Candy, costumes, and creative decorations … oh my!

Written by Katie Peterson It’s that time of year again! Fall is upon us, and the kids are already on premature sugar rushes; it’s time for Halloween! Your kids are mentally prepared, but are you? We’ve compiled the most useful and creative things to know so you’re ready for anything this Halloween season. Candy Candy … Continue reading Candy, costumes, and creative decorations … oh my!

3 DIY Halloween costumes in 30 minutes or less

Written by Jessy Howe If you’ve been following Movers Who Blog for a while now, you know what October means … it’s boxtume season! If you’re new here, “boxtumes” are Halloween costumes we like to upcycle from cardboard moving boxes. Not only do you end up with a completely unique costume, it’s also fun for … Continue reading 3 DIY Halloween costumes in 30 minutes or less

Creating your dream office space on a shoestring budget

Written by Charles Staky   As a small start-up, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®’s first “real” office was in a barn, which sat in the backyard of Founder Mary Ellen Sheets’ mother’s home. After moving to a new space, which we quickly outgrew, Melanie Bergeron, our President at the time, sat at the copy machine. We’ve lived … Continue reading Creating your dream office space on a shoestring budget

Downsizing made simple with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

Written by Jessy Herman Whether you are simplifying your living arrangements or moving to a condo, downsizing is never easy. The thought of going through your many belongings can be overwhelming, but there are things you can do to simplify downsizing when moving to a smaller home. As soon as you know you’re moving, begin … Continue reading Downsizing made simple with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

The pros and cons of living with friends

Written by Katie Peterson Living with friends is common among college students because of the convenience and fun factor of being around people you know you like. While there are many perks to living with friends this experience may cause more obstacles while living together than with a roommate you might not know as well. … Continue reading The pros and cons of living with friends

The secret to successfully purging your belongings

You never notice how much stuff you have until it’s time to move it. One of the best times to purge is when preparing for a move. Save yourself the trouble of packing and unpacking more than you need to and get rid of unnecessary items before you pack. Follow these guidelines for an easier … Continue reading The secret to successfully purging your belongings

Top 10 Great Cardboard Craft-Off entries

A prom dress, ukulele, a Ferrari, and robot costumes?! These were just a few of the more than 100 entries received during our Great Cardboard Craft-Off social media contest! We encouraged participants to think outside the box and challenged them to transform cardboard in a way we’d never seen before. We’ve upcycled plenty of old moving … Continue reading Top 10 Great Cardboard Craft-Off entries

11 dorm room essentials you can’t live without

Written by Katie Peterson As you begin packing to move into your college dorm room, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with the prospect of fitting all the stuff you’ll need for a whole semester in the back of a car. There are so many things you want to take with you; you have a pile … Continue reading 11 dorm room essentials you can’t live without

Ready to move? Here is how to find the best insurance rates for your new home

Whether you’re buying or renting a house at your new location, insurance is one of the most expensive costs you’ll have to deal with upfront. However, if you know the “ins and outs” of shopping for coverage, you’ll be able to get a great plan at an even better price. So, don’t think you have … Continue reading Ready to move? Here is how to find the best insurance rates for your new home