It is a very exciting and stressful time for me, I found a new place to live, so I will be moving! My mind has been all over the place trying to figure out what my first steps are. When I got ready to show my place, I spent a lot of time de-cluttering so that took a little bit of the pressure off. Now that it is official, it is time to get serious and figure out how do make this transition as stress-free and seamless as possible.
Don’t Get Sentimental
I am so nostalgic, I keep everything! Ticket stubs, homemade cards, all my old textbooks, the list goes on and on. Deciding which things truly mean a lot to me, and which things I can probably live without, is the first step to de-cluttering.
Donate, Sell or Keep
Donate, sell or keep seems like a simple formula, but you should probably purge more than you think. This is the most common complaint I have heard from my friends when it comes time to move. They waste their money putting furniture in storage, or moving it when it doesn’t work in their new space. Selling all the things that don’t need to make the move will save you time and money. As soon as you know you are going to move start visualizing what you need and don’t need. If you haven’t touched it in over a year, it needs to go.
Start Packing Right Away
Choose Your Strategy
Set up All Your Utilities
Good luck on getting ready for your big day! I would love to know what your best moving tips are!