North American Van Lines Review: For Movers Who Want Options

North American Van Lines has been in business since 1933 and currently operates as a full-service mover, working with over 500 local moving companies across the nation.1 Despite the company—also called northAmerican—being a full-service mover, this doesn’t mean you necessarily have to take advantage of the full service when signing up. From simply providing boxes [...]

Allied Van Lines Review: How Can They Help With Your Move?

Allied Van Lines is a full-service moving company that has helped individuals, families, and businesses relocate from coast to coast since 1928. It doesn’t just do full-service moves, however—like many other full-service movers, you can pick and choose from Allied’s range of services based on your moving needs and how much cash you’d like to [...]

14 Housewarming Party Favors Guaranteed to Impress Your Guests

A housewarming party is about more than your new home—it’s about celebrating new beginnings and thanking old friends for their continued support. Here are thirteen ideas we definitely think you should consider as you get ready to throw the coolest housewarming party on the block:

1. Popcorn bag: This practical, yet stylish paper bag makes a great addition to any housewarming party. Fill it with popcorn, candy, or chips and write a personal note on the back to give it an even more personal touch. 2. House Plant We love the idea of giving friends a small plant as a token […]

The 10 Rules of Throwing a Housewarming Party

Follow these 10 simple rules to organize and host the perfect housewarming party for your friends and family. Timeline: Give yourself enough time to unpack and set your new home up before sending out invitations.Invitations: Depending on how formal or casual you want your housewarming to be, send out invitations (paper or digital are both [...]

The Best Neighborhoods for Young Professionals in Salt Lake City

Where do young professionals live in Salt Lake City? The answer: everywhere.

Salt Lake City’s  booming job market continues to attract professionals of all backgrounds thanks to its diversified economy. Young professionals in particular come in all shapes and sizes. In fact, the Census Bureau classifies young professionals as anyone between the ages of 19 and 44, and since the average person retires at the age of […]

How to Find Free Packing Supplies

From oversized cardboard boxes to bubble wrap, you can find several resources for free packing supplies right in your neighborhood. Here’s how to get some of your moving and packing supplies without paying a cent.

How to Make Packing Easier

No matter how innovative you get, there are a few facets of moving that simply can’t be avoided—and packing up your stuff is one of them. While very few people would likely rank packing as an enjoyable activity, it doesn’t have to be an entirely awful process either, especially with these tips and tricks for how to make packing easier under your belt.

How to Pack Liquids for Moving Without Spills and Messes

In a study published in 2012, two fluid physicists at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) investigated the science behind spilling—specifically, why it’s so hard to walk with a cup of coffee without spilling it.

How to Pack Your Antiques

There are steps you can take for a successful move, even with difficult-to-pack antiques. With the right techniques and some special materials, you’ll be packing antiques like a pro.

Utility Bills 101: Tips, Average Costs, Fees, and More

What provides you with clean water, comfort, and energy and keeps you connected to the entire world? Here’s a hint: it’s mostly invisible during the day and night, but magically shows up on your monthly bills.
The answer: utilities.

Whether you rent or own your home, utilities are a part of life and thus a part of your budget.