Category Archives: furniture

Big optimism and tiny house

I’ve been struggling lately.  Really hard.  My optimism has taken a beating, I feel overwhelmed often by financial worries, and yet…it’s silly, because we always manage to get by…somehow.  Some days, it seems that this tin box has become as … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, go away

It’s raining…again. It’s been raining a LOT, and it’s getting very tiresome.  We’re not used to being indoors so much, and the cold, soggy weather is grating on our nerves.  It’s also making anything that involves being outdoors, such as … Continue reading

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Alternative construction ideas

Living small doesn’t mean living with wheels under our feet forever.  Some day, we’re hoping to be able to build a small, efficient, and comfortable home.  As a result, we’re looking at alternative ideas all the time, trying to remember … Continue reading

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Small ideas

Small spaces. Today, between me being sick & cranky, the cats being neurotic, and the barking dogs who hate each other, GM is totally fed up with living small.  He’s sure we cannot successfully and happily live in anything less … Continue reading

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Getting rid of stuff

It’s hard to give up your “stuff” sometimes.  We get attached to the material things we surround ourselves with, and I’m gifted (??) with a tendency to be a pack rat “just-in-case.”  I have concluded one thing though. What good … Continue reading

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Portable tables

Micro life has its drawbacks and challenges.  One serious challenge is entertaining, and with the approach of Thanksgiving bearing down on us, we’re getting down to the wire with that issue.  The weather MIGHT cooperate with us, but so far…the … Continue reading

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