Advent: Rest + Preparation


“Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” – Matthew 11:28 ___ This is the most wonderful time of the year, or at least that’s what the carols sing and what people write on Holiday Cards. But truthfully, it’s a little ambitious to claim that, isn’t it? Sure, […]

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Joy’s Christmas List – Buying Minimal For Your Child

A Minimalist Christmas

One of the biggest reasons we built a Tiny House was to pare down on our items and have less of an attachment to physical things. We wanted to value experiences above things you can hold, wear, and show off- and even though we don’t live in a Tiny House anymore, those same values are still close to me. We want to raise Joy in a way that that upholds contentment over a consumerism attitude, memories over objects, and giving above receiving.

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Christmas in a Tiny House

Earlier this week, I talked about how different (or maybe not so different!) Christmas in a Tiny House might be. Today, we decided to show you what that looks like! When we first started talking about decorating for Christmas, we thought we were limited to only a few options. Maybe some lights outside, maybe the […]

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What I’m Giving Up This Christmas

A Christmas Celebration in a House on Wheels

Right now, I seriously can’t think of anything that beats living in a Tiny House. Okay, actually if our Tiny House was nestled somewhere in the Appalachian Mountains THAT would win hands down, but other then that I’m pretty content in our small space. But, obviously, living Tiny means that our family will have to […]

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