Bubble Wrap can be expensive. In the place of bubble wrap try using blankets, sheets and clothes to wrap your items.
Label your boxes with the contents of the box, but also the room that the box should be placed in.
Small items can be lost very easily. Try to place all small items in sandwich bags that zip closed. Don’t forget to label these also.
Do you remember how your TV and other electronics were setup? Probably not, so before you unhook everything take pictures to help you when you are setting everything up at your new house.
Friends that will help you move are great, but they might not care as much about your valuables as you or movers would. Have your friends save their backs and ask for their help on the small stuff while you hire moves for the big items.