Category Archives: Lifestyle

Got Laid Off? Build a Bus-Based Tiny House!

Jordan & Kaylee built a bus-based tiny house in two months. Jordan was laid-off in May, and now on August 1st, they are hitting the road on their next life adventure. The did the conversion themselves, starting with removing all the moldy old floors and odd bits and pieces. They didn’t have a lot of […]

Professional Model leaves Beverly Hills to Live in a Van

Dylan Magaster shares an interview with Philippe LeBlond, a professional model who downsized to van life and isn’t looking back. Beverly Hills didn’t make him happy, so he decided to leave the big house and move into the van and live a life of adventure. Philippe shares gives us a tour of his van and what he’s […]

Canadian Couple Builds Tiny House on Wheels

Remember how great Facebook was for tiny houses a few years ago? Well if you haven’t noticed… Instagram is where everyone went – which might explain why Facebook bought Instagram for $1billion! Here’s one example, a Canadian couple building a 200 square foot tiny house on wheels. The house is amazing. Love the use of […]

Challenges & Benefits of Tiny House Living – Couple Shares Experience

“Nicky and Judy decided that a tiny house on wheels would be the ideal solution for the next stage in their lives: retirement. The low cost of living a minimalist lifestyle in 175 square feet allows Nicky to work less (Judy is already retired), and it allows them to enjoy living in their dream home, […]

Tiny House Village Scenes from The Auburn Fall Home Show

We’re just back from a quick visit to The Auburn Fall Home Show, in Auburn, California – where they’ve setup a tiny house village that showcases a number of tiny houses. If you’re in northern California this weekend you might want to take the drive up I-80 and have a look. The organizers will be […]

Chanchita Bus – Extreme Tiny Living Adventure in South America

I’ve shared this tiny living tour bus before, but now we have updated photos. It’s available for extreme sports, travelling, photography and videographers. It’s located in South America and offers endless possibilities for exploring. Most of the spots and ski resorts in the Andes are not always easy to access – as opposed to Europe […]

What size truck do I need to pull a Tiny House?

Recently a reader asked the question, What size truck do I need to pull a Tiny House? It’s a little tough to say since the final weight has a lot to do with how the tiny house is finished – like choice of siding, roofing, flooring, cabinets, etc. As a general rule of thumb you can […]

5 Steps to Downsizing Your Life and Simplifying Your Stuff

You know that downsizing will allow you to save more money, live the life you want to live, and have the time and financial freedom to do what you want to do. Maybe you’ve tried to “get organized” and “de-clutter” before. It probably felt pretty good…at first. But a few days later, your home looks the […]

In Celebration of National Underwear Day We Present You with Brittany’s Minimalist Wardrobe

One of the big downsizing steps people take when moving into a tiny space is to pare down their closets. The other day Brittany Taylor posted an update video on her minimalist wardrobe. As today is National Underwear Day, we thought it timely to share this extreme downsizing video. Brittany has taken pairing-down (misspelling & pun intended) to […]