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Tiny Home For Tiny Tots A tiny home built by students at Henry Ford College with the intention of raising money for The Children's Miracle Network Hospital. More info. and Donate here. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. Comment. Name. Email.

Podcast 141 - Parents In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua and Ryan discuss the best ways to explain minimalism to your parents and other relatives, and they answer the following questions:. Apple Podcasts · Google Play · Soundcloud · Spotify · MP3. Joshua and Ryan's pithy, shareable, less-than-140-character responses.

How to Know When You're Done Minimizing Minimalism is the pursuit of owning less. Physical possessions do not bring lasting joy into our lives. But even worse, physical possessions often become a distraction from a more joyful, purposeful, and focused life. It is one thing to admit that possessions don't equal happiness… it is something else to recognize how they keep us from it.

13 Tiny Homes That Will Make You Want to Downsize More Like This: Explore our Tiny Houses Section. See The Latest: Go Back Home to See Our Latest Tiny Houses. comments. Leave a Comment. Name. Email. Website. Comment. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

Couple Turn Shed into a Tiny House for less than $3,000! This is the story of a creative couple who turned a shed into a $3,000 tiny house in Creedmoor, North Carolina. One of the most unique things about it is the tea kettle kitchen sink! Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks! Images Derek Diedricksen /

Handmade Gypsy Caravan Tiny House For Sale This is a handmade gypsy caravan tiny house that's for sale. It's a rolling work of art built by Barry Howard out of Big Sur, California. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks! Images Barry Howard. Images Barry Howard. It's available for $20,000 out of Big Sur, California.

EuroCabin Log Cabin Tiny House Vacation on South Prairie Creek This is the EuroCabin log cabin tiny house vacation on South Prairie in Buckley, Washington by Simplify Tiny Homes. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks! Images via Airbnb. Images via Airbnb. Images via Simplify Tiny Homes. Our big thanks to Dean of Simplify Tiny Homes for sharing!.

Why 3D printed houses are a solution looking for a problem The problem in housing has never been technological; it is economic and social, whether you are in San Francisco or El Salvador.

Cargo Bike Riding in a Small Town The tough parts of our cargo bike usage in the city were mostly with the location of the bike storage room in our condo building. Bike parking was always at a premium and not every spot fit our big bike. The bike room was on the first floor of the underground parking and behind two heavy fire doors.

Amsterdam's Bridge Houses Transformed into Sweet, Tiny Hotel Rooms The city's 28 iconic bridge houses are being transformed into little hotel rooms with views of the canals, rivers, and bustling bicycle culture. 11 of the 28 bridges are now SWEETS hotel rooms located in various places around the city. The rest will be remodeled over the next few years.

5 Reasons Capsule Wardrobes Are Silly And Expensive But I don't buy into the capsule wardrobe fad. In the long run, capsule wardrobes can be silly and expensive. You've probably seen the pages and posts about capsule wardrobes. The idea is simple: You only keep 33 items of clothing, including shoes and jewelry, in your wardrobe.

Vegan Collard Green Burritos This recipe comes together quick! It requires just 8 ingredients and 30 minutes to make. It starts with big, fresh collard greens that have been stuffed with all the tasty things: Walnut Taco Meat, Vegan Mexican Cheese Spread, avocado, cilantro, onion, Red Salsa, and sprouts!

Bring Your Questions About Money and Minimalism Next week, we will hit the road for our three-city Simply Southern Tour, and we're bringing some special guests with us.

Why summer's a great time to declutter We've just returned from a mid-week break on the North Norfolk coast. After weeks of wall-to-wall sunshine, we drove into grey, cloudy skies and endured the coldest, windiest few days I can ever remember on holiday. Typical! It was so chilly, we had to buy a windcheater for me and a new jacket for Mr G.

Asian Eggplant and Mushroom with Garlic-Tamari Sauce This recipe, Asian eggplant and mushroom with garlic-tamari sauce came to me one evening as I was in the kitchen planning dinner. I was really stuck for ideas and asked my mum before she left what to make. She gave me a handful of suggestions, which I turned down.

RE/MAX Tiny House to Help Tiny Tots This is the RE/MAX tiny house on wheels that is up for auction to benefit the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. It was built by architecture students at Henry Ford College. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thank you! Images RE/MAX/Tiny Home Tiny Tots.

Civil War Theme Tiny House with a Piano Bed This is a civil war themed tiny house on wheels with a piano bed! Can you imagine living in a tiny house with your own favorite theme? You could! What would be your tiny home's theme? Shorty Robbins / Associates. Tiny House Giant Journey. Tiny House Giant Journey.

Smoking out the differences in smoke detectors It's time to pull out the ionization detectors and go photoelectric. These kinds of newspaper headlines are depressingly common. The copy in the article says "there were no working smoke alarms." This is a significant difference in nuance; smoke detectors have been legally required in all housing for decades.

Tiny Victorian Cottage on 4 Acres in Maine This is a tiny victorian cottage on a foundation in Monroe, Maine. It sits on a 4 acre lot and was originally built in 1986. The 424 sq. ft. cottage and property are currently listed for $139,500. The property features an additional guest cottage / studio too.

Family Builds 16ft Tiny House using Recycled Materials! This is a family of four's 16ft tiny home on wheels. It's the tiny house story of a husband and wife, their two kids, and their two dogs.

Family's 38ft Carpathian Tiny House This is one family's 38ft Carpathian Tiny Home on Wheels built by Tiny Idahomes. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks! Images Tiny Idahomes. Images Tiny Idahomes. Our big thanks to Anca Collinsworth of Tiny Idahomes for sharing!. You can share this using the e-mail and social media re-share buttons below.

Toddler sized bunk bed with slide and den Using the IKEA KURA reversible bed as the base, I made a toddler sized bunk bed with slide and den. It cost me approximately £210 including screws. And the whole project took about 24 hours, spread over 3 days. First I made up the KURA bed as a high sleeper.

9500 - Tiny House / Cabin Camp WITH Land in NM for sale! So I really haven't talked about this so much lately, as, well, I've been beyond busy, but I've decided to sell my plot of land near Deming NM - which I've owned for almost 20 years. The plot also has this unique little camp shelter parked on it now….which is included with the land.

Five Questions Worth Asking Before Buying Before committing to the next purchase, ask yourself five questions:. Can I afford to part with this money? If you have to charge it to a credit card, you can't afford it. Can I pay the actual cost? Remember, the true cost of a thing stretches far beyond the price on the price tag.

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