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Welcome! As you may have seen on our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or website accounts, we have moved our tiny house to Loveland, Colorado as of October 11, 2015! The house … Continue reading

Featured · 4 Comments

A Constant Work In Progress

Here’s a new way to look at our #tinyhouse : unfinished projects.      We ran out of time to complete all the details on our tiny house before we … Continue reading

January 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

TinyHouse43 is Officially a Tiny House Travel Trailer in Texas!!

Big day today!! I’ve been stressing out for over a year about the day we would attempt to re-title our “flat bed trailer” into an “RV Travel Trailer,” and at … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

T-Minus 5 Days to Launch!

Okay, okay, I know… I’ve been a lazy blogger for the past few months. But, with good excuse I swear! We are a short 5 days away from departing Texas … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Slacker’s Tale

So, I’m not *really* a slacker in life, but I have definitely been far too distracted with work and actual building on the tiny house to do much in the … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Our Jamboree Weekend & Scouting Trip: A Redux

It’s been two weeks and two days since about 40,000 people descended upon the Western Museum of Mining & Industry in Colorado Springs for the very first Tiny House Jamboree, … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Is there a handyman in the house?

So, I’m thinking I’m going to need to hire a really good handyman/woman to help Brandy finish our house on time. I’ve taken as much time off as I can … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

I’ve Got A Case Of The Trailer Title Blues

I’m sure you’ve noticed I haven’t been blogging much. There are about a half-dozenΒ reasons for that which can pretty much all be summed up as “no time.” I’ve been active … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · 5 Comments

A Real Human Being

When I look through the news feed on our Facebook accounts, I’m struck by the wildly varying nature of what folks post and how they represent themselves: Super liberal. Ultra … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Girl Can Never Have Too Many Contingency Plans

The title of this post was my mother’s and my motto with each other, as I’m the Queen of making plans and then having to constantly and often dramatically rearrange … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

A “Honey Don’t” List

While I hate that I can’t help Brandy with the actual building of the tiny house these days due to an insane work schedule and a broken foot (don’t ask … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

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What a beautiful twilight over #LakeLoveland for our return trip home to #lovelandcolorado. Very festive for #SweetheartCity! #visitloveland @visitlovelandco While the Cotton Bowl is for college football and this was taken after we ran a 15K race in Big D (aka this photo really has nothing to do with football at all, let alone the Super Bowl), this is about as "football fan" as I get. 😜 Since the letters are kinda orange/football themed (I also just realized the sign I'm standing in front of is blue) and we do now live in Colorado, consider this my obligatory #GoBroncos moment of the day. πŸ’™πŸ΄πŸ‰πŸ†πŸ’™ While this technically has nothing to do with the tiny house itself, I'm still sharing it because I'm proud as hell of myself for running the @hotchocolate15k two years in a row! πŸŽ½πŸƒπŸ»πŸπŸ…After building our own tiny house, almost anything seems possible! ☺️ In fact, I would love to run this race all over the country as we travel with our #tinyhouse! I don't think I could get them all, but how awesome would it be to say you've run all the Hot Chocolate races there are?! 😝
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In 2015 we were knee deep in the tiny house build, but I had made a promise after my mom died in 2013 that I would start taking better care of myself for once. The 2015 15K was the longest run I had ever done in my life... until I followed it up with the Cowtown Half Marathon a month later! πŸ‘πŸ»
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This year's 15K is just as big of an accomplishment for a totally different reason: it was my first race and the longest distance I've run since breaking my foot 5/28/15. The first couple miles were rough, but then everything fell into place after the first 5k. Mile 7 beat me up for some reason, but once I passed that 8 mile marker I knew I could do it. I will likely feel every. single. mile. all over again tomorrow, but it was worth it. πŸ’™πŸ’šπŸ’œ
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#running #run #hotchocolate15k #15k #9point3 #nomoxq #hc15k Brand just sent me this picnic table update. I'm guessing 22" - what do you think?! β„οΈβ˜ƒβ„οΈ #tinyhouse #tinyhouseinwinter #letitsnow #colorado The only reason you can see the front of the truck is because I had the engine block heater plugged in. Otherwise it would have looked like the clearance lights up top - drowned in snow. πŸŒ¨β˜ƒβ„οΈ Umm, didn't we have #tinyhouse stairs around here somewhere? πŸŒ¨β˜ƒβ„οΈ #tinyhouseinwinter #colorado

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