How-To Estimate Appliance and Home Energy Use

Part of moving off-grid is having a realistic understanding of your personal and your homes energy consumption. If - like most of American households - you use appliances or home electronics chances … More

2014 – Q4: By the numbers

We have been asked on several occasions how we can afford to "camp" all the time or to travel full-time. The important thing to remember is that traveling and living a nomadic lifestyle is our … More

Raising the budget conscious baby

I have heard the call. After announcing we were expecting our first baby, a number of you asked how we expected to put not just two but THREE people in our tiny house. Questions ranged from What about … More


How (not) To Tow The Tiny House

Part of the allure of building a tiny house is the idea that you can take your home anywhere you want, almost anytime you want. And with their almost sticks 'n bricks sort of … More

Life On The Road As A Digital Nomad

The life of a digital nomad is all about being location independent. A new millenium buzzword? Perhaps. The 21st century telecommuter? Sure. Valid way of living the life of travel … More

Washing Your Clothes When On The Road

I wasn't responsible for my own laundry until I had moved away to college. I was a freshly minted 17-year old faced with a a roll of quarters someone had given me for a high school … More