by Laura LaVoie So, it is that time of year again. The incessant carols are playing on the radio, people are hitting the stores for the best deals of the latest presents, and the smell of baking is permeated whole neighborhoods. For someone in a tiny house, the holiday season means something else entirely. How…

Last year I had the pleasure of speaking with Guillaume and Jenna of Tiny House Giant Journey on the Tiny r(E)volution podcast that I co-hosted with Andrew Odom. We interviewed a lot of wonderful people in the time that we hosted the podcast together but Guillaume and Jenna stood out to me. They were genuine…

I’ve been writing for Tiny House Listings for some time and occasionally I will share a little insight about our specific house. However, I thought it might be nice to give our readers a slightly more extended overview. Matt and I built our own tiny home with our own hands over the course of three…

Utopia is the new, and forever, tiny house of Gina Blanchard and Ross Grajewski’s in Aptos, California. They moved in on the last day of March 2014, so there would be no rent to pay in April. In fact this young couple in their early 30’s won’t have rent to pay again, nor a mortgage…

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company has a good lineup of workshops they are offering around the country this year. In the workshops you will learn the essentials of what’s needed to begin your tiny house building journey. This includes the tools required and also majorly-important things like learning how to attach your tiny house to the…

2013 was a big year for tiny houses. All year long I cataloged some of the news from around our community and shared it right here on Tiny House Listings. I thought it might be fun to take a look back and pick out the things I thought were most impactful each month. Keep in…

Recently my good buddy Deek from RelaxShacks.com and his brother Dustin did a multi-state, marathon tiny house tour, touring about eight or nine tiny houses and video’ing each of them. One of those homes was a 252 square feet square feet home in Massachusetts based on the Tumbleweed Bodega offered by The Tumbleweed Tiny House…

The Tumbleweed Tiny House Company recently announced that they will be hosting tiny house building workshops throughout the United States and in Canada for the 1st half of 2014. The workshops will give you the insight and knowledge to go forth and begin your very own tiny house building journey. You’ll learn the skills and…

Recently The Tumbleweed Tiny House Company completed a build of one of their tiny house plans, The Cypress 20 which has a footprint of 144 square feet and all of the amenities you’d typically see in a regular home, just paired down to the essentials. The loft is the largest Tumbleweed has built for a…

Tiny House workshops are becoming an invaluable tool for individuals interested in changing their lives by downsizing and simplifying. There are new hands-on weekend events popping up all the time it is sometimes difficult to keep track of them all. I am going to attempt to catalog all the remaining tiny house workshops in 2013…