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 [...]

Re-Discovering Pierre, SD at the Discovery Center

July 18th, 2017|

The Discovery Center of Pierre, South Dakota is a special place for Stephanie and I. In 2013, it was one of the first places we spoke together in front of an audience when we first met. On that same trip, we came up with the original idea for the Creative Animal. Years later when planning this tour, it was [...]

Butterfly House and Marine Cove Open House!

July 17th, 2017|

The Butterfly House and Marine Cove is Awesome! It's located in the beautiful Sertoma Park of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The awesome staff set us up right in front of this uniquely amazing building and brought in people from all over town, and the surrounding area. Then they were nice enough to show us [...]

A Day at South Dakota Children’s Museum

July 10th, 2017|

The Children's Museum of South Dakota is Awesome! This museum and it's staff are incredible. Not only were they amazingly accommodating, but they are all about inspiring the next generation to learn more about the world around them (and have fun doing it.) One family's son was incredibly bummed when they showed up at the museum just to [...]

A Summer Night At Jazz On The Green

July 6th, 2017|

What began as an extremely hot and humid day in Omaha turned out to be a beautiful evening full of music, laughter, and friends. I think even the event staff was surprised at the turn out of this event. It was slow going to begin with, but by the time the sun hit the horizon, [...]

The Heart of America : July 4th – Seward, Nebraska

July 4th, 2017|

It was a beautiful day of Independence in the Fourth of July Capitol of Nebraska. White puffy clouds wafted by while we set up the house on Main Street in Seward, Nebraska, and while the number of people in got higher, so did the temperatures. By noon, the festivities were in full swing and an all-American good time [...]

Our Neighbors, the Prairie Dogs – Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Conservation and Safari Park Open House

July 3rd, 2017|

It was a great morning to wake up next to these lovable faces. We parked our house right next to their brand new habitat at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari. A huge thank you to staff at the park, you all are awesome. We can't wait to come back!!! Did [...]

That Time We Lived in Inside The Best Zoo in the World.

July 2nd, 2017|

Okay, you might be thinking that we're being a little biased. And maybe we are. I grew up going to this zoo as a kid, and Steph got her first job out of college here... But seriously... It's the best. From the animals, to the people, to the exhibits, to the world-wide conservation projects. The. Best. In. The. [...]

The Feeling is Mutual (of Omaha)!

June 27th, 2017|

Mutual of Omaha is an insurance company that puts their money where their mouth is. But on this day, the Creative Animal Tour stopped by the home office for free, to say thank you and to give something back to the employees of this company that we love so much. Not only does this Fortune 500 company provide top notch [...]

A Tour at Morning Blend!

June 26th, 2017|

A huge thank you to the folks at The Morning Blend for hosting us at the studio! We had blast showing everyone our house:) Check out the video below to come along on the LIVE tour!

The Museum at Prairiefire

June 24th, 2017|

Holy moly! What a tour stop! The Museum at Prairiefire is one of the most visually stunning buildings we've ever seen! A huge thanks to the staff for hosting us. However, the day took an interesting turn. Guests into the house kept asking us why we weren't with the other activities, or with "all the [...]

Oceans and Worlds of Fun!

June 19th, 2017|

It's been suggested to us by a few friends lately that we need to stop working every now and then and just relax and have some fun. So, we decided to do just that. When we were planning the days leading up to our event at the Museum at Prairiefire, Steph said, "I grew up hearing about [...]

A Day at Carnegie Museum

June 3rd, 2017|

It was a beautiful day at the museum. Well, in reality, it was a little too beautiful for day in June for many people besides us to visit the museum. It was 75 degrees and sunny in Pittsburgh when we visited the Carnegie Museum Natural History and The Carnegie Museum of Art, and it was after a week or [...]

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