Renting out the extra room your college-bound child leaves behind can provide you with extra income and a chance to meet new people. It's a big decision, so plan carefully and make wise choices. Consider these tips to ensure that you create a good experience for you, your child, and your new tenant.
Help your college-bound child to adjust:
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Keep it clean, safe, & inviting!
Resilient Flooring & Durable Fabrics (Easy to Clean)
Add a Pool Table, Fooze Ball,
Air Hockey, and/or Game Table
Games, Video and/or Board
Card Games, Skip-Bo, Uno, & Cards Against Humanity
What's in the Neighborhood? Bikes and Helmets, Golf Carts, Snorkel & Dive Equipment, Canoes & Kayaks w/life vests or jackets, sand buckets, water toys, sprinklers, water guns
People LOVE Water!!
Pools, Hot Tubs, Lakes, etc.
A place to sit, a place to sun, a place to eat (Shade)
Volleyball, Tetherball, etc
Sports Equipment, Balls, Rackets, Bats, and more
Lawn Games, Corn Hole,
BBQ Grills & BBQ Tools
Blow up toys for the water
Buy/Rent close to amenities and pay the HOA instead of maintenance fees.
Buy/Rent close to playgrounds instead of having to keep your own playset safe. Otherwise, make certain your playset is well anchored, sanded and safe of splinters...
Traveling solo can be a great adventure. If you travel alone, you’ll get to know yourself better and follow your own schedule. If you’ve been holding back, these tips will make it easier for you to head out alone. You’ll learn how to deal with three of the most common concerns.
Coping with Loneliness and Boredom
You may wonder whether you’ll get lonely if you travel alone. The truth is that learning to enjoy your own company makes solitude rewarding. On the other hand, you can surely find companions if you feel like mingling.
Table and Chairs (place to eat)
Centerpiece and Art adds color
Glasses, Wine Glasses, Cups
Cups, Plates, Bowls
Silverware, Serving Spoons, Spatulas, Lots of Utensils
Pots, Pans, Baking Sheets & Pans
Colanders, Storage Containers
Serving & Mixing Bowls
Knives, including steak knives
Can Opener, Bottle Opener, Wine Bottle Opener
Measuring Cups & Spoons
Dish Washing Liquid & Pods
Dish Towels & Clothes
Some Cleaning Supplies
Paper Towels, Garbage Bags, Zip Lock Bags, Foil
Pot Holders, Place Mats
Potato Peeler or Crab Forks - special to your guests
Toaster, Toaster Oven, Coffee Maker, Blender, Hand Mixer
Trays & Containers for Snacks & Coffee/Creamers
INDIVIDUAL SERVINGS OF:
Creams, Sugar, Stevia
Snacks, Bars, Oatmeal
You absolutely must use smart locks. Today, they are less expensive than ever and are MUCH safer than handing your keys to a strange to lose, or worse, make copies of. We use August, who teams with Yale. Their app is easy and you can safely set codes that begin when your guests arrive and end with their departure. Set codes for your cleaning staff and maintenance. Plus, you can log when people arrive or depart without the worry.
Comfortable Couches and Chairs – stain-resistant or washable
Pillows, add color and texture
End tables, Coffee table, TV stand – kid corners (see Safety Article below)
*Smart TV – along with fast wi-fi
Entryway: hooks for coats, a place for shoes, entry rug
Art, plants, some nik naks
Don’t need a designated room, just a space.
A place to easily plug in a computer and...
Summer is here but there’s still time to plan and take a vacation. Although family vacations can be a little frustrating at times, they’re the source of many comical and pleasant memories. Whether you plan to go to the beach, the mountains, or even the big city, you can take a memorable family vacation that’s low-stress and fun for everyone.
Keep these tips in mind to reduce stress on your next family vacation:
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Each Towel Set Includes:
A Bath Towel
A Hand Towel
A Face Cloth/Wash Cloth
Thick & Clean
White Towels (2 sets per guest, *ADN)
Guest Sized Toiletries, *ADN:
Soft Close Toilet Lid
Liquid Hand Soap
Quality Toilet Paper
Trash Can w/Liners
Make-up Removal Pads*
Sign (*Don't Use Towels)
Shower Curtain & Liners
Arched Curtain Rod
*ADN means always displayed nicely
Guests don't want to share a Costco Sized Shampoo & Conditioner. Ask your Guests! Hotel Sized or Wall Dispenser?
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Here's what you need in your Bedrooms. (Download the pdf on our Show Notes Page)
Comfy Mattress Mattress Protector (no bedbugs)
Pillows (2 hard, 2 soft)
Pillow Protectors (no bedbugs)
Reading Area: Snuggle Chair, small table, light
Extra Sheets & Blankets (in a sealed, zip-tied bag)
Your Gift Bags or Basket
2 Lamps for nightstands
Alarm Clock (w/USB?)
USB Charging Station
Lots of Hangers in closet
Lots of Drawers
High End Units may offer:
Ear Plugs for noise
Use Textures! You want this room to "LOOK" Comfortable! Make them want to snuggle in just from the pictures.
A multi-family vacation is a great opportunity to save money and have more fun. These are some ideas for planning your time away and putting together an adventure that your family and friends of all ages will love.
A multi-family vacation could be constructed of extended families, like a family reunion in the destination of choice. It could also be sets of friends and their children, where everyone decides to go on vacation together to make sure that everyone has fun, kids and grownups alike.
Planning Your Trip
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