Tiny House Chat: A reminder to tune in and chat with us tonight!

Tiny House Chat: A reminder to tune in and chat with us tonight!

In case you missed my multiple jumping-with-excitement announcements on our Facebook page, I’ve been invited to join as a guest co-host tonight on Tiny House Chat along with the the Ma & Pa from Fat & Crunchy. If you aren’t familiar with Tiny House Chat yet, it’s a great new monthly platform started By MacyContinue Reading

Welcome Our Newest Sponsor, A Wool Story!

Welcome Our Newest Sponsor, A Wool Story!

Everybody give a big welcoming Howdy-de-do to Meg and her biz, A Wool Story! I’m so excited and grateful to have them supporting and sponsoring us here at Treading Tiny. A Wool Story is a New York City based shop where Meg makes 100% recycled adorable knits, if you’re looking for some eco-minded Xmas gifts,Continue Reading

Garbage Makes Me Feel Trashy: a realization of our waste habits

Garbage Makes Me Feel Trashy: a realization of our waste habits

I live, breathe, and eat tiny houses, or so it feels. I constantly catch myself throughout the day thinking “so, how will this go in my tiny house”, or “how will this be different?”. I’ve accounted for so many things, everything from the kitchen countertops to where I’ll hang my car keys. What did I,Continue Reading

The Noise of Daily Distractions: My top three and how to challenge them

The Noise of Daily Distractions: My top three and how to challenge them

Clutter comes in all forms. From dirty dishes to the bills that are filling your mailbox (oh hey, I have both of those!), to even the things that clutter your mind. Shall we dub this, “mind clutter”? For me, mind clutter is often caused by distractions, and those distractions are noise, almost always keeping meContinue Reading

Mid-November Build Weekend: Halfway to a Subfloor + Meet a great eco building product

Mid-November Build Weekend: Halfway to a Subfloor + Meet a great eco building product

You know how sometimes when I start my posts, I declare “it’s going to be a quickie!”, then one hour later when you finish reading it you are all “Not such a quick one there, Kac”. Well, today I’ll keep it real. This is long, and not nearly as well laid out as I’d likeContinue Reading

Cabin Fever: Some dreamy tiny cabins & glamping setups in beautiful Jackson Hole.

Cabin Fever: Some dreamy tiny cabins & glamping setups in beautiful Jackson Hole.

I couldn’t help but share. I came across this modern, yet rustic, getaway spot today and can’t stop googly eyeing them. These tiny treasures are owned and operated by Fireside Resort in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and were constructed from reclaimed materials; ceiling from barn wood, reclaimed snow fencing from Interstate 80, and hardwood floors from Douglas Fir deadwood. EcoContinue Reading

Weekly Wrap-It-Up 11-25-12: A home built from reclaimed materials, Natural gardening/living products sale, + Some sneaky storage ideas.

Weekly Wrap-It-Up 11-25-12: A home built from reclaimed materials, Natural gardening/living products sale, + Some sneaky storage ideas.

The last week or two has been crazytown with changing my build plans a bunch, tying up loose ends to get things together for the subfloor, and stuffing myself full of Thanksgiving deliciousness. Hence, I’ve haven’t been giving you guys the wrap with some weekly wrap it ups. This week’s a quickie:   I love thisContinue Reading

Our First Sponsored Giveaway Winners Announced

Our First Sponsored Giveaway Winners Announced

Everyone who entered for this giveaway blew me away with responses on why it’s so important to go with natural products. Anything that can be absorbed through the skin became the first things for me to start switching over to natural, pure products. I really encourage everyone to keep up with Rio Grande Soaps atContinue Reading

The misconceptions of choosing simple: Why Tiny is my McMansion

The misconceptions of choosing simple: Why Tiny is my McMansion

Despite people’s best intentions, understanding lifestyles that run outside the “herd” can be met with some, well, we’ll call it intrigued confusion. I think anyone who has built, is building, or has big dreams to build a tiny home can agree that the idea behind them is not just one, single, sole idea or purposeContinue Reading

Build Update 11-19-12: Decking is off, Building is so, totally, on.

Build Update 11-19-12: Decking is off, Building is so, totally, on.

Alas, progress has been made! I’ll get to that…but I wanted to give you guys the 411 on what I’m hoping to get done these next two weeks I am spending at our build spot before we head back up to Wisconsin. If you aren’t familiar with the Midwest in the winter, it gets aContinue Reading

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