Map Giveaway :: New York State & Canalway Trail

The last few weeks we’ve alternated between riding our bicycles, visiting with friends and family, and Amtrak hopping across the country. We’re currently in Berkeley, California, taking a break to visit with some dear friends. Updates of the last few weeks are in the works but, for now, we wanted to post about our map giveaway.

Rather than recycle or send home the maps we used while in New York, [Read More…]

And the winner is...

“Little House on a Small Planet” Winner Congratulations to the winner of our most recent book giveaway: Mike Ellefson

We hope you enjoy “Little House on a Small Planet: Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats, and Energy Efficient Possibilities” by Shay Solomon (Photographs by Nigel Valdez), as much as we have.

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The Mad Dash & Another Book Giveaway

** NOTICE ** At least one aspect of the following post differs from that which we implemented in the end-design and/or the actual construction of our Tiny House. For the most accurate and up-to-date information please refer to our eBook.

The Last Two Weeks!?!

I can’t believe after years of preparing for our round the world [Read More…]

An Update: Snow, Taxes, Bicycles, To-Do lists

We can’t believe it’s February. Our spring departure is right around the corner! Snow and MORE Snow – 78 inches so far!!

We witnessed a simply beautiful snowfall this weekend. By the time the sky cleared, 24 inches of the white stuff had blanketed our already snow-covered tiny house trailer & our back yard supply piles. I like the way the [Read More…]

Take our Stuff Please (a.k.a. A Cycling Book Giveaway)

Days are short and cold in Vermont, so we’ve been focused less on outdoor activities, like building our teeny house, and more on indoor activities, like building my bicycle, finalizing our gear list for our tour, and sorting through the last of our stuff to sell or give away.

While sorting through our things we found CYCLING BOOKS. Lots of them. So, we thought, why not [Read More…]