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5 Simple Alternatives To Living On Pizza While Preparing For Your Move:

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The good news, though, is that you don’t have to live on pizza and Chinese food. You can keep eating normal (and healthy) food right up until moving day. Pack everything but the microwave Before you start packing, prepare some of your own microwavable dishes. Pasta dishes heat well, as do soups and casseroles. Freeze them in single use serving sizes (or refrigerate them if we’re talking days instead of weeks) and microwave them when you’re ready. A pre-made salad mix from the supermarket will make it a well-rounded meal. Make sandwiches Nearly everyone loves a good sandwich, and they can be surprisingly nutritious. If your sandwich repertoire includes the basics like turkey, tuna and PB&J and would like a little more variety, a quick Google search will give you thousands. Real Simple has several that I’ve tried and definitely get my seal of approval. Barbecue Who says you can only barbecue during the summer? People who aren’t in the process of moving, that’s who. While cleaning t…

How To Prepare For Your Move – Selecting The Best Moving Company:

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Finding a creditable moving company you can trust can be complicated these days. It seems like every day a new moving company emerges and it is hard to tell who to trust. First it is an absolute must that when choosing a moving company that you check with the Better Business Bureau to see what type of track record the Moving Company has. Be sure you get moving quotes from different companies not only to see what kind of estimates you will receive but who you are most comfortable with. Always remember that everything you own will be loaded in a truck that will driven away by someone you hardly know so make sure you do your homework. Plan ahead and make sure all of the utilities have been switched over so you are not searching last minute looking for phone numbers. When the big day arrives we have some ideas that can help you make it as stress free as possible. First off make sure you pack a box of essential items that you will need right away and make sure it is the last thing loaded …

Where to Donate Your Furniture:

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Whether you’re downsizing or in need of a home refresh, it may be time to say “goodbye” to your old furniture. From outdated college futons to hand-me-down decor, not all furnishings are meant to stay in your house forever. Fortunately, there are a number of nonprofit organizations and charities that will gladly take that worn couch off your hands. If you’re wondering where to donate your furniture, take a look at these five suggestions below. DonationTownNot sure which charity will accept your donation? DonationTown will take care of it for you. All you have to do is enter your zip code and DonationTown will provide a list of available charities in your area. From there, you’ll schedule a free donation pickup. DonationTown is available in major cities throughout the U.S. According to their website, furniture items that are accepted include small chairs, nightstands, end tables, small bookshelves and small rugs. GoodwillGoodwill Industries International is one of the most (if not, the m…

10 Tips for Hiring Movers:

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It’s official – soon you’re going to have to move to a new home. As a result, you keep asking yourself one specific question over and over again: should you hire a moving company? You think you’re facing the ultimate house moving dilemma – hiring movers vs. doing it yourself – when, in fact, you realize that you already know what you need to do. And you will do it, of course, but you just seem unsure how to approach the delicate matter of hiring professional movers to take care of your household move. The next 10 tips for hiring a moving company will guide you through the somewhat confusing process of securing the services of a professional mover. You will get to know not only what to consider when hiring a moving company, but also how to hire good movers to tackle the details of your relocation project. A good piece of advice at the right moment can make all the difference in the world, don’t you agree? 1. Know the reasons to hire a moving company Before you decide to use the servic…

10 Charming Homes in America's Heartland:

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If you’re looking for a simpler setting, you may find your perfect home in the heartland. Although the exact borders of America’s heartland are a little fuzzy, one thing’s for sure: The region boasts picturesque farms, rustic homes and simpler times. Middle America also has another big thing going for it: affordability. The median price of homes in the heartland are generally a fraction of what it would cost to live in a major city (San Francisco, we’re looking at you), and the ones we’ve found here are a steal even for the region. But don’t let the low prices fool you; these aren’t fixer-uppers or eyesores. From a log cabin in rural Wisconsin to a 4-bedroom in Nebraska’s capital, these lovable abodes are move-in ready and Instagram-worthy. Colorado Springs, CO2612 Legend Dr, Colorado Springs, COFor sale: $309,900 Photo from Zillow listing.Home to both the Rocky Mountains and a US Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs calls to outdoors and sports enthusiasts. With views of Pikes Pea…