Hello friends! How are you all doing? Sorry for my absence last week. I’ve been busy busy with work but am now back at it! =)
Today’s topic is the Tiny House Jamboree! I mentioned it a few weeks ago that the date and location changed and I got an e-mail yesterday with the updated information. If you don’t remember, I went to this conference last August in Colorado Springs and had a fabulous time. While it’s more for those in the planning or building phase it was still a great experience for me. In fact, any time someone calls or writes me because they are interested in tiny houses I tell them to go…it was THAT good. Honestly, for the $50 cover charge you got to listen to 3 days worth of seminars on all topics tiny house and the lifestyle to touring 50 tiny houses. =) You can read about my experience last year here and here.
Hello, hello! How are you all? Did you have a good week? It’s Friday again. Woohoo! Do you have fun plans for the weekend? I’m going to be working…yup, during summer break. good times, right? =) In all seriousness, I can’t complain because I do get 3 months during the summer to work from anywhere I so please so having to be somewhere for a week is manageable. =)
Today’s topic is on the reality of living tiny. This article was in the New York Times awhile back and thought it brought up some good items for discussion.
Hello, hello! I’m really on a HOT topic (get it?) here and going to go with it while it lasts. I’ve discussed this topic quite a bit recently – solar cooking options – and last night, a new one popped up in my facebook feed. So here you go…similar to the solar slow cooker oven, here is a solar grill!
Hello, hello! Happy Monday friends! How was everyone’s weekend? Hope it was a good one for you. Today, I’m going to talk about water at the Earthship. This is a hot topic since the Mothership of the Earthship is in a high desert climate where water is at a premium (Taos, New Mexico). One of the things our tour guide repeated multiple times – and it was shown as displays in the visitor center – was how each Earthship re-uses and recycles all the water.
Each Earthship has a sloping roof towards the built up “underground” side of the house as shown here:
Happy Friday! Welcome back! Can you believe it’s already June? Where did May go???
Anyways, today’s topic is on the Earthship!!! Have you heard of it? If not, it’s a way of building a living structure that is completely off grid using recycled and natural products only. You can read more here: http://earthship.com/