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November Holidays: a Complete List

November 13th, 2013 - 8:55 AM

November Holidays You Should Be Celebrating

We love the month of November! The weather gets cooler, the leaves start changing colors, and football is back in full-force. But what we love most about November are the holidays. There’s so much to celebrate! Take a look at our complete list of November holidays, then decide how you’ll make the most of each day.

 

Federal November Holidays

November 11 – Veterans Day

Thanksgiving – the fourth Thursday in November

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The Ultimate List of 2013 Veterans Day Free Meals, Perks, and Deals

November 8th, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Check out these Veterans Day freebies!

Though military members deserve respect for their sacrifice year-round, it’s especially nice to have a special day each November to honor the dedication of our service men and women. That’s why we’ve compiled this comprehensive list of free meals, perks, and deals for veterans and active military members to enjoy in celebration of Veterans Day 2013. Take a look!

Veterans Day Free Meals 2013

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How to Prepare for Moving Help

November 6th, 2013 - 10:36 AM

Getting Ready for the Movers

If you’re planning to hire labor to help load your belongings on moving day, there are things you can (and should) do to help prepare for their arrival. Things that will not only make the day go smoother, but will save you time and money, too.

Moving Help Prep

As you get ready for the big day, one of the most important things you can do is have everything planned out. Giving the movers the ability to do things quickly and efficiently is the number one way to save money. Here are some things you can get started on:

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Tips for Moving in Together After Marriage

October 31st, 2013 - 3:30 PM

Helpful Advice For Starting Your New Life Out Right

It was a little over two years ago that I tied the knot and moved into a new home with the love of my life. With two years of marriage under my belt, I was asked recently by a soon-to-be-married friend if I had any tips or advice about moving in together after they’re hitched. So I racked my brain, relived some great memories, consulted some experts and told her this:

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Should I get a realtor? Info on selling a house yourself and with a realtor

October 30th, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Should I use a realtor? Selling a house yourself vs. using a realtor

When you’re ready to sell your home and move, one of the first things on your to-do list is deciding should I get a realtor, or should I try to sell it myself. It’s a common dilemma.

There’s definitely a cost savings in selling it yourself, but do you have the time and expertise it takes to get it done quickly?

 

Taking a look at what goes in to both types of selling can help you make the decision.

For Sale By Owner. Selling Your House Yourself

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16 Ways to Relax After Moving

October 29th, 2013 - 4:10 PM

Did moving leave you frazzled? Sit back and relax!

We feel your pain: you’ve been moving all day long. And whether the move took a few days or a few hours, to say you’re tired would be an understatement. You know what you need? A little relaxation. You deserve it. So forget about unpacking those moving boxes; you can get to that later (seriously, it’s not like they’re going anywhere!). Instead, give yourself a pat on back with these stress-free ways to relax.

  1. Dig through the wardrobe box and find your comfiest set of PJs and house slippers. Instant relaxation.

     

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The Best Places to Camp

October 22nd, 2013 - 10:16 AM

How About a Camping Trip?

One of the great perks of moving with U-Pack is that you can pack your stuff up and send it off in the moving truck while you take a little mini vaca in your own vehicle. And what better way to spend a few days than planning a camping trip along the way? It’s not a bad way to save money, either.

Sound like a good plan? Check out some of these really cool places to camp.

Awesome Places to Camp in the U.S.

Glacier National Park, Montana

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How to Move a Dresser

October 15th, 2013 - 9:39 AM

How Do I Move a Big, Bulky Dresser?

They’re heavy, cumbersome, difficult to maneuver through doors, and have drawers that have a tendency to slide in and out. It’s true that it can be a little challenging to move a dresser out of the house and into the moving truck. So today, we’ll go over some very helpful tips that will help make it much more manageable.  

Steps to Moving a Dresser