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5 Fun Things to do with Moving Boxes After the Move

5 Fun Things to do with Moving Boxes After the Move

This post first appeared on November 7, 2014 and was recently updated in 2021. After the time planning and organizing a move, the entire family will be ready for a little fun. Moving boxes will give the kids something inexpensive to play with and offer hours of entertainment.

By Tracy P.
Sunday, May 23rd
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5 Moving Hacks to Simplify Your Next Move

5 Moving Hacks to Simplify Your Next Move

Whether you’re looking for a refresher on how to pack for a move or need some quick-moving hacks to speed up the process, we’ve got some tips to help make moving less stressful.  So if you’re moving soon, read on for some ways to reduce moving stress with some fun moving hacks and tips on […]

By Tracy P.
Sunday, May 9th
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9 Ways to Make Moving Easier for Young Children

9 Ways to Make Moving Easier for Young Children

Moving is stressful for people of all ages, but young children are especially sensitive to moving. While there is excitement about moving to a new home, leaving behind friends and a familiar neighborhood can create anxiety for your child. Read on for some ideas on how to ease one of life’s biggest transitions for young […]

By Stephanie K.
Sunday, April 18th
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How to Plan a Wanderlust Weekend

How to Plan a Wanderlust Weekend

A wanderlust is someone who travels All. Of. The. Time. For those most afflicted, planning a trip away from home is an obsession. The next adventure begins immediately after returning from the last one. And, because closed borders and travel restrictions are still a reality, here are some ideas to spark your wanderlust weekend that […]

By Tracy P.
Friday, April 2nd
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Get Your RV Ready for Spring Travel | Checklist and Tips

Get Your RV Ready for Spring Travel | Checklist and Tips

With warmer weather ahead, it’s time to get your RV ready for Spring travel. Whether you’re a snowbird, have a young family, or are somewhere in between on the journey of life, adventure is calling.

By Tracy P.
Sunday, March 21st
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9 Notable Chicago Women to Celebrate Women’s History Month

9 Notable Chicago Women to Celebrate Women’s History Month

The month of March is Women’s History Month. Back in 1978, in my hometown of Santa Rosa, California a group of educators chose a local celebration centered around International Women’s Day. The movement quickly spread across the country and in 1980 President Jimmy Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring a the week of March […]

By Tracy P.
Sunday, March 7th
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How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day On a Tight Budget During the Pandemic

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day On a Tight Budget During the Pandemic

Celebrating Valentine’s Day during a pandemic certainly presents it’s challenges. So whether you’re 0n a tight budget this February or have decided to try outdoor dining in the middle of winter, Valentine’s Day is about love, not money. With a little time and creativity, you can create a Valentine’s Day experience that shows your love […]

By Stephanie K.
Wednesday, February 10th
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New Home Design Trends Focus on Personalizing Your Space

New Home Design Trends Focus on Personalizing Your Space

This past year brought opportunities and challenges that fundamentally changed how we live in our homes. We all can agree, more space would be nice. That’s why home design trends are introducing new and creative combinations but continue to lean toward clean and clutter-free.  

By Tracy P.
Tuesday, January 19th
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Simplify Your Winter Move with These Tried and True Tips 

Simplify Your Winter Move with These Tried and True Tips 

Several reasons make a winter move seem not so bad. Hiring professionals in their off-season can save you money, as can buying a house during winter. Wintry weather makes it easier to stay indoors and spend time preparing to move too.

By Tracy P.
Monday, January 11th
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Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Dog – Presents Your Pet Will Love in 2021

Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Dog – Presents Your Pet Will Love in 2021

While dogs don’t understand the holidays, they do love attention. Pets also notice when everyone else is getting attention like when their people are opening gifts on Christmas morning. Make sure your furry friend joins in the fun with these gift ideas your pet will love all year long.

By Tracy P.
Saturday, December 19th
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