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Three Things I Don't Need (Since I Bought a Small House)

The greatest lesson the Cozy Cottage has taught us is the lesson of letting go. Letting go can be a joyful thing. Letting go feels like removing weight from your shoulders. 658 more words

Small House Living

As I mentioned yesterday, we’re working really hard to shift our income sources to activities and work that align with our values. Rather than depend on one employer to supply an entire income, we’re creating multiple income source while also reducing our lifestyle expenses. 703 more words

Streamline

As a little girl I was filled with wild, exciting dreams for who I would be as an adult. Aren’t we all, though? There isn’t anything remarkable, in a sense, about a child dreaming, except that the dreaming often ends when the first job, bills, and weighted sense of responsibility fly through the door of adulthood. 521 more words

Family

The Reading Porch

Living in a small house means a little less privacy. Since buying our little house, we’ve had to reconfigure the way we live together as a family. 335 more words

Small House Living

Learning to Get Lost

Let’s get lost
Lost in each other’s arms
Let’s get lost
Let them send out alarms

And though they’ll think us rather rude
Let’s tell the world we’re in that crazy mood …

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Small House Living

4 Big Reasons to Consider Small House Living Instead of a Tiny House

Several years ago I read a book by Tammy Strobel about living in a tiny house. Totally enamored with the idea of >350 square feet to clean and maintain, I set out to convince Kirk. 658 more words

Minimalism

Small Home Design: The Before Photos

When we first made an offer on our house several months ago, I began dreaming and planning the tiny rooms. How could we make room for all of our favorite activities in a house not much bigger than a studio apartment? 398 more words

Minimalism