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Homesteading With A Manufactured Home

Thankfully, the nation seems to be getting back to our roots. The trend of homesteading is growing more popular by the season. Homesteading with a manufactured home is a great way to practice self-sufficiency, frugal living as well as being green.
Growing up in southern WV the majority of us had some level of a self-sustainable homestead. I…
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What Living In A Manufactured Home Really Means

Living in a manufactured home is no different from a stick built home. I know that and you know that but those that have never been around a manufactured home usually have a distorted view based on stigmas and stereotypes. I hope the more we educate those people and make them realize the truth about our homes, the less the stigma will prevail.…
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Songs and Poems About Trailers

When trailers first hit the market in the late 1920's, they were the epitome of freedom. No other product had allowed entire families to travel with such freedom before. They were appreciated and admired. From the 1920's till WWII, people were using trailers to see the country and considered the height of luxury. It wasn't until after WWII that…
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3 Online Tools for Remodeling and Decorating

There's several online tools for remodeling and decor planning available. These tools are wonderful ways to help you pick color palettes, collect your favorite furnishings and decor as well as plan complete remodels. Planning ahead is a great way to make changes to your home fun and easy!
We've tested a few of these online tools for…
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A Look at European Mobile Homes

I've always been fascinated with other people's homes. Since I was a child I've loved looking at home decor magazines (thanks to my grandmother for always keeping them around for me), visiting homes and watching home-related shows. Remember "The Home Show" with the queen of craft herself Carol Duvall? I couldn't have been more than 10, and it was…
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The PlusVilla Pre-Fab is Fabulous

I have not written about pre-fabricated homes since they are very expensive and really nothing like a true mobile home. Most are hauled in on flat back trucks with no wheels or chassis whatsoever. However, I am certain that the PlusVilla Pre-Fab is a prime example of how manufactured housing companies will be designing in the near future. The post…
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