The move went without much of a hitch. The great thing about being a military family is that you get a full service move. On Friday we had packers at the house and they pack everything. You have to be specific if there's something that you don't want them to pack. If you're not then everything goes into a box whether or not you want it following you to your next home. For that very reason, the past few weeks I've been going through the house and sorting out the things we were going to donate to the Salvation Army, the things we were giving away to friends or family and the things that were going into the trash. My motto was if it wasn't worn or used within 6 months than it goes. We were able to donate around 16 bags worth of clothes and linens to the Salvation Army. SILgot everything she would need for a baby girl from birth to 1 year of life. My cousin got a few pieces of really nice cherry wood furniture and my friend Ana got my cherished wall sized collection of books.
Monday was moving day. The guys came back to load everything that was packed on Friday to start the trip to our new place. The only problem was the washer/dryer. First there was an issue of disconnecting it and finding someone that would do it for me. Luckily, I double checked with our new place and they don't even use that type. Problem adverted and they're staying with the house.
So for the next three week we'll be living out of our suitcases spending time with family along the way before we get to our final destination. Fun Times.