This morning started like any other day. Rossi at my feet, Hayden next to me, and Heather pushed way too far to the edge of the bed to be comfortable. We’re sleeping on a full size mattress in a space built for a queen, with 90 pounds of dog negotiating for space. Zizi is in … Read more Waking up to the Epic Mini Life dream. Or, WE’RE LIVE!
A friend of mine (from Boulder) offered this reply to one of our Facebook posts. I started to write a simple reply, but it turned into enough to warrant its own blog post. Strap in. 🙂 You know… the public aversion to tiny homes is partially due to the projected hubris around “how small I … Read more Tiny/Small living and reaching a larger audience
As the concept of Epic Mini Life has evolved, it’s become clear that we will have the opportunity to reach individuals that share the same desire to live life differently. They’re done with the idea of a 9 to 5 job, and want to turn their lives into an experience. Epic Mini Life, for us, … Read more Epic Mini Life, relationships, revenue, and more.
We’ve been planning, discussing, learning, and otherwise practically obsessed with this new chapter in the journey of life. The reality is starting to sink in, and it’s not all rainbows and unicorns. The truth of the matter is that as the time nears, the more we realize how much more there is left to do, … Read more Launch day is upon us, securing Leeloo, and the first leg!
Heather gets rid of more stuff (much more), including a life’s worth of pumpkins. We go on a journey of digitizing documents, and introduce you to our dogs Hayden and Rossi. And we have a major update on acquiring Leeloo (our 5th wheel)! We’re leaving soon – and will be traveling in the following: 2009 … Read more Much Less Stuff – Epic Mini Life S1E3
24 (twenty four) items per page: Pages of tampons at Target: 4 Pages of max-pads at Target: 4 Pages of panty liners at Target: 2 Why in hell do I know this? More importantly, why does it matter? It was a circuitous journey, to be certain. I’m planning the first leg of the arrival of … Read more Pioneer Woman, truck stops, and periods.
I stumbled upon this post declaring the “covered wagon” as the first tiny home. This totally makes sense. In fact, I was thinking this morning about how a pickup pulling a 5th wheel is the logical evolution of the horse and covered wagon. Everything we need will be packed nicely inside of Leeloo (our name … Read more How many horses does it take to pull your life?
As it turns out, letting go of the stuff wasn’t the hard part. Well, for the most part. Physically getting rid of it is proving to be far more difficult. UPDATE: We’re changing the plans a bit after realizing that we are in total control of our calendar and location. That sort of autonomy is … Read more Best Laid Plans – Epic Mini Life S1E2
Earth Day 2017 at Fair Park. Dallas, Texas. Sustainable eating, Earthack 2017, Tiny House village with BA, and more Fair Park awesome. It’s our first video. Be easy, but please let us know what you think! Have you ever thought about really downsizing, leaving everything behind, and living life on your terms? We’re (mom, dad, … Read more Tiny Duck Boats – Epic Mini Life S1E1
This post started as a quick quip on Facebook to illustrate how our new lifestyle will help lighten our ecological impact by reducing our need for electricity. That wasn’t the driving force to the mobile lifestyle, but more and more the reality is setting in that what we’re doing is meaningful in more ways than … Read more The unintended ecological impact of RV life: Happy Earth Day 2017