Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast

Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast

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Conversations on how to plan, build, and live the tiny life. Learn from tiny house luminaries, builders, DIYers and more.


Organizing a Tiny House Festival with Miranda Aisling – #080
Oct 11 • 31 min
Miranda Aisling is returning to the Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast to update us on the upcoming Big Mass Tiny House Festival, and her plans to turn an unused public building in Beverly, Massachusetts into a community art hotel. Plus, what to do when you…
Real Estate Development and Tiny Houses: How to Build a Tiny House Village with Terry Lantrip – #079
Oct 4 • 44 min
I learned about Terry’s work through Alexis and Christian of Tiny House Expedition. Terry is in the process of creating an urban tiny house village in Lake Dallas, Texas, in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area. After working on this project for some…
Shou Sugi Ban and Bamboo: Old School Materials and Methods that are Better than Modern Techniques with Palo Coleman – #078
Sep 27 • 46 min
What natural material has the tensile strength of steel and can grow 12” in a single day? Bamboo! On today’s show, I’m chatting with my friend Palo Coleman about alternative and old-school building methods and materials that are better than what we do…
Representation Matters in the Tiny House Movement: Talking Diversity and Inclusion with Jewel Pearson – #077
Sep 20 • 41 min
Jewel is leading the conversation on inclusiveness and diversity in the tiny house movement and is a wonderful interview guest. We talk about a wide range of topics, from her own tiny house and the special features inside it, to some issues that persist…
Can You Heat your Tiny House with Compost? The Compost Powered Water Heater with Gaelan Brown – #076
Sep 13 • 45 min
On today’s show, we will be exploring the possibility of heating your tiny house with compost. Not long ago, I came across a book called The Compost-Powered Water Heater. It’s only about 140 pages and I read it in one sitting. Author Gaelan Brown details…
How to Downsize Your Life in 31 Days with Brenda Mason – #075
Sep 6 • 41 min
Brenda Mason downsized from a 3100 sf, 5 bedroom home to a 310 sf converted motor coach tiny home in just 31 days. Brenda is passionate about helping others downsize their own lives, and she recommends doing it fast! In this conversation, Brenda shares…
Empowering Women to Learn Construction Project Management with Lee Pera – #074
Aug 30 • 39 min
Lee Pera is an early pioneer in the tiny house movement and she actually helped build the first tiny house community that I ever saw, which was Boneyard Studios in Washington D.C. I wanted to have Lee on the show because she is planning a tour to teach…
How a Tiny House Can Help You Become Financially Independent and Retire Early: Introduction to the FIRE movement with Diania Merriam #073
Aug 23 • 45 min
I’ve been wanting to introduce you to the FIRE movement for quite a long time, and I finally found the guest to do it! If you haven’t heard of it, FIRE stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. It’s a movement dedicated to extreme savings and…
Tiny House Trailer Types, Tricks and Trouble – #072
Aug 16 • 30 min
As I mentioned in my last episode of the Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast, I just finished teaching a two week design/build course at Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Waitsfield, Vermont. Working alongside other talented instructors was an inspiring…
Design a Tiny House To Fit Your Lifestyle with Erin Maile O’Keefe – #071
Aug 9 • 41 min
Erin Maile O’Keefe is a talented designer who designed and built the Paper Boat tiny house for herself and her husband, where they live in the backyard of a house that they own. In this conversation we’ll break down the Paper Boat design, and in the…
What Happens When Your Builder Goes Bankrupt with Lindsay Wood from Experience Tiny Homes – #070
Aug 2 • 42 min
Lindsay and her husband Eric were not expecting to build their tiny home themselves. In fact, they hired a builder expecting the house to be finished for them. Part way through the build, their builder went out of business and they were left with the…
Heating with a Pellet Stove, Getting Outdoors, and Learning to Build with Sierra Martin – #069
Jul 26 • 35 min
Sierra Martin decided to skip the expensive rent in Burlington, Vermont and instead built herself a tiny house on wheels. When she started, she had no building skills. Her beautiful home is heated with a pellet stove and features bright, beautiful wood…
They’ve Built Nearly 70 Custom Tiny Houses: Inside Liberation Tiny Homes with Matt Meshey – #068
Jul 19 • 32 min
Liberation Tiny Homes combines fine Amish craftsmanship, affordable pricing, and a pretty quick turnaround time to produce a tiny house package that is pretty appealing. They have preset models, they have custom models, and they can work in a range of…
Teaching Kids about the Tiny House Movement with BA Norrgard and Rebecca Flansburg – #067
Jul 12 • 35 min
Talking to kids about downsizing, minimalism, and going tiny can be difficult. That’s why my guests Becky Flansburg and BA Norrgard decided to write a children’s book. Sissy Goes Tiny was created to share the process of going tiny from a child’s…
Tiny Houses as Functional Art: Abel Zyl on Hand-Building Dreamy, Moveable Tiny Homes #066
Jul 5 • 58 min
As tiny houses are getting larger and more similar, my guest Abel Zyl is still building handmade pieces of functional art. He hand builds windows, doors, roofs, and more, and incorporates amazing curves that lend the houses an almost fairytale or…
Inside the Used Tiny House Market with Steven Harrell – #065
Jun 28 • 33 min
Steven Harrel is the founder of Tiny House Listings, where an average of 10 tiny homes are bought and sold each day. Steven shares what trends he sees in the tiny house market, tips on how to get a great deal as a buyer, and what exciting projects are…
The Unexpected Benefits and Challenges of Living Tiny with Dee Williams
Jun 21 • 58 min
In this wide ranging interview, we start before Dee ever built her own tiny house on wheels, and explore how this tiny pioneer chose to downsize into 84 square feet. Dee Williams was one of the first high profile tiny house dwellers and being first isn’t…
Lloyd Kahn’s Advice on Building a Home, Reconsidering a Tiny House On Wheels, and Documenting 50 Years of DIY Dwellings
Jun 14 • 44 min
If you don’t recognize the name Lloyd Kahn you’ve probably seen one of his books. Lloyd published the seminal book, Shelters in 1973, documenting alternative housing ideas not limited to but including tiny houses, well before the current modern movement.…
How to Compost in the City Using Red Worms: A Guide to Vermicomposting with Erika Backberg
Jun 7 • 51 min
In This Episode: -What is vermicomposting? -How did Erika get started vermicomposting? -What is the process for vermicomposting? -How to make sure you use the right kind of plastic bins? -How do you harvest compost from your vermicompost system? -What do…
Musician’s Modular Tiny House Combines Foundation and Trailer
May 31 • 32 min
Meet Asha Mevlana and her ‘Amplified’ Tiny House. Asha is an electric violinist for the Trans Siberian Orchestra. She has toured with Gnarls Barkley, Dee Snider of Twisted sister and performed regularly on the American Idol show. In 2016 she built her…
How to Prepare for a Full Time Mobile Lifestyle with Macy Miller
May 24 • 51 min
After over 40,000 miles of traveling in her homemade travel trailer with her two kids partner and a dog, Macy Miller has created an online course called Fulltime RV Travel to help others learn how to live the mobile lifestyle. Full notes, links and photos…
How to Build with Aircrete: The Low Cost, Eco-Friendly Building Material of the Future with Hajjar Gibran
May 17 • 43 min
While building The Gibran Center, Hajjar developed a way of building domes that gained international recognition. He invented equipment and coined the word Aircrete while founding Domegaia to help answer the need for quality low cost housing.
Living Off-Grid in Hawaii: Zeena’s DIY Gooseneck Tiny Home for Three – #058
May 10 • 36 min
What do you do when you can’t afford to buy a house in the place you grew up? My guest Zeena Fontanilla and her husband built a DIY Gooseneck Tiny House and now live completely off-grid and mortgage free.
Living the Vanlife for the Long Haul: How to Build a Sustainable Lifestyle with Kathleen Morton – #057
May 3 • 42 min
Kathleen Morton travels and lives part time out of her 1987 Toyota van with her dog Peaches. Kathleen is the founder of Tiny House, Tiny Footprint, a community she created to share stories about those choosing alternative lifestyles, living more…
How to Survive a Vermont Winter in a Tiny House – #056
Apr 26 • 25 min
Now that spring has finally come to Vermont, I thought it would be a good time to talk to you about what it’s like to live in a tiny house in the winter in the northeastern United States, where temperatures can get as low as 30 degrees below zero…
How to Build a Healthy Tiny House with Isabelle Nagel-Brice – #055
Apr 18 • 48 min
Isabelle Nagel-Brice is a tiny house consultant, guiding people through the different phases of their builds. She has put together The Healthy Tiny House Kit, which she offers to DIY and professional builders looking to build a chemical free and healthy…
There’s No Such Thing as a Composting Toilet with Humanure Handbook Author Joe Jenkins – #054
Apr 12 • 57 min
The Humanure Handbook was something of an accidental literary phenomenon. Joe Jenkins began writing the book as a Master of Science in Sustainable Systems thesis in the early 90s. Not content with academic convention, but fascinated with the topic of…
Tiny Off Grid Living in the Arizona Desert with Derek ‘Handeeman’ Howlett – #053
Apr 5 • 59 min
Derek Handeeman Howlett is a digital entrepreneur in Southern Arizona with his wife Hannah. Together they built a 24’ long tiny house and have been living in it together for the past 2 years completely off grid. He documented his entire Tiny House build…
From Empty Lot to Tiny House Community with Bob Lieb – #052
Mar 29 • 41 min
Bob Lieb has a 56 Year History in Business, manufacturing, commercial real estate and is the developer behind Escalante Village- Colorado’s first Tiny Home Community in Durango Colorado.
How Tiny House Living Sparked a Life of Entrepreneurship with Jess Sullivan – #051
Mar 22 • 33 min
After designing, building, and living with her husband in their off-grid tiny house from 2013 to 2017, Jess Sullivan has become a seasoned tiny house dweller, blogger, and inspirational speaker best known throughout New England. She continues to write…
High Performance Building for Tiny Homes with Corbett Lunsford – #050
Mar 15 • 50 min
Corbett and his wife Grace created and co-host the first TV series about home performance, called Home Diagnosis, which airs on PBS stations nationwide. It features their TinyLab, which they designed and built (and still live in 3 years later) to teach…
Fire Resistant Design for Tiny Houses with Vina Lustado – #049
Mar 8 • 41 min
Vina Lustado is both a tiny house dweller and a professional designer. Her designs incorporate lots of light and open space, with a focus on how the space is used by the inhabitants. After her tiny homes survived the Ojai wild fires in 2017, Vina has…
“Sexy and Intentional”: How to Design and Build High End Tiny Homes with David Latimer – #048
Mar 1 • 42 min
David Latimer is the CEO, Founder, and Lead Designer of New Frontier Tiny Homes. Born and raised in Nashville, TN, David has always been fascinated by the form and function of structures, good design, and asking why. David is obsessed with uncompromising…
How to Save for a Tiny House with YNAB founder Jesse Mecham – #047
Feb 22 • 34 min
Jesse Mecham is the founder of YNAB. He teaches individuals, families, and business owners Four Rules for thinking about their money in a whole new way. While broke and a newly married college student, Jesse launched his original software as a…
After Five Years of Tiny Living, What’s Broken and What’s Changed? #046
Feb 15 • 31 min
Since completing my tiny house, I’ve changed my heater, hot water heater, and refrigerator. Find out what went wrong and why I decided to make the changes on today’s episode.
Exploring Alternative Lifestyles with Youtubers Mat and Danielle – #045
Feb 8 • 39 min
Mat & Danielle is the couple behind the Exploring Alternatives YouTube channel. They’re interested in sharing videos about how and why more and more people (including themselves) are choosing to live in vans, tiny houses, and green buildings. They sold…
How to Build a Tiny House That Breathes: Sustainable Lifestyle Choices and Biomimicry with Vera Struck – #044
Feb 1 • 47 min
In a world of diminishing resources, Vera Struck has taken it as a moral imperative to reduce her footprint. So she set herself a challenge: To build a tiny house for under $20k, without any previous building experience, raising all the money herself,…
Build a Tiny House Rental Empire for Cheap on Rented Land with Sponsored Materials – MJ Boyle #043
Jan 25 • 46 min
In this episode, MJ shares the nitty gritty of how she set up her tiny house airbnb mini empire (5 houses total), including how she found the land and how her agreement with the landowner is structured. I also ask the question that’s been burning in my…
How to Find a Tiny House Community or Start Your Own with Jill Kanto #042
Jan 18 • 27 min
In 2012, Jill was newly divorced with two small children, and limited child support. Struggling to reduce her expenses, Jill found the tiny house movement. When her mom offered to loan her money to build a tiny house, she had three days to decide whether…
How to Legalize Tiny Houses in Your City through Advocacy with Will Johnston #041
Jan 11 • 41 min
Will Johnston is a thought leader and innovator in the micro living world. Over the past four years, his organization has enabled policy change and brought acceptance of micro structures in the Southeast through events, projects and advocacy. His…
19th Century Tiny House with a Piano Bed and Hidden Amenities with Shorty Robbins – #040
Jan 4 • 35 min
Shorty’s Tiny House Nawaka is full of surprises. It’s got a bed that folds up inside of an upright piano. It’s got a giant drop-leaf table that was cut in half and bolted to the wall. There’s a big copper sink with a faucet that *looks* like pump. Why?…
Living the Tiny House Lifestyle on a Sailboat with Chris DiCroce – #039
Dec 28, 2018 • 48 min
Have you ever considered a tiny house on the water? My guest today is Chris DiCroce and together with his wife Melody, Chris went from never having lived on a sailboat to nearly 6 years on the water. Tiny houses and Sailboats share a lot of DNA when it…
The 99% Repurposed Tiny Homestead in Orlando: Extreme Lifestyle Design with Rob Greenfield – #038
Dec 21, 2018 • 46 min
Rob Greenfield is an adventurer, environmental activist, humanitarian, and dude making a difference. He is dedicated to leading the way to a more sustainable and just world. Rob is currently living in a 100 square foot tiny house made of 99% repurposed…
The Tiny House Kit You Can Build: Inside the Jamaica Cottage Shop with Domenic Mangano – #037
Dec 14, 2018 • 33 min
Domenic Mangano is the Senior Designer, Founder and President of Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. founded in 1995. With meager beginnings of building dog houses on the side of the road the company is uniquely positioned to supply tiny house kits across North…
Build a Tiny House in the Trees with Treehouse Masters’ Daryl McDonald – #036
Dec 7, 2018 • 38 min
Daryl McDonald is a Project Manager and Designer with Nelson Treehouse and Supply, based in Fall City, WA. Daryl has been a professional treehouse builder for over 18 years. He is the “crafty veteran” of the crew, having been involved in over 250 builds…
How to Convert a School Bus to a Tiny House on Wheels and Why You’d Want To with Michael Fuehrer – #035
Nov 30, 2018 • 41 min
Michael Fuehrer from Navigationnowhere has been living in his tiny house school bus for just over two years and is passionate about supporting and developing the buslife community. Over the past two years, what started as a summer road trip in a bus has…
How Abby Hobson Created the Worlds Largest Legal Tiny House Community – #034
Nov 23, 2018 • 30 min
Abby is the founder and CEO of Tiny Estates, the worlds largest solely tiny house on wheels community.
How to Build an Affordable Tiny House with Andrew Bennett – #033
Nov 16, 2018 • 33 min
Andrew Bennett Owns Trekker Trailers and CoOwns Core Housing Solutions. He Co founded Buildsworth.com a Tiny house inspection service. He’s been Featured on HGTV, DIY network, FYI and more, and recently gave a TedX talk on how living Tiny can make for an…
How to Road School Your Extreme Children in a Tiny House with Brynn Burger #032
Nov 9, 2018 • 42 min
Brynn blogs at The Mama On The Rocks about how she and her husband live tiny with their two kids and pup. They made the move to simplify to afford to Roadschool their extreme children and focus on reclaiming the joy that life should be about.
How to Sell Everything, Build a Van, and Explore the World with Jayme and John Serbell – #031
Nov 2, 2018 • 38 min
Meet Jayme and John from Gnomad Home. They left the stability of their9-5 life in the burbs’ for the unpredictable life of adventure living out of a 1996 Chevy Express van they built into a tiny house. Their passion is helping others, so they build a…
How to Downsize and Organize: Lessons from living in 90sf with Felice Cohen – #030
Oct 26, 2018 • 27 min
Today’s show is all about learning how to downsize and organize any size space. Felice Cohen became famous when a video of her 90 square foot Manhattan apartment went viral on YouTube. Despite suffering a panic attack on her first night in the loft,…
7 Lessons From The Tiny House Movement That Will Help You Travel The World – #029
Oct 19, 2018 • 47 min
What do tiny houses have to do with travel? In this conversation with Jason, we’ll talk about 7 ways that living tiny can help you travel more. Even if long term travel isn’t your goal, if you’re hoping to one day live tiny, don’t miss this conversation!
How to Price Hack Your Tiny House and Save 30-80% on Your Build with Steven and Sarahi Mejia – #028
Oct 12, 2018 • 41 min
Do you want to learn how to save up to 80% on everything you buy for your tiny house? Then this is the interview for you! My guests Steven and Sarahi tell their story of downsizing from a 2,000SF house and a life of overconsumption to a beautiful 350sf…
What is home? Musings on the tiny life, family, and adventure with Andrew and Gabriella Morrison – #027
Oct 5, 2018 • 45 min
Andrew & Gabriella Morrison are the creators of the hOMe tiny house, TinyHousePlans.com, TinyHouseBuild.com, and co-authors of Tiny House Appendix Q. They live 9 months out of the year on their 42’ sailboat cruising the azure waters of the Sea of Cortez.
Introduction to Steel Framed Tiny Homes – #026
Sep 28, 2018 • 44 min
Volstrukt’s Zac Siegler is here to talk about benefits, disadvantages, and cost differences of a steel framed tiny houses. Having spent the last 3 years involved in the structural decisions made when building a mobile tiny house, Zac Siegler and his team…
She Travels the Country in a Tiny House with a Mini Pig named Crusher: Tales of Tiny Life with Hilarie Kaczetow – #025
Sep 21, 2018 • 43 min
Hilarie built her tiny house on wheels over the course of three years in central NJ. After moving into her dream tiny house in September of 2017, she bought her road companion and best friend, Crusher the mini pig and traveled over 16,000 miles in over 22…
How to Advocate for Tiny House Legalization: Los Angeles LATCH Collective’s Teresa Baker – #024
Sep 14, 2018 • 34 min
Teresa Baker believes in harnessing the power of community to achieve big , and tiny, accomplishments! She’s the cofounder of LATCH Collective which is a support network for DIY builders. She also leads advocacy efforts in LA and Statewide with the…
Project Management 101: Planning Your Tiny House Like a Pro With Super Curator, Joel Zaslofsky – #023
Sep 7, 2018 • 40 min
Building a tiny house may be the biggest single project you ever take on. Big projects require more than just checklists. Enter: Project Management. Joel Zaslofsky is a simple living enthusiast and Project Management extraordinaire, and he’s here to…
Living in a Tiny House Stinks (Sometimes): Tiny Living 4 Years Later with Jenna Spesard – #022
Aug 31, 2018 • 30 min
Jenna built a Tiny House 4 years ago, traveled with it for one year, and has been parked in a Tiny House Community in Oregon for the past two years. She also travels abroad often and rents out her TIny House when she is away.
Introducing The Power Couple that Organizes the Country’s Biggest Tiny House Festivals, John and Fin Kernohan – #021
Aug 24, 2018 • 39 min
John and Fin Kernohan founded the United Tiny House Association, which has organized eight for-charity tiny house festivals – including the World’s 3 largest tiny house events. They have been living for six and a half years in their DIY off-grid 304sqft…
Designing Your Tiny House in Sketchup Viewing it in 3D with Tiny Nest’s Jake and Kiva – #020
Aug 17, 2018 • 37 min
The first time I met Kiva and Jake in person, Jake excitedly handed me what looked like some headgear from Star Trek and invited me to put it over my eyes. I was immediately transported from the hotel restaurant we were in to a 3 dimensional tiny house.…
She’s Giving Away 25 Tiny Houses: How Rev. Faith Fowler Catalyzes Equity Through Her Unique Tiny Homeownership Program – #019
Aug 10, 2018 • 30 min
Rev. Faith Fowler is the Senior Pastor of Cass Community United Methodist Church and Executive Director of Cass Community Social Services (CCSS), a Detroit nonprofit that is in the process of building 25 different Tiny Homes for the homeless in Detroit.…
How to Plan Your Off-Grid Solar Tiny House with Tesla’s Former Lead Solar Installer Mike Garofalo – #018
Aug 3, 2018 • 34 min
Mike Garofalo lives the #vanlife and is the former Tesla Lead Solar Installer. We’ll chat sizing your solar system, batteries, charge controllers, and more nerdy but important things.
The Surprising Benefits of Building a SIPs Tiny House with Patrick Sughrue – #017
Jul 27, 2018 • 36 min
What are the benefits of building a tiny house with SIPs? How should you approach designing for SIPs? Are SIPs a safe material for chemically sensitive people? These questions and more in my interview with Patrick Sughrue from Artisan Tiny House.
How to Cook Like a Pro in Your Tiny House Kitchen with Carmen Shenk – #016
Jul 20, 2018 • 26 min
Carmen is a retired chef and restaurant owner who has lived with her husband and dog in 125 sq ft since 2014. She is a speaker, author, and coach helping people navigate the transition to life in a tiny home – especially the kitchen.
Tiny House Insurance Q&A with Martin Burlingame – #015
Jul 13, 2018 • 35 min
Getting insurance for your tiny house on wheels hasn’t always been possible, but now there’s a company that has set out to bring homeowners style insurance to the tiny house market. My guest Martin Burlingame is the CEO of Tiny House Insurance. We learn…
How Tiny House Living can Shape Your Relationships, Career, and Life with Alek Lisefski – #014
Jul 6, 2018 • 33 min
It’s not just about finances. Though many people are drawn to tiny house living for the financial benefits, living tiny has a way of changing the way you look at everything in your life. Living tiny for 3.5 years has had a lasting impact on my guest, Alek…
Chronicling the Tiny House Movement with Tiny House Magazine Publisher Kent Griswold – #013
Jun 29, 2018 • 29 min
If you’ve never heard of Kent Griswold, you’re probably mistaken! Kent runs the near-ubiquitous TinyHouseBlog and publishes the monthly Tiny House Magazine. In our wide-ranging conversation, we’ll talk about where Kent sees the movement going, plus what…
Documenting the Legalization of Tiny Homes from the Worlds most Travelled Tiny House with Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons – #012
Jun 22, 2018 • 33 min
Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons are the darlings of the tiny house movement. Their little house has been featured in countless news stories, a children’s book, and if you’ve attended one of the large national tiny house events, chances are you’ve…
Living the Minimalist Family Life: 3 People, 3 Cats, and a Dog in a 325sf Tiny House On Wheels with Emily Gerde – #011
Jun 15, 2018 • 35 min
Emily Gerde and her husband Justin, son Wyatt, three cats and one dog live in a 325 square foot tiny house on wheels. What’s it like raising a minimalist family with plans to grow in tiny house? How do you keep the intake of stuff to a minimum while…
Tiny House Wood Stoves: Installation, Maintenance, and Lifestyle with Nick Peterson – #010
Jun 8, 2018 • 28 min
Are you considering heating your tiny house with wood? My guest today is Nick Peterson from TinyWoodStove.com. We’ll talk about what the common installation mistakes Nick sees with tiny house wood stoves, how do you handle keeping your house warm when the…
How to Rightsize Your Life and Retire to a Tiny House with Jody Brady – #009
Jun 1, 2018 • 37 min
In 2014, after living in a series of traditionally scaled houses, Jody and her husband Bill decided it was time to “right-size” their living space. They designed and built our tiny home in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia, and the’ve been living tiny…
Decluttering, Downsizing, and Bad Builders with Jenn Baxter – #008
May 25, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, Jenn Baxter shares some of her techniques to help you start decluttering and downsizing, and tells the “buyer beware” story of her tiny house. Jenn Baxter is an accomplished author, speaker and blogger based in Charlotte, North Carolina.…
Michael Janzen on the Tiny House Movement and 10 Years of TinyHouseDesign.com – #007
May 18, 2018 • 46 min
Michael Janzen established TinyHouseDesign.com all the way back in 2008. Janzen is a prolific designer, offering tiny house plans in many different shapes and sizes. He is also the author of Tiny House Floor Plans and 101 Tiny House Designs. I’m…
5 Harps in a Tiny House with Ella Dawn Jenkins – #006
May 11, 2018 • 34 min
Ella is a Harpist, artist and singer/songwriter in the Bay Area who lived in 120 sq feet with 2 people and a big floppy dog for over 5 years. Ella was an early blogger in the tiny house movement, and was an early inspiration for me while I was building my…
The Wonderful World of Miranda’s Hearth: Living a life full of art, finding community, and tiny House Festivals with Miranda Aisling – #005
May 4, 2018 • 29 min
Miranda Aisling’s mission is to reconnect art to daily life, a purpose you can see throughout her work as an interdisciplinary artist, community organizer, and entrepreneur. She built her tiny house, Aubergine, as a public art project in 2015 with the…
Reuse Expert Alex Eaves Built a Tiny House Box Truck for WHAT!? – #004
Apr 26, 2018 • 27 min
Alex is a reuse expert who embodies the reuse lifestyle. In 2008, Eaves began what he calls “the reuse life;” avoiding disposables and finding reuse solutions for his needs and wants. He recently completed a ~100 square foot box truck made from nearly…
Deek Diedricksen on Teaching Tiny, Developing Creativity, and DIY Salvage Tips – #003
Apr 14, 2018 • 33 min
Deek Diedricksen tiny house and tree house Author, builder, designer, and workshop host- former HGTV host of “Tiny House Builders” and “Extreme Small Spaces”. Just don’t get all “tinier than thou” on him!
Off Grid Tiny House Living in a Cold Climate IS Possible Ariel Mcglothin Shows us How – #002
Mar 16, 2018 • 30 min
Today I’d like to welcome to the show Ariel Mcglothin. Ariel lives in an off-grid tiny house called Fy Nyth nestled into the western mountains of Wyoming, a little over 6,000 feet above sea level. Her tiny house is powered by solar panels (when they…
Tiny House Family Living: Macy Miller on Traveling the Country with her Family of Five – #001
Feb 19, 2018 • 28 min
Macy Miller built a gooseneck tiny house on wheels that became internet famous, and has raised her two children there with her partner and Great Dane, Denver. Then she decided that it was too big. Now Macy is traveling the country in an 84sf homemade…