Hawaii

We recently had the opportunity to travel to the Big Island. I want to start this post with what a privilege it was to be able to travel during this time. We are privileged financially, resourcefully, and in the fact that we have not been marginalized or disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. We took many …

Less Waste

Why? My biggest pet peeve is seeing liter on the ground. It makes me so sad, especially when I have spent my entire life living in such beautiful areas. In May 2016, I traveled to a rural village in Morocco called Zawiya Ahansal. In recent years, an incinerator was installed a few miles outside of …

Finally.

I took a break from our Instagram and the blog because who knew this process would be so overwhelming. We are now settled and living in our Tiny House in a LEGAL spot. There were many obstacles to this build but we are so incredibly grateful that the house is finished and (almost) exactly what …

What’s the Hold Up?

Our tiny House was supposed to be done a few months ago and waiting has been extremely frustrating. Especially because our lease ended and we had to decide if we wanted to renew for a month-to-month for an additional $250 or move in with one of our friends. Fortunately, we have an amazing friend in …

Why Tiny?

Our most common questions regarding our Tiny House is "Why are you doing this?" or "What made you decide to do this?" Well, there are a few reasons behind our decision to go Tiny. Money.  Kade and I moved to Bend, almost a year ago and even though we both have stable, reasonably paying jobs, …

Big Picture.

Well, our house isn't finished yet but we have had to make quite a few big decisions in the last few weeks. It is easy to make one decision at a time but so hard to envision the big picture. Here are a few things we have chosen for our Tiny House and when it's …

The Purge.

The Minimalists suggest that you should only own belongings that 1) serve a purpose and 2) bring you happiness (have some sort of value to you). Take a second to think about everything that you own.  Every little thing. Could you name all of it? Does even half of it bring you direct happiness on …

Vietnam.

We went to Vietnam. I know this is a blog about our Tiny House but in a way, our trip was sort of like... you know how couples go on "baby-moons" before their child is born? Well, this trip was our Tiny House-Moon.  We planned this trip knowing that it would be shortly before our …