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We bought our Airstream!

Published March 7, 2016   Posted in Having some fun

Our plan suddenly got very, very real last weekend as we signed on the dotted line. We bought a 2005 Airstream Classic from a dealership up in Mesa, AZ as our next home and will take delivery of it March 31st. Then, the fun truly begins. We got up bright and early that morning even […]

10 ways a smaller home will make us happier

Published February 3, 2016   Posted in How to Think

Fresh off of our report on Claudia and Garrett’s transition into a smaller home, I’m ripe with enthusiasm over the clear and convincing benefits of maintaining a much smaller dwelling than you might think you “need”. Note: This article also appeared over on our companion blog, Power of 10. With an average home size of over […]
Taking a look at the increase in average home sizes in the United States over the last 40 years should seriously test even the most intestinally-formidable person’s gag reflex.  The average home is larger than ever – 2,679 square feet, and the living space per person has doubled in that time. The median size new home is […]