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50 Best Travel Destinations in the United States

June 25th, 2013 - 3:44 PM

Looking to travel in the U.S.?

If you have a cross-country move planned, this may be the perfect time to send your stuff in the moving truck, jump in your car, and call it a vacation! You can see some awesome sites across the nation; the United States is full of great travel destinations to enjoy along the way!  Here are some of the best.  

 

50 Best Travel Destinations in the United States
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The Best 4th of July Firework Displays for 2013

June 19th, 2013 - 3:56 PM

Do you love watching fireworks on the 4th of July?

So do my friends and coworkers, Donna and Brittany. They’re actually taking a few days off work to travel from Fort Smith, AR (where the U-Pack® headquarters are located) to Nashville, TN to watch a phenomenal fireworks display! Now that’s some enthusiasm! If you love watching fireworks just as much as my friends do, you might consider traveling (or even moving nearby) to one of these awesome displays celebrating our nation’s independence!

The Best 4th of July Firework Displays for 2013

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How to Dispose of Batteries

June 19th, 2013 - 3:51 PM

Do you need to get rid of batteries before you move?

If you are getting ready to move and cleaning out the junk drawer, you’ll want to properly dispose of your batteries. Not only is this safe for the environment, but also safe for you. For starters, you’ll need to understand what type of battery you have: alkaline, other (lithium, zinc, rechargeable), car batteries, or electronic batteries. Each type of battery has a different disposal procedure.

How to Dispose of Alkaline Batteries

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The 25 Best Travel Sites

June 18th, 2013 - 2:21 PM

I’m traveling soon. What are some websites that can help me plan my trip?

 

If you’re moving across the country and letting someone else drive the moving truck, it might be an awesome time to pack up the travel bags and head out on an exciting adventure. How much fun would it be to visit fun (or exciting, informational, beautiful… whatever makes you happy) vacation spots along the way!?  If planning the perfect adventure sounds like a great idea, here are 25 of the best travel sites around. They’ll get you moving in the right direction.

 

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How to Dispose of a Computer

June 17th, 2013 - 3:54 PM

Need to Dispose of a Computer?

Maybe you’re moving soon and clearing out the attic. Did you find an old IBM ThinkPad? Or maybe you got the dreaded blue screen of death on your computer and it’s a lost cause. Either way, if you have a computer that you no longer need, you may want to get rid of it instead of paying to move it. Now, sure, you could just toss it in your trash bag, but that isn’t being environmentally responsible or responsible with your secure personal information. It’s important to properly dispose of your computer in order to protect the environment and your personal data. Let’s take a look at some options.

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30 Super Fun Summer Activities for Kids

June 11th, 2013 - 3:44 PM

 The kids are out for the summer!

 

And that means they’ll be looking to you, the parent, to provide entertainment for the next few months. If you’d rather not hear the words “I’m bored!” 24/7, then try out these 30 super fun summer activities for kids. They’re especially great if you’re moving to a new town that you’re not completely familiar with yet. And, as a bonus, they won’t break the bank! I hope it’s just what you’re looking for!

 

30 Super Fun Summer Activities for Kids

 

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The 10 Best Amusement Parks in the U.S

June 7th, 2013 - 9:12 AM

Do you love the thrill and excitement of amusement parks?

I do, too! I love ripping through the wind on a fast rollercoasters, thrill rides that make me jump and squeal, and the fun atmosphere! If you’re moving cross country or just taking a road trip that takes you in the direction of a great amusement park, why not stop by and enjoy! We've done some research to determine the best amusement parks in the US, so you can decide where you'll visit this summer!  

*Cost is subject to change according to each park.

The Best Amusement Parks in the U.S.

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Father's Day Crafts

June 6th, 2013 - 2:41 PM

Craft Ideas for Father’s Day

If your dad is anything like mine, he would hate the typical gifts of a tie or a coffee mug. Why give a boring gift when you can make a special homemade gift for Father’s Day? Whether you’e helping a toddler create the perfect gift, or a teen or adult child looking to make something for your Dad, these are some of the best Father’s Day crafts.

Father’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

If you have a little one, you can help them create the perfect gift for Dad with some paint and handprints. Dad is sure to love any of these gifts!