Along the way in formulating our plan I began looking at tiny houses and learned there is a movement of sorts to design, build, and live in small houses. Not only does that free up a budget, but it allows some people to pursue their dreams. These folks really got me started in thinking about how we can live simply and build a house that we can live in and with and not go for broke-- tinyhousetalk.com/tiny-house-family-mortgage-freedom. Although we definitely cannot do their plan, their story was inspirational to me in thinking about a smaller place. We certainly have gotten a lot of great ideas by reading tinyhouseblog.com, too.
My latest thought is to build our garage that will host our primary solar system along with the in-law apartment that has been in the plan since the beginning. The apartment is going to be
|Our efficiency in-law apartment plan.|