I Saw The Light- The Story of A Lantern

Cottage Lantern with Pull chain

Recently Several months ago, I shared a couple of posts about our living room remodel. In some of the images were lanterns that we installed. Many of you have inquired about those lanterns so I decided it was time they had a post of their own. I have never been … Show me the rest!

Shasta Re-Issues the 1961 Airflyte Trailer for A Limited Run!

  Recently, I read an article and interview that shared a terrific update in the world of small vintage trailers for those who find them all-the-rage like our wonderful mobile home owners community. Shasta, makers of the Airflyte Trailer, have re-issued 1,941 limited-run 1961 Airflyte reproductions for purchase!  For more … Show me the rest!

Myth- Mobile Homes Can’t Stand Up To…


…tornadoes! Simply put, I call BS. In a recent article in the Clarion Ledger out of the (great?) state of Mississippi, writer Jerry Mitchell is adamant that manufactured homes are death traps.  Death traps! Hyperbole much? I used to worry about the quality of manufactured housing and had those concerns reinforced by … Show me the rest!

Mobile Home Living Room Remodel- The Finale

Finished knotty pine living room.

So, you checked out our post “Mobile Home Living Room Remodel- Episode 1, and you’re bugged that we didn’t include the final pics of the finished project in the first post, eh? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Instead of sharing these pics in a gallery right away, I’m … Show me the rest!

Mobile Home Living Room Remodel- Episode 1

Harman Pellet Stove

Hello dear visitor!  We’re so happy you’ve found your way here! Our new post is a long one and begs to be two posts to give the project its due. It did take four months of weekends to complete during the Winter of 2013. It was completed the weekend before … Show me the rest!

Can I Paint My Mobile Home? Yes I Can!

New Coat of Paint

Sooooo many months ago, I posted on our facebook page that we were getting ready to have our double wide painted.  People asked me to share our experience, and soooo many months later, I am finally getting around to telling you all about it! After 17 years of remodeling the … Show me the rest!

Reader Question- Windows

  Recently, a visitor wrote: Just beginning to remodel our 1983 Double wide. Haven’t read all your posts yet. We need to replace narrow windows with large ones or sliders to outside and new wraparound deck. Have you had luck with either of these projects yourself? great site, I look … Show me the rest!

DIY Flag Pole- Mr. McGee Takes Over the Blog

DIY Flagpole

Hi there folks! This week, Mr. McGee is going to take over the writing for MyMobilehomeMakeover.com.  I have posted pics of a starter garden in our front yard a couple of times in a gardening post here.  This garden has matured quite well and it was time to give it … Show me the rest!

From Mansion to Mobile Home- The Key To Happiness


Meet Tom Shadyac, director, producer, and screenwriter of movies like Liar Liar, Evan Almighty, Nutty Professor, and Patch Adams to name a few . Tom enjoyed a life of luxury in a multi-million dollar home in Pasadena. After an accident, he began rethinking his level of happiness in the world … Show me the rest!

Eight Thriving Plants For Your Yard- Mobile Home Landscaping

Lilies at MyMobileHomeMakeover.com

Ahhhh, finally!  Summer is here for us Northern folk.  It has been a really long Winter and we are in full swing here with our flower gardens.  We are a little bit later than usual with getting our veggies in this year, but I have faith that we will get … Show me the rest!