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Florida Keys: Tortuga Titanic & Lobster Warrior

Excuse me, can you please refill my fruity drink? I’ll just be over here, sun bathing on the beach as my dog crashes through the shallow aqua waters of the Florida Keys. Do you know…

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Everglades National Park: Mosquito Bites & Crocodile Hugs

For our first trip in 2015, Guillaume and I spent four days in the wild and shockingly beautiful Florida Everglades. This National Park is the third largest in the country but most of the park is covered…

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Cape Coral, FL: Alligator Sighting & An Annual Funeral

I was thirteen years old when I tried my first glass of champagne. It was Y2K and everyone thought the world was going to collapse. Ten years later, I welcomed the new year with bright…

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Crystal River, FL: Blind Scuba & Manatee Nipples

About a week ago we were in a random Savannah antique shop, browsing and chatting with the shop owner. One thing led to another and she ended up mentioning a place in Florida where you…

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Savannah, GA: Deadly Oaks & Purple Ravens

“Driving through Savannah with a tiny house is nerve-wracking,” Dan Louche, from Tiny Home Builders, warned us over a slice of pizza in Atlanta. And he was right. Savannah streets are known to be lined…

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Charleston, SC: Plantation Exploration & Angelic Trees

Guillaume and I rented “Gone with the Wind” when we arrived in Charleston for two reasons: 1). Because, like so many movies, Guillaume had never seen it. And 2).The character Rhett Butler was a Charleston…

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Columbia, SC: Gators & Canoes

Goodbye Georgia (for now). Hello South Carolina. Our first stop: Columbia. Have I mentioned that Guillaume and I like roadside attractions? In the center of Columbia, is the World’s Largest Fire Hydrant. So, of course, we…

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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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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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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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