Jennifer Jennings

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1 Credit Score Myth Debunked

Understanding this myth is crucial to deciphering how to increase your credit score.<p>Chances are, you're more likely to gain access to Fort Knox than …

How To Save For A Down Payment On A First Home -- Without Giving Up Avocado Toast

Are you renting now and want to buy your own home but aren’t sure how you’ll ever save enough money for the down payment? Recently, Australian property manager Tim Gurner dissed twenty- and thirty-somethings everywhere by saying they’ll never buy a home because they are too preoccupied with …

Personal Finance

The Painted Hills

Wildflowers in the Temblor Range, with desert candles, blazing stars, tansy phacelia, and hillside daisies, Carrizo Plain National Monument. I used a …

Landscape Photography

10 Incredible National Parks in America to visit (for free!)

To celebrate National Park Week, on April 15–16 and 22–23 visitors get it in for free! On these National Park Week weekends, every national park will …

Wind River Mayflower Tiny Homes

I love the idea and efficiency of tiny homes, though I know I won’t be purchasing one anytime soon. However, this <b>Wind River</b> Mayflower is absolutely …

Wind River

Adorable A-Frame Cabin

<b>Now that we’re getting settled into our new manufactured home, I’m starting to plot my next big property purchase: an A-Frame house in the mountains.</b> …

Cute

Yosemite’s splendor by the numbers

<b>Yosemite National Park is so visually stunning that the facts behind the beauty can sometimes seem moot – but these impressive numbers bear …

Plungers work: After anonymous stunt, Wichita makes bike lane protection permanent

Cause; effect. Before and after at First and Washington in Wichita, Kan. Photos: Yellowbrick Street Team.Now that's what you might call a successful …

Bike Lanes

Smart Tips for Decorating a Small Living Room

Regardless of the size of the other rooms in your home, if your living room is small or even tiny, it can be a challenge. The reason furnishing or …

Home Decorating

Save Big Money When Furnishing Your Tiny Home

As any tiny homeowner knows, saving money is not the only driving force behind choosing a house that is smaller than some family rooms. Some will …

Personal Finance

How Our House is Coming Together

We’ve been in our house almost three months, now. We absolutely love our place, but it’s been a lot of work getting it to feel like “home” and we’re …

Landscaping

3 Easy Braided Hairstyles | Missy Sue

Triple Braided Updo | Missy Sue

10 Clever Tricks to Make a Small Room Look Bigger

<b>10 Clever Tricks to Make a Small Room Look Bigger</b>The minimalist trend in housing has been in fashion for quite some time, and many people have …

Home Decorating

Our House Update: Interior Photos

We’ve been in our house exactly two months and the interior is really shaping up nicely. Our front living area, which consists of the living room, …

Living Rooms

Create an Enchanting Winter Garden Wonderland

Your garden doesn’t have to bear a wretched look in winters as you can easily turn the scenario of plants limping on a high bed of snow into a …

Landscaping

Dream Big, Save Huge, Build Tiny

<b>How Does Saving $100k Sound?</b>The tiny home route can help you save a hundred thousand or more in the construction of a structurally sound, “green” …

Personal Finance

Five Tips for Navigating the Difficulties of Life on the Road

Nomadic life isn’t hard, but it takes some getting used to. These pointers will make it easier.<p>More than six months have passed since Jen and I purchased our Airstream, which we call Artemis, and hit the road full time. At this point, we're amazed at how easy trailer life has become. But it wasn't …

RVs

Are Shipping Container Homes Ready for the Mainstream?

With average home prices rising all over the Country these past few years, the cost of home ownership blocks many from achieving this dream. This has …

Shipping Containers

The Progress On Our Yard

We submitted our l<b>andscaping plans</b> for our front yard to our community in early January. It took a few weeks for them to approve them. But in the …

Gardening

Fifth Element Camping

When I first fell in love with mountain biking I was living in San Francisco. Before too long I found myself spending more and more time driving …

Outdoors Gear

Outdoor Kitchen Ideas on a Budget

Outdoor kitchens are becoming more and more popular, but some people automatically assume that this has to be an expensive project. Once you start …

Home Improvement

The Year in National Parks

The past year was full of news and stories from our National Park System. Here’s are some of the biggest stories about “America’s Best Idea.”<p><b>1. New</b> …

National Parks

First Steps for My First Landscaping Project

As a first time home owner, I’m adding a few new skills to my repertoire including landscaping and gardening. I’d definitely classify myself as a …

Landscaping

How To Plan A Successful Bathroom Makeover

You’ve finally decided to remodel the bathroom. Perhaps you want to remodel your bathroom because tired of walking into a room with a shoddy carpet …

Home Improvement

A Return to Nature: How Home Owners are Simplifying Landscaping

Landscaping adds to curb appeal, which is a major factor in how homeowners pursue their investments when ready to sell. Those that plan to stay on …

Landscaping

National park photo ops: Here's what to do with a canyon view

Canyonlands National Park lives up to its name with views that seem to stretch forever. Try using framing devices like trees and branches to highlight features like the Candlestick Tower.<p>Though this this photo was taken in late morning, the best times of day are sunrise and sunset.<p><i>In honor of this</i> …

National Parks

How We’re Making Our Manufactured Home Energy Efficient

<b>When we designed our manufactured home, we knew we wanted to make it as energy efficient as possible.</b> We were able to make some energy-efficient …

Home Improvement

The Arctic Islands Are Strong But Incredibly Vulnerable

The barren land of the arctic is where filmmaker Jason van Bruggen calls home for a few months each year. On an international fellowship with The Explorers Club, he facilitates contact between remote communities and emerging foreign businesses. There is strength within these communities, but they …

The Arctic

5 Seriously Off-the-Grid Homes You Can Book Now

Experiment with off-the-grid living in these radically self-sufficient homestays<p>FreeHouse is a vacation booking site that focuses on homes that operate entirely off the grid. Whether you prefer a backcountry ski yurt in Idaho or a four-bedroom beach house in Florida, you’re guaranteed a property …

Adventure Travel