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    Is there a certain type of tiny home owner?

                  Is there a certain type of tiny home owner? Do you have an idea of what tiny living is all about?  Do you have any preconceived notions on what type of person decides to live tiny?  When I first saw a tiny home, I fell in love.  I mean seriously, they are so cool.  I thought they were such a great idea.  No mortgage, ability to be debt-free and free to travel. When I really started looking at them, I loved how they were really helping people reduce their carbon footprint on the earth.  I saw the benefits of living off-grid with solar…

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    Accessory Dwelling Units

      TINY HEAVEN BLOG Accessory Dwelling Units   What is the difference between Tiny Homes and Accessory Dwelling Units?  Tiny Homes can be on wheels, made to go anywhere and Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) are placed in the backyard of existing “full size” homes.  There are only a few states that allow tiny homes, and not all counties in those states recognize tiny homes as residential dwellings.  Many places, such as Charlotte, NC and its county of Mecklenburg do not allow tiny homes on wheels but they do have accessory dwelling units that do meet code.  These homes do have strict guidelines but they are tiny homes and have such…

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    Tiny Home Lifestyle

    Happy Labor Day Weekend all, As summer comes to an end and we celebrate all the workers’ and their contributions to their respective countries, it gives me pause to think about what that meant yesteryear and what it means today.  Unfortunately, I see a lot of people trying to cram a lot of fun into a three-day weekend before they head back to 12 hour work days.  In the United States, so many people are living to work, while most other countries are working to live.  Do we really need to have that big house with all of those rooms?  What is really important?  How much space do we really…