Category Archives: downsizing

Expanding Our Kitchen Table: How to make a small round table bigger

When we moved in, we realized that our square dining table was too large for the kitchen. After swapping tables with our daughter and removing the center leaf, we had a smaller round table. That worked until we had the … Continue reading

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RV Renovation – Slide Out Desk

When we moved to our smaller home in April 2016, we owned an ultra light 5th wheel RV. Part of our downsizing plan was to travel more and take extended trips in the 5th wheel. After we took it out … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter is Hard

It has been 38 days since we started our 30 day challenge to clear out the clutter in the basement. Since that day, we have opened every box and tub. It took longer than we thought, but it feels so … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Basics

We subscribe to an internet and TV provider to get super-fast (sometimes) internet and more TV channels than we will ever watch. A couple months ago they sent out notice that the price was going up. They gave notice so … Continue reading

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Frustrations Abound – daily life while remodeling

We knew it was going to take time to get our downsized home remodeled. After we walked through it the first time, we talked about changes we wanted to make. We talked about remodeling different rooms and replacing the back … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Hmm. . .

Over the last 4 posts, we shared the progression of our kitchen remodel. In the last post, Kitchen Remodel – Part 4, we were almost done. We had the cabinets painted, the counter tops installed and the hardware on. Now … Continue reading

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A year in our downsized house

by Peggy When we moved in, I had hopes we would be almost finished with all the remodeling by the first anniversary of our move. We have certainly made a lot of progress, but we are not almost done. It has … Continue reading

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