25 Tips For a More Sustainable Holiday Season!

December 3rd, 2017|

Happy Holidays! It's 2017 folks, let's get get our scat together and celebrate more sustainably. We compiled a list of 25 things you can do this holiday season to do just that. We can all do our part to help out, and all those little things add up fast. These 25 little things will help shrink your [...]

Can Chickens Help You Live More Sustainably?

November 14th, 2017|

Did you know that keeping some of these in your back yard can help you and your family live a little bit more sustainably? Yep! It's true. And they have way more to offer than most people think. We recently spoke to our new bird-loving friends over at Window to the Wild According to co-founder, Linsey McNeny, "Chickens are definitely [...]

Discovering the Resilience of Nature at the Trinity River Audubon Center

November 14th, 2017|

While spending a few days staying at the Trinity River Audubon Center in Dallas, Texas, we had the great opportunity to get to know the staff, the landscape, and the birds. All of which are awesome. Along the way, we learned two stories about how nature can make a comeback if we give it a chance, and work to make [...]

National Tiny House Jamboree in Texas!

November 9th, 2017|

This is the first event that the Creative Animal Tour has officially been to TWICE! Whoohoo! Only for us, this year was very different from last year. First off, the event was held in a completely different state. Last year's jamboree was in Colorado Springs, Colorado in August. This year, it was moved to the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth [...]

Oktoberfest at Prairiefire!

October 18th, 2017|

What an event! We had an absolute blast hanging out with the people of Overland Park, Kansas at the Oktoberfest celebration held at Prairiefire. We stopped at the museum here this summer and were invited back for this celebration of fall, family, and...beer! First off, we have to say that the museum here might be one of the most beautiful [...]

TOP 5 TIPS: Better Towing Mileage

October 13th, 2017|

When it comes to our tour to teach about sustainable living, towing the tiny home using fossil fuels is the least sustainable thing we do. Though we don't feel great about it, it's a necessary part of the equation. So, we have done the research and asked as many people as we could to find out how to get better [...]

Cornhusker Country

October 13th, 2017|

We pulled into my home state the day before our tour event at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln just in time to hang out at a campground with some geese and this wood duck. The following day we arrived on campus and set up shop at Hardin Hall. This is the school of natural resources at the university and [...]

Augustana University Tour Stop

October 10th, 2017|

What a great day in South Dakota! We plopped our home right in front of the student center and had a blast all day chatting with students. Though we didn't get a huge amount of people through the house, we did have time to really speak to people; and sometimes that makes all the difference in the world. One of [...]

Jackrabbits are Creative Animals Too!

October 5th, 2017|

South Dakota State University is home to the Jackrabbits and a whole lot of Creative Animals. We found that out when we pulled the house onto campus and immediately found new followers. Our very own tour host, Stephanie, once called this campus home. Since graduating, she's been all over the world and back again and it was a great home [...]

Hauling a Tiny Home in the Snow for the First Time :/

October 2nd, 2017|

After leaving Jackson, Wyoming, we only had a few days before we had to be in South Dakota. So we absolutely had to hit the road - even though we knew weather was on it's way. For the most part, we have been traveling with the seasons so far on the Creative Animal Tour. North in the summer, south in [...]

Yellowstone Adventure!

October 1st, 2017|

After the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival we took a day to visit Yellowstone Though our schedule is tight, every now and then we get a chance to take a day for ourselves. Today was one of those days. Though she has been all over the world and is more traveled than the vast majority, Stephanie had never been to [...]

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

September 29th, 2017|

At the historic Jackson Lake Lodge, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival attracted filmmakers from around the world came to show their latest and greatest projects. For them, it was a chance to network for their next project, see the latest gear in filmmaking, or to take home a trophy. For us - it was an opportunity to meet some [...]

Why We Chose Life Without Air Conditioning

August 19th, 2017|

When it comes to household sustainability, the kitchen is one of the biggest areas for improvement. Although food is what most people focus on, this blog is focusing squarely on what we're cooking the food with: i.e... our stove and cookware. Recently, we had to make the big decision about what stove to get all over again when our two [...]

Cooking More Sustainably In Our Tiny Home

August 19th, 2017|

When it comes to household sustainability, the kitchen is one of the biggest areas for improvement. Although food is what most people focus on, this blog is focusing squarely on what we're cooking the food with: i.e... our stove and cookware. Recently, we had to make the big decision about what stove to get all over again when our two [...]

10 Tips for a Tiny Fridge Footprint

August 19th, 2017|

Every home has one: A refrigerator. But when some people walk into our tiny home, they ask us where ours is... even though it's right in front of them. We often point it out and they comment on it's size and say they could never. But in this video, we tell you why our small fridge are great, and how [...]

Tiny Living Festival in Littleton, Colorado!

August 12th, 2017|

On a beautiful summer day in the Denver suburb of Littleton, a deluge of intrigued and excited people descended upon the Aspen Grove shopping center to take a look inside tiny homes, schoolies, and container homes. We were there to attend the first ever Tiny Home and Sustainable Living Festival. It was a huge hit and we met thousands of [...]

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