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Mindful Holiday Giving: Lessons from Burning Man

Think Big, Shop Small & Give Joyfully 'Tis the season to shop. For us, tiny space dwellers and minimalists, 'tis the season of focusing more of our energy on the...
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Llamalopolis, Urban Tiny Home Community Living

Ten thousand miles into our exploratory tiny house road trip, we found ourselves in the infamous Sin City. And what we experienced blew our minds. Downtown Vegas is full of...
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Designing a Life and a Tiny Home

Ms. Gypsy Soul Tiny House Expedition Road Trip Stop: Charlotte, NC Christian and I sat down with the vibrant Jewel Pearson, better known as Ms. Gypsy Soul. Jewel shares insights into...
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Is Tiny Living the Ultimate Expression of Individualism?

Those of us who have embraced tiny living know that a change of perspective is key to finding personal freedom. in·di·vid·u·al·ism 1. the habit or principle of being independent and...
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One Woman’s Journey to Living Tiny Legally

Guest Post + Podcast by Phoebe Petrovic Regulations like building and zoning codes exist to keep us safe. But they can also constrain us, making it difficult to innovate and try...
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Our Handcrafted Tiny House

Our 130 Square Foot Tiny House on Wheels When we first started dating, Christian and I took an incredibly fun road trip. After this trip, we knew we wanted to...
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Intentional Shopping

Despite being minimalists, Christian and I really enjoy shopping. Intentional shopping, that is! Black Friday is upon us. On this annual celebration of consumerism, we encourage you to practice shopping...
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A Groundbreaking Zoning Ordinance for Tiny House Communities

A Tale of Zoning Happily Ever After Once upon a time in the small, forward-thinking city of Rockledge, Florida, some of the most progressive tiny housing zoning ordinances in the entire US...
Tiny House Jamboree 2015

5 Inspiring Videos from the First-Ever Tiny House Jamboree

Experience the 2015 Tiny House Jamboree firsthand! 3 Days, 28 Tiny Houses, 18 Speakers Over 35,000 attendees descended upon Colorado Springs for an epic weekend of tiny house community! The...
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More than a Tiny House: Florida’s Booming Movement

Inside Florida's Booming Tiny House Movement Arriving in the Sunshine State last month, Christian's first observation was "it's not too bad." He was referring the infamous Florida humidity and heat,...
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The First-Ever Tiny House Jamboree

Our first cross-country road trip with our tiny house on wheels took us to Colorado Springs for the wildly successful, first-ever Tiny House Jamboree. Over 40,000 attendees, flocked to learn, share,...
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Coffee with Community-Makers: Tiny Houses Greensboro

A poignant conversation about a non-profit's mission to create a tiny house community for those most in need. Warm, funny and patient: my initial impressions of Audra Volpi and Amanda...
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The Meaning of Home

A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams. William Arthur Ward Building our tiny home on wheels If a home is built...
Think BIG, Build Small: a Tiny House Workshop

Think BIG, Build Small: a Tiny House Workshop

Christian and I are embarking on the greatest adventure of our lives, Tiny House Expedition. Our community education and documentary storytelling project. It will be an adventure encompassing our personal...