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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 […]
September 7, 2015
Flux-Chair Fold-Away Seating Option

FLUX – Love this Flat-Folding Artsy Chair

Now, I’ve not tried actually SITTING in one of these, but as I contemplate how to make my dream of a gypsy-vardo a realistic living situation, […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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, […]
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 […]
August 20, 2014
Eliminate everything that's not essential

Don’t Add, Subtract!

July 27, 2014
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 […]
June 12, 2014
Maintaining-a-Simple-Wardrobe

Maintaining My Minimal Wardrobe

Things are Changing I’m happy to report that since I started my voyage to minimal clothing, I’ve lost weight. A LOT of weight. I’m 37 pounds lighter […]