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Joshua Tree National Park

By On October 19, 2017

Our original plan was four days of rest and relaxation in Joshua Tree National Park. We’ve worked almost non-stop, including weekends, for the past two months in order to really learn our… Read More

Monaco Cayman Class A motorhome
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How do you change your life?

By On August 8, 2017

“How do you change your life?” It’s a question A LOT of people ask, ponder, and wish for. Our answer? Pay attention. And do things one step at a time. If you… Read More

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Torg Stories interviews Yukon & Bean

By On September 18, 2016

Last week, we had the pleasure of being interviewed by The Torg Stories podcast at TheTorg.com (September 15, 2016 edition). William Torgerson, creator of The Torg Stories, is an Associate Professor, Institute For Writing Studies,… Read More

Grand Canyon trip
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Have less, live more (thoughts on living tiny)

By On March 15, 2016

As a kid, I loved a TV cartoon called “The Littles,” about a family of tiny people who lived in the walls of a huge house – they were the epitome of… Read More

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Low, Medium, or High Life

By On November 13, 2015

I’m noodling a concept called “Low, Medium, or High Life.” In his book Stuffocation, author James Wallman tells the story of Dave and Jen, who are living a self-proclaimed “medium chill” (medium… Read More

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10 lessons learned after a month of living like minimalists

By On April 27, 2015

Oh, the things you discover after a month of living like minimalists! In case you’re new here, my husband and I sold most everything we owned in order to move full-time into… Read More

downsizing
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One step closer to the tiny living lifestyle

By On March 27, 2015

Tomorrow is one step (and only five days remaining) to bring us closer to our tiny living lifestyle. Tomorrow is garage sale #2 – the final one. We’ve moved most everything into the… Read More

declutter your home
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Declutter your home

By On March 5, 2015

Are you one of the many people out there who wants to declutter your home? After four years and two moves, Nelson and I have learned thing a thing or two about… Read More

5th wheel
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Tiny living lifestyle

By On February 16, 2015

We’re about to embark on the tiny living lifestyle with the purchase of our 2005 Forest River 5th wheel. We debated going smaller or trying to build a yurt or a more “traditional”… Read More

asking hard questions
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Asking hard questions about life

By On February 5, 2015

  We’ve started asking a LOT of hard questions questions about life around our house these days. Why do we have so much stuff? Why do we have 14 t-shirts when we… Read More

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