I spied this nipa hut while wreck diving off the Philippine island of Coron.
I spied this nipa hut while wreck diving off the Philippine island of Coron.

Most of us are over-scheduled and stressed out and it’s time to have some fun! LivingMini is all about making room in your life to lead a more expansive life.

Minimizing clutter and downsizing your domicile is just part of it – we’re talking about a mind shift that will give you more time and energy to follow you passions!

  • Heart: How to embrace the principles of Living Mini and increase your time, energy and enjoyment.
  • Hearth: Tips on how to de-clutter, de-stress, and organize your surroundings.
  • Home: Check out how your neighbors – locally and globally – are living in alternative abodes.
  • Essentials of LivingMini: A stripped-down approach to streamlined living.
  • Mini Makeover: The thought processes and practical steps that created my LivingMini life.

What are you waiting for? The door’s wide open to a whole LivingMini world!

A rural village in Malawi.

I traveled overland from Livingstone, Zambia to Lilongwe, Malawi. It took me 3 days and the entire time I was the only foreigner on the local bus with my fellow Malawians.

I learned an important lesson from my new bus buddies:

Erin Biking TN

I’m starting to get a little bit trashy lately. But don’t blame me, blame my new hobby: mobile garbage collecting.

That’s right—I’m spending my time picking up neighborhood garbage. Here’s why I’m enjoying it so much…

Summer Cottage TN

A benefit of living as a nomad is that I get to stay in all manner of places. My most recent abode was a small cottage nestled among the vineyards of Sonoma.

Here’s a peek at my cottage nest and how I spent my month of solitude:

orange shippping container

I’m one of the tiny house people. One who yearns for simplicity and self-sufficiency. Someone who admires minimalism. A gal who thinks happiness is the absence of “stuff.”

Here’s how I’m feeding my obsession with Living Mini…


Answer Yes or No to these 10 questions to find out if you’re ready to mini-ize your life

Are you feeling stressed? Need more time to relax? Here’re 3 easy steps to givie yourself a well-deserved Mini Makeover!

EmergenC in Laos 0 00 53-08

Where ever I go, I always have a a little “EmergenC”!

For 10 days, I was laid up with food poisoning – it was the pineapple shake from the Hmong night market in Luang Prabang, Laos. Here I am in my delirium.

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