Connecting with Others

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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Join us at the Proof is Possible Tiny House Tour, June 22, Princeton, NJ

We are excited to partner with the Proof is Possible Tour and SG Heating and Air Conditioning. We will tour the inside of this fabulous energy efficient Tiny House between 5pm-6pm. After the tour we have a special scheduled meeting with the owners and TV personalities Corbett and Grace Lunsford. They will answer all our […]

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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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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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July 9 & 10 Tiny House Workshop in PHILLY

Mark your calendar! Join us at the Tiny House Workshop in Philadelphia!  Gabriella and Andrew Morrison are nationally known for their 221 square foot Tiny House on wheels, named hOMe. Any Meetup Tiny Houses and ADU’s in NJ/PA member can receive 50% off the tuition! With the discount, the total tuition is $149 for both […]

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Where are YOUR people?

Everyone knows that tiny life people are terrific! That was absolutely proven true at our recent meetup in South Jersey.  It was so much fun to hear everyone’s story about how they became interested in tiny houses, and where they are on their journey.  We’ll be featuring several of their stories in upcoming blog posts. […]

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Meetup in Mt. Laurel, NJ — Saturday, May 14, 2016

I’m excited to announce a NJ Meetup group is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2016. I hope you will join us at 3:00pm at the StayBridge Suites 4115 Church Rd. Mt. Laurel, NJ. We have a few Tiny House DIY builders and designers joining us this month! After the meeting we will head over to Millers […]

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GREEN FAIR – Donations of Plastic Toys Needed – June 11 in Robbinsville, NJ

What is a Green Fair? It is a community event where people come together to learn how best to live a more environmentally friendly life. Most Fairs have products, speakers and activities that showcase topics from, gardening, healthy living practices, energy conservation, recycling and reusing, and sustainable lifestyles. At Building a Tiny Life we are […]

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Living in a small town

It has been a very difficult time in my small town, Robbinsville, NJ due to the tragic death of our beloved school superintendent. While Dr. Steven Mayer was out with his dog for an early morning jog, they were both hit by a car. The driver was a 17 year old student on her way to […]

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