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Filipina Opt To Live a Simple Life in this Incredible 140-Square-Foot Tiny House

When you live in a tiny house, you gain flexibility yet still be grounded. Touching story of a woman, who is highly contended with her cozy house.


All of us have our dream houses. Usually, when people are asked about the house they want to live in forever, many would say they would like it big, luxurious and filled with all types of amenities such as a swimming pool, a home theater or a grand staircase.

But as they say, to each his own. Not every one link success to a big house. In fact, some are well satisfied with a sturdy, clean and functional home, as long as they are with their loved ones or are close to nature. Such is the case of the woman below.

Vina Lustado grew up in the Philippines together with her 8 siblings. She was raised in a family whose lifestyle is very modest. Even when she came to the US, she still opt to continue living the simple life. So for her house, she decided to build a quaint, movable house that measures about 140 square feet. Her kitchen, living room, home office space and comfy loft are enough to make her feel contented. When someone suggested for her to join “Houzz,” she did and the responses just kept on pouring. Aside from the presentation of her house, the video below is touching and humbling as Vina made us realize that a simple life is a good life.

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“The tiny house allows you to have that flexibility and still be grounded.”

We salute this woman for being contented and happy by owning one of the littlest houses we’ve seen.

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He and the wife now has eight kids…and counting!

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This former cobbler even used his looks to win the title of Uganda's Ugliest Man competition in 2002; he joined the contest because his family needed the money.

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He was contacted by Make-A-Wish Foundation but instead of asking something for himself, he surprisingly wished for others kids’ happiness!

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If his success story doesn’t inspire you, then nothing else will.

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