Building our Tiny House : Week 5

More rain during Week 5 but we’re working, working, working…. to finish our Tiny House. In this week’s video, you can sense the exhaustion we’re feeling. Running on fumes, dealing with a couple of injuries, consistant rain, and feeling the stress of deadlines, it was a rough week but we pushed through it to make it to the other side.

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How a Tiny House Project Delayed our Cycling Expedition

Before we can head out on our around-the-world cycling expedition, we need to finish building the exterior envelope of our Tiny House on a trailer, which we plan on living in when we return from our travels. Building our tiny home has been just one part of our larger dream – a dream of learning to live more sustainably, clearing the “clutter” from [Read More…]

Spring Begins!

Today, our calendar announces that “Spring Begins”. Snow fell earlier in the week and we still have piles of snow 5 feet tall along our beltways. However, here in Vermont we know that Spring really is here – because it’s wet and muddy! One day temperatures can be in the low 30s and then, the next, climb into the high 50s, causing the snow to melt rapidly. [Read More…]

Simplifying: Who knew it could be so much work?

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“Stepping beyond the confines of your comfort zone will call on you to dig deeper into yourself than you have up to now; to dare to accomplish things which have no guarantee of success and to trade the “fine and good” for an experience of life that is far better, deeper, richer and infinitely more gratifying to your spirit.” ~Margie Warrell, Find [Read More…]

An Update (September already?!)

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If it seems like we’ve been neglecting our blog lately, we have been! With the cool Vermont evenings sneaking their way into our lives, we’re frantically focused on trying to finish exterior work – landscaping and maintenance of the house. To be truthful, we’re freaking out a bit because we’re behind schedule on a lot of our to-do list. Plus, [Read More…]

So Much Stuff : Reflections on Making Room

In my first attempt at creating a video, I reflect on material possessions, purging, and making room for other “things” in our lives. One step of many on our path to simplicity….

Purging Possessions, Making Room from 2cycle 2gether on Vimeo.

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