My decision to rent in an apartment complex rather than in a house or condo was basically a balancing act. By sacrificing a little space and privacy, I saved on rent and get to live in a great location! And, though I love the charm of old houses, having a blank slate to personalize was a ton of fun!
Biggest Challenge of Living in a Small Space:
I'm a collector by nature and have a hard time passing up a cute little bauble at a thrift store. Because clutter makes a small space feel even smaller, I've learned to only bring home the "best of the best I can't live without you" treasures. It's been a great skill to develop because now I love each of my bits and bobs more than ever!