Gypsy Rose

Because of their size and aesthetics, tiny houses lend themselves to being named: weeHouse, Tumbleweed, Box Turtle. Rarely do you see a 3,500 square foot house with a name. Kevin Rose named his mobile house Gypsy Rose, after his last name and the fact that his lifestyle in this tiny … Read more

Tiny Artists’ Retreats

Lori Marie is an artist/craftista who works out of a tiny house in her backyard in Oakland. She fills it with her crafting supplies, sewing machine and computer, her French bulldog Matilda, and lots of color. Her pretty little studio has a tiny deck and even a tiny garden. She … Read more

Gypsy Caravans

When I was a child, my favorite book was “Danny, the Champion of the World” by Roald Dahl. Danny and his father live in a gypsy caravan in the English countryside in the 1950s and run a small gas station. Adventure ensues when Danny finds out his father is secretly … Read more

Park Model Resorts

Our idea of romance: My husband and I spent our honeymoon in a park model at the White Rock Resort in Smith River, California. When we first drove by the the resort on a previous trip to the coast, my husband jammed on the brakes of the car and exclaimed … Read more

Roughin’ It in a Cavco Cabin

Would you like to enjoy camping without having to set up a tent or paying for the gas on a large RV or trailer? Many state parks and campgrounds offer small cabins where you can still enjoy the outdoors in comfort. Last weekend, I visited McArthur-Burney Falls in northern California … Read more