How to Survive Living in an RV

Whether you are foregoing a traditional home, or just taking a cross-country trip, living in an RV is tricky. And that might be putting it mildly. You will be in close quarters with a couple of people, in…

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We Gotta Go Back Marty: Back to Your Mom’s House

Remember when you were a kid, and your parents said all that you needed to be successful was a college degree, maybe an internship, and then you’d be able to make an adult life? Now you’re graduating college…

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Putting Childish Things Away

Kid playing a tug of war

Growing up is probably the worst thing ever. Bills, car insurance, mortgage, car tags, responsibility. All those things are the antithesis of fun and merriment. What’s the adage, “when I was a child, I thought as a child,…

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Bathroom Storage: Big Plans for a Tiny Room

Mordern bathroom

Ever walk into someone else’s bathroom and feel immense envy because the space feels huge? Maybe it was well organized, but the place ran like a well operated machine, and you just thought that you could never do…

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Have a Good Year in Goodyear

Goodyear map

I have written extensively on the growing metropolis of Phoenix, and while Glendale might want to fight me on this front, should Phoenix continue to grow the way that it has been it will begin to engulf the…

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College Life: Freedom and Small Spaces

A Convocation degree certificate

Oh yes, college. The first time many kids are freed from the strict rules of their parents and are free to form their own identities. For many this is a struggle between finding the right balance of social…

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Sheds: The Garage of the Backyard

Outdoor storage room

Something I remember clearly as a kid is a “pick one” problem, they were these things where you had two options and you had to pick one, and no matter you did the other would be bad. Like…

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Sun Tan in San Tan Valley

Desert Park

It’s no secret that Phoenix has been going through a bit of a rapid expansion in all directions. Suburbs are popping up in every corner of the Arizona map, and honestly if this trend continues the way it…

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Feng Shui: What’s it Even Good For?

Steps to Declutter

Feng shui is derived from a Chinese tradition, translating not to, “rearrange your furniture randomly to achieve it,” but rather means flow. The words mean: wind (feng) and water (shui), referring to the natural flow of these things….

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Big Savings in a Tiny Home

A tiny fantasy house

Living in a house can be incredibly expensive and inconvenient. Every time guests come over you clean from top to bottom. Every week you’re out mowing a massive lawn. The heating and electric bills don’t pay for themselves….

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