LOCATION: Long Beach, CA
SIZE: 48 square feet
WHY MY SMALL KITCHEN IS COOL: It's bright and happy, and everything I need is within reach. It's also good for portion control because if I gain weight I will no longer be able to fit into my "one fanny" kitchen.
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