Sans Street Address

Of the “icebreaker” questions that most acquaintances, new friends, parents, peers, (well, just about anybody asks), there’s the “What do you do?” and “Where do you live?" favorites.

As a professional skier and freelance writer, the first question stunts most conversations alone. The confused questioner has, most times, already given up. It’s just not as simple as “Doctor.” “Lawyer.” “Teacher.” “Banker.” Those answers are palatable. “Skier.” “Writer.” “Tiny-house advocate.” What?

When the “Where do you live?” comes around, most people are already lost from the trail of comprehension. Only a few stick around for the answer.



“Everywhere. Anywhere.”

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Written by Molly Baker — January 04, 2014

Filed under: fall tiny house   spring tiny house   Tiny House Christmas   tiny house community   winter  

Tiny Holidays Celebrated To Scale

During the 2013 holiday season, we enjoyed how tiny house dwellers and builders celebrated in style. Everything seemed traditional and familiar, yet scaled down a bit for their homes. Take a quick tour below.

Texan, Swedish and tiny traditions here (tinyhousebigdream.wordpress.com)

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Written by Debby Richman — December 26, 2013

Filed under: Tiny House Christmas   Tiny House Living  

Who Wants an iTree?

Who wants an iTree? This upscale speaker system might suit someone who already has everything and truly adores a natural, big lodge look. It's made from a tree that's felled, hollowed out, and wired to dock an old-school iPod.

The iTree gets promoted as sustainable design, yet is absurdly wasteful. No speakers need to be this large! The sheer trunk size won't work in any typical home, let alone a tiny one. Perhaps the iTree fits best and should take up residency in a museum, where everyone can ponder the beautiful concept.

Take a look at this video teaser, showing a tree transforming into an iTree.

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Written by Debby Richman — December 21, 2013

Filed under: music   sustainability   trees  

Home Is Here, Everywhere

Home. As the days shorten and the temperatures drop, home is where we all want to be. But for a trio of dreamers and gypsies, home is a space that doesn’t stand still. Home follows the snow. Storm by storm, chasing memories made one powder turn at a time, home is a 112-square foot Victorian cabin on wheels. Home is the Outdoor Research Tiny House.

The OR Tiny House Tour kicks off (Outdoor Research)

Joining The Tiny House Movement

Two winters ago my partner Zack Giffin, our buddy Neil Provo and I joined the Tiny House movement. We built a miniature cabin on a trailer in Colorado, hitched it to a funky old diesel truck, and set out to chase winter. Two full seasons have passed living in our rolling house.

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Written by Molly Baker — December 20, 2013

Filed under: ski lodge   snow   tiny house community   winter  

Workshops Produce New Tiny House Experts!

When people attend tiny house workshops, they begin by introducing themselves and their reasons for wanting to go tiny. Sometime earlier they had discovered tiny houses and tiny dwellers online, and been inspired by the possibilities of a house-on-wheels. Now they are spending time with tiny experts and other like-minded people in person, and the reality of going tiny seems within reach.

At Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, we are thrilled to watch the co-mingling during workshops. Afterwards, the entire tiny house community cheers as new tinies get built and people transform into experts! Here are three people who have become tiny living influencers and leaders in their own rights. 


Brittany Yunker sitting next to her Bayside Bungalow
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Written by Debby Richman — December 17, 2013

Filed under: brittany   building   ella   guillaume   house-to-go   workshops  
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