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We’re Jonathan & Ashley Longnecker. We love travel, food, earthbags, homeschool, tattoos, dreads, adventure, living simply, and our 4 amazing kids!

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Vintage Airstream Remodel

After a year of full-time travel we sold our brand new 5th wheel, bought a 1972 Airstream Sovereign Land Yacht and completely renovated it for boondocking and off-road travel.

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Off-Grid Desert Homestead

Our traveling and boondocking adventures led us to buy 11 acres of raw, unfinished land in the high desert of SE Arizona. We're literally building our homestead from the ground up using natural and sustainable alternative techniques like earthbag, water catchment, solar power, and more.

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Boondocking

Over the years we have truly fallen in love with camping off-grid. The wide open spaces, quiet nights, and incredibly scenery are where we prefer to be. Check out our articles and resources to get inspired and plan your own off-grid adventure.

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Hyperadobe Earthbag Chicken Garden Build - Part 2

Jonathan Longnecker Jonathan Longnecker / April 01, 2022

Welcome to Part 2 of our Hyperadobe Earthbag Chicken Garden project! After 100 consecutive days of work, we had to split out these recaps as the Part 1 article got too long.

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Chicken Garden Progress Outer Frames Installed

Hyperadobe Earthbag Chicken Garden Build

Jonathan Longnecker Jonathan Longnecker / November 28, 2021

It's time for a new project here on the off-grid Tiny Shiny Homestead! We're building a chicken garden. What's that, you ask? Well the waste from gardens feed chickens. And chicken waste after properly composted can feed a garden. So why not make them one single thing?

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5 Things we learned from our daily Youtube challenges

5 Things We Learned from our 30 Day YouTube Challenges

Jonathan Longnecker Jonathan Longnecker / September 22, 2021

Do you ever feel like your YouTube channel is stuck in limbo, and you can’t break the cycle? We sure did. Here’s the story of how we took a chance and did something crazy to kick the algorithms in the nuts. A video every day for 30 days, tied to a specific project.

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