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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“Do You Have Any Guns?”: A Tiny House Border Crossing

Crossing the border into Canada with a Tiny House is not always easy, but it helps if you speak the language.

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New York, NY: September 11th 2014

New York! Oh how I’ve dreamed of meeting you my entire life. And here we are: you with all your poise and prestige and me, with my tiny home. 

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Philadelphia, PA: Cheese Steaks & Pride

“Welcome To Pennsylvania” the sign read, and underneath in small imaginary letters  it also said – “You’re Now Leaving the Mid West.” I’m from Illinois. I’ve traveled south for vacation and west for work, but…

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Centerville, OH: My Childhood Home & My Tiny Home

Do you have a relationship with your home? How about your childhood home? Well, I can honestly answer “yes” to both of those questions. Obviously I love my tiny home, but when I fall asleep…

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Shelbyville, IL: A Big Cross-Country Move

As some of you may know, Guillaume and I have been building a modified Cypress since last September. The build experience has been more of a marathon than a sprint, but I can finally say…

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Front Door Options for Tiny Houses

How can you get a snazzy front door for your tiny house?? The majority of tiny house plans call for custom doorways. This is due to proportionality: tiny house = tiny door. The major hurdle is that custom…

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Sneak Peek Inside Our Home!

I know we haven’t posted any photos of the inside of our home yet, but today we allowed a Los Angeles radio station (KPCC an NPR affiliate) to take a tour. As of now the house isn’t quite done,…

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Our Maiden Voyage

We had a baby! Well… it feels that way. What I mean is, our tiny house emerged from the driveway and received her birth certificate. She is officially DMV registered as a coach trailer. License plate…

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