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Month: April 2016

Stuff

Stuff

Stuff. We owned a three bedroom, two bath house less than a year ago. Once we moved in, we brought with us a bed, some kitchen stuff, clothes, beach stuff, and that was about it. The house was empty comparing it to others. So, we started buying things to fill it up. Even after doing that we were still told by friends and family our house looked very empty – but we were new at this, we gave it our…

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Not Homeless

Not Homeless

We are your average young couple, who graduated college, began climbing the corporate ladder enough to purchase a house in Hawaii. That’s many people’s dreams and we did it before we reached 30. We still have some college tuition debt after years of working and living frugally. Not once in our life have we owed money on a credit card for more than 30 days. One day we looked back and saw that we had been together for 10 years…

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Installing Happijac Camper Tie-Downs

Installing Happijac Camper Tie-Downs

As a caveat, we’d like to mention we are not experts.  In fact, nothing could be further from the truth.  We have no idea what we are doing. That being said, we needed tie downs for our truck camper installed on our truck.  After calling around, the only place able to do it said the parts would cost about $450 and the labor would be four to eight hours, bringing us to a total cost of around $1000.  This seemed completely ridiculous,…

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Ten-Fold

Ten-Fold

We decided on a pickup truck with a slide in camper for this trip due to the smaller footprint, turning radius and of course four wheel drive. Lots of research led us to a Ford F250 made between the years of 1999 and 2002 with the 7.3 Litre Diesel Engine. This decision was based on many friends and co-workers yielding high support for these trucks.  We scoured the internet for months and settled on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel truck and felt…

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