Living Tiny for Four Years: What Works and What Doesn’t?
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Are you curious about how to live tiny with children and pets? This week’s guest, Alexis Monkhouse, is a single mom who has been living in her tiny house for four years, along with her “Boss Baby” and their two dogs. She has a strong sense of what works and what doesn’t regarding tiny living and she talks to me about all the things that have gone right and some that haven’t during this fun conversation.

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In This Episode:

  • Showing the real tiny life on YouTube
  • Why the composting toilet didn’t work out
  • Thinking of a washer/dryer combo? Listen up!
  • When your builder gives you great advice
  • The one feature Alexis wishes she had and why
  • Popular tiny house cons debunked

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