Tiny Living Week 20 & 21-Vacation Over

Five months into our tiny home adventure and the romance period has ended. Now it’s time to think about living in a tiny home for the long haul. It’s easy to think you could live a sparse life style, but when you commit to a long term arrangement you are truly tested.

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Tiny Living Week 19-Getting Personal

Everyone seems intrigued by the idea of Tiny Homes, but there isn’t much publicity on why people are thinking about a minimalist lifestyle. This discussion really should be front page news. Tiny homes are not a fad, they’re a reality for several different types of people across an array of society ranges and cultures.

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Tiny Living Week 18 -Missing Comforts

I’ve written about the benefits of down-sizing and raved about the results of these benefits, however, just like in any situation, there are cons. One of these is the missing comforts of larger spaces. It hasn’t been all sunshine and rainbows in our tiny home.

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Tiny Living Week 17-The Rat Race

The whole experiment of moving into a tiny home was to see if our family could improve its lifestyle. We wanted more than a pointless pursuit that was endless and self defeating. Getting ahead financially has to come with rewards. There’s no point in an exhaustive financial struggle that leaves no time for enjoying life. “The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.” — Lily Tomlin

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Tiny Living Week 14- How far off the Grid?

Choosing a tiny home lifestyle often coincides with a change in life choices. For some it is a retirement plan. For others it is a more sustainable way to live with Mother Earth. For us it was a lifestyle choice– Carpe Diem! or Joie de Vivre! Whatever your reasons for thinking about moving to a tiny home, you’re not alone.

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Tiny Living Week 13- Three Wishes

We’ve really settled in to our tiny home and our routines are taking shape. With every move, comes a period of adjustment to the new surroundings. (Two months seems to be about average for us.) So now that we’ve had time to experience a range of our daily routines, we’re realizing what is and is […]

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