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3 Tips You Should Know Before Building From a Tiny House Builder

As you know I have been happily living in my tiny house for nearly a year and a half. Matt and I started this project a very long time ago and I thought maybe I would go back to the beginning to share some of my own tiny house building advice. If I were to […]

Living Off the Grid, Solar Power and the Simple Life

Today, this post by Solar Baby was brought to my attention. While she and her husband do not live in a tiny house I would argue that they do live intentionally and having solar power is a big part of their identity. I love that she takes on the myths of solar power systems and […]

Living Tiny as a Way to Follow Your Dreams

For 15 years I worked in a career that I was good at but wasn’t feeding my spirit. I knew I needed to make a change but I felt stuck in a rut of increasing expenses. What I didn’t realize for a long time was that my desire to live in a conventional home was the […]

The Glorification of Busy-ness and Having Too Much Time on Our Hands

This past week I was at a small camping festival in rural Minnesota. The event featured several speakers throughout the week, including myself. I did two workshops. One was on beer and one was on tiny houses, two of my favorite subjects. In my tiny house workshop I mentioned my problem with the way our […]

Tiny House Hobbies: 5 Things You Can Do in Small Spaces

In a recent comment, someone asked the question: “As a skier, kayaker, biker rider, backpacker, organic vegetable gardener and food preserver, I would love to see more small homes that have folks who are living very active lives with the accoutrements that go with these lifestyles.” I thought I might take a stab at addressing […]

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