When Simple Life began conceptualizing a new kind of housing choice, our passions were partly fueled by the modern tiny house movement and the growing demand for smaller, more efficient living. In fact, we received so much encouragement, social media and personal support, and inspiration from the tiny house movement and its followers, that we…

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Now more than ever the modern tiny house movement is gaining traction across the US. More and more home buyers are exploring smaller living options, alternative spaces, and energy possibilities, and discovering how simple life can be in a way they hadn’t known before. According to a 2019 RVIA fact sheet, park model recreational vehicles,…

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From storage and workspaces to home libraries and art studios, the Studio Shed is the backyard shed, re-imagined for Simple Life communities! Every Studio Shed is built in a facility so you never have to worry about weather issues during the build. The sheds are then transported to your homesite and finished on-site with the…

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15 years ago country singer Tracy Lawrence wrote a song titled “If the World Had a Front Porch”. It begins, It was where my mama sat on that old swing with her crochet / It was where grandaddy taught me how to cuss and how to pray / It goes on to frame the front…

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Comfort food. Family recipes. Breaking bread. Food has always been an important part of what makes a home. Meals shared together with family and friends (even now, virtually across the miles) mean more than ever. They give us reasons to connect, share stories and mark the rhythms of daily life. And kitchens really are the…

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Across the globe people are being asked to “stay at home” in order to help stop the spread of COVID-19. A number of websites are offering tips and tricks for staying in shape, both physically and mentally, while sheltering mostly indoors, but these suggestions can be hard to following with limited space. Afterall, one of…

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The simple life has undoubtedly brought more happiness than you ever expected. Each evening when you return home to your tiny house cottage, the cozy space gives you the peaceful, relaxed, and uncomplicated feeling that you sought. While you may have downsized for a lifestyle change, small spaces can quickly get cluttered, and dust bunnies…

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Turning a tiny house into a happy home is the key to a happy life and making new year’s resolutions that will improve your tiny house lifestyle in 2020 is a great way to set yourself up for success. Read on for Simple Life’s tips on some small changes that can have a huge impact…

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Living in a small space does not mean living with less. However, no matter if your cottage is “snug”, “cozy”, “adorable”, or “tiny”, living in a tiny house can make the holiday season a bit of a challenge. You may even find yourself dreading the question: What do you want for Christmas this year? Truth…

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