Diane Schmidt

Diane E. Schmidt is a published author and moving expert. She says she owes her succession of moves to growing up on a fifth-generation farm. She has moved to multiple countries and cities, all of which contributes to her content.


  • 10+ years experience of writing about moving
  • Incorporates principles of business and marketing strategies in articles about moving


Diane E. Schmidt wrote about moving for The Spruce for 11 years, beginning in 2005. She has moved to four countries, 10 cities, two towns, and a coastal village. She and her family have moved around the block and halfway around the world, renting trucks, hiring moving companies, and packing their home more than 28 times. Through it all, she has perfected the art of stress-free moving.


Expertise: Moving

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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