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News, Views, and Links from the Meetup in a Yurt

Can you really travel in a tiny house? Where can I find tiny house communities? Are ADU’s legal in New Jersey…and what is an ADU?? How can I help make living in a tiny house legal? Links to all these topics and more are at the end of this post. At last Saturday’s meetup, we […]

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Lunsfords’ Tiny House #tinylab

See the Lunsfords’ tiny house, #tinylab, on their Proof is Possible tour. Get the schedule here. We promise you’ll enjoy it and learn a lot! Our meetup group, Tiny Houses and ADU’s in NJ/PA, enjoyed visiting the #tinylab when the Proof is Possible tour came to Princeton, NJ. If you would rather use technology, here’s […]

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Tiny House From the Ground Up

It’s so neat to watch a tiny house build in action! We get to follow this one from the planning stages all the way to the finished home. You may remember Alan from our blog post about the tiny log cabin he built in upstate New York. He sold that and is now at work […]

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A Tiny House Friend Needs Help

A Tiny House Prayer To my community, I’ve been resistant to sharing the challenges of this journey publicly. It feels vulnerable and unfamiliar. But now is the time. And I need your help. When I started building my tiny house last summer, it was with a professional. Sadly, after two months his availability changed. Luckily, […]

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Celebrate Freedom!

Happy Independence Day! Let’s celebrate freedom from fear and the courage to move along our own paths toward more meaningful lives. Let’s free ourselves from negative thoughts, from others’ expectations, and from the limits we set on ourselves. On this 4th of July, let’s celebrate our families, friends, and communities, and the freedom to work […]

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We got toys!

Our toy drive at the Green Fair was a big success! We collected 2 barrels full of toys for the Penn Reach Foundation, which supports homeless families that need affordable housing. If YOU have toys to donate or would like to organize a collection drive, contact Second Chance Toys.  They will provide you with media […]

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UPDATE: 2 Chances to see the Proof is Possible Tiny House in NJ!

The Proof is Possible Tour is coming to 2 locations in New Jersey! We’ll be at both! 1. June 15th, Washington Township, Gloucester County, NJ, sponsored by Sanders Home Services Our Tiny Houses and ADU’s in NJ/PA Meetup group will tour the inside of this fabulous energy efficient Tiny House between 5pm-6pm. After the tour at […]

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Beau Village

Right now there are nearly 50,000 homeless veterans* in the USA.  One man has a big TINY house plan to change that. Herman DeJong, RA, has come up with an exciting plan to provide housing for homeless veterans in Delaware.  His design, called “Beau Village,” can best be described as transitional housing in an Eco […]

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Alan’s really cool cabin.

One great thing about Tiny House Meetups… is that you get to know cool people.  Some are still in the planning phase of Tiny House life, but others are actually building and living in their Tiny Homes.  It makes the process real and teaches us all that this can truly happen for us, too. Tiny […]

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The Minimalism Documentary is coming to New Jersey!

Join us! June 16, 7:30 PM, Marlton 8, Marlton, NJ We’re so excited to be able to see this film which has already sold out in theaters across the nation.  It’s receiving rave reviews from many of the top names in the TINY world. You can reserve your tickets here: http://gathr.us/screening/14539 Minimalism: A Documentary About […]

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