The Life of a Military Family

The Life of a Military Family

  • Moving To Canada? Avoid Border Hassles

    Planning to move to Canada in the near future? If so, then one potential problem you definitely want to head off in advance is any difficulty or complication when you bring your belongings into the country. The customs officials in Canada have very specific rules and regulations concerning all items that are brought in from other nations. This article examines how to bring your personal possessions into Canada as efficiently as possible. Duty 

  • 3 Reasons To Store Company Paperwork In Plastic Storage Containers

    Your company probably has a constant, steady flow of paperwork for you to deal with. Even if you try to keep as much of your paperwork on the computer as possible, you probably have lots of paper copies of documents as well. You could struggle with the best way to store these documents, but there is one solution that you might not have tried yet -- using plastic storage containers, much like the ones that you might use at home to store holiday decorations and other items.

  • From Chicago To Seoul: How An International Relocation Company Helps You Get There

    Usually, if you are relocating internationally for work, you are relocating from a major U.S. city like Chicago, Milwaukee or New York City to a major international city like London, Beijing or Seoul. All of the typical international destinations involve either business or military relocations. Regardless of your employment situation, an international relocation company like Hollander Storage & Moving can help you get to your assigned destination in the following ways.

  • Crunching The Numbers: How To Make A Moving Budget

    Moving can be exciting as a new season begins and the prospects are bright. Unfortunately, that excitement may be thwarted as the expenses add up or unexpected costs creep in. It's critical to create a budget that is honest and all-inclusive. If your intention is to save money, the monthly rent savings may not make up for the moving costs and therefore you won't be saving at all! All Boxed Up

  • Top 5 Commercial Moving Tips

    The day has finally come. The day when you move your business to a bigger and better office or storefront. The day you dreamed of has come true. While you may be excited for the big move, you're also wondering the best way to prepare for it. Here are five commercial moving tips to make it easier:    1. Appoint coordinators Appoint at least two of your employees to be move coordinators.

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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!

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