• Beginnings,  Tiny House Life

    Tiny House Beginnings — The Building Begins

    This is when the exciting stuff begins! Once the tiny house trailer was ready to go we couldn’t wait to get the floor and walls going. Of course because we were paying for everything cash out of our pockets things had to get done in stages. So just getting the floor, walls framed and dried in took us over a month. I am the type of person that has to be right in the middle helping every step of the way. That also meant I got the grunt jobs like screwing in the floor from underneath on our first project. Cowboy didn’t want to be under the trailer laying in…

  • Life,  Tiny House Life

    Tiny House Beginnings — Why We Choose Tiny Living

    Choosing to live in a tiny house wasn’t an easy decision. We looked at so many options to get us out on our property without creating a bunch of debt. Well, truthfully, we did get really excited about moving out here and went to a mobile home place and looked at getting a $180,000 loan on a double wide. I’m so grateful we decided against that! When we left Colorado we had some ideas about what we wanted out of life. Cowboy wanted out of the city, I wasn’t so sure about that, but we both wanted to lower our bills as much as possible with the hopes of bringing…

  • Homemaker,  Life,  Tiny House Life

    Changing Bedtimes: How to help your children adjust. Part 1

    Throwing Our Old Routine Out We are currently adjusting our regular bedtime routine we’ve had for many years because Cowboy is officially on a home every night truck route (Yay!) and I’m consistently waking early to get a workout in. We are tossing out the old times of being in bed around 9:00p.m. and waking up around 8:00a.m. We’ve always had the kids up later because Cowboy was getting home late and he wanted to make sure he got plenty of time with the them without fighting them to get into bed. Now he’s still getting home around the same time but living tiny means that when he goes to…