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Tiny house build: Day 2

On day two, the 7th of August, the largest group of my family arrived. My uncle Teddy  traveled with a 39′ all the way to my front door! In it he brought another uncle, Brett, and my auntie Joyce. My cousin Timmy who has been helping me from Day 1, had planned his whole family’s…

Tiny house build: Day 1

The first thing that happened was my uncle Darrell and his wife of 45 years showed up. My uncle could barely sit still the entire time he was here! He got to work up here and never stopped. He even worked on his anniversary! His wife and he built themselves a beautiful  mountain cabin in…

Tiny house expenses

The costs are not final yet, but I wanted to share what my beautiful sister so carefully put together. We estimate at this point the tiny house to have cost about 12k so far. There are just a few materials left to purchase. I would say another 2-3k for the walls, insulation, ceiling, final floor…

The Bottger family builds a tiny house of love

It’s hard to believe it’s been only 21 days since my family first arrived and began building a tiny house for my mom. The last 3 weeks have been a whirlwind, almost like a dream. They were filled with laughter, blood, sweat, tears, memories, fun, frustration, hope and love. Since they have all gone home…