Tag Archives: downsizing

The Real [hidden] Value of Tiny Houses

Lauren, who blogs at Hipstercrite, recently wrote a fairly humorous, yet sarcastic review of the tiny house lifestyle — asking a bunch of good questions, albeit with a bit of a heavy-hand. Apparently the post was good for her blogging career, as it garnered her tons of traffic. While posts like that are entertaining to a degree, I think […]

The 5 easiest things to let go of when you first start downsizing (Tiny Transition & Downsizing starts this week!)

Guest post from Mariah Coz. Tiny Transition and Downsizing, the 8-week e-course that shows you step by step how to downsize, de-clutter, clear your mind and space is currently open for registration (class starts on June 28th!). The number one thing people ask me before taking the course is: “Where the heck do I even start?! I’m […]

Tiny Home Living Without Living in a Tiny Home

The following is a guest post by Tiffany Krezinski. Photo via Groovexi. For me and my family, living in a Tiny Home is a dream we’re still working toward. My husband and I have our plan laid out: when our kids go to college, we’re going to take the big leap. We knew, however, that […]

How tiny is too tiny? …An Excerpt from Tiny House Decisions [Book Giveaway Has Ended]

The following is a guest post by Ethan Waldman and an excerpt from the guide Tiny House Decisions: Everything I Wish I Knew When I Built My Tiny House, by Ethan Waldman. If you are interested in building your own tiny home, this guide will walk you through each and every process, step by step, […]

5 Tiny House Design Tips (That You Can Use No Matter Where You Live)

This is a guest post from Mariah Coz from COMET Camper. I’m Mariah Coz, and I live in a 100 square foot vintage trailer that I renovated and re-designed. I teach the Tiny Transition and Downsizing E-Course, which is now open for enrollment for the session about to begin on October 5th. I wanted to share some of the […]

Struggling home owners find inspiration in Tiny Houses

Jay Shafer is featured on the cover of the current issue of Parade Magazine, which has about 70 million readers each week and can be found inside many Sunday papers. The article is titled, Help for Struggling Homeowners. Many of us have already learned the hard lesson that committing to too much house in just too […]

Small House on Gabriola Island, British Columbia

This small 576 square foot house is located on Gabriola Island in British Columbia and has two stories, a 24′ by 24′ footprint, type-3 septic field, instant hot water heater, and cork floors. The landscaping around the house was finished in river rock so as to avoid having to water lawn. The photos, plan, and […]

Bi-Weekly Small Living Journal

We launched the next issue of the Small Living Journal a day early. This issue is on downsizing and we have included articles from three new participants: Heather from The GreenestDollar; Christina from DeclutterLife, and Jonathan, an educator who’s passionate about what he refers to as “mainstream small”.  My contribution it titled, Don’t Downsize – Right-Size.

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