The Life of a Military Family

The Life of a Military Family

  • Moving Your Piano: Important Considerations Before Moving Day

    Packing and moving a piano is no small feat! Whether you choose to pack your piano yourself or you hire a piano moving company, there are a few things you should consider before moving day.  Protect the Finish If you cherish the glossy shine on your piano, you'll need to protect the finish. There are a few ways you can do this on your own. You can purchase large sheets of bubble wrap and moving tape.

  • Organizing Your Storage Unit 101: Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your First Storage Experience

    Are you planning to rent a self storage unit for the first time? If so, you should know that the ability to keep this unit organized will play a huge part in your ability to truly get the most out of the storage experience. This is because a poorly organized unit will make it difficult to find the stored items you need in the future and will also require you to do far more work in order to add or remove items further down the line.

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    About Me
    The Life of a Military Family

    Hello! My name is Maggie Thompson. My husband James has been in the military for our entire married life. We have two children; he was deployed at the time of both of their births. We have moved five times in nine years. James plans to remain in the military for many more years, and I know this means many more moves for us. I feel as if I’m becoming a professional in the area of moving. I've learned some very handy ways to pack, load trucks, and unpack. I’ve also learned how to pack a storage unit. You see, not every house we move into is the same size. A few times we haven’t been able to fit all of our belongings into a new home. Rather than sell them, we have stored them. I’m going to share some of my moving tips with you. Enjoy!