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NJ Tiny House Festival June 16-18, 2017

‪2017 New Jersey Tiny House Festival‬ June 16-18, 2017‬ Sussex County Fairgrounds 37 Plains Rd, Augusta, NJ 07822 Ticket Info As with all United Tiny House Association charitable Tiny House Festivals, Friday evening is FREE to everyone! Also, Friday from 9AM-2PM is FREE for students, their teachers and immediate family who pre-register. For more information […]

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Online Tiny House Summit February 2017

Hello my Tiny House friends! The Tiny House Online Summit is sensational! If you haven’t signed up to listen online for free you have one more chance. All the videos from the whole week will be LIVE tomorrow February 25, 2017 from noon to 11:59pm. I am giving you a direct link to the site to register for free. If […]

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Tiny House Summit Day 3

The Tiny House Summit is awesome! I’ve been binge watching and can’t get enough. Day 3 had some of my favorite TH people Alexis DeHart Stephens of Tiny House Expedition, Gabriella Stupakoff Morrison/Andrew Morrison of Tiny House Build (pic is inside their hOMe), Deek Diedricksen of Relax Shacks. Register tonight – videos are available until noon […]

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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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Tiny Houses, Vintage Campers, Tiny Living Presentations and US!

WE ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR PARTICIPATION AT THE FLORIDA TINY HOUSE FESTIVAL! YES – that’s right, Leanne Stephens and Sharon Hurley of Building a Tiny Life will be on the core festival team  at the Florida Tiny House Festival! It will be held on November 18, 19, 20, 2016 in  St. Augustine, Florida at […]

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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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Yurts and You

What is a yurt? Noun: A round tent, supported by wood lattice on the sides, with a smoke exit hole on top and made of cloth, leather or felt. Home to Mongolians and Californian hippies (but not together.) This definition is from the URBAN DICTIONARY. You have to love the Urban Dictionary and its funny […]

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Tiny House Jamboree 2016

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo – Dozens of tiny homes are on display all weekend long at the Air Force Academy. It’s part of the annual Tiny House Jamboree that draws in people from around the state. They’re small in size but making a big impact on sustainable living. “There’s so many different kinds of tiny […]

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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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