Tiny Blue Devil Continues To Grow

Building a tiny house is one of those odd projects that seems to move slowly yet moves incredibly quick. While the visual results may not seem great, the amount of work is often mind-numbing. Since the start of January and the initial deck installation, the tiny house...

Tiny Blue Devil Officially Gets Underway

Many of you may remember me talking about my mentor role with South Lenoir High School in an effort to build a tiny house on wheels with their construction trades program. Called the Tiny Blue Devil we are building a 20' Elm (plans courtesy of Tumbleweed Tiny House...

Tiny Houses and Small Homes Can Free You From A Mortgage

When we were thinking of transitioning to Tiny r(E)volution v.3.0 we were perhaps most concerned about having to enter back into the mortgage pool. We knew we didn't have as much as we would like for a down payment. We knew our monthly budget was one we were happy...

Save Money on MPOWERD Solar Lights Now

We did a review of the MPOWERD Solar Lights for Tiny House Blog a while back and they are pretty darned amazing. (see video post here) In fact, I chose to do the video review because I had been using 4 Luci Lights already and just felt like others could benefit from...

Dayton Mini Jam To Side Saddle Homearama in June

On June 19 I'll be flying to Dayton, Ohio to give a weekends worth of presentations on tiny house living and - more specifically - the history of little digs. As part of the Dayton (Miami Valley) Homearama event the Tiny House Jamboree is hosting a "Dayton Mini Jam."...

Enhancing Your Home With Essential Oils

I remember so fondly being just 14 years old and smelling rose water for the first time. In retrospect I feel like it was a room spray diluted from a much more potent oil. It was amazing nonetheless as it brought a sense of relaxation, peace, and calm to me. To this...

doTERRA And A Guide To A Healthy Pregnancy

It is probably pretty obvious that only one of us in this partnership knows about pregnancy first hand. However, as a work-from-home-husband/dad I was fortunate to spend a fair amount of time with Crystal during her pregnancy. I can remember a number of conversations...

Preventative Healthcare and Simple Living

Since the beginning of Tiny r(E)volution and this web community we have covered a number of subject and extension interests ranging from the obvious (sourcing materials to building a tiny house) to the shameless (think: self-promotion) to the agricultural (remember...

Are Tiny House Loans a Good Idea?

Talk of Tiny House Loans is heating up on the interwebs. A little while ago Thom Stanton of Timber Trails posted this warning about lending scams targeted toward the movement. More recently, Tiny House Lending (which partners with licensed U.S. lenders) expanded their...

The Perfect Tiny House Trailer Has Arrived

Since our initial tiny house build in 2010 it seems trailers for tiny houses have become so much more advanced than the reclaimed Shasta travel trailer frame we plucked from Craigslist for a mere $600. With reinforced rail framing, electronic braking systems, powder...

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