We share a talented couple’s inventive tiny house with a downstairs bedroom. Their ticket to less stress and less debt! Empty nesters, Traci and Matt, were looking for opportunities to simplify their lives after the kids left home. They decided to build a tiny house on wheels in their backyard but weren’t ready to sell…

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In our latest tiny home tour, we share a cozy modern DIY container home on a dreamy waterfront location in northern Washington. After living in a rustic school bus conversion, Matt and Paiton were looking for affordable homeownership opportunities to put down roots. So they searched for land and researched alternative dwellings, like yurts and…

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In our latest tour video, we share a look at a delightfully custom tiny house with a unique lofted home office, aka tiny command center! We met up with Spindrift Tiny Homes for a look inside their shop and their latest custom tiny houses. Co-owner Bijan showed us the newly completed 26′ custom tiny house…

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Enjoy a throwback Thursday look at our past nomadic tiny house boondocking experiences across the west. For four and half years, our traveling tiny home zig-zagged across the United States as we explored our vast, beautiful country and the nationwide tiny house movement. We found that parking opportunities expand dramatically when you can easily pick…

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From a flexible starter home to Airbnb tiny house, Katie and David’s story shows how a THOW can contribute to a fulfilling lifestyle and help achieve financial goals even after moving out. For two and half years, they lived comfortably in it with two dogs and their firstborn. Once baby #2 was on the way,…

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After graduating college, Sam built a 10′ wide tiny house to live her ecologically sustainable values and do what she loves, unlucrative nonprofit work in insanely expensive Vancouver, British Columbia. Her extra-wide tiny home showcases many green features, like salvaged wood, rainwater catchment, and a vermicomposting toilet.  We love how everything in Sam’s home on…

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Backyard Tiny House Parking Creates Informal Cohousing Community Revisiting Today’s Tiny House Parking Spot, Episode 6 In this episode, we parked in my sister Nicole’s backyard in northern Utah. It’s a wonderful way to visit family, striking a perfect balance—enjoying our private space and fun time together, as we choose. During our stay, we had…

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What does it take to create a more humane society that provides opportunities for stable, safe, and affordable housing? Opportunity Village in Eugene, Oregon, is a successful transitional tiny home community for formerly homeless individuals and couples. Amazingly, it only costs $5 per night per person—perhaps the most cost-effective shelter program in the nation. Their…

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