simple living

August 29, 2017
#Vanlife Darlene and Danny

Vanlife: An Interview with Danny & Darlene

While onsite in the total eclipse path in Kentucky on the August 21st, I met an interesting couple who were living full-time in their Sprinter Van. As a #vanning enthusiast, I *thought* they might be full-timing. My friend, Adam, had already talked to Danny...
July 17, 2017
How to sell your clothes online

What to Do With Your Extra Clothes

Sell Your Clothes So you have minimized your closet. You have removed everything that doesn’t fit perfectly. You have eliminated those clothes that are simply lovely, […]
April 20, 2017
Maximalism-or-Minimalism

Maximalism: A Backlash to Minimalism?

I’m amused by the new term Maximalism as a backlash and opposition to the concept of minimalism. Amused because most of the articles I’ve read about […]
March 12, 2017
busy is not better

Busier is Not Better

I’m a busy person, just ask me, I’ll tell you. I’ll tell you how very, very busy I am all the time… how there is never enough […]
February 15, 2017
Social Media and Real Life

Where’s the Authenticity in Social Media?

Social media is a great way to reconnect with long-lost friends, to stay up-to-date with far-flung family members, and to be social – especially for people […]
April 21, 2016
become a digital nomad

Nomad List

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at living in a few different locations? Are you a digital nomad  — or a digital nomad wanna-be — […]
January 8, 2016
Why Less Equals More

An Experiment in Living Small – Edit Your Life

September 10, 2015
Thumb and Hammer Podcast

Tiny House & Simple Living Talk with ThumbandHammer.com

I want to give a shout-out (and a big thank you) to Doug of ThumbandHammer.com for inviting me to be a guest on his home improvement […]
August 31, 2015
The Beauty of Being Debt Free

Debt Free!

This month I accomplished something wonderful. It took a little longer than it should have (darn those emergencies that always popped up right before I could […]
August 5, 2015
The Psychological Poison of Negativity

How To Reduce Negativity in Your Simple Life

  My Ah-Ha Moment A couple weeks ago, I had this revelation while tidying up my space. As a result of this revelation, I tossed a […]
December 24, 2014
Tiny house desk sketch

The Essential Tiny House

Over the years, I’ve given a great deal of thought to what is essential in living space. What are the stripped down, basic, absolute necessities that I […]
March 12, 2014
Best bar shampoo

Sudsy, Super-Awesome, Solid Shampoo

The Trouble with Bar Shampoos I’ve probably tried a dozen or more solid shampoos in the course of trying to find one that’s actually tolerable. Until […]