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Moving to Illinois? The Best Chicago Suburbs for Families

Are you dreaming about moving to one of the best Chicago Suburbs in Illinois? Beginning in May, people from all over the country start making plans to move to a new home or apartment. Some people move across town and others across the country. Here in Chicago, moving over the summer months is a million times easier than moving in Chicago during winter. […]

By |2019-07-29T00:40:11-05:00July 29th, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Everything You Need To Know About Moving to Westhampton Beach, NY

If you’re moving to Westhampton Beach, here’s everything you need to know about neighborhoods, demographics, populations, and beaches. We understand the weight behind making the decision to move and built a state-of-the-art Westhampton storage facility to help out newcomers and locals and like. Whether you are planning a future move, you just recently relocated, or you’re curious to know more about this spot on the Southeast Coast of Long Island, here are the important facts about Westhampton Beach. […]

By |2019-07-24T23:49:38-05:00July 20th, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Moving to Mount Laurel? Here’s What You Need to Know

Are you planning on or considering moving to Mount Laurel? If so, then you might be wondering what life would look like there, and how it would differ from where you currently call home! Whether you are from a different state or are looking to ditch the city life for the suburbs, we know you probably have some questions - what job opportunities does Mount Laurel have? How long is the average commute? What are the school rankings? What is the weather like? What is there to do? What’s the cost of living? We understand the dilemma of moving to somewhere new and unfamiliar and all of the unknowns! So here is a guide with key things to know about [...]

By |2019-07-06T16:51:19-05:00June 23rd, 2019|Moving & Traveling|

Things You Need to Travel Light on a Tampa Getaway

Guest blogger: Zack Davisson Florida and Tampa’s weather is pretty well documented: Tampa is at least moderately warm throughout the entire year although warm rainstorms are likely. So, packing light for a getaway trip to the Sunshine State shouldn’t be too hard, right? The usual necessities of a pair of flip-flops, breathable t-shirts, shorts instead of pants, and a waterproof shell for the rain are all tourist essentials for a tropical vacation. But what about the other smaller items that are essential to a Tampa getaway? With the help of travel experts at AllTheRooms, we’ve created a list of everything a minimalist traveler could possibly need for a trip to Tampa. […]

By |2019-10-20T16:41:38-05:00February 13th, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Fort Worth Storage for Military Personnel and Families

  New base assignments and tours of duty often require active military members to move frequently. For military personnel stationed in Texas, Fort Worth provides a lower cost of living than bases located near more expensive cities. If you’re moving to a high cost of living assignment, renting a Fort Worth storage is probably going to be cheaper per square foot than the home you’ll be moving to.  The Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base employes 10,000 active duty troops including Guardsmen, Reservists, and civilian employees. Renting a Fort Worth storage unit with Metro Self Storage can make moving easier by keeping valuable possessions safe and secure even when you’re stationed halfway across the world. […]

By |2018-11-14T07:34:12-05:00October 14th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

Moving to Illinois? These Chicago Moving Companies Have You Covered

  According to Consumer Reports, one of the best ways to ensure your move is successful is to hire a local moving company. We couldn’t agree more. Chicago moving companies offer a wide range of services making it easier to find the right one for your situation. If you hire a moving company based in your area, you’ll avoid being duped by an unscrupulous mover operating solely over the internet, advises Scott Michael, president, and CEO of the American Moving & Storage Association. AMSA is a professional trade group that represents moving companies that handle local, interstate, and international moves.  Before selecting a moving company becomes overwhelming, check out these insights shared with us by local Chicago moving companies located [...]

By |2018-09-24T00:07:07-05:00September 23rd, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

6 Quick and Easy Moving Day Meals for Vegetarians

  How to prepare healthy food on moving day is probably not the first thing on your mind in the midst of packing up your home. Even if you have an empty kitchen you still need to fill up. Whether it’s a warming soup or something cool and crunchy, these plant-based recipes are good to have on hand to prepare for moving day. […]

By |2018-08-27T16:10:37-05:00August 26th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

The History of the City of Amarillo | How Route 66 Shaped One of America’s Most Iconic Towns

  It’s impossible to talk about the history of the city of Amarillo without highlighting Route 66. Texas is the only state along Route 66 with just one major city along the historically significant route. That city is, of course, Amarillo. Located in the heart of the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo once embodied the essence of why Route 66 became a famous thoroughfare in the 1960s. […]

By |2018-07-26T18:24:20-05:00July 29th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

How Millennials Meet People and Make New Friends When Relocating for Work

  How millennials make new friends after a move is a lot like dating. Sometimes, it’s easy and natural, but most of the time, it’s difficult, awkward, and fraught with uncertainty. Millennials are waiting longer to get married, shy away from buying a home, and switch jobs every two to three years. Like their phones, millennials are both mobile and connected too; this means making friends in realtime can be a challenge.  Psychology Today author, Hara Marano writes, “Friendship is a lot like food. We need it to survive.” Without it, our health suffers. Psychologist John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago found that a lack of friendship causes increased stress, artery erosion, high blood pressure, poor memory, and a reduction [...]

By |2018-08-27T16:11:29-05:00July 25th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

2 Girls and a Cat Driving a Moving Truck to Chicago

  When I agreed to help my best friend Samantha with a DIY move from San Francisco to Chicago, I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into. When I moved to Chicago from California two months earlier, it was via airplane, so I was excited about my first cross-country road trip. It’s important to mention that Samantha has a cat, a bed, and a lot of other belongings that made her decide to rent a moving truck to Chicago—it was the most economical way to get across the country. […]

By |2018-06-26T12:03:45-05:00June 20th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|
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