De-romanitizing Downsizing

Down­siz­ing sounds so nice as an abstract con­cept. You see arti­cles and posts writ­ten on it every­where you turn, it seems. “How one woman down­sized and moved to Paris for love” “How we down­sized into a tiny house” “How we went from 3000 sq. ft. to a 35 ft sail­boat” Sounds amaz­ing, right? Move into a small­er place, … Read more

Downsizing, Depreciation, and Debt

When I start­ed writ­ing this blog over two years ago, I was liv­ing in a 1,500 sq ft house that fea­tured 3 bed­rooms, 1 bath­room, and tons of clos­et space. I had more space then I ever need­ed. One bed­room for me, one bed­room for my craft space, and the oth­er upstairs for storage/media room/roommate area. I also had a huge kitchen and liv­ing … Read more