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by Ali Wenzke
This is your one-stop shop for everything you need for your move – free moving checklists, mortgage calculators, school comparisons and much more. Scroll down to find ways to budget and protect your move. Find ways to be happier in your new city. Whether you are doing a DIY move or a full-service move, you will find all of the resources you need to make your move a happier one.  

Moving Checklists & More

Simplify, organize, and plan

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Declutter, pack, and start over while maintaining your sanity and finding happiness

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Budget For Your Move


Protect Your Move

Find Happiness






Research housing and schools

If you are debating whether to buy or rent a home, please read this first



The Art of Happy Moving does not endorse any of the listed companies. I wanted to put everything in one place to help make your move an easier one. I hope it helps!  

Ali Wenzke








For The Do-It-Yourself Movers

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Portable Storage Rentals_The Art of Happy Moving




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For Your Full-Service Move

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Since 2009, Move for Hunger has donated over 10 million pounds of food to local food pantries. Every little bit helps.


Good luck and enjoy the adventure.

Happy Moving!

– Ali Wenzke

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momof4 December 10, 2017 - 10:30 pm

I love the moving checklist and change of address checklist – I no longer have to think of every single thing I need to change upon moving. I also don’t need to waste time figuring out WHAT to do to move, I can just start doing it. These resources are perfect! Thank you!

Shytown December 13, 2017 - 9:58 pm

The cost of living calculator is so useful in comparing salaries in different cities. This gives us a great guide on where our budget will be when we move. Thank you!

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Douglas Cliffman October 8, 2020 - 10:43 pm

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