After we started our journey to Texas, I had this great idea to capture video snippets of the road trip. Here is the little bit I was able to capture. My turn driving, and the necessary car sleeping got in the way, but I still think it's pretty cool.
By far, the best moving experience we had was when we moved to Texas. It was easy, comfortable, and had pretty scenery for most of the way. Here are some highlights: Professional Movers: While we did enjoy our DIY move, we opted for professional movers again. This proved to have some hassle on the pick-up… Continue reading Our Best and Last Big Moving Experience: The Move To Texas
Having done two big moves, one with professional movers and one DIY move, we felt pretty experienced. We much preferred the DIY move, but once we looked at the driving route, we doubted our abilities to navigate the moving truck through parts of the Rocky Mountains. So we again elected for professional movers. However, unlike… Continue reading The Move To California
The second big move we undertook was from Atlanta to Chicago, and having previously hired a moving company for our last move, we decided to try the cheaper DIY option. It made the whole moving experience very different. Here’s how: Packing was different: Instead of absolutely needing EVERYTHING we own to fit in boxes, we… Continue reading DIY Moving: The move to Chicago
Moving is a lot of work….a LOT of work, and if you are doing it all yourself, it can be overwhelming. During two of our moves, we took the “do-it-yourself” approach, and we couldn’t have done it without help. Sure, in a few cases, you can have some friends help you load and unload (and… Continue reading Why Hire Movers for a Local Move
When doing a big cross-country move, hiring movers is a great option to help lower the traveling hassle, but in many ways, hiring movers is a big pain. Here are some tips to make your experience a little less painful: Be prepared to run on their schedule: The movers will give you a time frame,… Continue reading Moving With Movers: What to Expect
The first big move (out of 5) we underwent was to Atlanta, or if you are more familiar with the area, to Alpharetta, Georgia. Section one of the move: College Station, Texas to Dallas, Texas After my husband’s graduation from Texas A&M (WHOOP!), we through our stuff into a moving truck and into storage in… Continue reading The Move to Atlanta