One year ago we thought we were going to plant roots in a small town. We had just bought land and started the process of planning our own A-Frame cabin for the property. We were excited and focused, but then suddenly my husband’s job was transferred to another office across the country, and all of [...]
My husband Parker and I have always dreamed of living tiny together. While we were dating, we shared a Pinterest board of tiny homes that made us dream of a simple and sweet life. When we got married, we moved into a small apartment with the goal of finding the perfect tiny home situation. We lived [...]
My name is Emma Niderno, but I go by Emma Goes these days! I’m a photographer, yoga teacher, and professional vanlife dirtbag. I live full-time in my 1997 Ford Econoline that I converted into a perfect little home on wheels. I want to say my vanlife dreams really began in high school when I became [...]
Henry and Sophie Jungbauer are currently living in their self-designed and built tiny house on wheels in northern Minnesota. Their goal in going tiny was to lead a more sustainable lifestyle and live more intentionally while sharing their journey along the way. What started as a dream after writing her senior paper on the tiny [...]
The biggest challenge while building the campervan was having no clue how to do any of the steps involved. Whether insulation, interior design, furniture construction, electricity, or auxiliary heating. Everything was new territory for me. But that was also what made the project so exciting for me. Learning all these things through trial and error was an important part of the van conversion for me.
Deciding to build The Nook, a tiny house on our property, and how we went about it is a layered story that goes back about a decade. That's when I began a long term documentary photo project about a community called Wild Roots, living in the woods in Western North Carolina with no electricity or [...]