As the infographic below outlines, separating essential items from non-essential items is crucial as it is not realistic to have everything packed away weeks before you move. Keeping a detailed list of what you have packed into every box will make unpacking far less overwhelming.
Packing a First Night Box when Moving House...GREAT IDEA cause your always looking for things the first night in!!! I did this when I moved and it was SUCH a great help when I was exhausted that first night. I also packed a "7 day" bag, that would hold all our clothes for that first 7 days. That was a great help, because I was not as together as I wanted to be
To help me sort out before we furnish second home. I do this in every room as I go through the house. **Maybe the "Keep" could just be a normal packing box, or things just remain in the room until packing. One less step that way :)