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September 13, 2019

The BEST pants for work, play, travel and more!

First, I’m not going to live with a single pair of pants — not if I have a choice — but if I had to, I’ve […]
September 4, 2018
Doodles on top of Weekly BuJo Pages

My Perfect BuJo Weekly and Daily Layout with Dutch Doors

After many months of playing with my planner layouts, in my bullet journal, I’ve finally found one that works! Finding My Perfect Planner Layout I hated […]
October 28, 2017
Don't minimize, optimize your closet

What I’ve Learned While Minimizing My Closet

Still battling with your wardrobe? I was too… until recently. Once upon a time, I loved fashion. I loved “playing” in my closet and planning my […]
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, […]
May 26, 2017
Decisions and smart actions

Living Small Makes You Smarter

Making good choices is a smart thing to do, right? Decision fatigue occurs after a number of decisions are made in a short period of time. […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 26, 2016
The Keys to the Van as Tiny House Experiment

My Van As A Tiny House Experiment

Can A Van Be a Tiny House? After staying in town for a full week, testing all the systems, rearranging things, acquiring some items while tossing […]
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