Home Entertainment Setup

Building the Best Home Entertainment Setup: 5 Myths Busted

  (Editor’s Note – Today we are joined by Jack Frey. Jack is a freelance writer based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. He loves all things tech, entertainment, and the arts.) Creative media setups can elevate a plain living room to a home entertainment oasis. But don’t let the latest pricey electronics or large, plush home cinema rooms cloud your idea of what makes a great entertainment space—small rooms can be just as great for gaming and viewing arrangements. By getting innovative with your space, your electronics, and your décor, you can transform any room into an exciting media […]

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Top Places to Visit after Moving to Washington, D.C.

The nation’s capital is one of the most history-filled cities in the United States. Almost as old as the country itself, Washington, D.C. was founded in 1791 in honor of President George Washington. Over two centuries later, the District still houses the nation’s key federal government buildings as well as a collection of free-to-visit museums, monuments, and memorials. If you’re new to the area (or if you’ve lived here your whole life), check out our list of top places to visit in Washington, D.C. Federal Government

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Back to School Season is Here; Moving Season Comes to an End

It is that time of the year again — back to school season, a challenging follow-up to moving season. In August and September, college students are moving back to school, freshmen are hectically planning their dorm move-in for the first time, and recently-moved families try to unpack all of their back-to-school belongings to prepare. Whether you are moving a college student, settling in after your summer-time move, or welcoming new neighbors, we have tips to help you out! College-Bound Moving Tips that Save Time, Money, and Hassle College move-ins are rarely stress-free. Besides moving in at the same time as potentially thousands […]

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7 Housewarming Gifts for Your New Neighbor

A neighbor should be someone you trust–someone with whom you can leave a spare key or arrange play dates for your kids. But these things do not happen right away. First you need to build a friendly relationship with your neighbor. Start off on the right foot by welcoming them to the neighborhood with some of these housewarming gifts. A bottle of wine Everyone knows that moving can be stressful. A bottle of wine can give them something to look forward to after a day of unpacking (and motivate them to get the dishes unpacked). A small, low-maintenance houseplant Plants […]

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JK’s President & CEO Critiques His Move (Part 2)

Recently, my family and I moved out of our home in preparation of moving into a new house. In a previous article, I discussed the various ways that my family and I could have better prepared for our move, and even cut the cost of the move by roughly 25 percent. In this article, I evaluate the moving process and see what can be done to make the move less stressful for both the movers and the customer. What I Would Change Using JK was great—the crew was friendly and helpful, never complaining and full of useful advice. The crew […]

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10 Unique Housewarming Gift Ideas to Give the Bachelor/Bachelorette Next Door

As we all know, moving can be an overwhelming task.  And if you get a new neighbor, it’s nice to reach out and make them feel welcome (also see easy ways to meet your new neighbors).  Introducing yourself to a new neighbor can seem daunting and awkward to some, and perhaps even more so if the new neighbor is a single person you’d like to get to know better. Welcoming them to the neighborhood with a gift is often seen as proper “neighborly” etiquette.  Here are our favorite 10 unique housewarming gift ideas from thisiswhyimbroke.com, which you can use to break the ice […]

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