Monthly Archives: November 2010

Compact holiday decorating

Certain things are tough to downsize, especially when you have a history of going “whole hog” with the decorating, celebrating, and cooking for them.  How do you fit in a traditional Christmas tree when you are struggling to figure out … Continue reading

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Refrigerators in the micro kitchen

Months ago, when we were first preparing to move into the travel trailer, we discovered that the full sized refrigerator it was equipped with was beautiful, looked like new, and did not work.  That left us with a problem of … Continue reading

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Portable tables

Micro life has its drawbacks and challenges.  One serious challenge is entertaining, and with the approach of Thanksgiving bearing down on us, we’re getting down to the wire with that issue.  The weather MIGHT cooperate with us, but so far…the … Continue reading

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Micro Housing-thoughts on planning

Living in a travel trailer may inspire thoughts about planning and especially floor plans.  A travel trailer isn’t designed for full time living usually, and the design of ours actually is horribly inconvenient in many ways, as well as has … Continue reading

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Dogs and cats

Downsizing with pets doesn’t have to be a problem.  It can be an issue when you have two of each, however.  Especially if your two dogs have a deep seated hatred of each other and cannot be allowed to share … Continue reading

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Insanity, procrastination, aggravation

Today was just a day.  Nothing major.  Nothing particularly interesting.  The highlight of the day was meeting family at a restaurant for a dinner with space. Sometimes space seems to just have way too much meaning.  The idea of being … Continue reading

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Gadgets and gizmos-RV stores or where else?

When you are shopping for gizmos and gadgets for your small home, be it an RV, travel trailer, or micro house, you have a lot of options.  First of all, there are a wide variety manufactured and marketed specifically for … Continue reading

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