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The Answer To Our Problems Is In Our Own Backyard: Food

Photo by David Barrow The USDA defines a Food Desert as “urban neighborhoods and rural towns without ready access to...

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The Definitive List of Full-Time Airstreamers

Living full-time in an a Airstream has always been a dream of mine. Why Airstreams? I suppose its because I...

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The Answer To Our Problems Is In Our Own Backyard: Water

I’ve been thinking a lot about environmental problems lately, though they’re hard to hear about on the news between mentions...

Spring Challenges

Spring Challenges

Don’t know about you, but I’m ready to thaw out. A photo posted by Carey, James L. (@jameslcarey) on Feb...

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Just Live Simple the book is on sale!

Head’s up peoples! Just Live Simple the book is now on sale for only $2.99! If you like the blog, please help...

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Overcoming Despair and Finding the Light at the End of the Tunnel

“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” ~ Christopher Reeve A few years ago, I was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease,...

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Tiny Houses Invade Your TV. Should You Be Watching?

Tiny houses seem to be popping up everywhere on television these days.  Earlier this year, Tiny House Nation debuted on...

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On Finding Gratitude

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Another Thanksgiving...

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Just Live Simple the book is out now!

It’s up! It’s up! It’s up! I’m extremely proud to announce that Just Live Simple: 30 Ways to Live with Less...

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8 Things I Would Tell My Younger Self

In a week I will be 35. <insert horror movie screams> Those ‘on the fives’ birthdays can be a real...

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No One Is Going To Hire You, And That's Okay

No one is getting hired anymore it seems like. People are streaming out of colleges and finding that their expensive...

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How I Paid Off $35,000 Of Debt In 12 Months

Let’s talk debt for a minute. It’s a subject close to my heart and something I always seem to be...

A Life Without Expectations

A Life Without Expectations

How often do you look at your life, take stock, and regret or lament the things you haven’t done yet?...

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Summer Projects

It’s still summer, but we can sense the change coming, can’t we? A few more fallen leaves on your doorstep....

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Airstream Life: Am’s Tin Can

This week’s profile is of Arkansas Artist and Airstreamer, Amber Woodrum. Amber is a photographer, painter, and maker creating from...

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Let Go Of Guilt

I took one ill-fated course in Spanish at the university level. I had taken three years of Spanish in high...

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Airstream Life: The Gypsy Tent

This week’s profile is of Nashville’s own relocated Texan and Airstreamer, Randi Leigh Decker. Randi is a songwriter and blogger...

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Pursuing Your Passions vs. Creating Value

Simple living for me means working a 9 to 5 as little as possible. I don’t need a big house,...

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Secrets about Living Simple for Guys

Disclaimer: I am a guy. I am also just a human being so anything said here is not meant to...

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5 Reasons I Knew I Was Ready To Live Simple

“Old Timey Hipster Mugshot Selfie” 1. There was never enough storage space. Every time I bought a bookcase, I’d fill...

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Find the Others

It’s hard to tell people about your dreams. Especially since you have about a 90% chance of telling them to...

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Journey to Debt-Free Living Update

This week I passed the $20,000 mark in paying my student loans off, meaning in the past 15 months I’ve...

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Calling All Simple Living People

So, I’ve been writing about my own journey towards living more simply and intentionally in some form for a while...

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That Time I Had To Learn To Walk Again

In 2008, a medical condition went from a mild inconvenience to a near death experience and left me learning how...

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Catastrophe! Now What Do You Do?

  One morning of my senior year of high school in Plymouth, Michigan I decided that I wanted to get...