Tackle It Tuesday-Tackling a Move in 7 Days

by Jennifer Sikora

Jennifer here–

If you would have told me about three weeks ago that I would be packing my family up from one home and moving to another, all in the span of 7 days, I would have totally called you crazy. However, that is exactly what happened to us. The home that we moved to a mere 9 months ago and was planning on buying fell through. The landlord decided he did not want to sell and needed to take immediate occupancy.

He called us up on Friday, offered to buy out the remainder of our lease if we could find a house to move into, so he could move back in. Funny how things work out, because that afternoon, another house came on the market to rent, in an area that we had been dying to live, so we went and looked at it and by Monday we had signed the lease. We had exactly 5 days to pack and move and have everything switched to the new house! Can you say major chaos?

We went home and started packing and getting everything ready. We were able to move and do it smoothly, thanks to my husband’s expert packing skills. We labeled all the boxes where they should go and packed them accordingly onto the trailer and unloaded them just the same.

We have been here a couple of weeks now and all the boxes are unpacked. Now — I just have to find some new furniture!

Calling All Tacklers!

We’re looking for YOU – guest bloggers to post about your own tackles right here. If you are interested in showing off your tackles (we all need some tips and ideas!) then send a quick email to Stacey, our Managing Editor, at staceynerdin@msn.com. Thanks for your inspiring tackles!!

Mom Bloggers — what are you tackling this week?

Link up your Tackle it Tuesday post…

Tell us what you’re up to with all your other tackles… housework and otherwise… add your link to your tackle in the Linky below!

We are Tackling Our To-Do Lists Together and making housework bloggable — Each week on Tuesday, we are posting before and after pictures of a project or trouble area that we tackled this week.

Find out more about how Tackle It Tuesday began.
The project can be little or big – whatever you want.

Basically, Tackle It Tuesday is about giving ourselves incentive, deadlines and satisfaction in tackling all our tasks — whether household or otherwise.

If you tackled a project this week, just add a comment and add your link below.



Email Author    |    Website About Jennifer Sikora

Jennifer is the Advertising and Communications contact here at 5 Minutes for Mom. When she is not busy answering emails here, you can find her sharing about her life on her own blog at www.jennifersikora.com. You can also find her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/jennifer_sikora or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jenandherfinelife.

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1 Janice (5 Minutes for Mom) June 26, 2012 at 12:45 am

You and your hubby are amazing Jennifer!!! :)

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2 Beth June 26, 2012 at 8:48 am

I hate moving – so impressed you tackled it so quickly!!

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3 Sharla June 26, 2012 at 10:15 am

That’s a fast move! I always have big ideas of how we’re going to sort all our stuff while we move. Never happens.

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