Author Archives: kristiewp

Basement Kitchenette

Basement Kitchenette

My parents property in SE Idaho mountains has two houses, one that they have been renting out as a traditional month to month lease and the other where they live. About a month ago, based on the success of my Hawaii Treefort as a vacation rental they decided that they would give airbnb a tryContinue Reading

Make a Hanging Bed out of a Trampoline

Make a Hanging Bed out of a Trampoline

You guys voted and given the choice of a fire-pit, hot tub or hanging bed, to put under the Hawaii Treehouse you guys overwhelmingly chose the hanging bed. I looked into it and the hanging beds you see all over Pinterest are upwards of $5,000! So I set out to build my own much, muchContinue Reading

Big Island Hawaii Honeymoon: 5 Romantic Must Do’s

Big Island Hawaii Honeymoon: 5 Romantic Must Do’s

The Big Island of Hawaii puts off a lot of heat and receives a lot of rain… things are bound to get steamy. 1. STAY IN A TREEHOUSE: Chances are if you picked the Big Island as your romantic getaway then you’re probably a bit more adventurous than the average couple. So why would youContinue Reading

Official Airbnb Trailer

Official Airbnb Trailer

Have you all noticed the trend of books that have little movie trailers to promote them lately? Well being the avid reader that I am I love it and hope it catches on. When my former potato coworker and good friend Ellis (who just so happens to be super talented when it comes to theContinue Reading

Hawaii Build Daily Log (Oct.7 – 12)

Hawaii Build Daily Log (Oct.7 – 12)

October 7th Today we spent working outside. Ellis continued to work on the French drains. I hung up all the garden netting with a staple gun for the vines to grow onto. I also bought a couple 275 gal square plastic totes with a bar cage off craigslist for $275 each. Which seems pretty typicalContinue Reading

It’s my Birthday! Here is my tiny request…

It’s my Birthday! Here is my tiny request…

September Campaign 2014 – The Sahel Region from charity: water on Vimeo. I happy to let ya’ll know that I am turning 32 in 45 days! I’ve rarely celebrated my birthday since it is the day after Halloween and thats a big enough party as it is. This year however I am asking for aContinue Reading

Leave it Better than you Found it

Leave it Better than you Found it

I have an amazing job with the Idaho Potato Commission where I actually get paid to travel the US and do cool stuff. My co worker Ellis and I try to get out and discover as much local stuff as possible. This week in we are in one of my favorite states Tennessee and itContinue Reading

Tiny House Conference 2015

I’m really excited to share the details for the second annual Tiny House Conference! First because it’s in the NorthWest and secondly because I’m going to be one of the speakers! I barely missed last years get together, it was two days after I returned to Idaho after my 2.5 month build in Hawaii andContinue Reading

Longsleeve Lace Print Dress

Longsleeve Lace Print Dress

I was in Orlando attending a food blogger conference and decided to whip this up before cocktail hour. I had a yard of this stretch knit fabric with a lace print and even some clear sequins that bounce the light from Joanne’s Fabric that was $12.99 a yard but had a 40% off coupon knockingContinue Reading

Homelite 14″ Chainsaw Review

Homelite 14″ Chainsaw Review

The one tool that I’ve never owned is a chainsaw but I knew this job was going to need one. In past projects I’ve been able to get by using a reciprocating saw or a hand saw. However the Hilo side of the big island where I bought land for my second tiny house it’sContinue Reading

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