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The Job Title of MOM

I do not know who I received the following story from.  I can tell you that it was printed out for me on December 28th, 2005.  With many stay at home mom’s feeling they are not important, almost invisible these days, (I have been there in my younger self days) I felt it was a … Read more

The Size Of Ice Cream, Defining a Minimalist?

I love simple pleasures – I’ve discovered Haagen-Dazs’ white chocolate raspberry truffle ice cream.  Yummm! Recently at the grocery store on the frozen isle, another shopper said to me – “I recognize you” and continued “I couldn’t be a minimalist like you.”  I’m sure I looked a little surprised- she continued – “I couldn’t possibly … Read more


The view outside my front door & how much of the land looks. In January when I was beginning to formulate my idea of living smaller, moving back into the country onto 15 acres, I decided to take a walk on that very land.  I’ve always loved nature and decided I needed a quiet place … Read more

Smaller Home Storage Solutions

The ‘other’ angle view  Smaller Home Storage Solutions give our inner creative being a time to shine. I’ve been studying everything about smaller living.  On the ‘Tiny Home’ shows they talk about storage going up the height of the walls, under stair cases, etc. In my fabulous Motor Coach style smaller home, I don’t have … Read more


2002 Suburban, 5’x8′ Wells Fargo Fast Track Cargo Trailer and all my worldly possessions Virginia bound.~ June 2015 The Moving Company – DIY After much research into various ways to move my remaining belongings from Utah to Virginia,  I decided that my best option for the upcoming move would be DIY.  This would entail a … Read more

Why Smaller Living Huge Life?

I actually came up with the blog name “SmallerLivingHugeLife” while I was still back in Salt Lake City, Utah and at the beginning of my decision to move homeward to Virginia. While attempting to create a “tiny home” blog name and being in the beginning stages of my process of  “letting go in a big … Read more