Dear Young Women

Dear Young Women

Dear Young Women (either newly or currently unmarried), Lean in for some hard truths that will open your wide, pre-wife eyeballs and possibly blow your mind. Here's how my husband is romantic and shows me his love after nearly 15 years together. Spoiler alert: It in...

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When The Rain Is More Than Rain

When The Rain Is More Than Rain

Because sometimes the rain is more than rain--its a downright life-threatening storm. Because it's in the moments that follow the fear and the thunder that shed the most light on what we have to be grateful for. Yesterday we had to skip a birthday party--one of our...

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How to Certify Your Tiny Home

How to Certify Your Tiny Home

Our family of four researched for a year before deciding to downsize. After wading through overwhelming medical debt, struggling to battle school systems to meet our son’s special needs, and feeling house poor because of a lack of employment opportunities in the rural...

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Tiny House Winterizing Must-Haves

Tiny House Winterizing Must-Haves

Last year we walked you through our winterization process. This year we are going to guide you through what warms us in our tiny home through the cold Ohio winters. Stock up and enjoy one-click shopping with the best deals linked right in. Everything on our list is...

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The Reality of Middle Class Motherhood

The Reality of Middle Class Motherhood

In no way am I trying to make wealthy people feel guilt. Whether you were born into it or you've scraped your way from the bottom earning every decimal point in your account, there you are. And here I am. In the throes of motherhood and in my 30s, having changed...

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How to Keep Your Kids Happy in a Tiny Home

How to Keep Your Kids Happy in a Tiny Home

Living in a tiny house has become quite popular these days. A quick Google search, and you’ll find all kinds of articles about couples or single folks living the tiny life. What you don’t see, are stories about how families live in tiny houses. Maybe there aren’t as...

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How Downsizing and Living Simple Has Transformed My Child

How Downsizing and Living Simple Has Transformed My Child

One year ago, we sold the farm (literally) and drastically downsized our lives into a 36-foot RV. We shed furniture, toys, clothes — and stress. In the process, we also saw a transformation in our extreme child, who has found contented calm in our new tiny life. My...

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Don’t Just Wear The Suit, Rock The Suit

Don’t Just Wear The Suit, Rock The Suit

I'm a plus-sized mom and I wore the suit. No I didn't just wear that bad boy, I rocked that spandex leotard-like one piece like it was my J-O-B! Here's why. Y'all as I walked to the water park in our resort, my anxiety was on 10. I was baking from the Orlando sun in...

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So You Wanna Go Tiny? Let’s Talk Toilets!

So You Wanna Go Tiny? Let’s Talk Toilets!

When catching up with tiny house builders across the country, they all agree on one thing: They talk about toilets…a lot! Why Are Toilets Such A Big Deal? When building a traditional home, toilets are pretty much basic outside of fancy upgrades like a dual flushing....

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Tips to Live by if You Are Planning on Living Tiny

Tips to Live by if You Are Planning on Living Tiny

The view from your bedroom window can vary each morning if you decide to live tiny on wheels. The trends toward living tiny and minimalism are sweeping across the nation. People are shedding the restrictive chains of material items and opting for a more simplistic...

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Surviving Simplified Living With Kids: 5 Must-Know Tips

Surviving Simplified Living With Kids: 5 Must-Know Tips

The tiny living movement is growing wildly in popularity, however, it is important to really evaluate things before you decide to downsize-especially if you have kids in tow. We have been living in under 300 square feet for almost a year now and loving every minute of...

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10 Days to A Happy Target Father’s Day

10 Days to A Happy Target Father’s Day

So, Father's Day admittedly sneaks up on me every single year. I have great intentions, like most mamas, but life is crazy busy. If you are like me, you may be running out of time to order online and have the perfect gift shipped before the actual celebration date of...

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Father’s Day Finds for Every Type of Dad

Father’s Day Finds for Every Type of Dad

Let's not mince words here. Every dad has things they'd like to have,  even if they say not to get them anything for Father's Day. Here is a hearty list of gifts for every kind of dad! For the Athletic Dad: Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones - Click HERE for $50 off!...

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What’s Holding You Back From Going Tiny?

What’s Holding You Back From Going Tiny?

The idea of simplification can be appealing to anyone, regardless of the size of their home. If downsizing is on your mind, do it. Even if you don’t go tiny yet, you won’t regret ridding yourself of ‘stuff’. However, if you are yearning to build a tiny house, try it...

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5 Things to Watch Out For When Buying Used

5 Things to Watch Out For When Buying Used

From cars to houses, making a large purchase comes with big commitment. No matter what two people you ask, you will likely get different responses on the how to's of making this financial decision. Buying or building tiny does come with its own caveats that differ...

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