small spaces

October 4, 2016
initial layout of van rear kitchen annotated

Van Life: Making an Inexpensive Kitchen in the Van

The van kitchen is working deliciously! I took a page from the teardrop camper designs and created a van kitchen accessible from the back cargo doors. This […]
September 27, 2016
Sterling Silver Flatware

Van Life: The Road to Glamping?

The van as it is now, isn’t quite a tiny house, but it’s not really “Glamping” either – although it’s close. I like to think it’s […]
June 23, 2016

A Real Hobbit House!

Love what this lady has done to create her own “Hobbit House.” Watch it!
May 29, 2016
All Life is An Experiment

Living Small With A Partner Who Wants to Live Large

One of the biggest challenges of living small, for me, is co-habitation with someone who is #1 a fan of living large and #2 a hoarder. […]
January 8, 2016
Why Less Equals More

An Experiment in Living Small – Edit Your Life

November 3, 2015
Tiny House Trailer for Sale in Stanford, Kentucky

Do You Have Tiny House Dreams?

  Do you want to build your own mobile tiny house? Yeah, me too! Last night, I looked at a trailer as a potential base for […]
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 12, 2015
College Bound Freshmen Moving Tips

Great Simple Living Tips for College-Bound Freshmen

Last weekend my daughter and I spent some time talking about her future. She’s a high school senior this year and time is whizzing by!!! We […]
May 2, 2015
Proud Owners of Kentucky Tiny House Teardrop Trailers

Tiny Teardrop Trailer Travels

On Friday, while out and about in Danville, Kentucky — what should Steve and I find but a brigade of Tiny Teardrop Trailers pulled behind antique […]
February 13, 2015
The Minim Tiny House

I LOVE this Tiny House

Many tiny houses I’ve seen have something major lacking — like a single floor for living. Or a “cramped” feeling. Or a lack of decent storage, […]
November 13, 2014
Tiny-House-Castle

A Whole New Approach to a Vardo (Gypsy Wagon) Tiny House!

I watch a lot of “tiny house” videos, I read a lot of blogs and I view a lot of photos. This has got to be […]
July 27, 2014
A Cast Iron Chicken Fryer

If I Only Owned Two Pans… THESE Would Be The Ones!

I’m all about minimizing. If you have been reading livingsmall.com, you already know this. I’ve not quite whittled down to just a couple pots and pans […]