Posts Tagged: moving basics

Organizing and Packing for a Move
Organizing and Packing for a Move

Organizing and Packing for a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving is stressful, so it is important to simplify as much as possible. Packing for a move can be hard so you want to make sure you organize everything as much as possible. 1. Figure what size move you have. If all your stuff is coming from one room then you have a small move.…
Let It Go! Getting Ready for a Move
Let It Go! Getting Ready for a Move

Let It Go! Getting Ready for a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I’m a big proponent of minimizing possessions. No, not full on minimalist. I still love shoes WAY too much for that. But I think it’s important to take a look at what you own every few months and assess whether you really need everything. So whether you’re moving into an apartment for the first time,…
10 Pinterest Inspired Moving Hacks
10 Pinterest Inspired Moving Hacks

10 Pinterest Inspired Moving Hacks

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I hate moving. I hate it so much that I procrastinate packing for months, until it’s the night before and I’m crying over the dozens of boxes I still have to pack. The last time we moved, I scoured the internet for the best hacks to make the entire process easier for me, and here…
Renting Moving Bins and Boxes? How to Save with Promo Codes
Renting Moving Bins and Boxes? How to Save with Promo Codes

Renting Moving Bins and Boxes? How to Save with Promo Codes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving is time consuming and expensive at the best of times. There’s the security deposit to come up with. There’s all of the housewares you’ll need for your first apartment. There’s the U-Haul rental or asking your friends to help. But even before you get started, you have to figure out how you will pack…
How to Pack in Two Weeks for a Move to Your First Apartment
How to Pack in Two Weeks for a Move to Your First Apartment

How to Pack in Two Weeks for a Move to Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you are anything like me, one of your biggest struggles is probably procrastination.  Pair that with a rather impulsive choice to move into a room in a group house, and, like me,  you might end up with only two weeks till you need to move in. Fear not though, because I have tackled the…
Long Distance Move Timeline
Long Distance Move Timeline

Long Distance Move Timeline

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In preparing to do my cross country move, I have realized the importance of creating a strict long distance move timeline. This is not because everything necessarily needs a specific time and date, but for your peace of mind. Here’s the timeline I used for my move: Six to Four Months Before- Know where you are moving…
The Renter’s Ultimate Moving Checklist
The Renter’s Ultimate Moving Checklist

The Renter’s Ultimate Moving Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Post Here at Move.org we firmly believe in the power of checklists, especially when it comes to organizing a move into a new apartment. Whether it’s your first time or your tenth time moving into a new apartment, this moving checklist has you covered. Of course, each move is different so if we missed…
Stress-free Unpacking
Stress-free Unpacking

Stress-free Unpacking

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into a new place is a ton of work. You can skip a day at the gym because of how physically exhausting making repeated trips to and from your car is – add stairs into the mix and you’ll be sore for days. However physically tiring unpacking is, it’s also mentally taxing. That’s why…
Easy-Peasy Packing Supplies Checklist
Easy-Peasy Packing Supplies Checklist

Easy-Peasy Packing Supplies Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s inevitable. You’re in the midst of packing and you think you’re all ready, set to start boxing up all your junk when you realize… you forgot something really important. Maybe it’s tape. Perhaps markers. In my case, I often severely underestimate how many boxes I need. Friends, don’t let this happen to you. Here’s an easy-peasy…
14 Point Moving Checklist
14 Point Moving Checklist

14 Point Moving Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving day can be stressful and unpredictable! You’re uprooting your life and settling down in a new place. Even if you’re only moving into an apartment a few blocks away, make sure you have everything lined up so your move can be as easy as possible. Here are some questions to ask yourself to make…