The TinyFest Blog

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March 7, 2024
7 Reasons You Can’t Miss This Tiny House Festival in California

Every year, you say you will go, but then you decide that it’s too much of a hassle to travel, life is too busy, and that a tiny house festival is just too frivolous. But let’s pause. It’s true that living in a tiny house is whimsical and fun, but there is nothing frivolous about taking control of your housing.

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January 11, 2024
The Time is Now

Everyone has a reason (or two) that draws them to the tiny house lifestyle. For some, a tiny home is a way to make the world better or create memories. For others, a tiny house could help save money or provide the freedom that comes from a less-is-more approach to life.

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December 14, 2023
Big Heart, Tiny Home

Ellen Stone is a champion advocate for tiny homes. She worked with city officials for years to adopt legislation which allows movable tiny houses to be legal ADUs in San Diego. That legislation passed in July of 2020, but she didn't stop there!

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November 17, 2023
Jumpstart Your Journey

Thanks to the magic of Facebook Memories I was recently reminded of a memory from 8 years ago- a weekend I refer to as The Tiny House Trifecta. It was my first real life experience with tiny homes and it set me on the correct path, with a wealth of knowledge and heaps of inspiration to jumpstart my journey to tiny home living.

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November 16, 2023
What's Your Why?

In a world constantly urging us to accumulate more, bigger, better, the allure of downsizing has never been more profound. As someone who resides in the cozy quarters of a tiny home, I've come to appreciate the transformative magic that lies in understanding the reasons behind our choice to live tiny—the profound "Why" that propels us toward a simpler, more intentional life.

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February 5, 2022
The Story Of TinyFest Events

After living and maintaining a 3300 square foot, 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom house - Renee Seevers decided in 2015 to sell it all (her youngest daughter was heading to college). She realized it was “Her Time” to do what she wanted - and she wanted a Tiny House!

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