ex·pe·di·tion

a journey undertaken for a particular purpose


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Inspiring & empowering others to redefine home and rethink housing through our documentary storytelling and community education.



  Adventurers

  at Heart

  Storytellers bY Trade

We are, Alexis Stephens & Christian Parsons documentary filmmakers, tiny house dwellers and educators on extraordinary expedition in our DIY tiny home on wheels.

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The Plan:

Build a our own home, a tiny house on wheels and embark on a  expedition across North America.

To date: 2.5 years on the road and 40,000 miles traveled

 

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The Purpose:

To inspire others to redefine home & rethink housing as a means to provide more sustainable housing, more meaningful lifestyles and more connected communities.

 

 Squaw Valley, CA

Squaw Valley, CA

 
 Setting up for an Interview at Community First! Village 

Setting up for an Interview at Community First! Village 

Documentary Projects:

  1. Documentary series (title TBA) on the culture and community experience of the tiny house movement. Telling the stories of diverse people and inspiring housing projects that make the movement so dynamic and impactful. In-production.     

  2. Living Tiny Legally is a three part educational documentary series on the legal obstacles facing tiny housing and how advocates and municipal officials are overcoming these barriers. Parts 3 and LTL shorts now in-production.

Community Events:

  • Tiny house Open Houses

  • Documentary Screenings

  • Talks & Panel Discussions

  • Meetups & Advocacy Meetings

  • Workshops & Webinars

 


 Christian  & alexis with artist & tiny houser, Dominique Moody and Tiny house Host & musician, Artemis in Joshua Tree 

Christian  & alexis with artist & tiny houser, Dominique Moody and Tiny house Host & musician, Artemis in Joshua Tree 

There's Power in Storytelling.

We are telling stories that need to be told. Stories of the inspiring modern-day pioneers and the positive, powerful community experience of the movement. 

 

 

 

Revolutionizing the American Dream

 Tiny house villagers from earth day texas 2016

Tiny house villagers from earth day texas 2016

 
 Arriving at Community First! Village in Austin, TX

Arriving at Community First! Village in Austin, TX

Greater understanding of the people behind this multi-faceted movement and the many uses of tiny houses will lead to broader social and legal acceptance.

Tiny housing projects have the potential to provide an economically & environmentally sustainable housing option can benefit the everyman and the house-less alike. 

 

 
 Alexis & Christian with Cody & Randi, the Best Little House in Texas

Alexis & Christian with Cody & Randi, the Best Little House in Texas

Tiny living is the key, for many, to enjoy a high quality lifestyle rich with freedom, experiences and strong relationships. 

Compared to traditional housing, tiny housing requires a fraction of the cost and energy consumption.  As a result, more people now have access to truly attainable homeownership. 

 

 
 A temporary pop-up Tiny home Community in North texas

A temporary pop-up Tiny home Community in North texas

We are travelers, nomads, alternative dwellers. This does not keep us from experiencing community. In fact, our community experience is incredible intimate and rich.

We are weaving a community network across the country— not defined by geographic boundaries but made strong through shared experiences, personal connections, open hearts & open minds.
— Alexis & Christian

It's all about living consciously

living simply and

living in harmony with our surroundings

to create more abundance on personal & community levels. 

 

A journey with a purpose.

Our community is always growing. Join us on the road or around the campfire!

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