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Downsizing isn’t cheap — or easy

Julie Sherrier

Even my toaster has to go. It’s one of those fancy, stainless steel, four-slicer monstrosities. It won’t fit on the limited counter space in my new kitchen.

I’m in the midst of downsizing, and it isn’t pretty. I woke up one morning a couple of weeks ago and decided it was time to take the plunge and sell my house. What I was not prepared for was not only would I have to sell my house, but almost everything else I had accumulated over the past 20 years. Plus, I would have to buy a new home, which while less expensive, isn’t a cheap process.

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