Cut Energy Costs Day

Cut energy costs

As a national movement, January 10 is #CutYourEnergyCostsDay, a way to bring awareness to the benefits of energy conservation, not only for you, but for the environment too. Reduction of your energy use can lower your utility needs and costs, and therefore, effectively reduce your carbon footprint. Your energy actions impact your home, community, and […]

Cost of Tiny Homes

Cost of Tiny Homes

Are you planning to downsize or maybe add a guest house to your existing property? Well, a tiny house may be just the answer to your dilemma and your budget. Depending on your need, tiny structures are used for primary homes, yoga & fitness studios, vacation cabins, art galleries, or even a guest house in […]

Tiny House Tours

tiny house tours

You’ve probably heard about the new craze in affordable living, the tiny house. Well, it’s making a huge impact on sustainable living by bringing together a simplified lifestyle with responsible construction and most importantly, the environmental impact it makes on the land. Have you seen a tiny home up close and personal? It’s time you […]

Photo Update From Garden 42

We have a few photos to share from a recent visit to our Garden on Rt. 42 in McHenry Maryland.

Is Your Tiny Home Solar Powered?

Since our tiny home, Junior, is only used for marketing purposes, we rigged it up with a Goal Zero Yeti 1250.  

The Pavilion is Taking Off!

The open air pavilion is really starting to take shape. Joe and his crew are doing such a fantastic job on this structure. The geometry is amazing! If you could name this pavilion, what would you name it? The Mothership? Post your comments below!  


Meet Deek Diedrickson of Relax A few months ago we stumbled upon a revolutionary tiny home prophet who maintains a blog called Derek “Deek” Diedrickson has inspired our team in more ways than he knows. Check out Deek’s website. It is jam packed with knowledge, ideas, art, collaborations, and anything dealing with simplifying, […]

Live Edge for Junior

As some of you know, we are working on a mobile tiny home that will serve as our marketing cabin. The locally harvested, locally sawn live edge siding in in! This stack of lumber will become our beautiful facade. The wavy lines of the live edge siding will give a unique look as it cruises […]

First Walden Delivered to Blue Moon Rising

On Friday May 25th, 2012 Hobbitat delivered our first cabin to Blue Moon Rising. It was well worth the wait: we had incredible weather and couldn’t have asked for a smoother delivery. This cabin is the first of 14 cabins to be placed on site. Our vacation rental cabins are appropriately named Waldens, after the American […]

Sustainable Construction

Blue Moon Rising and Building Green “‘Think Simple,’ as my old master used to say – meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to the first principles.” – Frank Lloyd Wright Blue Moon Rising on Deep Creek Lake will be a community of rental cottages that: uses emerging and […]