In the last few days (under quarantine) I have learned something about myself…and about my daughter. (Actually, I am sure we are all learning a lot about… Read more “Processing Quarantine”
Over the past year, I’ve been making a real effort to slow down and appreciate the little things in life. Whether that’s taking 10 minutes to sip… Read more “Cultivating a Slow Life”
It’s been more than two and a half years since I decluttered my home. My daughter and I had heard about the minimalism movement, and it had… Read more “On Minimalism”
1. It’s just a fad Tiny houses are trendy now, but will they fall out of fashion? Propelled by the interest in reality TV, the tiny house… Read more “Tiny House Myths”
I have lived in a tiny house for about 18 months now. I love it. I wished I had done it ten years ago when I was… Read more “4 Hidden Costs of Living in a Tiny House”
Hygge (HOO-gə) is a Danish word for a feeling or mood of comfort, coziness, contentment and a sense of well-being. Since the late 1990s, it has been associated… Read more “16 Ways to Bring Hygge Outdoors”
I have lived in my tiny house for over a year now. It’s been trial through fire, and I have learned a lot about what works in… Read more “10 Tiny Game Changers for Small Spaces”
Tiny House dwelling has become a trend in recent years. The surge has been fueled by popular shows like FYI’s Tiny House Nation and HGTV’s Tiny House… Read more “Living Large in A Tiny House”
I am a frugal gal. I like things that are all natural organic and contain as few ingredients as possible. I also don’t have a lot of… Read more “Two 2 Ingredient Beauty Solutions”
Housebreaking a puppy can seem daunting, especially in a tiny house. Our puppy, Pippin, just turned a year old. We lost our “old man” in December of 2016.… Read more “Tiny Tinklers in a Tiny House”
Fear Fear is a normal human emotion triggered by a real or perceived threat. It is a primary survival mechanism that triggers our bodies to react with a… Read more “Fear & Frantic Fretting”
When I moved into my tiny house last January, I worried about how I would sleep. I share my house with my daughter and a one-year-old dog. Now that I didn’t have my own bedroom, what was the likelihood, I would ever sleep again! Sleeping in my own room, in a traditional house was taxing enough, sleeping in a smaller shared space was going to be a real challenge.
I have always like things that do double duty. I am a fan of furniture that can instantly turn from a table to a bed. I love… Read more “Biodegradable Soaps”
If you are fortunate enough to be able to work from home, here are a few tricks and tips to help you work from your tiny home without losing your sanity.
1. You are only limited by your imagination. Anything can be turned in to a home: sheds, shipping containers, tree houses, RVs, or vans. Square footage doesn’t… Read more “5 Lessons Learned Living in a Tiny House.”
Want to hear something shocking? According to an article on Salon. “If you’re an average American, you produce 4.4. pounds of trash every single day, significantly more than… Read more “Zero Waste in a Tiny House”
I have lived in my 24′ tiny house for a year now. Over that year I have discovered some handy products. Here are my top five products… Read more “5 Products That Make Life Easier in a Tiny House”
I often get asked how I became a minimalist and how I came to live in a tiny house. I wish I had a more glamorous answer like I was inspired by Pinterest or it came to me during meditation. The truth is, I have OCD and both becoming a minimalist and living in a tiny house are a direct result of coping with it.
I live in 194 square feet. Yes, I am one of those…a tiny houser. I have always been a minimalist, so the transition from 1,215 to 194… Read more “Five Reasons To Hate Tiny Living”