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Why You Should Hire a Moving Company for Your Next Long Distance Move:

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Anytime you are planning to move across state lines, it requires much more than just packing up your belongings and loading them into a truck. Packing your entire home takes much time and preparation. When it comes to moving cross country, there are many things you need to consider such as state to state moving guidelines and renting moving trucks for the long haul. When you choose a professional moving company to handle your long distance move, you can rest assured knowing that they are familiar with all moving laws in each state. Professional moving companies are skilled in packing, loading and unloading your belongings while keeping them well protected. Let’s face it, when it comes to moving, this is the part that people tend to dislike the most.Moving companies generally carry insurance to make sure you are covered in the event that something is damaged. Accidents happen all the time so knowing that your prized possessions are protected should help ease your mind.Moving cross coun…

Work At Home In The Country:

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I wrote this article about working at home and jobs in the country for GoodByeCityLife.com back in 1999. Long before the recession and before the oldest baby boomers grew to retirement age. Now, North America is at a crux in employment – I’m talking both sides of the Canada-US border – our largest workforce demographic wants to retire but not enough people are entering the work force. To make matters worse for corporations many of the new workers want to work at home. Working at home is something I’ve done since 1995 and write a lot about on this site. Since the focus is on country living this specific article will discuss the various ways to earn a living while living in the country. It’s not as hard as you think to find a job in the country and survive… Most people cry that they can’t enjoy country living until they retire or win the lottery. They complain that there are no jobs to be had and the few there are don’t pay as well as the jobs they once held in the city. Today I hope t…

8 Steps to Make Packing and Moving Your Bedroom Easy:

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Step 1: Sort, Select and SimplifyEach member of the family can help pack their own rooms. Kids can help by sorting out their closets, toy bins and dressers, making piles of what to keep and what to donate or sell. Also have children decide what they want to move with them in their essentials box. It's a good idea to have children decorate their own essentials box, explaining to them that this box can contain things they'll need during the trip and for the first night in the new home.You'll should also decide which items of clothing you'll need for the move trip and for the first few nights in your new home. Set these articles aside or pack them in a suitcase for easy storing.Sorting should begin with the closets. Check out the step-by-step guide to packing the closet and you'll be amazed at just how easy it is. Again, children can help sort and pack their own closets. It's a great way to give them some independence and decision-making for their own spaces. CON…