Updated Cost of Living Estimates

How much should a monthly cost of living be? As mentioned in the previous post, Baseline Living Costs, from over a year ago, one of the big topics Mrs Epic and I discussed quite a bit when we were talking about building and living in a tiny house included finances....
Tybee Island Trip

Tybee Island Trip

Tybee Island Trip Last night of our Tybee Island trip before we head home to our lovely tiny house in Tennessee! We played some Super Scrabble, watched and laughed at the hilarious show, Impractical Jokers, and watched the ocean waves from the comfort of the inside...
Tiny House Winter Heat

Tiny House Winter Heat

Tiny House Winter Heat For our Tiny House Winter Heat… we have two Envi convection heater units and they’re perfect! Sometimes Mrs. Epic has to bust out the small little space heater to keep her feet warm, but for the most part it keeps our kitty nice and...
Kitty on the DIY Stairs

Kitty on the DIY Stairs

DIY Stairs Our kitty, Bucket, loves to sit on the top step of the tiny house stairs. Click the link to read more about our tiny house stairs! He likes to perch on the top step so he can see everything going on in the house. In the photo below, it looks like he’s...
low key Christmas

low key Christmas

Low Key Christmas We celebrated a low key Christmas holiday weekend and it was awesome! We played #cards and watched Home Alone, The Santa Clause and The Grinch! We also went to go see “Acrobats of China” in Pigeon Forge! We definitely recommend checking...
Throw Back Thursday

Throw Back Thursday

Throw Back Thursday Here’s a fun Throw Back Thursday to when the one and only @realmklibrary from MKLIBRARY.COM visited us. He took this awesome photo from our tiny house loft while we were cooking some delicious food in our completely functional, Awesome tiny...
Fun Update

Fun Update

Fun Update Lots of things have happened in our #tinyhouse since we last posted. One of the most fun update thiings was getting a new triathlon bike and racing wheels!!! Check out Instagram: #Repost @ironwillruns (@get_repost)・・・#Dang. #Sophia (my race bike) is on...
Tiny House Survey – due March 1, 2017!

Tiny House Survey – due March 1, 2017!

Lauren Boeckermann is completing a senior thesis project exploring the features of tiny house living including: overall satisfaction, motivations, and participation in the online community, and she needs our help! If you are living in a tiny house (either renting or...
Tiny House Propane Cooktop Options

Tiny House Propane Cooktop Options

Tiny House Propane Cooktop Options During the research phase, we knew there were a lot of tiny house propane cooktop options. Here are some key things we had to consider: Do we want 2 burners or 4 burners? How much space are we going to have for the Tiny House Propane...
Best Refrigerators for Tiny Houses

Best Refrigerators for Tiny Houses

Best Refrigerators for Tiny Houses During the process of building a tiny house there is a lot of research that goes into each part! Living with one of the best refrigerators can make your life so much better. Tiny house refrigerator options can range anywhere from a...
Tiny House Water Heater Options

Tiny House Water Heater Options

Tiny House Water Heater Options There are many Water Heater Options when it comes to tiny house living. Whether you’re living a tiny house, RV, mobile home, a modern sized home or are wanting to live in something without a massive water heater tank, there...
Winterize Your Water Hose – Winter Prep Part 2

Winterize Your Water Hose – Winter Prep Part 2

Winterize Your Water Hose It is pretty simple to winterize your water hose so it does not freeze during winter. The heat tape is the most expensive item, but it’s well worth it over having frozen water in your lines! Step 1: Wrap your Hose in Aluminum Foil. Some...
Winter Prep for a Tiny House – Part 1

Winter Prep for a Tiny House – Part 1

Winter Prep for a Tiny House We did a few things for our winter prep for our tiny house. WINTER IS COMING! 1) We removed the sun screen shades that we installed during summer time to help block excess sunlight from penetrating the windows. You can see the Sun Screen...
Where have we been?

Where have we been?

Where have we been? I know there hasn’t been much posting in the past few months on the site or videos on the YouTube channel… and we promise we’re going to work on posting and updating more regularly. It’s just that since we decided to move...
How to do laundry in a Tiny House

How to do laundry in a Tiny House

How to do laundry in a Tiny House! One of the first questions people ask me, AFTER the “You really live in a tiny house?!!?!?” is, “But how do you do laundry in a tiny house?“ Well, wonder no more, my friends!  There are actually a few options...
Baseline living costs

Baseline living costs

How much money do you really need per month to be living comfortably? One of the big topics Mrs Epic and I discussed quite a bit when we were discussing building and living in a tiny house included finances. Check out the updated cost of living estimates as of April...
Tiny House Pet Accommodations

Tiny House Pet Accommodations

Tiny House Pet Accommodations! When you’re building a tiny house and considering the different aspects that are important and necessary in your house, you can’t forget about the furry members of your family (and no, I’m not referring to Uncle Frank)....
I left my job in “Corporate America”

I left my job in “Corporate America”

It’s true. I left my job. Honestly, it’s been almost a month or so since I left. I worked for one of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the world. The work I was doing was nothing but monotonous and fake. There was no real ability to think in the job or...
Tiny House Interior Updates (since moving)

Tiny House Interior Updates (since moving)

Interior Updates to our Tiny House We’ve done a few things to our tiny house since our move across the country. One of the first interior updates we did when we arrived in Tennessee was to put pictures and decorations up on the walls. This was something Mrs Epic...
DIY Tiny Office in a Tiny House

DIY Tiny Office in a Tiny House

We created a tiny office in our tiny house! As we’ve come to realize since we’ve lived in our tiny house for several months now, tiny house living is all about finding ways to make your living space work to your benefit. Since we decided to move across the...
Tiny House: move across the country

Tiny House: move across the country

We moved our tiny house from California to Tennessee. Roughly 2,300 miles in two and a half days. It was exciting, nerve-racking, scary, but ultimately very rewarding to move across the country with our tiny house on wheels. It all began with Mrs Epic’s birthday trip...
Tiny House Plumbing – Supply Water Lines

Tiny House Plumbing – Supply Water Lines

When it comes to installing plumbing in a tiny house, it’s not as difficult as it may seem.  I’m going to show you how we installed the supply water lines and gray water lines for our house, and list out all of the products we used and our reasoning behind...
Tiny House Plumbing – Gray Water Disposal

Tiny House Plumbing – Gray Water Disposal

An important consideration for all tiny housers, “Where will our waste water go?”  Truthfully, I don’t like to even call it waste water.  A waste is something that can’t be recycled, restored, or reused, which is not always the case with gray...
Tiny House Stairs

Tiny House Stairs

Tiny House Stairs We stayed in a very nice tiny house in Portland in the beginning of February 2015 to see what tiny house living was like, and it had a ladder to get to the loft. It did not have tiny house stairs. From that point on, we knew that we did not want a...
Tiny House Vision

Tiny House Vision

The other day, I was scrolling through a notebook that I’ve been using for my to-do lists. I scrolled back a few extra pages and saw a doodle of our house design. This house layout was nearly 100% how our house turned out, which is crazy thinking that we had that...
5 New Additions

5 New Additions

Many things have changed over the past month from the time we moved into our tiny house.  In the beginning of February, we had boxes everywhere, and still had many things that we knew we wanted to do to make our house even more custom and feel even more like home. We...

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