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Living In A Smaller, Tiny Home, With Financial Freedom

Source: Modern Survival Blog, by Ken Jorgustin, July 9, 2014,

Successful preparedness involves living within one’s means – unlike the messaging that the mainstream pushes on us (to borrow and spend to one’s limit). 278 more words


5 (Not So Simple) Ways to Edit Your Life

For the last couple of days, I’ve been working with a studio on a 2-minute commercial for a campaign.  Every time we get an edit, I am amazed at how little touches here and there result in such a change in presentation.  868 more words

Thursdays With Ify

Microsoft Reportedly Planning Big Job Cuts This Week

(CBS Seattle) – Microsoft is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years, according to Bloomberg. The report, which cites people with knowledge of company plans, indicated that the job cuts could come as early as this week. 118 more words


Debate Your Downsizing

Recently I’ve become obsessed with tiny houses. If you haven’t heard people talking about them yet, give it a look online or check out “Tiny: A Story About Living Small” on Netflix. 764 more words


Downsize Your Life: Less Baggage, More Freedom

“A well-used minimum suffices for everything.”
― Jules Verne

A couple years ago I decided to just start getting rid of stuff. I was stressed out. 2,461 more words


For almost everything

“There is a use for almost everything.”George Washington Carver

“A great master can find a use for everything…he is good at salvage. He wastes nothing; therefore, he always has enough. 504 more words

Welcome to Becoming Tiny!

Welcome to Becoming Tiny!

My husband and I have decided to create this blog as a way to document our change in attitude and lifestyle towards the culture of consumerism, and to document our journey in building a tiny home. 358 more words