This is the time of year where I really start thinking about saving money and not losing my mind during the holidays. In the past I’ve done a No-Spend November, a Handmade Holiday Challenge and a $100 Holiday Challenge. This year I’ve been busier than ever and I really need an easy challenge to kick my butt into high gear. Enter the easy, no-budget 30 days of saving challenge to the rescue! Each day, I’ll tackle one thing off the list. If you want to play along too, know that you don’t have to do the list in order, but you do have to do #1 first. I’ve also included a printable at the end of this post to print out and stick to your fridge, so you can cross stuff out as you go. Here’s the deets: Continue reading
It’s been forever since I’ve done a Link Love post, but for good reason. First and foremost, I’ve been trying to create more than I consume. And I’ve been creating an awful lot. I’ll share more on that soon. But this week I had a cold and the best thing to cure a cold is a whole lotta web surfing. Here’s some stuff that’s been peaking my interest. Continue reading
Recently I was nerding out on my site, looking at some of the statistics and I noticed in my search box, someone had typed in the question: “Is an Airstream worth the money?” And like any good question, it got me thinking. Good, hard, breakthrough-in-the-shower style thinking. Is an Airstream truly worth the high price tag?
Most Americans live in houses that are too big. In 2014, the average size of a home built was 2,600 square feet. That’s too big. Period. We don’t need so much stuff and we don’t need a bigger place to house it all. There is magic in small spaces. Small spaces open you up to more opportunities and give you a place to breathe. Check out my favorite BIG reasons to live in a small home below. Continue reading
Most people think RVs and travel go hand-in-hand, but depending on your life situation, you may not be able to travel full-time. You might have a job that requires you to go to an office every day (I do!), you might have kids that go to a local school or you might simply love your home base, that’s cool too.
If you are staying put, I want to lay out some helpful tips and tricks for where to park and live in an RV– legally! Continue reading
Leah is here for another installment in tiny house design. Leah Nixon is a fellow tiny houser and today she’s talking about something that I myself even overlook in my home. Take it away, Leah! Continue reading
Hey ya’ll, first things first. I want to thank anyone and everyone who has supported me by ordering a camper enamel pin. I was nervous about launching a product, but I’ve got some great feedback from it. It also encourages me to keep growing and I love that. I’ve still got some pins in the shop, so if you were on the fence, get ’em while they’re hot!
Today I’m collaborating with fellow tiny-houser, Leah Nixon to talk about tiny house kitchen design tips. We both love to cook and cooking in our tiny kitchens has been a fun challenge. Take it away, Leah!