A Tiny House Expedition & Home State Apparel Collaboration What defines home for each of us is incredibly personal and more often than not comes from a place of love. Home represents a beautiful spectrum of meanings. Each meaning is valid. Nothing is more intimate than one’s home—  a place, a structure, a feeling, a state…

Read More

“The Big Adventures of Tiny House” WITH MY FRIEND, SUSAN BERNARDO, AUTHOR OF “SUN KISSES MOON HUGS” & “THE BIG ADVENTURES OF TINY HOUSE” One year ago, Christian and I had a serendipitous meeting with children’s book author Susan Bernardo. It all began with our tiny house road trip to Ojai, CA, to film a…

Read More

The Best & Worst Tiny House Adventures of 2016 A tiny house road trip is an extraordinary experience — the ultimate way to spread smiles and start conversations wherever you go. Our traveling home has proven to be our comfy ticket to adventure and a delightful way to meet new people. I love waking up…

Read More

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 things that matter, those we care about and the joy of holiday experiences. Just the thought of walking through elaborate light displays with family and…

Read More

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 positive energy of the crowd was exhilarating. If there was ever any doubt about the vibrancy, breadth, and interest in the movement, it evaporated before…

Read More

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, and believe me; he is not a fan, Christian much prefers snowy slopes to the steamy coast. Surprisingly it was easy to persuade him to…

Read More

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, connect and experience community during this three-day tiny house and simple living extravaganza. There were 28 tiny houses of all kinds on display, creating an energized, temporary…

Read More

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 Albert, when I fumbled my way into The Green Bean for our coffee date. I was a bit of mess that morning, running late from…

Read More

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 with love and dreams, Christian and I are most certainly making a tiny home, not just a tiny house. Even though our house is not…

Read More

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 journey to downsize, build our own tiny home and then travel across North America. What’s in a name?  ex·pe·di·tion: a journey undertaken for a particular…

Read More