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Tiny House Platform

Here is the platform build for the tiny house. My job during the build is to watch the kids, so forgive my lack of details. They started out by laying the beams on the cement blocks. Lots of measuring to be sure everything was square.       The beams …

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Stop and Look

Stop and Look: Sunset

Just sharing a gorgeous view. Share This:

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Off Grid Utilities

Shower Improvements

May not seem like much, but we have improved our shower. We now have the bag hanging on a pulley system so that we don’t have to climb the ladder every time we want to shower! This is a big deal. We put an old dog tie down in the …

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Off Grid Utilities

Shower Improvements

May not seem like much, but we have improved our shower. We now have the bag hanging on a pulley system so that we don’t have to climb the ladder every time we want to shower! This is a big deal. We put an old dog tie down in the …

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Building

Post and Beam Foundation

We decided to go with a tiny house and use a post and beam foundation. Again, our whole lot is ledge so we really can’t dig a foundation of any kind. We really don’t need to. The ledge provides a solid base to build the house on. Frost heaves are …

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Building

More Windows and a Door

Spent 238.00 on two bigger windows and a door.   Share This:

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Bugs
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Bee Deterrent and Flattening the Building Site

This is part of our building site. I doubt you can clearly see, but there are bees living there. They cannot be there, but the bees have enough problems as it is. I don’t want to kill the bees and I don’t want to use harsh chemicals. We don’t want …

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Cooking

Item of the Day: Coffee Percolator

A long time ago we would go to go get coffee every morning at the chain coffee place in town. Then we decided that we needed to save some money and started making our own at home in the electric coffee pot. Now we don’t even have electricity. What to …

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Land

Camp Site

This lovely spot is where we plan on setting up our wall tent to be able to camp out whenever we can. Due to some circumstances we couldn’t have seen coming, we are going to have to move to town until we are better set up. We won’t be able …

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