The Simple Tiny House

simple tiny house

The other day I shared with you Michael Janzen’s Tiny House Design System. You can check it out here: Unleash Your Inner Tiny House Designer: Must-Have Toolbox. Michael says: Imagine being able to design your tiny house easily, almost like you were playing with blocks. Sounds intriguing, doesn’t it? Well, … Read more

The Buslife Kitchen Cookbook created in a tiny kitchen!

Newly engaged couple, AJ and Ayana live DIY school bus conversion tiny home that’s only 90 sqft. It’s their ticket to pursuing their passions, from art to gourmet cooking. AJ just released The Buslife Kitchen Cookbook for nomads, completely developed in their off-the-grid tiny kitchen! “Well, it is certainly not … Read more

Rolling Homes – Shelter on Wheels

Rolling Homes book cover

Lloyd Kahn recently released his latest book Rolling Homes. A follow-up to his Tiny Homes book. The book is full of unique handmade and homemade rolling homes. They include the following: Vans All-Terrain Vehicles and Cars Solar-Powered Vehicles Pickups with Camper Shells House Trucks House Buses Trailers Cycles This book … Read more

Tiny House Floor Plans Second Edition

Michael Janzen started publishing the Tiny House Design (2008) blog about a year after I started the Tiny House Blog. Michael is a designer at heart and in 2012 he published his first book Tiny House Plans. You can follow Michael’s current work at Tiny House Floor Plans became … Read more

Tiny House Coloring Book

My friend Ethan Waldman from is constantly creating new and also fun tiny house products. His latest and I can’t wait to get my hands on it is a tiny house coloring book entitled “Color Me Tiny.” Here is Ethans description of the coloring book. Are you fascinated with … Read more

Building A Wood-Framed Panelized Yurt

I’ve always been a big fan of Yurts. I love the feeling of being in the round. There are many varieties out there and a new book has been released recently that I have gotten to review. It is called Building A Wood-Framed Panelized Yurt and is written by Marvin … Read more

Micro Living Book Review

Derek “Desk” Diedricksen of and I go way back. In fact, I have a copy of his very first book in my Tiny House book collection. He published and literally put it together in his basement and mailed it out personally to me. We have also become good friends … Read more

The BIG Tiny House Reading List

Summer is still here. Time for leisure reading time at the pool or in the hammock. Maybe with all this good weather you’re building your dream tiny home and wondering what comes next. Whether you are looking for downsizing tips, lifestyle inspiration, tiny home swoon or building tips, I have … Read more

Top 5 Books I Think Should Inspire Me

I am an avid reader…..of short blurbs. That’s right. It is a nasty confession but definitely one that needs to be voiced. When I was almost 4 years old I read my first sentence by myself. I learned through phonics so my reading foundation was strong. As I grew so … Read more