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 my morning cup of tea or taking time […]
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 piqued our interest. We were familiar with The […]
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 market is booming. Some analysts, however, speculate that […]
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 first thinking about it. Overall, I have saved […]
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 with the characteristic of Danish culture, although the […]
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 my space and what doesn’t. Over the last […]
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 Hunters. Companies specializing in tiny custom houses have popped […]
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 room for extra bottles, jars, and products in my […]
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. Birdie, my daughter, was devastated by the loss […]
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 fight or flight response. It causes a change […]
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 clothes that can be worn 12 different ways. […]
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 really mean anything anymore. Whether you’re in a […]
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 the global average of 2.6 pounds. In a […]
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 for you to consider. 1) The Instant Pot […]
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 square feet wasn’t really that hard. I had […]