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Tiny house living is exciting, rewarding and offers it’s own set of challenges. By implementing some of these ideas, living in a tiny house can be a huge success.

How To Digitize Pictures: A Guide For Even The Worst Photo Hoarders

Our downsizing journey was honestly so much easier and more enjoyable than I ever could have imagined it to be. Without too much effort we were able to get rid of approximately 95% of our worldly belongings. There was one impending task that filled me with dread though: what to do with nearly 10,000 printed photos. […]

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Downsizing Without Regrets

Since committing to downsizing and creating the tiny house lifestyle in 2011, we have gotten rid of couches, tables, desks, beds, bedding, towels, kitchen gadgets galore, enough clothes to fill a small clothing boutique, a couple hundred books, tons of sports gear, memorabilia, photos, negatives, slides, old letters, grade school report cards, enough musical instruments […]

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Interview With “Small Is Beautiful” Director

“Small Is Beautiful” is a masterfully filmed, scored and edited documentary that plunges deeply into not just the practicalities of tiny house living and building, but also into the emotional processes and nuances that come with the transition to tiny. There is a stillness and sensitivity to this film that invites inner contemplation and reflection […]

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Understanding Zoning And Tiny Houses

There is so much to know about the complexities of tiny house legalization so having an understanding of what zoning laws are vs. what building codes require is important. In this article, Understanding Zoning and Tiny Houses, we invite Jerry McIntire, project manager for Stone’s Throw Ecovillage (an ecovillage in Wisconsin that will include tiny houses) to break […]

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Live Tiny, Live Simply

This guest post was written by one of our readers, Tiffany Kresinski “Downsizing” sometimes sounds like a bad word, especially in the “bigger is better” culture we seem to live in. However, my recent experience moving into a smaller home has taught me that the tiny lifestyle is very fulfilling. Downsizing can add simplicity, sustainability, […]

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Tiny/Small House Visionary Community In Quebec

I am quite excited to share the news of a tiny/small housing development in Lantier, Quebec. By combining green construction technology, affordability, a resident work program, community gardens, food forests, greenhouses, playgrounds, daycare facilities, all set in a beautiful rural region just 2 minutes from the town of Lantier (and just 1 hour from Montreal), […]

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