Category Archives: interesting ideas

So you think you want to live in a travel trailer?

Downsizing sounds great when you think of cutting your bills or finding a temporary solution to economic uncertainty, but…it isn’t as easy as you would think. We’ve been out of the travel trailer for over a year, and our small … Continue reading

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And the house hunt continues…

The house hunt.  For some, it’s a time of anticipation and excitement.  For others, it’s a source of dread.  I’m not sure what I think of it. For one thing, our budget is still downsized, so we’re looking at houses … Continue reading

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The tiny houses

Tiny houses, easily built on a trailer, sound like a great idea.  Having lived in a travel trailer, I’ve got some experience with the whole house-on-wheels thing.  I can also safely say that the travel trailer has ranked as one … Continue reading

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A yurt or a ger?

Winter has been non-existent here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  A couple of cool days, a couple of cold nights.  That was it.  It sounds wonderful…if you live in snow country.  In reality, I enjoy the cool-to-cold weather far more … Continue reading

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Down in da bayou…

We have been looking at some property located in some rather soggy land, and some of that property is more than a little soggy itself.  That presents a lot of rather unique problems, especially in hurricane country, but it can … Continue reading

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Downsizing and downsizing chronicles

Downsizing Chronicles has been the story of a journey, the journey of learning to live with less space, less money, and less “stuff.”  Like many journeys, I wasn’t exactly sure where we were going to go…or even how we were … Continue reading

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Imminent insanity

My temper is not just short, it’s gone on vacation. I have reached that point where I had to look around and say what is wrong with me?  Why am I feeling this way? I’m slowly going stir crazy in … Continue reading

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