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Best Food Saver Vacuum Sealing System

FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing System with Starter KitLiving in a tiny home and having a tiny kitchen makes people innovative about how they work in the kitchen, how they organize their tools and their food. Well, about that. I found a great way how you can pre-cook and freeze your meals with this food saver vacuum sealing system.

There are some points that make a vacuum sealer better than another. Let‘s take a closer look.

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Top 3 Folding Step Stools under $15

Acko Folding Step Stool BlueYes, I use it. The step stool. Actually quite a bit. For tiny homes such as tiny houses, small apartments, RV or houseboats though it is important that the step stool is foldable and therefore easily stored away.

Some of the step stools fold so flat that they‘re not even 2 inches wide. What a great feature!

A good step stool should be usable by adults and children. There are some more details we want for a great step stool to have, I listed some of them here.

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Autumn Decoration Ideas for a Tiny Home

Autumn Harvest Bird SittersWhen it comes to seasonal decorations some might back away from every attempt just to not clutter their tiny homes, tiny house, small apartment, RV and houseboat. I totally understand you. I‘m the same. Nevertheless we have it in us to celebrate the seasons. And autumn is definitely a season that‘s worth being celebrated.

So, what do you need to know about autumn decorations in order to not clutter your tiny home but still create that feeling of cozy warm colors and more? Here are some ideas for you.

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Top 3 Blackout Room Darkening Curtains under $25

Utopia Bedding Blackout Curtains GreyThere are many situations making you wish that your home can be darkened totally. Some reasons are outside your home, some are inside. You might live in an apartment where a strong streetlight lightens up your bedroom. Or you want to darken a room because you need to sleep during day.

These are just two of many reasons why you want to get blackout curtains. These room darkening curtains have so many advantages that it‘s really difficult to look further once you found the best curtain for your personal situation. I took a closer look at these curtains and can give some thoughts and tips around them.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in September 2017

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Space saving Tower Cabinet for Small Bathrooms

Sauder Linen Tower CabinetAlright, so you have a small bathroom or even a tiny bathroom. And you encounter the question where you can store your towels and all your bathroom products. Well, I had the same situation in many apartments I rented back in Switzerland.

Here is the answer to your question: get a tower cabinet. A tower cabinet is as its name implies tall and narrow. Two of the most wanted space saving features for every furniture in a small home.

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All you Need to Know about Composting at Home

Spin Bin Compost TumblerYou don‘t need to worry about not being able to compost at home because your home is small as a tiny house. Even in a small apartment or RV or houseboat you‘re able to compost as you wish.

The following list includes composting tools that you can use indoors in your kitchen and composting tools that you can use in your tiny backyard or just outside your tiny house.

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Top 3 Wall Grid Panels

Kufox Multifunction Metal Mesh Grid Wall PanelIt‘s no secret that in a tiny space such as a tiny house, a small apartment, RV, houseboat or dorm room you wish to have as many items as possible off-floor to keep the look of your tiny home clean and orderly.

One great idea is to hang needed items on the wall. To make this possible you need something to keep your things safely on the wall. How about a wall grid panel?

There is no limit of how and where you can use a wall grid panel. Here are some ideas, kinda as a starter for your unique implementation.

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Multifunctional Roll-Up Drain Rack

Over the Sink Multipurpose Roll-Up Dish Drying RackHaving enough space in the kitchen is one of the foremost wishes of every cook. It‘s mine too. Nevertheless I learned through all my tiny living times that a perfect kitchen doesn’t need to be big to work for me. In the contrary, I love small to tiny kitchens.

One of the reasons is because there are in the meantime so many grand ideas of space saving tools and kitchen items available. A multi-functional roll-up drain rack definitely belongs into this category. Let‘s take a closer look at this ingenious little kitchen helper.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in August 2017

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Loft Bed with Desk for Dorm and Small Bedroom

DHP X-Loft Bunk BedCollege time is approaching! I totally remember my first day at the University back in Switzerland. We had no college with dorms as it is organized here, but it was nevertheless very exciting!

Having a dorm room adds to the excitement. Besides entering a new world, the world of a University, you have to organize everything around your next years living in a dorm. One of your concerns will be how your bed will look like. Here‘s an idea for you: get a loft bed that comes with an integrated desk underneath.

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Outdoor Dining Set with Extension Table and Stackable Chairs

New 9Pc Grade-A Teak Outdoor Dining Set

Tiny living doesn’t mean that you can‘t enjoy outdoor living. Whenever your available space allows it you might look at an outdoor dining set that comes with everything that a tiny home requires: with a double extension table and stackable chairs.

Another important detail is the material of which the dining set is made in order to be weather-resistant. Teak is definitely the material of choice for this matter.

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