My darling husband Andrew sure has some funny ideas from time to time. Six years ago he’d said, “Hey honey, what do you think about getting rid of our house, most of our material possessions, buying a pop up tent trailer, and moving to the beaches of Baja?” Being one for adventure, I’d enlisted before […]
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The recent temporary rule change and administrative rule change in Oregon that undermine the tiny house industry are definitely a problem; however, I don’t think they represent a long term problem in the end. Before we jump into how to handle the situation, it’s important to know how we got here and who the main […]
Swedish Death Cleaning: Taking Minimalism to the Next Level Being that half my genetic stock traces back to the Vikings and my best childhood memories arise from my time visiting family there, the term “Swedish Death Cleaning” stopped me in my tracks. What was this sorcery and what did it all mean? I had to […]
MOVING THIS TINY HOUSE LIFE AFLOAT! Greetings from Loreto, Baja Sur, Mexico! The thermometer hit a perfect 86F today, we got our daily fill of Vitamin D, and a breeze coming off the Sea of Cortez is completing a pretty much idyllic day. Andrew and I have been coming down to Baja at least once […]
Background on HB 2737 This summer, Oregon House Bill 2737 (the tiny house bill) was passed by the State House and Senate and signed into law by the Governor. It is an important step towards legalizing tiny houses in Oregon. HB2737 was authored by state representatives and mandates that the state of Oregon create a tiny […]