you don’t intend to welcome any houseguests. Rather than letting this room accumulate clutter on its way to the...

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7 Tips to Keep Holiday Gifts a Surprise

Well, it’s official. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is here. If you’ve already completed—or at least begun—your holiday shopping, you can count yourself ahead of the curve. A survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers by Market Track found that as many as 49% hoped to complete their shopping by Thanksgiving. No matter if you’re an early bird or a procrastinator, though, once you’ve purchased all of those gifts, you’ve got to find somewhere to hide them. As the number of family members in the home goes up, so does the chance that a sneaking son, curious daughter, or...

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