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What I Would Do Differently After Moving Across the Country

What I Would Do Differently After Moving Across the Country

If you haven’t heard about it enough, I just moved from Wisconsin to Washington state. It was a long, stressful process and overall it went according to plan. However, there are still things that I would have done differently, in order save my sanity on the long trip over. 1. Pack The Trailer the Day Before If possible, pack the trailer one day and actually leave the next. This way you will only need to worry about one step at…

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5 Tips for Selling on Craig’s List

5 Tips for Selling on Craig’s List

In three weeks, I’m going to be moving from Wisconsin to Washington state. I realized very early on that I could not bring all of my furniture with me and I would have to sell most of it. But selling items is not as easy as it would seem. There are certain things you need to include in your Craig’s List posts to boost the likelihood of your item selling. Here are my top four tips for selling on Craig’s List. …

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My Moving Timeline

My Moving Timeline

In just 7 weeks, I’m moving from Wisconsin to Washington state. I have so much to do in this time. From the job search to the apartment hunt, it’s really a never ending list. Part of that is getting my things ready to be moved across the country and I only have my Honda Fit and a 5′ x 8′ trailer to do so. Basically, the plan is to purge most of my things (which I’m basically done with), sell…

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What to Pack in Your First-To-Unpack Box

What to Pack in Your First-To-Unpack Box

Moving is an extremely stressful experience whether you are moving within the same city or across the country. The worst thing is when you think of something specific you need when it is packed away in a mountain of boxes. It can be easy to remember your phone, keys, and wallet, but what over items should be in easy reach when you’re moving? Toilet Paper and Soap Often when you move into a new location, there will be absolutely no…

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