A Tiny House Story for Children
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The Big Adventures of Tiny House Susan Schaefer Bernardo, Author Courtenay Fletcher, Illustrator Inner Flower Child Books, Fiction, Apr. 25, 2017 Suitable for Ages: 4-8 Themes: Tiny Houses, Salvaged, Recycled, Travel, Home, Community Opening: Once... Read More

A Tiny House Story for Children

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The Big Adventures of Tiny House Susan Schaefer Bernardo, Author Courtenay Fletcher, Illustrator Inner Flower Child Books, Fiction, Apr. 25, 2017 Suitable for Ages: 4-8 Themes: Tiny Houses, Salvaged, Recycled, Travel, Home, Community Opening: Once there was a farmhouse in … Read More

Want To Stay In A Tiny House?

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We spent 10 months building this tiny house and now you can experience what it’s like to spend some time in one through AirBnB.  Follow this link to make a reservation. https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/16559799

Tiny House Living in North Carolina

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When you wait ’til the last minute to make hotel or B&B reservations wherever there’s a huge festival, you just may be out of luck. And we were. No rooms in Hendersonville, North Carolina, during Apple Festival 2016. Sold out. … Read More

We Love Our Air Head Composting Toilet

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After much research and deliberation as to whether to install a flush toilet or a composting toilet, we went with the compost toilet.  We narrowed it down to two models, the Air Head and the Nature’s Head.  We chose the … Read More

All Lit Up Inside the Tiny House

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Probably the single most satisfying thing that happened with the tiny house, was when we got the electrical hooked up and were able to light it up.  I couldn’t help but go out at night to admire how cool it … Read More

Moving the Tiny House

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That time has come to move the  tiny house.  I have anchored this house to the trailer so well that tornado winds couldn’t knock it off, and yet, I worry about the move.  We are only moving it 10 minutes … Read More

I’ve Been Fired!

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I’ve been fired!  My carpenter has fired me and hired a skilled carpenter to replace me.  I’m just not experienced enough and the work was lagging on the tiny home.  Probably for the best, although not the best for our budget. … Read More

Buyers Remorse and Its Remedy

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When the day came to order the trailer, we were hit with a massive dose of “buyers remorse”.  That was a surprise to us!  We hadn’t had any of that emotion previously.  Once the trailer was ordered, though…. that meant … Read More

The Trailer Arrives

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One fine day recently, a 24’ long custom-designed trailer was hauled down our driveway.  Teal Brown of Wishbone Tiny Homes brought it and expertly guided it onto our prepared gravel pad. It was impressive to see the degree of accuracy … Read More

Choosing An Impact Driver

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It has become clear that I will need to buy an impact driver for constructing the tiny home.  I have a power drill, but an impact driver has more torque, with no feedback to your hand when your using it. … Read More

The Road Bond Arrives…in the rain

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This morning the stone company delivered our truckload of roadbond gravel, to be the foundation beneath the trailer which is the foundation of our tiny home. The plan was that the truck would back up to the far end of … Read More

Prep Work

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At last, it’s time to create a spot on the earth where our new Tiny Home will be built! This feels as if it’s the one activity that brings our idea of a tiny home into material reality.  It’s the equivalent … Read More

Why A Tiny Home

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A little introduction: We are Gary and Bonnie, in North Carolina. We are excited about creating our own tiny home for ourselves! This is an adventure that will take a lot of planning, time and effort, but will result in … Read More