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Moving Alone: How to Survive a New City

By | 2017-05-27T14:07:02+00:00 May 24th, 2017|NYC Tips|

New York City is wonderful and exciting. You’ve wanted to get here for a long time but now that your moving date is getting close, the idea of relocating by yourself is starting to feel a bit intimidating. You have many concerns, some of which include how you’ll make new friends, find resources, and feel [...]

Earth-friendly Alternatives to Moving Boxes

By | 2017-05-27T14:05:59+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Earth-friendly Alternatives to Moving Boxes Boxes are great for moving—you can purchase the exact number and sizes that you need and carry everything from your old apartment to your new home safely. For some, however, the idea of using cardboard moving boxes and then ditching them is not environmentally sound. If you’re one of those [...]

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Five Things to Remember When Moving

By | 2017-05-28T10:54:43+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Moving Tips|

There are a lot of moving parts to relocation—from purchasing supplies to packing to arranging for movers it’s a frenzied time even for the most organized. That means there are some essential tasks that one might forget about but which are necessary to remember when moving for a successful, stress-free move. Here are five to [...]

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Five Things You Should Have in a Grownup Apartment

By | 2017-05-28T10:39:30+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Decorating Tips|

You’ve landed your first real job and signed the lease for your New York City apartment. You, my friend, are a real grownup now! After you move into your new home, settle down, and receive a few paychecks, you might want to think about getting yourself some quality items. Here are five we suggest having [...]

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Save Money When Moving

By | 2017-05-10T13:18:19+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Moving costs can take a toll on one’s wallet—there’s the cost of movers, packing material and time away from work (making money), among others. But there are ways to trim your moving costs. Here are some tips: Scavenge for Boxes It’s nice to walk into a moving supply store and purchase brand new boxes for [...]

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Low Maintenance Plants for Your New Home

By | 2017-05-10T13:19:30+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Decorating Tips|

No green thumb? No problem. Not being a natural with plants doesn’t mean your newly moved into home doesn’t deserve to have some greenery in it.  There are plenty of houseplants that are easy to care for. Not only will they help clean the air in your apartment but will also work as a decorating [...]

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Five Moving Mistakes to Avoid

By | 2017-05-10T13:20:34+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Moving is hectic and often back breaking—between all the prep work and packing and the heavy lifting, most people find relocating nothing short of stressful. In the midst of all its craziness, there are some common mistakes we all make. Here are five to look out for and avoid during your relocation process: Hiring Unprofessional [...]

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Feng Shui Your Home

By | 2017-05-10T13:21:16+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Decorating Tips|

The Chinese art of harmonizing with one’s surroundings—known as Feng Shui—is said to purport harmony in the home and office.  By practicing the rules of this art of placement, it’s said that people can have better relationships with, and relax more in, their habitat. So how does one arrange their belongings to harmonize energy and [...]

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How to Avoid Moving Scams

By | 2017-05-10T13:21:46+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Like any other business, the relocation industry has its share of scams. You put your belongings into the hands of strangers and the move doesn’t go as planned: Your items get damaged, the move costs more than the agreed-upon price or even worse your items are stolen or lost. But your move doesn’t have to [...]

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Moving Houseplants

By | 2017-05-10T13:22:26+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Moving Tips|

Like other living beings, houseplants need special attention and must be moved with care. They are sensitive to stressors—such as temperature and lack of air—and are prone to breakage and damage. But with some preparation, they can survive the trip to their new home. Here are some tips to keep your plants happy and healthy [...]

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