Next time you’re sending something fragile through the mail (or if you find yourself planning a move), save your empty milk cartons to use as packing material. Wrap the fragile item (say ornaments or vintage jewelry) in a layer of bubble wrap and nestle it into the milk carton. The sturdy sides will keep it from being squashed inside the […]
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Yesterday, for the first time in my life, I moved residences using a moving service. All of my previous moves were from home to college or college to home, or a couple of times between apartments that were a 2 minute drive apart. Well, and the major move from Kansas City to New York, which consisted of two suitcases, and […]
Today our house in suburban Boston—the one my husband and I bought a year after we married—goes on the market. The “For Sale” sign in my front yard is more than an indicator to our neighbors and potential buyers; it’s a physical symbol of the big changes that lie ahead for my family and me. We’re writing a new chapter in our collective story and it officially starts today.