Updates: December 16 – 22

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After all the times we’ve moved in the past five years, this morning we repaid some karma and helped a friend move. We even scored a free BBQ, as an upgrade from our current free BBQ. I love free upgrades. Apparently Burnaby didn’t get the memo to melt all the snow as there is still lots on the ground out here from the winter storm earlier in the week.   Photo Credit: brockvicky via...

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Easy moving tips – Boxes!

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The big day is TODAY and I am very excited.  I can’t wait to get settled into the new place. I wrote earlier this month about strategies for packing.  Today I want to talk about one of the pre-requisites of packing – boxes. Boxes can be expensive.  I am not sure why this is, but it is so.  Boxes from U-Haul for example, range from $85 for an “apartment kit” to several hundred...

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Update: Sept 18-24

I had planned to go camping this weekend, but conflicting schedules amongst the participants conspired against me. This probably worked out for the best – with the upcoming move my list of things to do is only getting longer! I have been woefully unproductive (and busy!) lately , so hopefully the change of scenery will renew my focus. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week: Tim...

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