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EscapeSpace: Handcrafted Shells Under $20,000

3:00 am PDT, September 23, 2019

The Escape name is synonymous with beautiful tiny houses. Their simple, but stylish spaces reference the designs of Frank Lloyd Wright and offer elegant living options in mobile buildings that are under 400 square feet. Escape now has smaller EscapeSpace “pods” available in three models. While the Escape designs are amazing, they do hover over […]

Off Grid Tiny House Dwellers Share Free Parking and Travel Advice

12:00 am PDT, September 20, 2019

For the last year, Brian and Alisha have proven that frequent tiny house travel is possible with a triple axle trailer. Though they would caution, it is not for the unprepared and timid tower. Together with their two big dogs, Roxie & Arks, they traveled to over 13 states with their 30′ off-grid tiny house […]

Tiny Houses and Kids – Tiny House Magazine Issue 81

2:16 pm PDT, September 18, 2019

Moving into a tiny house is difficult enough for adults but what about children? The Harris family recently made this change and moved into a sailboat full time with three children. For the kids, leaving their friends in the suburbs was hard. Adjusting to homeschooling was also a challenge. However, with long term plans to […]

Win $500 Cash From TinyHouseForum.com

3:00 am PDT, September 17, 2019

I first told you about this newly launched tiny house site about six months ago. Since that time the site has rapidly grown in popularity and has established a significant user base consisting of individuals, companies and organizations who are there to learn new information, share existing knowledge and connect with one another through meaningful […]

The Exquisite Glamping Huts of Maine’s Sandy Pines Campground

3:00 am PDT, September 16, 2019

If you ever needed a place to try out a variety of tiny living options, head up to Kennebunkport, Maine and the Sandy Pines Campground. The campground not only features Airstreams and traditional conestoga wagons, but also stargzing huts and A-frame “Hideway Huts”. Sandy Pines Campground has cottages, wagons and stargazing huts for rent. The […]

Celebrate Living Tiny Legally in San Luis Obispo at Upcoming Expo

12:00 am PDT, September 13, 2019

Earlier this year, the city of San Luis Obispo became the second city in California to allow tiny houses on wheels in backyards. The city council unanimously voted in favor of adding them to their new Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance. Fun fact: on August 13th, 2019, the first legal THOW moved into an SLO City backyard. […]

PodCast – How to Downsize Your Life in 31 Days with Brenda Mason

3:00 am PDT, September 12, 2019

Brenda Mason downsized from a 3,100 sf, 5 bedroom home to a 310 sf converted motor coach tiny home in just 31 days. Brenda is passionate about helping others downsize their own lives, and she recommends doing it quickly! In this conversation, Brenda shares her take and tips on downsizing, plus reflections on the emotional […]

Is The Van Life For You, Or is it a Fairy Tale?

3:00 am PDT, September 11, 2019

I had the privilege of meeting Bob Wells at Tiny House Fest Northwest. He is a huge van life promoter and loves the freedom it brings to his life. He has a popular YouTube channel called CheapRVliving and you can learn more by following him there. Bob says: “One of the frequent criticisms I get […]

4 Things That Can Ruin Your Tiny House Experience

3:00 am PDT, September 10, 2019

The idea of living a pared-down lifestyle may sound appealing. You might be dreaming of craftsmanship and quality over square footage. The thought of having the extra money in the bank at the end of each month may be driving your desire to cut down on your things and space. Living in a small area […]