2 to 7 days before you move
Get rid of all flammables.
Figure out what you're bringing with you in the car or plane.
Arrange for removal of "installed items" you're bringing with you, like a TV antenna or shelves.
Pack a suitcase with the clothes and toiletries you'll need the first day in your new home.
Pack a special box with other essentials you'll need for the first few days.
(Make sure to mark this box "Do Not Move)."
The day before Moving Day
Take down curtains and curtain rods.
Empty, defrost and clean your refrigerator. Make sure it has at least 24 hours to air dry.
Clean and air your stove.
Plan your breakfast. Eating something on the road is better.
Pack your personal belongings except your alarm clock.
Go to sleep early, you'll be glad you did the next day.