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New Website!

Hey friends! I decided to make the leap to a new website provider and would love if you joined me over there. If you want to continue following the Streamlined Life, please do the following: 39 more words

Small House Living

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

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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