Category: Relocating

Cut the Cord

Before we left New Jersey, we decided that we would not be getting cable when we moved. I figured that spending $165 per month on cable and internet was unnecessary, and ultimately I was right. We now spend $78 per month and have been pretty happy with our decision. It took me a long time


Cost of Living State to State

Each time we move, I am shocked at the difference in cost of living from state to state. It’s understandable, some places are more appealing than others. Some places offer more jobs and opportunities, others have better weather and family friendly atmospheres. Some areas are incredibly crowded with no room for expansion, while others have


The Sadness of Moving On

I remember when we first moved here. I was so sad to leave Texas and even more sad that our lives had brought us to the NYC area. I knew it would be an adventure and that we wouldn’t be here forever, but I didn’t want to move here. And now that we are moving,


Moving Resources Part 3- The Worst Part of Moving to Another State

The DMV, or MVC, or BMV. Whatever the state calls it, it is a total nightmare. And there is no way to avoid going there if you want to continue to drive. Living in Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin, Texas, and New Jersey in the past six years, I’ve had my fair share of fun encounters with


Intro to the Craziness

We have moved a lot over the years, most recently to New Jersey from Texas. My oldest has lived in 5 states in his short 6 years of life. One thing that I have found is the older you get, the harder it is to adjust to new surroundings. So far, we haven’t had any