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Tips For Moving House In the Rain – Including: Use Plastic Moving Boxes!

There has been a lot of heavy rain in Sydney recently, so we thought it would be a great opportunity to share some tips on how to safely move in the rain. Protect Yourself A Wet Day Your most important belonging is yourself, so it follows that you should consider you and your [...]

By | 2017-07-04T06:04:33+00:00 April 23rd, 2012|Moving House|Comments Off on Tips For Moving House In the Rain – Including: Use Plastic Moving Boxes!

How to pack the kitchen like a pro (aka the dreaded wine glass problem):

For your glasswear, use a separate box for fine and light glass object, like granny’s art deco crystal you never ever use. I like to lay a towel in first, then wrap each piece in butchers paper, or bubble wrap if it’s really valuable, then simply line them up along the bottom of the box. [...]

By | 2017-07-04T06:04:58+00:00 March 13th, 2012|Moving House, Mrs Beetle|Comments Off on How to pack the kitchen like a pro (aka the dreaded wine glass problem):

Mrs Beetle’s moving tips:

Unless you are built like a rugby forward (or have kind friends who are) you will be likely to book a moving company to do the heavy lifting. As these guys charge by the minute, the cheapest way to move is to minimise the time you have your movers help you for. Time is money, [...]

By | 2014-08-25T03:38:11+00:00 March 5th, 2012|Moving House, Mrs Beetle|0 Comments

Moving house is such a pain!

Moving house is such a pain. I should know, I have moved a total of 24 times in my life! 6 of those times were as a child, where the hardest it got was saying goodbye to one bedroom before all the belongings magically reappeared in the new bedroom. I must share my parents wanderlust, [...]

By | 2014-08-25T04:33:38+00:00 January 25th, 2012|Moving House|0 Comments

Good News and Bad News

So what do you want to hear first? Okay, the good news is that over the past 10 years Australians have been recycling more and more. The bad news is that we're also consuming more, and throwing away more. Our recycling efforts can't keep up with our consumption! How many times has this story been [...]

By | 2014-08-25T04:35:18+00:00 January 16th, 2012|Green Ideas|0 Comments