Category Archives: Tiny Living

Tiny House Vacation Rental near Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Check out this amazing tiny house vacation rental near Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It’s ideal for couples with a queen size bed, bathroom, kitchen, and living area. Large windows let in lots of light. Outside there’s a firepit, a pair of Adirondack chairs, and a barbecue grill. It’s located in Teton County near Jackson Hole and not […]

Redefining The Cubicle

This tiny building was the home office of Peter Frazier which overlooks Chuckanut Bay in Bellingham, Washington. A couple of years ago it was featured on Lifehacker. Peter now works from a sailboat in Bellingham! Today this cabin is available as a vacation rental on Airbnb.com! Ironically, Peter Frazier’s story sounds almost like a mirror of my […]

Peter Downsized for a Debt Free Tiny Retirement

Peter Matheson lives in a tiny house on wheels in Grand Forks, British Columbia. It’s an incredibly small home – only 120 square feet – but has all the essentials for living full time. While volunteering at a cold weather shelter in Grand Forks, he was asked to help design spaces for the homeless. He […]

Adam and Sian’s Handmade House Truck

The images here are from this new mini-doc by Happen Films. Happen films was founded by Jordan, a documentary filmmaker currently working on the film called, A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity. He also regularly makes short films about permaculture, tiny houses, voluntary simplicity, and sustainable living for the Happen Films YouTube Channel. In this […]

Living Tiny Legally by Tiny House Expedition (Watch Now)

The folks at Tiny House Expedition have been touring the US in their tiny home. Finding ways to live legally in a tiny house is one of the things they’ve been talking to people about around the country. They’ve filmed these conversations and have produced a fantastic educational docs-series called Living Tiny Legally – part […]

Dee Williams Downsizes, Again!

Dee Williams has lived in her simple, 84 square foot tiny house on wheels for 12 years. She designed and built the home by hand in 2004, and as one of the first tiny houses on wheels in America, attracted quite a bit of attention for it. Endless camera crews, school groups and aspiring tiny […]

Casey Friday’s Escape 19 Travel Trailer

You might remember seeing videos of Casey building his tiny house. You might also remember how that tiny house got stolen while it was still under construction. The house was recovered but the whole experience left Casey and his wife with a change of heart on the whole tiny house thing – but it didn’t change […]

Revisiting a Tiny House Retirement Plan

As markets tumble and retirement accounts begin to take a beating, the notion of holding real tangible assets comes to the front of many people’s minds. When money is in the bank, or investment brokerage, it’s subject to outside forces in a way useful tangible assets you hold yourself are not. During good times some […]

Low-Tech vs. High-Tech Tiny Homes

ow In a recent news interview I shared my opinion about the unsustainability of high-tech housing. Here’s a quick quote from the article: “Wojcik’s tree house is a good example of architecture students who have cast off the rule book,” countered Michael Janzen, 46, a corporate Web designer in Fair Oaks, Calif., and the founder of tinyhousedesign.com. “It’s […]

Next Stop – Vancouver Island

Portability is one of the advantages of owning a tiny house. While they may not be as easy to tow as a travel trailer – due to their weight and shape –  they are more comfortable for year-round living. So while a tiny house move won’t be something done on the spur of the moment, […]

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