Moving to Manteca

Thinking about moving to Manteca? The City of Manteca refers to itself as the “Family City”, and is located in central California at a crossroads of major highways with Stockton just to the North and Modesto to the South. Manteca is also about an equal drive (~1.5 hours) to San Francisco (West), San Jose (Southwest) […]

Moving to Missoula

Missoula is frequently recognized as the cultural center of Montana, with a handful of farmer’s and art markets, the state’s first university, and an eclectic mix of people–from college kids and retirees to sports fans and loggers. The city offers plenty of activities to fill your must-see list, so if you’re moving to Missoula, keep these […]

Celebrate Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is February 8, 2016, but the preparation and celebration actually start before the new year. With a focus on family, the Lunar New Year celebrates with parades, good food, and great friends. With a celebration that lasts 15 days, it is important to be prepared. Below are a few of the many […]

Three Ways to Get Off the Grid With Propane

In this day and age, having your home hooked up to electricity and water is so common that living somewhere considered “off the grid” seems almost impossible. However, as unlikely as it may seem, more and more people are choosing to ditch the norms and move into mobile tiny houses that can be taken wherever […]

Living in Denver

If you’ve recently moved to the “Mile-High City,” you know that it offers vast opportunities for adventure, particularly thanks to its full scope of seasons. From skiing and hiking to visiting museums or catching a sporting event, there’s something for everyone in Denver–no matter the time of year. The city is the home to the Broncos, Chipotle, […]

Moving to Madison

Sometimes nicknamed the “City of Four Lakes,” Madison offers a wide array of things to see and do. It caters to everyone, from the outdoorsy types and the art lovers to the nightlife explorers. Music festivals, museums, sports, restaurants, you name it. Whatever your interests might be, there’s something there to suit your preferences when moving to Madison! If you’re prepping […]

Cleaning for the New Year

Fresh year, fresh start! There’s something about the shift from one calendar year to the next that makes everyone want to change for the better. Of course, we all know that changes can be made any day of the year and don’t need to correspond with your new planner. So, if you’re reading this and […]

Top 5 Ways to Use Propane on Your Camping Trip

The great outdoors offer a fantastic place to escape every day with your friends and family. Many choose to “rough it” and bring along minimal supplies and luxuries, while others choose to bring the comforts of home along to make the experience a little more enjoyable. No matter what your camping style, there are propane-fueled products […]

Preparing Your Home for Winter Storms

Preparing your home for winter storms starts long before the first snowflake falls. Before the forecast calls for extreme weather, make sure your home is in the best possible condition. Proactive Preparation While the weather is still decent, take these household precautions: Insulation: making sure your home is properly insulated to keep the warmth in […]

Tips for Downsizing into a Retirement Home

As we get older, we somehow manage to accumulate more and more stuff. As the years go on, we get to a certain point where we must downsize our space and declutter our lives. Downsizing into a retirement home can be a physically and emotionally tough time, but these tips should help smooth over the […]

How to Enjoy the Holidays Alone

Flying solo during the holiday season isn’t gloomy at all when you have the right idea of how to plan out your time. Whether you’ve got a bad case of the flu and don’t want to risk getting friends or family sick, or you moved to a new state and don’t know anyone–follow these tips […]

Snowbirds: How to Close Up Your Home for Winter

For those living in the northern United States or Canadian cities such as Vancouver, migrating away from home during winter is quite appealing. As snowbirds travel to warmer cities such as Los Angeles, San Antonio, or Phoenix, it is crucial to properly close up your home for winter. Here are some important steps to take in winterizing your […]