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Atlanta, GA: Innovative SCADpads & Mother Nature’s Bald Spot

Twenty minutes outside of Atlanta there’s a perplexing site, one that isn’t quite sure what it’s supposed to be. Is it a national monument? Is it a natural wonder? A historical faux-pas? Or, perhaps a…

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Sam’s Tree House

We found the most radical tree house in the world behind a small Mexican restaurant in Calhoun, Georgia. Made from spare parts and film set leftovers, the tree house has a plane, submarine and helicopter built into it!

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Nashville, TN: Three Tiny Homes & Chicken Analogies

After our weird and surreal vacation in Gatlinburg and a quick visit to the World’s Largest Treehouse, we headed west to a little-known Tennessee town called Nashville…….. Oh, you’ve heard of it?  We picked up two hitchhikers in the…

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Christmas in a Tiny House

Today we celebrate our first Tiny House Christmas. It’s difficult to buy presents for minimalists!

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World’s Largest Tree House

Our tiny home had the chance to meet the World’s Largest Tree House. The history behind this structure is as heavenly as the tree house itself.

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Gatlinburg, TN: Moonshine Madness & Mountaineering

Pulling our tiny house through the extremely odd (yet entertaining) world of Gatlinburg, and then climbing to the top of a mountain, was a wacky experience!

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Asheville, NC: Wishbones & Snowflakes

Asheville is the east coast capital for tiny homes! Watch several tiny house video tours and read about the local community.

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Charlotte, NC: Open Houses & Burnt Ends

We made it!!! We pulled into the hotel parking lot just in time for the Charlotte Tumbleweed workshop on November 7th. Whew, we could breathe easy. Immediately after parking and setting up, Guillaume and I headed…

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Richmond, VA: SIPs & Tiny Lighthouses

Tick tock, tick tock! Guillaume and I were still in a big rush to make it to Charlotte for the Tumbleweed workshop on November 7th, so, like our stop in New Haven, we had to breeze…

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Washington D.C: Political Matchbox & Spicy Devils

Finding parking for the tiny house near D.C. was trickier than most of our other destinations. After failing to secure a driveway, we settled on Cherry Hill Campground, just north of the city. At $60 a…

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10 Tiny House Tricks for Decluttering your Counters

In a tiny kitchen, counter space is a luxury and clutter is your enemy. Bare counters are pleasing to the eye and functional for folding laundry, unpacking groceries and food prep. Bulky appliances such as…

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New Haven, CT: White Clam Za & Open House

Tick tock, tick tock! Boston to Charlotte. Tick tock. Six Days. Tick tock. 863 miles. Most of the time our tiny house travel motto is: “Let’s play it by ear.” Guillaume and I prefer not…

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Boston, MA: Boyscout Freedom & Sinful Witches

Our month long stay in Boston was only possible because friends. The first was Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, tiny house builder and shelter guru. He provided us with a driveway, hose and electricity and we in…

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Portland, ME: Duck Wing & Lobster Claw

It was my first time in Maine. We stationed the tiny house at the Disneyland of RV parks Bayley’s Camping Resort. The campground attendants actually led us to our campsite with a golf cart. Our…

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“Shipwrecked Minimalist”: A Border Crossing Story

It was time to leave Atlantic Canada. Guillaume and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour, but the date was October 5th and we needed to head south or commit to an icy winter in New England.…

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Nova Scotia: Full Moon Shelters & Salty Hikes

After leaving Cape Breton, Guillaume and I traveled back down the belly of Nova Scotia and stopped off at Peggy’s Cove. There’s some interesting folklore surrounding Peggy’s Cove. One story states that a pretty young shipwreck…

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Nova Scotia: Off-Grid Jungle & Ninja Moose

In one week, we traveled hundreds of miles and held five open houses, sleeping in a different parking lot every night and depending on Tim Horton’s for fuel (caffeine and Wifi). Halifax was the last stop on our open…

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New Brunswick: Magical Creatures & Colorful Sprinkles

After leaving Quebec, we hopped, skipped and a jumped through New Brunswick. Our open house tour had us scheduled to be in Fredericton on Friday evening, Moncton on Saturday morning and Halifax on Sunday. So it…

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10 Products for Greener Grey Water

In this article, I list my favorite products for a greener greywater system. Helpful for tiny houses, rvs and off-grid dwellings.

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Quebec City: Little Paris & Grassy Walls

Sometimes all you have is an afternoon to enjoy a city that deserves a weekend. That was the case for us and Quebec City. We parked at a campground just outside of Quebec City, and…

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Montreal: Maple Syrup Hospitality & Buggy Art

On our first morning in Quebec, we patted our little pup on the head, stuffed pillows into our staircase so that she couldn’t climb into the loft unsupervised, left our campground and headed straight for…

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Tiny House Canada Tour FAQ

Our tiny house successfully crossed the border, and Guillaume and I began our two week open house tour through Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, before returning to the USA via ferry.

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