Category Archives: Changing landscape

Battling Invasive Climbing Vines

One of the things that drew us to our house was the wooded section of the yard. It is only about a third of an acre, but it provides a nice break on that side of the lot from the … Continue reading

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Clotheslines and Rain Barrels

  We believe that a part of our downsized lifestyle is being more environmentally aware. Having used a rain barrel at our previous home, we knew the benefits. We used it to water the garden and only needed to use … Continue reading

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How to Move a Carport – Take 2

In our post, How to Move a Carport, we explained how the two of us moved a carport onto a flatbed trailer and parked it in the yard until mid-February. As promised, here is how we moved it again and … Continue reading

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Upsizing Our Downsize

The back porch/deck on the house was in bad shape. We knew when we first looked at the house that we would have to replace it. It became a matter of when we could do it and what we would … Continue reading

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How to Move a Carport

One of the upgrades we planned to do when purchasing our smaller home was replacing the carport with a metal building. It would need to be large enough to park our truck in and have space for storage and tools. … Continue reading

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