Moving-In shopping list

One of the most important moving tips you will hear is to pack a survival box which contains everything you need to get by for the first few days in your new place. After that, you are expected to have unpacked all your essentials and have made a trip to the local store. Since we tend to toss a lot of things when we move, this first shopping trip will probably be a big one. Here are just some of the things you will probably need to buy after moving into a new home.

Bathroom and Personal Care Items

• Toilet paper
• Hand soap
• Q-tips
• Shampoo
• Conditioner
• Bath soap
• Toothbrushes and toothpaste
• Floss
• Cotton balls
• Facial cleanser
• Feminine care products
• Hair gel or other styling products
• Shaving cream
• Razors
• Sun block

Kitchen Items

• Plastic baggies
• Freezer bags
• Trash bags
• Aluminum foil
• Plastic wrap
• Paper towels
• Napkins
• Dish rags
• Sponges
• Steel brush
• Soap dispenser

Cleaning Items

• Dish soap
• Dishwasher detergent
• Glass cleaner
• Floor cleaner
• Tile cleaner
• Spot remover
• Furniture polish
• All-purpose cleaner
• Toilet brush
• Vacuum bags
• Laundry detergent
• Fabric softener
• Mop
• Bucket
• Broom
• Cleaning sponges
• Rubber gloves


• Light bulbs
• Batteries
• Tape
• Floor protectors for furniture
• Trash cans
• Flashlight
• Candles or other emergency lighting
• Nails and picture hooks

Food Items

Since you will need to stock your entire home, this first grocery shopping trip will be a very big one. Remember to stock up on items like condiments, spices, and baking products as well as fresh foods and pantry items.

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