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Cabin For All Seasons

Tiny Cabin in Upstate New York Alan Haigh built this cabin on his property in New York.  His tiny house story began 24 years ago. Alan loves to snowmobile and upstate New York has a lot of snow (which you’ll see in some of the pictures!)  At first, Alan lived in a 10 x 12 […]

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Tiny Cabin, Big Charm

On a recent visit to Indiana, we got to tour this adorable cabin which was built by our friends Charlee and Gary Pippenger.  It may be small but they have filled it with charm and warmth.   Gary sacrificed his knee to make Charlee happy. Gary and their son Craig built the cabin themselves. While […]

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What’s Right For You?

Living a tiny life is about learning your priorities. My dear hubby once designed the home he wanted us to build.  It was a very small house which was dwarfed by a massive 3 stall garage.  When I suggested that maybe he needed to rethink the sizes, he said, “You’re right. It should be at […]

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Zane’s Tiny House Build

Combine a great photographer with a great person (who just happens to be the same guy!) who decides to build his own tiny house, and you know you are going to get to see some great pictures of the process. That person is Zane Spang, gentle soul, world traveler, aforementioned photographer, and Native American who […]

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5 Great (Tiny) Gift Ideas

So what do you get for someone who is into downsizing, minimalizing, and trying to live in a small space? Tiny gifts, of course! Living tiny means not having a lot of stuff, right? But gifts are fun to give and receive! Tearing off the wrapping paper, being surprised, knowing that someone pays attention to […]

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DIY Outdoor Shower

What’s so great about outdoor showers? They give you an extra shower without having to have an extra bathroom. You don’t track dirt inside. You can use them to wash the dog. You can build them yourself. Best of all…they feel so darn good! It’s fairly easy to build them yourself. There are a couple […]

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A Tiny House Community for South Bend, IN

The pocket type neighborhood in South Bend (which just happens to be my former hometown!) would include 12 to 20 tiny houses, ranging in size from 250 to 400 square feet. The Tiny Living Community, still in the planning stages, will target millennials, baby boomers and those just wanting to downsize. The tiny homes will […]

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Build a Cabin in a Weekend – Yes We Did!

Tiny house tips, building techniques, power tools, campfires, and at the end of it, a cabin, a treehouse, and new friends. We had SO. MUCH. FUN.  at the Relax Shacks tiny house workshop hosted by Deek and Dustin Diedricksen (Hosts/Designers from HGTV’s “TINY HOUSE BUILDERS”).  Their philosophy is that by building a couple of basic […]

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Tiny House From the Ground Up, part 2

Walls! Roof! Loft and Porch! Alan has been working hard all fall to get his tiny home in upstate New York ready before winter. We have been following the progress of this tiny house on a foundation Alan H. is building in upstate New York since its birth as a design on paper. He works […]

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Tiny House Heaven

Scenes from the 2016 Florida Tiny House Festival Tiny houses everywhere, some built by builders, others built by owners, many lived in full-time. There were tiny tinies, big tinies, vintage campers, gypsy wagons, a container home, yurts, teardrops, and much more. In the next few weeks I’ll be doing posts about several of the homes, […]

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