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Prepping Your Outdoor Items for a Move

April 22nd, 2016|

Preparing and packing outdoor items properly and safely for a move is a special challenge. They say “you can’t take it with you when you go,” but we beg to differ– providing they’re talking about moving, not dying. Dirt is one of the things you can take it with you […]

Packing Mistakes: Your Belongings are Out of Sight and You’re Out of Your Mind

April 22nd, 2016|

Pizza time on moving day is an awkward time to realize that you’ve packed all your dishes at the bottom of a box– and you’re not sure which one. At this point, you also wish you’d bought those colour-coded labels at the dollar store.

The fact is, moving day is a […]

Cleaning Your Outdoor Items for a Move: Look, a Squirrel Colony!

April 22nd, 2016|

Singing the old marching song, “Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag, and Smile, Smile, Smile” might seem apropos as you prepare for your move across town or to another province. However, the melody may start to go sour once you realize that you’ll need much more than a kit-bag. […]

A Few (Sometimes Crazy) Things People Forget When Moving

April 21st, 2016|

“Ummm, didn’t we have a cat?” Thankfully, there are a lot of encouraging “cat came back” stories out there, but it’s best if you simply remember to bring Fluffy along when you move.

The stuff people forget when they move will amaze you– if you haven’t moved recently, that is. We’re […]

Stress By Numbers: The Effects of Moving On Your Health

March 31st, 2016|

Moving is kind of a big deal. How big? Well it can be measured not only in kilos or dollars, but in “stress numbers.” These numbers indicate the potential health effects of moving and other life events.

Maybe you’ve heard or read about about the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale. The scale assigns events […]