movingAn Alphabet Of Things You Need On Moving Day

Here is a semi-alphabetical list of all of the things that you absolutely need to take with you on moving day. When you are moving house it is one of the most stressful times that a family can endure. Make it a little easier to get through the day and on to a new life in you new home with this list of all you will need to have and maybe a few things that you had not considered.

Lists are helpful in moving to a new home and throughout life, use this example and see if you can come up with anything additional that will be essential to your personal situation.

A List For Moving Into A New Home

A is for the portable alarm clock to awaken you in new surroundings.

B is for the beverages such as juice and bottled water that will quench your thirst in strange surroundings.

C is for the basic cleaning supplies, because empty homes often have dust and dirt waiting to surprise the new occupants.

D is for the dishes and food for pets that have had a tough-enough day already.

E is for the easy-to-make meal staples so that you can eat after a crazy day.

F is for the flashlight or headlamp you need to find the circuit breaker in the dark.

G is for the gadgets of the modern kitchen. This includes any basic cookware, your microwave oven and if you don’t have an electric kettle, now might be the time to get one.

H is for how you are going to eat your food. Make sure that enough plates, utensils and cups go with you and not into the moving boxes that might arrive late.

I is for all of your important identification cards and records.

J is for the jolt your portable electronics get from spare batteries. (Yeah, that’s a stretch)

K is for all of your keys.

L is for linens sheets and pillows.

M is for money, meaning cash, credit cards and checkbook.

N is for a list of your important contact phone numbers.

O is the shape of that extremely versatile roll of duct tape that will hold your life together on this crazy day.

P is for pen and paper to write notes and even more lists.

Q is for at least one roll of quilted softness you will miss desperately if you forget your toiletries to include essential paper supplies.

R a portable radio for news and entertainment while you await the cable guy.

S is for a shower curtain.

T is for a small and portable tool kit that includes a sturdy pair of scissors.

U is for UV protecting sunblock. Waiting outside is always a possibility on moving day.

V is for vital prescription medication you take daily plus a basic first-aid kit.

W is for the instant coffee or teabags to wake you up.

X is for those extra changes of clothing.

Y is for tasty snacks and a personal treat or two.

ZZzzzzs are what you will be soundly making, knowing that you pulled it off, with all the things in hand that you needed to survived the day you moved to your new home.

The Moving List

  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Drinks
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Pet Food And Bowls
  • Food
  • Flashlight
  • Basic Cookware
  • Microwave
  • Electric Kettle
  • Cups Plates And Utensils
  • Id And Personal Documents
  • Spare Batteries
  • Keys
  • Sheets And Pillows
  • Cash Credit Cards And Checkbook
  • Contact Numbers
  • Duct Tape
  • Pen And Paper
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Portable Radio
  • Shower Curtain
  • Tool Kit Including Scissors
  • Sunblock
  • Prescription Medicines
  • First-Aid Kit
  • Coffee Or Teabags
  • Extra Changes Of Clothing
  • Snacks And Treats