Moving On

26 July 2009

Packing BoxesImage by pterodaktyl via Flickr

No, not us. But some friends of ours just moved last week. Moving is such an ordeal, I do not eny them. And they were doing it with twin 2 year olds, a five year old, and a six year old. sounds fun, doesn't it?

They did it all themselves, making multiple trips. The last day or so we managed to convince them to rent a trailer so they wouldn't have to make so many trips. It would have been so much easier if they could have hired movers or at least got a rental moving truck. But, they did it all on their own. So many trips back and forth, I bet they spent a fortune on gas!

I wish they had been able to afford a service like ABF U-Pack Moving. They park a storage container or trailer at your place, then you pack up your stuff and load it. Then the company comes and gets it and drives it your new place. It is much more affordable than full service moving companies and pretty much comparable to using your own truck rental. Plus, that way, you don't have to drive the big moving truck. I do not like driving those things!

It took about four days to do it, but I think everything is now at the new place. Now onto all the other joys of moving, like cleaning the new place. Unpacking all those boxes that probably didn't get labeled. Trying to find the one missing thing you are looking for, like the hair dryer. oh, and finding the perfect spot for everything. I am sure the kids are going to be loads of help with all those things. Wow, I am so glad there isn't a move in our immediate future. It is just no fun!

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TheAtticGirl said...

Hope you get everything unpacked and organized the way you want it! I know how frustrating it is to move and not know where anything is!

TexasBobbi said...

I hope everything goes well for them.