Archive for February 2014

How to Pack a Chandelier

How to pack a chandelierYou spent a lot of time and money turning your house into a home that you love. Your favorite furniture is placed just so and the lighting in every room is optimal and perfect. Speaking of lighting, that chandelier you bought is stunning and worth every penny. Everybody comments on it as they enter your home and you just love the ambiance and the value it adds to the room… right? If the answer is yes, you should do everything you can to protect it during the move.

How to Move With a Wine Collection

Move With WineI don’t know about you, but all of this snow, ice, and winter weather has kept me cooped up in my apartment all season. And that means my relationship with my wine collection has only gotten stronger. That being said, I know I am not the only one who loves wine and is an avid collector of different bottles. So, what happens when you move? How do you properly pack, ship and store your beloved collection? It’s important to use care when moving your wine because as Paige says “Moving and wine are enemies.”

Things to Consider When Moving in With Your Significant Other

Valentine's DayHappy Valentine’s Day! I know I’m a few days early but the thought of heart shaped chocolates and candy has me all excited already. In the spirit of love, let’s talk about living with your significant other. Whether you have already moved in together, or are thinking about doing so, there are some things you should consider.

I Dream of Moving to…

I dream of moving to ...This past weekend I was visiting a friend of mine in Chicago. He’s been living there on a job assignment for the past six months. He told me all about his experience living in the Windy City and even admittedto feeling sad that his assignment is coming to an end this week (hard to believe, given how cold it is in Chicago!). Of course, this led to a discussion about our favorite US cities. Where would we move to if we could just pick up and go?