Moving houses (or apartments) is exhausting. Make your life easier on the first night in your new place by packing a separate box of essential items.
Photo by Cambodia4kids.org Beth Kanter
Packing and moving is tiring enough -- you don't want to spend your first day looking through your "kitchen stuff" box for plates and mugs, or your "clothes" box for the right thing to wear to work. Lifehack's suggestion of the first-night box is the stress-free solution:
Most people don't think to do this, and end up rummaging through several boxes on moving day to get their pajamas or the coffee maker. Pack yourself a "first night" box with all your toiletries, some clothes, and anything you'll need the following morning such as dishes and silverware or your hair-dryer.
The full post has other smart tips for packing and moving as well.
20 Smart Tips To Make Moving a Breeze [Lifehack]