Four Tips for Making the Best of a Holiday Move to Tulsa

Packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

For anyone who is reading this, no doubt you've got a moving company in Tulsa set up and are moving through the holidays. And if you're not moving "back" home, this may be the worst prospective time of year to pack up your residence and go live someplace else. There's no hesitation this is not the way you thought you'd probably spend your winter vacation or Thanksgiving holiday, yet here you are--may as well make the best of it. Listed below are four tips to helping you through a holiday move.

Set Up A Tree. Or Two.

Your house is a mess with moving supplies anyhow, so why not set up a tree and place stockings by the fire and a wreath on the door? If you get a live tree, so what regarding dropped needles? You're moving soon. Get the kids participating in decorating and go full-scale --leave no branch unadorned. In the event that you have not done any shopping up to this point, wrap empty boxes using last year's excess wrapping paper and take lots of pictures. Create a playlist of your treasured Christmas tunes and crank it whilst you deck the halls.

Should you have youngsters, wrap a couple of their gifts and place them under the early tree as a surprise. Big kids and spouses will certainly appreciate this gesture likewise.

Bonus--you're going to find out which bulbs work ahead of when you get to your new residence.

Host a Friendsgiving

If your Thanksgiving appears to be an anonymous meal at a truck stop on the interstate, hold an early special event. Friendsgiving is a current trend where you celebrate along with friends and neighbors, hence what about a farewell meal prior to going? Ask a close pal to host for you and cook the dinner together--this is a great possibility to share dishes. Do not miss any traditions--play cards, watch a game (there's always on demand, if required) go look at lights, or perhaps go shopping at midnight--you can find quite a lot of 24-hour retail shops to preserve the tradition, and you will be less likely to get trampled.

Once again, there's a bonus--the silver's already polished.

Make Adorning Your New Residence A Priority

When you get to your new residence in Tulsa, do not pass "Go" with your holiday containers and bins--have the moving company crew set them right in the living room where you will be putting up your tree. Then, go at it--trim the tree, display the stockings, and light up the night--you can set up your cable TV any time. You have already put together the holiday song collection, switch it on and sing it out--it provides a nice cross over from your previous house to your new one.

Begin New Traditions to Keep the Magic Alive for Kids

Moving to Tulsa is tough for the whole family, however it can take a toll on children more than grown people. You've had familiarity with new places, and most kids have not. It is critical to preserve as many traditions as you can, but in addition to start a few new ones. Below are a few suggestions to get you started.

· Take advantage of new weather conditions --hike, ski, sail, or go to the beach. Show your kids the advantages of their new location with a few new fun-filled activities.

· Via the internet, determine exactly where the best Santa is, the most impressive light displays, and other area traditions, are and make a evening of it.

· Also, by way of social media, look for special activities--concerts, plays, live Nativity scenes, parades, and New Year's Eve gatherings. Quite a few places host family-friendly celebrations for New Year's, where the ball drops around nine o'clock and there are lots of activities for the children.

· Embrace your inner tacky--if you have always gone right past the blow-up Santas and Frostys, no matter how hard your kids beg, this could be the time to let it go and get whatever lawn ornaments your youngsters want. If that means light-up reindeer together with a santa as well as the Grinch, get out your air pump and spotlights and simply abandon Martha Stewart this current year. Here's a secret--several years from now you could be sad when those blow-up figures wear out.

Managing a holiday move to Tulsa doesn't have to be the toughest thing ever; focus on your loved ones, the season and the celebrations--it is a certain approach to help you fake it until you make it.


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