I love tiny houses. But with a growing family would it work? I don't know, I think I may just take the ideas from tiny living and create a very self sufficient home, with every space being a usable space.
Swedish stuga...dream get-away cottage!
WildnessGrowings: Alfresco a La Chaumiere Cottage ~ love the roof line
Do you have to live in a cottage to have a cottage garden? Well, let's define just what exactly constitutes a "cottage garden." This article will get you thinking: http://landscaping.about.com/od/landscapedesignideas/a/cottage_gardens.htm