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Tiny r(E)volution – Interview with Stacey Whitcomb

I remember running away from home when I was three in the middle of dinner, in the middle of winter in Montana. Dad was teasing me and I gave him a warning but he didn’t believe me. Down the stairs and out the front door I flew. I could hear my mom chewing his ear […]

Andrew Interviews Tiny House Filmmakers

With TINY still winning over audiences and being featured at film festivals around the world the cineplex is once again being invaded by tiny houses. Small is Beautiful will be a feature-length documentary film exploring the tiny house movement. The movement runs much deeper than architectural trends and design aesthetic. The stories being uncovered reveal an […]

Preparing Your Family For Unforeseen Emergencies

No matter what name you give it, it is something we feel is important for every family. With weather raging out of control and catastrophic emergencies happening in places we never thought possible (here and here, for example) these type of kits should be “on the ready”, packed and prepared for all kinds of emergencies […]

How-To Estimate Appliance and Home Energy Use

Part of moving off-grid is having a realistic understanding of your personal and your homes energy consumption. If – like most of American households – you use appliances or home electronics chances are you are not fully aware of your electricity load. If you’re trying to decide whether to invest in a more energy-efficient appliance […]

The World’s First Tiny House Conference Hosted in North Carolina

The value of conferences is the information and insights one gains by hearing other people’s perspectives on a host of topics. Of course with the omniscience of social media we have seemingly become a world of conference ho’s. We shuttle to and fro listening to this speaker, Q&A’ing with that one. We buy the books […]

Tiny r(E)volution Interview with Alek Lisefski

Alek Lisefski of the Tiny Project is a relative newcomer to the tiny house community. A web designer by trade, but with a passion for the visual arts, the great outdoors, architecture, and all things natural and beautiful he tends to find inspiration all around, though currently he only claims to stare at houses and get […]

Andrew Explains Passive Solar Tiny House Basics

I was recently challenged by one of the students in theSmall Home. Big Life. e-Cours(E) to talk more about passive solar opportunities in the small house/tiny house community. My initial response was that it was not in the course outline (for good reason, mind you) and that that was a huge challenge considering all of the […]

Why Choose A Loft In Your Tiny House?

The first time I saw a sleeping loft was on an episode of Little House On The Prairie. Fans of the show may remember the little sleeping area just behind the chimney stack that Charles built specifically for Laura and Mary to sleep in.

Tiny r(E)volution – Interview with Andrew Odom and Laura LaVoie

Andrew Odom and Laura LaVoie talk tiny houses.

Where To Hang Your Keys In a Tiny House

For nearly three years we have written about every aspect of building a tiny house ranging from heating and cooling a tiny house to welding on scissor jacks to clearing land on which to live. But since January 2013 we have been living full time in our tiny house and the focus of our tiny […]

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