In art, minimalism celebrates the basic essentials of an element. A simple, stripped-down design is valued over the complex and the complicated. Minimalism has also become a lifestyle practice. Minimalists seek to reduce material possessions and other excesses in life. They believe this helps them focus on what’s most important…. Continue reading.
When your family gets ready to move, your kids can experience many feelings that range from excitement to fear to anxiety. Some children find it difficult to verbally express their worries about an upcoming move, even when they know their parents are supportive and caring. If you want to help… Continue reading.
Thanks to shows like “Portlandia,” everyone in America is familiar with Oregon’s unique vibe. While you’ve lived in the city, maybe you’ve done your part to keep Portland weird and unique, or maybe you’re tired of the area and want a change of pace. No matter how you feel about… Continue reading.
You’re stuck in a rut. Wherever you go, you feel bored, lost, and uninspired. You feel restless. You need a complete change and you’re considering a move. But the traditional hubs of American artistic activity promise too much clamor and not enough creativity. Before you settle for New York or… Continue reading.
A move out of state presents huge opportunities, from new jobs to new sights. But as you look forward to your impending move, you realize distance puts you at a disadvantage: you may not be able to apartment hunt in person due to your means or schedule. But finding an… Continue reading.
Involvement in local organizations is one of the best ways to become part of a new community after you move. If you live like nearly 80% of all Americans, your religious group represents one of the most vital components in this organization-based assimilation. But when you move, whether you go… Continue reading.
Before you go, you must coordinate with your moving company, realtor or property manager, and utility companies. And once you get there, you spend some time finding the nearest grocery stores, checking out local attractions, and settling in to work or school. With all this busyness, many people forget to… Continue reading.
When you first move into a new home or apartment, the last thing you want to worry about is cooking. After all, you’d rather spend a few hours unpacking boxes than preparing three meals a day. Below, we’ve provided a list of easy meal options to try during the first… Continue reading.
As you prepare to move to a new home, you can’t help but feel a little excited at the idea of starting fresh. You want to put your best foot forward and make new memories with your family. But as you sort through your closets and attic space, you realize… Continue reading.
Moving from a chilly climate to a warmer climate during the summer takes some preparation, especially if you’ve never lived in a hot climate before. The temperate summers and snowy winters will soon give way to blazing hot summers and mild winters, and depending on where you live, you may… Continue reading.