simple living

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 […]
March 4, 2014
Making eating simple!

My Simple Eating Voyage

I said I was going to simplify my food back in January. I’ll have to admit, it’s been a little challenging. Trying to eat simple foods […]
October 5, 2013
Simple, all purpose hooks on Kickstarter

Cool Find – An All-Purpose Hook!

Aside from Pinterest and Facebook and Etsy.com, Kickstarter.com would have to be one of my top favorite online locations to find interesting, cool new ideas — […]
September 26, 2013
Plateaus during progress stages of the minimal living voyage

When You Hit a Clutter-Busting Plateau

Plateaus are difficult to handle no matter what you are trying to do… train for a race, lose weight, or eliminate clutter. It USED to feel […]
September 17, 2013
Portable, high power USB charger

One USB Charger to Rule Them All

I juggle quite a few USB powered, power-hungry devices. Getting things charged quickly is a prime objective for my daily routine. Rather than carry a charger […]