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Should you have guests in a Small Space? And how?

A topic that comes up again and again when talking about small spaces is whether you can or should accommodate for overnight guests. This is a complicated question as it means different things for different families. I think the first question to ask yourself is who is staying over and how often? I’ve met with families who have family members staying over and helping with kids multiple times a year and staying for extended periods. I’ve also met with families who only have guests once or twice a year for a night or two. Both of these families don’t need to accommodate for overnight guests in the same way.

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Revisiting our Small Kitchen Renovation

It’s funny how time can make something look so different. I remember feeling underwhelmed by our small kitchen renovation, like the amount of effort it took, made the final reveal feel disappointing. I also remember feeling that it was too white, which is saying a lot coming from me! But many months have passed and I’ve really enjoyed our small galley kitchen. And I feel proud of the updates based on a smaller budget.

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