time to purchase packing materials. This includes boxes, tape, and
padding. Some newer boxes created specifically for moving do not
require tape. They are easy to use and sturdy.
cleaning out your closets and bookcases. Donate or sell any clothing
you have not worn in over two years. Sort through books and donate
them to your local library or school, or sell to a used-book store.
about decorating your new place. If possible, take measurements of all
the rooms in your new home and decide where you will place furniture.
Remember, new furniture can take over six weeks for delivery, so place
your order well in advance.
better way to get rid of old and tired possessions than a yard sale!
Hold one in your neighborhood or exercise your technical know-how and
hold a yard sale online.
mailing address labels and stationery for your new home. You might
want to consider ordering new bank checks as well.