Moving When You’re in a Relationship

Adjusting to couple life from single life is so exciting-you have finally found what you have been looking for all of this time!  Not only are you happy and fulfilled, but now you are moving in together.  Merging all of your belongings together can be fun and a bit stressful.  It can also be a bit challenging to adjust to couple life and building a social life together.  My husband had some friends in Baltimore when I moved in with him.  I was so lucky that not only were his friends so awesome, but a lot of them had a significant other.  This was lots of fun when we would go out to restaurants and bars.  While in Baltimore, my husband and I would bond by going out for delicious meals and traveling-these are our favorite two things to do!  My husband and I also did a good deal of cooking together in Baltimore.  He and I work great in the kitchen together!  I always like to exercise as much as possible, so while in Baltimore, I joined some yoga studios.  It is always special to spend time bonding with your significant other and continue to do activities that make you happy.

Moving When You’re Single

Hi guys! I know it has been a few years since I was single, but I have some great tips on how to move when you’re single and have fun in a new city!
After I graduated from Penn State, I moved back in with my parents. So I literally had to cart everything that I had just moved away with back home. I had my old room back and most of my college furniture and decorations got stored in the basement. After living at home a few months, I knew I needed a change. I was living in New Jersey and really wanted to move to Hoboken. Unfortunately, all of my friends were living in different states at the time or unable to move out of their parents’ house. So, I got very brave and put an ad on Craigslist. I did this multiple times until I found someone who was also looking to move to Hoboken and go apartment shopping with me.

Once we found an apartment, I was ready to live it up in Hoboken. But where do I start? I don’t know anyone besides my roommate. So I quickly started to think of some networking ideas. I tried many different types of activities to get involved in my new city. I had joined hot yoga-which I absolutely loved and still continue to this day. I also joined ZogSports which lets young people who live in cities an opportunity to be a part of a team! My team was kickball-it was lots of fun! I also decided to get a part-time job as a hostess at a local bar. This is where I was able to meet a lot of people-and if you are single and living in a city-working in a bar is THE best way to meet people. I got to work with so many awesome and fun people at the bar. I also got to know the bouncers and bartenders in town which means skipping the line and occasional free drinks. Bringing friends out to the bars (once you meet them) is so much fun when you can get them in ahead of lines and know some of the people who work there!

2 Days and Counting to Move

Today I am super busy returning our cable boxes, running some last minute errands, and working on getting my shoes into separate garbage bags.  I want to make sure that they don’t get scratched or dirty while they are stored in a box.  For shoes that need to stand up and keep their form, I use foot-shaped blow-ups.  I bought them at the Dollar Tree for $1 per pair.  I keep them in my shoes all year long to make sure they stand up and keep their form.  They are cheap and easy to use and fit into all types of shoes.  Once I get to my new closet, all I will have to do is take the shoes out of the bags and my closet is set!

How do you organize your shoes? Let me know!