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Do You Dream of Living Debt Free in the Desert?

Kirsten Dirksen visited John Wells at The Field Lab in the middle of nowhere, Texas. The nearest stoplight is 160 miles away from John’s place, and he prefers it that way. This video tour with Kirsten was made a few years ago, but John is still living happily debt-free in the desert. Get a feel for […]

School of Life Success Story

Bryce Langston – from Living Big In A Tiny House – visits with Tamra, Jt, and their son Kalon Sage. They have land in Colorado and Texas and spend six months a year in Colorado and can spend the other six months exploring North America or living on their land in Texas. Many communities have legal limits […]

2016 Straw Bale Workshop Dates and Locations Announced

If you like to get dirty and learn by doing, these straw bale workshops might be a perfect fit for you. But space fills up fast so hurry if you want to attend. Take advantage of sale pricing until December 4, 2016 too! See the Straw bale Workshop Schedule Now. These are seven day comprehensive workshops designed to […]

Hip East Side Tiny Pad Retreat in Austin

Ever wanted to stay in a tiny house? How about a custom made, one-of-a-kind tiny house with all the amenities of a home, the convenience of a downtown hotel room, the green features you appreciate, and the artistic factor that will make you say WOW?” – Airbnb.com See more of this Hip East Side Tiny Pad […]

A Stolen Tiny House Has Been Returned to Its Owner!

A Texas couple have been reunited with their tiny house after it was stolen just before Christmas. “It was depressing, devastating, made me angry and shocked all at the same time,” said Casey Friday. He and his wife are advocates for green living and had invested two and half years and $35,000 intobuilding a tiny […]

Jay Austin built the home of his dreams – he just can’t live there – unless he moves it to Texas!

For now, Jay Austin is allowed to build the home of his dreams – he just cant live there. The Matchbox has become a part-time residence and a full-time showpiece. The community of tiny houses at Boneyard Studios are periodically displayed to the public in the hopes of changing a zoning authority that hasnt updated […]

Off the Grid in the West Texas Desert

John Wells built the shell of this one-room shack over nine days in 2007; now his 60-acre homestead, deep in the West Texas desert, includes four shipping containers under an arched metal roof, nine water tanks, a solar shower and a solar oven.” – The New York Times See more of this house Off the Grid […]