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April 20, 2017
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
December 9, 2016
Gratitude… Still Strong 90 Years Later
I’ve been with my grandmother this week. She’s going to be 94 next month. She, my mother, my daughter and I are all January babies —
September 27, 2016
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
May 29, 2016
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
An Experiment in Living Small – Edit Your Life
September 10, 2015
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
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
August 5, 2015
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
July 22, 2015
Life Changing, Indeed!
Most of my readers understand that my path is a journey, not a destination. Sometimes I forget that myself and become frustrated and disenchanted. Becoming “simple”
May 5, 2015
Freedom Comes From Within
February 4, 2015
Does Privacy Still Exist? Nope.
Many tiny house lovers and simplicity nuts (like me) appreciate and seek out a private side of life. For years I have “jousted windmills” about privacy
December 24, 2014
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