Here’s What to Buy When You Move Across the Country

As someone who never imagined moving out of my lifelong hometown, Los Angeles, it was quite a shock when about two years ago, I found myself preparing to do just that. The things we do for love, right?

Nonetheless, a move across the country (to New York, ICYWW) would prove to be as exciting as it was nerve-racking, and it also came with its fair share of lessons and learnings. And that’s good for you, actually, because today I’ll be sharing some of them, including the game-changing buys that helped me along the way.

From little things like bedside trinkets and sneakers to bigger purchases (both physically and financially), there are certain items that’ll make your new residence and new city feel more and more like home with every day. Keep on reading to see and shop my picks…