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Why we went tiny

Our journey to simple living and self-sustainability started years before we decided it was time to leave the city – we just didn’t realize it.  There were pieces here and there in both of our backgrounds that had not totally come together to give us that “ah-ha” moment of what we wanted in this lifetime. And Read More

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Snyder Guard Station – Disconnect From The Real World

If you are looking for a way to disconnect in the Northwest, try a weekend at Snyder Guard Station in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Just 8 miles south of Canada, Snyder Guard Station is a perfect get-a-way for those wishing to experience a quiet weekend (or week!). Over 100 years old, this historic site is listed Read More

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Building A Tiny Cabin – The Making Of A Home

Here in northern Idaho, the weather is definitely taking a turn.  Summer seems to be behind us.  Just this week we dipped from mid 80s to mid 70s and today will only see a high in the mid 60s. I think..… perhaps..… Fall is here!  This is the weather I love the most.  Living in Read More

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2,800 Miles Later – From Florida to Idaho

It’s been a while since we updated the blog.  A lot has been happening and let me tell you – it has been quite a journey so far.  It took us six days of driving to make our way to Idaho….with a cat and a dog, too.  Along the way, we stopped to meet Ken Read More

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Apples To Apples? Not! Searching For Off Grid Property

Our hunt for land started this week.  Our dream of off grid homesteading is moving toward a reality.  It’s been interesting, exciting, and scary!  It has also been very educational.  We have been learning about water rights, mineral rights, easements, and road access.   A couple of things have already been key in this endeavor.  Read More