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Part 2: Ultimate Guide to a Successful Multi Family Garage Sale

In Part 1 of my Ultimate Guide to a Successful Multi Family Garage Sale, I started you off with proper planning and participant guidelines for your garage sale. Our annual eight family multi family sale makes $3,500 – $5,000 each time. To do this, it takes effort and attention to detail, but the results are so worth it! In Part 2 of the Ultimate Guide, I will walk you through the preparation, advertising and set up for your multi family sale so you won’t be scrambling the morning of. Let’s get going!

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Authentic Farmhouse Renovation – How I Chose New Windows

“Windows are the eyes of the house” as the saying goes. So when we were ready to replace the vinyl windows in our 1900 farmhouse, I wanted to get it just right. These new windows will probably last our lifetime, cost a fair bit of money and are just too important to mess up. No pressure! After days weeks months of research and final installation, I am thrilled with the result. In this post, I will share all I’ve learned in our authentic farmhouse renovation how I chose new windows.

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Beginner’s Guide for a Successful Garage Sale

Are you getting ready for a garage sale and don’t know where to start? Maybe you’ve run garage sales that are a complete waste of time. Having held many garage sales over the years, I consistently make $1,500 each sale (with the multi-family sales I participate in totaling $3,000 – $5,000!). I am going to share this ultimate beginner’s guide for a successful garage sale so you can start making money on things you no longer need.

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25 Ways to Make Your Older Mobile Home More Energy Efficient

If you are living in an older manufactured home, you know first-hand that the energy bills can go through the roof. For a small house, single wide or double wide mobile homes can be crazy expensive to heat and cool. From our experience, here are 25 ways to make your old mobile home more energy efficient. (And most of these ways are inexpensive to implement!)

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Our Vintage Bungalow

Howdy! I’m Tammy, and I’ve lived most of my life stretching a low decorating budget through garage sales and DIY renovation.

I am going to give you quick and easy tips on the beauty of reusing older items instead of spending tons of money on new. I’ll show you how I add vintage style that makes a your house feel like a cozy home (even with young kids, a practical husband and a big dog in tow). 

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