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Working From and Living In Your Tiny House

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Like myself, many people I see looking toward embracing the tiny lifestyle are seeking a sense of freedom in their lives. Many of the people I’ve become close to in the tiny house community are entrepreneurs or otherwise self-employed. Those who work for other companies do so through a remote work arrangement. A big buzzword [...]

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Breathe Better In Your Tiny House

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The average American spends between five and seven hours per day watching television says the Nielsen group. And unless your television is outside those hours are spent inside. So with so much time being spent indoors it would be nice to add a a hint of the outdoors to an otherwise stale environment. Why not [...]

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Trekker Trailers

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While at the recent get together with the Florida Tiny House Enthusiasts, I had the pleasure of meeting Andrew Bennett, the owner of Trekker Trailers. Traveling from Mt Dora Florida, Bennett brought his adorable green tiny house to display to fellow Florida Tiny House lovers. Trekker Trailers was started in 2010 and is a family-owned [...]

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Traveling and the Tiny House

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Yesterday, Ryan Mitchell of The Tiny Life made an announcement on his blog. Just after finishing and moving into his tiny home he is packing his bags and leaving for two and a half months in Croatia. In the video Ryan shares that this is something he’s always wanted to do and points out how [...]

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Take A Video Tour of Vina’s California Tiny Home

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Over the weekend Vina of Sol Hause Design sent me a new video that was just published of her lovely tiny house in Ojai, California. For those that haven’t seen her tiny house yet, you’re missing out. It’s a beauty of a home that was a collaborative effort of several folks that you’ll see in [...]

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A Windy Day For USB Devices

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The conversation in the tiny house world is typically one that is about either life on the grid or life off the grid. Sounds simple enough except for the off-grid side typically refers to solar panels alone. It seems that wind generated energy is all but a lost thought. Understandably so since wind turbines require [...]

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Pantry Prime Time

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And no (for those of you old enough to remember) I am not talking about Deion Sanders. I am talking about the college students best friend; the career-minded’s companion. I am referring to that omniscient sophist in the Cloud; the ultimate Interwebs shopping buddy. I am talking about Amazon Prime!   FRIENDS FOREVER We all [...]

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Where do you even buy a school bus?

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We get a lot of funny looks when people find out we live in a converted school bus. After a moment of pause and head scratching there are usually many questions. The conversation typically goes like this: Them: “You live in a what?” Us: “A school bus, we converted it into our home.” Them: “Did [...]

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Alternatives To Building Tiny

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Occasionally people wonder whether or not building a tiny house is truly sustainable. I suppose the answer would always have to be “sometimes.” However, there are other options. Here are three ways to consider small or tiny living without building your own tiny house. Buy a pre-built tiny house. This very website owned by the [...]

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Solar Power Finally Rounds The Corner

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While solar technology continues to advance daily on the data table it is rare that aesthetic changes come about. In fact, aside from DOW POWERHOUSE solar shingles and the occasional introduction (followed by cancellation and then re-introduction followed by a cancellation, ad nauseum) of the Solé Power Tile and SRE roofing system, and even peel [...]

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10 Dreamy Skylit Sleeping Lofts

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One unfortunate and fortunate thing about homes is that they separate us from nature, some more than others. One of the many awesome things about tiny homes in my humble opinion is when the day is done you get to crawl up into your snug loft and doze off. A good amount of folks have [...]

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Tiny Houses the Big Attraction at the Raleigh Fall Home Show

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This weekend had the opportunity to join tiny home builders Wishbone Tiny Homes, East Coast Tiny Homes, and Eco-Huts at the Raleigh Fall Home Show. Matt and I had been approached earlier this year to speak at the event about what it is like to live in a tiny house. So, on Friday night with [...]

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