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Within These Walls

I curl up in bed at night with my fluffy IKEA clearance bin comforter and a half-read library book, the sounds of my husband tapping away on his work tablet in the living room and my daughters’ sleepy thick breathing comforting me, like a solid rain pummeling our old window panes. 415 more words


How We Cut Our Grocery Budget by 40% and Still Eat Healthy

Oy. I wondered if I should actually tackle this topic as there are more blog posts on saving money on food on the interwebs than you can shake a stick at. 1,123 more words

Small House Living

2016 Annual Review and 2017 Intentions: Good-Bye Hustle, Hello Quiet

Warning: super-long post!

As I look forward to the start of 2017, I am also very aware of the mistakes and triumphs of this past year. 1,159 more words

Values Based Living

A Quiet Christmas and Look Toward 2017

Our December was hectic and overflowing with my daughter’s involvement in the Nutcracker and Kirk transitioning to a new job. Last week I turned in my grades for my… 349 more words

Values Based Living

How to start building a tiny house

Well, this is officially my first blog post! Better late then never right? I have been living in the tiny house for a while now (moved in late August 2015) and I must say it is going wonderfully! 498 more words

Building Process Of Tiny House

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

Living Simply and Frugally at Home

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

Values Based Living