'Last-to-Go' Box Checklist

After a long day of moving, the last thing you'll feel like doing is rooting through boxes to find your toothbrush. Pack these items into a "special box" that stays with you on moving day.
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Keep this box off the moving truck and close at hand -- the stuff inside will probably come in handy at some point during the day.

  • ID
  • Your wallet, checkbook, and/or ATM card
  • Bottled water
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, and soap
  • Any prescription medications
  • Aspirin
  • Cell phone and charger
  • Snacks that don't require refrigeration or cooking (granola bars, nuts, bread, PB, etc)
  • Paper cups, paper plates, and plastic utensils
  • Towels
  • Sheets
  • Scissors and tape
  • Closing documents if you're buying a new home
  • Important files
  • Medical records

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