Save Time and Money on a Cross Country Move

Moving is hard regardless of whether you are moving across the country or just around the corner. In my lifetime, I’ve moved eighteen times, and no my family is not in the military. Well, my brother is, but he’s not the reason I’ve moved so much.

As you know, we recently moved 1,500 miles across the country from East Tennessee to the Northwest quadrant of Colorado (aka, High Rockies). We traded one mountain range for another. We’re really hoping this is our last move for a while!

With this move, as in all my other moves, I learned a few tips and tricks. I want to share them with you because moving is hard enough without having to worry about whether or not your stuff will arrive in one piece or not. For us, all of our stuff never arrived. It’s lost in transient and probably sitting on some other family’s doorstep just like the pair of dollar store lawn chairs leaning against my garage door. I involuntarily traded a few expensive items for these little trinkets. Thankfully, we have a decent inventory of our things, so we’ll get reimbursed … we hope.

I don’t want this to happen to you. So consider this a big sister telling you all the mistakes she made in hopes that you won’t make the same ones. These tips will save you some sanity as well as some well earned cash.

Join me over at Humorous Homemaking where I share 10 tips (including a free printable) for saving time and money when planning a cross country move (or any kind of move)! {Click here to continue reading…}

What tips would you have included on this list?

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  1. Thanks for the tips!
    I am a new subscriber to your blog as I have recently found it. Today was the first day to receive the subscription by email, and I am still unable to download any of your ebooks? nothing downloads when i click the link.


    1. Sometimes it can take several minutes to begin downloading…hmm…give it another try and email me (just respond to your email, it will come to me) and I’ll see if I can’t help you.

  2. Thanks for being gracious enough to host for me! ๐Ÿ™‚ I know you’re super busy these days, so I am very honored.