50 Things to Toss When Moving (Or Just Because You Want to Declutter)
Jan 15, 2019
How to get rid of the things weighing you down while you move—without having to muster strong feelings about your toaster.
Here's How Many Boxes You Actually Need When Moving
Jan 13, 2019
While there's no exact science to box acquisition, the experts have a few tips you can follow to avoid either buying way too many—or, realistically, too few.
5 Great Places in the U.S. to Live in a Tiny House
Dec 30, 2018
These five places in the United States are especially noteworthy when it comes to being tiny home-friendly.
How the 7 Stages of Grief Helped Me Finally Declutter
Dec 22, 2018
I was motivated to clear it out, excited for the possibility of unburdened living, but I'd end up sitting paralyzed by the seemingly endless boxes, overwhelmed by the clutter.
I Invite People to My Housewarming Before I Even Move—Here's Why
Nov 27, 2018
Studies say moving ranks right behind divorce and death on the stress scale—but here's how I beat those moving scaries.
The 9-Cent Item That Saved Me from Having to Move Again
Nov 23, 2018
While looking at the place, we noticed the fire station two blocks away—but how busy could it be at night? Ha! Joke was on us.
Why You Should Go to IKEA Before You Even Start Packing
Oct 29, 2018
If you are like me, you also probably accept as fact that if you're moving, you are going to have to do an IKEA run the moment after the movers leave.
10 Things to Get Rid of as You Pack Up Your Kitchen for a Move
Oct 28, 2018
Whether you're moving anytime soon or not, it wouldn't hurt to do some serious decluttering.
This Common Packing Mistake Could Ruin Your Move
Oct 23, 2018
There’s a reason professional movers are way better at packing up our stuff than we are. Here's how they deal with cardboard boxes in expert fashion.
All Couples Should Do This Before They Move in Together
Oct 17, 2018
I thought my cushion of things would balance out with his minimalist haul to make a somewhat normally-filled apartment... but it didn't. Far from it.
3 Donation Mistakes a Thrift Store Employee Saw All the Time
Oct 16, 2018
Just because those pesky things aren’t sitting in your closet anymore, it doesn’t mean they’re somewhat easier for another person to have to deal with.
The One Thing in Your Closet You Should Just Toss Right Now
Oct 15, 2018
You will not deal with the box later. You’ll pass by that box every single morning and night and feel pangs of anxiety until you hide the box and pretend it doesn’t exist.
What Finally Unpacking Her Apartment Means for Issa's Character on Insecure
Oct 3, 2018
We've been there.
The One Thing You’re Throwing Away, But Definitely Shouldn’t
Oct 3, 2018
When it comes time to move, you will be grateful you have these.
Here's What Changes in Your Kitchen When You Move in with a Significant Other
Sep 29, 2018
Moving in with a significant other? Here's how your kitchen — and your routine — is gonna change.
4 Things I Learned After My First Month of Small-Space Living
Sep 28, 2018
Now that our boxes are open and emptied, I feel see myself in my space again. With my things hung, shelved, and carefully arranged, it's finally starting to feel like home.
6 Solid Downsizing Tips from Tiny Home Dwellers
Sep 25, 2018
While living in in a tiny vehicle might not be for everyone, downsizing can help you live simpler and sometimes even happier.
4 No-Cost Solutions to My Small Space Kitchen Storage Woes
Sep 21, 2018
It was time to be inventive and put to use one of the oldest tricks in the book. Here's what I've come up with so far:
We Did the Math: Here’s When You Should Get a Storage Unit
Sep 18, 2018
If you’ve been toying with the idea of storage space, you’re not alone: a 2017 study found that around 12 million Americans rented one within the last few years.
How To Give Your New Home Good Energy
Sep 18, 2018
Why bring that negative energy into your new home?
The Worst Thing You Can Reach for When Packing Up Dishes
Sep 11, 2018
Do not invite this common moving supply to come with you to your new place.
10 Organizing Tools Every Home Should Have
Sep 7, 2018
While it can be daunting to know where to begin corralling stacks of papers or organizing the junk drawer, there is at least an organization baseline everyone can achieve.
5 Things on My “Farewell to Target” Shopping List
Sep 6, 2018
I failed to realize that the closest Target would be approximately seven hours from where we were in Alaska(!!!).
The $10 Buy That Will Refresh Your Shower
Sep 2, 2018
Organizing & Cleaning
And the simple method to keep your shower cleaner for longer.
The One Thing People Forget to Clean When Moving
Aug 31, 2018
Moving is expensive enough as it is, so nobody wants to get the bad news that they aren't getting their security deposit back due to a dirty apartment.
Chelsea Greenwood Lassman
5 IKEA Hacks All Recent Movers Should Know About
Aug 30, 2018
Just when you mastered your home’s most menacing decor challenges (lack of storage, too little light, too much light…), it’s time to move and do it all over again.
The Dollar Store Find to Arm Yourself with During Every Move
Aug 30, 2018
The move-out cleaning ritual I’ve found to have the biggest impact, while requiring the least amount of effort, is done with a dollar store find.
The One Thing You’re Forgetting to Measure When Moving
Aug 30, 2018
I have a cautionary moving tale for you that (thankfully) didn’t happen to me.
The Architect-Approved Solution to My Most Annoying Moving Problem
Aug 29, 2018
I love moving in and decorating quirky, irregularly-spaced rooms, But taking measurements? Not so much.
Next Time You Move, Pack Like You're Going on Vacation
Aug 29, 2018
Moving more often than most people has taught me to be smarter about the whole thing. And in honor of me moving—again—next week, I'd love to share my biggest moving secret.
One Person You're Forgetting to Talk to While House Hunting
Aug 28, 2018
Before I put an offer in on my house, I already knew all the neighborhood quirks I would encounter once I moved in—all because I remembered to talk to this very important person.
Here’s What it’s Really Like to Move to Charlotte, North Carolina
Aug 28, 2018
With just around 900,000 people, it's the biggest city in the state, offering diversity, easy transport options, dining, shopping, and ample career opportunities.
The 1 Thing You Shouldn’t Pack When Moving
Aug 26, 2018
When I moved into my studio apartment in New York, the most important lesson I took from my mom was this.
3 Super-Smart Packing Tricks for Your Next Move
Aug 24, 2018
These little tricks will make it much easier to pack up your kitchen.
5 Moving Essentials to Buy at the Dollar Store
Aug 19, 2018
Dollar Tree has cheap yet reliable versions of things that can come in handy while moving—and it's not just packing tape and bubble wrap.
This $13 Buy Will Save You Big Money in the Future
Aug 18, 2018
There is one inexpensive product that has done double duty by making my move easier and getting me my security deposit back on more than one occasion.
Here's What Living A Short Walk from Target Is Really Like
Aug 16, 2018
Now, living in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as an adult with disposable income, it’s all about the routine runs of charcoal face masks, $15 joggers, and Spindrift seltzers.
This Is When You Should Call to Set Up Utilities When Moving
Aug 16, 2018
If you're making a move, here's some tips to help make sure you're fully powered, and connected, when you move in to your new digs.
The Most Important Box to Pack Next Time You Move
Aug 7, 2018
Fill it with things you will need until your kitchen is unpacked and officially set up.
Think Twice Before Tossing These 5 Things When Moving (Even If You're in a Purge Mood)
Jul 15, 2018
While downsizing is great and a clutter-free zone is everyone's goal, you might throw away items you want or need later on—just because it feels good.
The Room You're Most Likely to Unpack First, According to Your Zodiac Sign
Jul 14, 2018
Sure, you don't need a full-on horoscope to tell you where to start; but your zodiac sign might inspire you to prioritize one room, or space, above all others.
3 Packing Mistakes Professionals See Over and Over
Jul 11, 2018
Mindless packing can end up taking a lot of otherwise unnecessary time and energy to fix—a combination that ends up costing you.
How To Pack Dishes and Glasses for a Move
Jul 4, 2018
Plus, a few other smart tips for packing up your kitchen.