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.
You’ve spent years cultivating your fish pond. You chose the perfect koi to fill it and you’ve carefully tended them through the cold and the heat. So what do you do with your fish when it’s time for a move? You can’t imagine leaving them behind, but how do you… Continue reading.
When you got engaged, you felt elated and ecstatic. Nothing could take away the joy you felt as your beloved popped the question and you said “yes.” As you’ve worked on the wedding details, you’ve established a few concrete ideas. You know exactly what music will play, where the reception… Continue reading.
In a previous blog post, we talked about a few things renters need to know before signing a lease. Although this article provides a few tips, there are still several things you as a future renter should know before you grab the pen and put your signature on a legally… Continue reading.
When Disney Pixar released its new film “Inside Out,” parents and children alike learned about the complexities of emotions and how they impact us on a daily basis. But this incredible movie teaches us something else: cross-country moves create fun memories-and sometimes drama. If we have to move across the… Continue reading.
In your current city, you feel comfortable and confident. You go to the same doctor you’ve seen for years. You know how to get to all the nearest grocery stores. And you have connections that can help you find jobs. But now you’re planning a move to another place, and… Continue reading.