by Kelly Ross When friends, family or strangers first hear that we live in a converted school bus we lovingly call the “Just Right Bus” they’re typically quite intrigued in the basics. Does it drive? Where do you buy a bus? Do you live in it full time? If our encounter is more than a…

by Kelly Ross When we were paring down our belongings before moving into our 200 square foot converted school bus, The Just Right Bus (www.justrightbus.com), most of the items we chose to bring were held to high standards of functionality and space efficiency. We had to pay close attention to the things we actually used…

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…

by Steven Henriksen Lindsey and I are native to the Pacific Northwest, but after a job opportunity came up we decided that we would give living in Florida a shot. It seemed like a great reason to check out the other corner of the country, and we told ourselves that we could always move on…

On this site, obviously, we pay an awful lot of attention to the tiny-house-on-wheels format for the definition of what makes a house tiny. Of course, not every tiny house is a Tumbleweed style home on a trailer. In fact my own home, while built with original Tumbleweed plans, is on a post and pier…

by Kelly Ross and Christopher Childs It’s been about 8 months since we moved into our 1991 Ford Thomas school bus conversion and life is just great. We started the build hoping to find a way to save some money and along the way discovered that our new home provides us with not only financial…

In Portland, Oregon, January of 2013 Lisa Marie decided that she wished to take her career as a Bikram yoga teacher on the road. With an aversion to the dull beige interior of RV’s and a limited budget, she began to search for alternatives. When she stumbled on The Good News Bus website she knew…

Can you believe another month has already passed us by? Many states are already back to school and the rest will be in session starting next week. The summer is nearly over. The tiny house community has been busy in August. Here is some of the news from around the web. Tiny House Conference in…

Richard and Rachel live in a school bus that they live in and are in the process of converting into their tiny home. So far the couple has spent a total of $12,000 on the conversion, including the price of the bus. Since their bills are only $100 a month as a result of living…

I was recently sent these photos of an old school bus turned in a tiny house on wheels. The bus was completely remodeled and lined with a beautiful wood interior. It was recently sold to a young couple that has made it their home in the North Cascades. While it’s doubtful this bus is good…