Minimalism Videos


Watch the latest videos from YouTubers giving tips and advice on minimalism and lifestyles.

Incredible Shipping Container Home By The Sea Is A Small Space Marvel After spending it's life on the open ocean, this shipping container landed on the shores of New Zealand where it was transformed into a spectacular home for a…

CHEAP Underground tiny home/bunker - off grid living / camping-shelter No "happy little clouds" here, but this speed sketch and narration almost reminded me of a forts, shacks, n tiny house version of what Bob Ross used to do.

I'm in Therapy… This is my past and present experience with therapy and what I recommend if you're interested in it too. I don't get ANYTHING for this review. I wasn't…

How to Feel Fabulous About Yourself I've perpetuated shame and self-hate in myself for far too long, but these steps have helped me change that.

Speed Cleaning in Real Life Speed Cleaning videos have not only made it more exciting for ME to tidy up, but my kids actually join in on it too. This is also one of the most…

My Birthday Gift to You So I'm giving you 30 things to enjoy… FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/carrieljp.

We're Going To Thailand!!! All packed and READY TO GO! Alex and I are leaving for Thailand in a couple of days and I am too excited! Thailand is on of the most beautiful and magical…

How to LET GO of Emotional Baggage! SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE Day 15 I'm Melissa Welcome to my bubble of positivity and happy vibes here on the internet. vegan.

DAY 14: SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE! 15 Minute De-Clutter Box Technique Today's 15 minute "Simplify Your Life" Task is using the 'Declutter Box Technique' melissaalexandria.com @melissaalexandria01…

Retired engineer builds transforming, off-grid, stealth campervan With two years and $20000, retired winery engineer Dave Orton turned a Ford Transit into a completely off-grid van home that sleeps two, seats four, and…

Floating Tiny Cabin is Perfect for Glamping on the Water Bonnie's new floating tiny house is a vision of extreme minimalism. It was designed for people who want to experience living with the bare necessities for a short…

Butterbeer, Fun Rides, & Good Times In A Wizarding World // Universal Studios We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

Rook Piercing Update! I got my rook piercing on July 27th and figured it's time for a rook piercing update! I can't believe that it's been almost 8 months!! Rook Piercing Update.

Composting Toilet Box With some changes in mind, we show the process of building our current tiny house composting toilet enclosure. Tiny Nest follows Jake and Kiva's tiny house…

Day 13: Ditch Multi-tasking For Single Tasking! Simplify Your Life Challenge Do you consider yourself a multitasker? Just about everyone does, and none of us are afraid to brag about it. But you have to ask yourself, are you actually…

Olympic Athlete and Furniture Maker Build Beautiful Tiny Home This dynamic young couple are used to working hard and bringing their dreams to life, one of those dreams was to construct their own tiny house on wheels.

Day 12: De-Clutter Your Diet SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE Today's Challenge is to remove 1 unhealthy food or drink item from your diet for an entire day. Baby steps done successfully can lead to long-term success and…

Season 2 I burned my hair off then this video came to exist.

Newlyweds Renovate 1959 Airstream into Gorgeous Tiny Home I live in a tiny house so that I can travel the world! One the channel, I share tiny house tours, minimalist lifestyle videos, tiny house gadgets and my adventures around the planet. My story has been featured on HGTV, Travel Channel, the Huffington Post, USA Today, and many more outlets!

Day 11: Learn to Set Boundaries! SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE Setting Boundaries in your life can eliminate unnecessary stress, prevent arguments, raise your self esteem and so much more! I am a big believer in the power…

Dollar Store Hacks - How to Clean and Polish Silver and Hardware Here's a VERY simple way to clean silver plates, bowls, and silverware with something you better already have in your household - and if not, it can be had for…

Day 10: Savor The Moment! Simplify Your Life Challenge Today's video in the "Simplify Your Life Challenge" is all about learning to savor the simple moments in life. Your life is what is happening RIGHT NOW. Washing…

Zero Waste Is Not the Only Solution - 4 Tips to Have a Bigger Impact 4 zero waste alternatives to help you have an impact without making massive lifestyle changes! While you're here, help Ecosia plant trees around the world by…

Camp Mivoden Outdoor School Hello, we are the Peterson family! Welcome to our channel that chronicles our journey towards a simple, intentional life.

DAY 9: How to Get Motivated to Clean and Organize Your Home SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE Welcome to Day 9 of the SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE! Here are links to other videos in this series: Day 8…

HONEST REVIEW - Chip n' Joanna's MAGNOLIA tour - Waco, TX I watch HGTV so little that I actually keep calling Joanna "Joanne" - sorry! 'Meant no disrespect. Their show is actually, almost literally, the only one I like on the…

A Little Chaos At The Tampa Rv Show // Universal Studios Resort Arrival We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

On designing a stackable, bioclimatic shipping container home Motivated by her love of mobile homes and bioclimatic design, as well as the surplus of shipping containers at Athens Port Piraeus, Nastazia Spyropoulou…

Day 8: Living Your Life Purpose SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE In today's video, we are delving into the topic of discovering your life purpose and finding a way to express that purpose in your everyday life.

Tiny House Campout Mini Festival in NC - w/NEW home added! We're intentionally keeping it small as a live-build workshop - not too many slots left. We don't want over…

Day 7: Creating A Self-care Evening Routine Simplify Your Life Challenge Today's mini task in the SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE Challenge is to create a 15 minute self-care routine before bed. Choose 3 little tasks that would make you feel…

I Moved It's been a hectic month and I had a chance to sit down. If you haven't watched my previous video, then all of this may not make a whole lot of…

Super Cool DIY Tiny House With HUGE Movie Theatre Loft If you're a fan of movies and tv, this could very well be the ideal tiny house for you! Dynamic young couple Erin and Jake set about designing and building their…

Day 6: Habit Stacking! Simplify Your Life Challenge I'm Melissa Welcome to my bubble of positivity and happy vibes here on the internet. vegan.

Quot;Illegal tiny house heat & quot;?-vintage Kerosene Heater - Safe? TONS of tiny house links below too - AND IMPORTANT - in many areas Kerosene heaters have been outlawed because of their potentially dangerous / deadly…

Day 5: Marie Kondo Organizing Hack SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE I'm Melissa Welcome to my bubble of positivity and happy vibes here on the internet. vegan.

Day 4: Cosmetics Declutter Simplify Your Life Challenge I'm Melissa Welcome to my bubble of positivity and happy vibes here on the internet. vegan.

GROSS! 1930s Hoarder's tiny cabin / house in the woods I love exploring wrecked, neglected, and abandoned places - I just can't help it. When I saw this tiny house by the roadside near route 2 in Florida, MA off in the…

Tiny House Drainage Discussion Follow Jake and Kiva's entire tiny house build, as well as tiny house tours, interviews, vlogs, and other resources!

Day 3: Creating A "Things I No Longer Buy & quot; List SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE Welcome to day 3 of the SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE CHALLENGE! Today's mini mission is to write down a list of 5 things to eliminate from your budget. Things you…

Quot;Luxury & quot; in size - a TINY apartment house in downtown Hong Kong We splurged and rented what is considered a BIG apartment in Hong Kong for our recent visit - a flat that is approximately 16' by 16' - basically…

Day 2: DIGITAL DE-CLUTTER Simplify Your Life Challenge Today's Simplify Your Life mini-task is all about de-cluttering your digital life. Step 1. Unsubscribe from 5 email lists.

The Best Rvs For Couples At The Tampa Rv Show We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

This Cozy Tiny House Makes You Want to Move in Right Away! A full tour of this tiny house cottage on wheels! It's 24 feet long with a sleeping loft and staircase, two heat sources, lots of natural light, and a cozy rustic interior…

Bathroom Sink Drainage Installation in our Tiny House Follow Jake and Kiva's entire tiny house build, as well as tiny house tours, interviews, vlogs, and other resources!

Day 1: Wardrobe De-clutter Simplify Your Life Challenge Welcome to day 1 of the simplify your life challenge, where each day you will be given a 15 minute mini-task to do. This is all about creating…

Forsaken Joshua Tree hut becomes off-grid folly for stargazing When Malek Alqadi and Hillary Flur first drove down the dirt road in Joshua Tree and saw the collapsing homestead cabin surrounded by open space, they knew…

SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE 15-Day Challenge! A Mini-Task Each Day Have you been feeling overwhelmed, stressed and frustrated with physical and emotional clutter? In this video series, I'm going to be sharing an…

Boat Builder's Incredible 20ft Shipping Container Home - Revisited My name is Bryce, and I'm passionate about small space design. Join me on my travels as I journey to find the very best tiny homes, alternative dwellings and stories of downsized, eco-friendly living. I'm not just watching from the side-lines though! I also get stuck in with my own small space builds.

Eco-Friendly Dome Home is Mexican Architect's Dream of Green Tourism This dome hotel located in Akumal, Mexico, offers an eco-friendly vacation accommodation alternative to the typically wasteful resort stay.

Morning Motivation! 5 Ways to Simplify Your Morning Routine Here are 5 ways to jumpstart your mornings and have a great start to your day. Routines are EVERYTHING when it comes to becoming more efficient and…

Salvage! The Abandoned and WRECKED historic '58 Astro Motel What a wreck - but how sad at the same time. Derek "Deek" Diedricksen pulls off I-35 to check out the freshly demolished Astro Motel and explores…

Morning Motivation! 5 Causes of Procrastination and How to Overcome Them! Is procrastination driving you crazy? Here are 5 reasons you keep putting off doing the work! The Procrastinator's Handbook by Rita Emmett…

Update: Mini Root Cellar Experiment We're Derrick and Paula from Ontario, Canada. After getting married in the summer of 2014, we decided to give up our apartment, move into a campervan, and travel across this magnificent country of ours.

Family-friendly Rigs At The Tampa Rv Show // Florida Rv Supershow We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

Restoring a medieval tower house near Sparta as life project In 1984 when Kostas Zouvelos and his fiancé saw a for sale sign on a crumbling early 19th-century fortified tower on Greece's Mani Peninsula, they decided to…

Super Smart Camper Van Design with Lots of Great Ideas! Full Tour Take a tour of this super smart camper van with tons of great ideas! We first saw this Van Life Mtl campervan at the El Campo meetup in Quebec 2018, and we…

Young Woman's Incredible Tiny Forever Home While for some, tiny houses are temporary stepping stones, this young woman's incredible tiny house on wheels has been built as a dream tiny forever home.

4 things you're mi$$ing at flea markets and estate sales / salvage A bit of a departure from the usual tiny house tours, Derek "Deek" Diedricksen talks about his other hobbies.

4 Ways to Love Yourself More Here are 4 Self-Love practices that are easy to do and will make you feel great It's so important to prioritize your own well being and make time for…

A Really Easy Way to Develop A New Habit! An easy to use motivational tool that helps you stick to good habits and break bad ones. Try it today and let me know how it works for you!

Easy, One-Pot Vegan Lunches I made a super easy high protein vegan quinoa bowl with edamame, chia seeds and lots of veggies. Enjoy these videos? Let me know and I…

Rving In Florida Offers More Diversity Than You Think // Airstream Life We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

Modern home in Mexican plateau revives ancient water harvest In the slope of Tepozteco mountain, Meztitla, Casa Meztitla is in a never ending relationship with nature, harvesting / filtering…

Growing Food in the City - Urban Rooftop Farm in Downtown Toronto So many people are interested in local and organic food these days, but students from Ryerson University in Toronto have taken the movement one step further…

Tiny House Winter Condensation & How to Insulate Your Trailer A winter update on condensation in our tiny home, as well as an in-depth discussion on how to insulate your tiny house from your trailer.

Shipping Container Becomes Fabulous Backyard Tiny Home A 33 foot shipping container is turned into this family's backyard modern Tiny House. Available for rent in Denver, Colorado.

Architect and Designer Couple Create Spectacular Tiny House In The Bush When a designer and architect couple team up to create their own tiny home, amazing things happen! Thanks Skillshare for sponsoring this video. For a free two…

The Konmari Method for Folding and Organizing Clothes Learn the best way to fold jeans and shirts from none other than Marie Kondo, the inventor of the magical KonMari method of organizing which has helped…

Art Studio/Tiny Guest House PART TWO - The "Redneck & quot; Salvage Base Derek "Deek" Diedricksen takes us through more of this 8' by 16' workshop that will also be an art studio, youtube studio, AND a tiny…

How to Stop Being So Hard On Yourself I'm Melissa Welcome to my bubble of positivity and happy vibes here on the internet. vegan.

Fun, minimalist exercises at 6 months pregnant In this fun video, I share a montage of a typical movement play session, which I filmed when I was 23 weeks pregnant.

How to Make Garlic Powder We're Derrick and Paula from Ontario, Canada. After getting married in the summer of 2014, we decided to give up our apartment, move into a campervan, and travel across this magnificent country of ours.

How Gratitude Can Make You Happy This is a calm, relaxing video to listen to before bed. I hope this helps to relieve anxiety and allow you to sleep peacefully. Sending positive energy your way.

Extremely Tiny 100 ft² Off Grid Micro Cabin - Full Tour! This off-grid micro pod is the tiniest space we've ever stayed in. It's surprisingly functional, and it has a gravity-fed water system, solar power, a propane fridge…

Changes & Modifications We've Made So Far To Our Airstream Rv We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

Sunday Morning Coffee|My Travel Bucket List We just booked our flights to one of my dream travel destinations! I'm so looking forward to exploring Chiang Mai, Thailand. What's on your travel bucket list?

Bottom-up urbanism solves urgent housing needs in CA vicinity When Johnny Sanphillippo wanted to upsize his 700-square-foot home in Sonoma County, California, he discovered that a legal backyard cottage would cost…

The 7 Day Mental Diet This is a relaxing audio recording of the book The 7 Day Mental Diet read by Melissa Alexandria IG: @melissaalexandria01…

January Favorites : KonMari Organizing and more. I'm Melissa Welcome to my bubble of positivity and happy vibes here on the internet. vegan.

3 x 20ft Shipping Containers Turn Into Amazing Compact Home I'm always amazed at how people can turn shipping containers, hard, cold metal boxes, into some of the most beautiful, warm and welcoming homes.

Trying a $1 Hand Saw from the "DOLLAR TREE & quot; store Tree house and Tiny House Builder Derek "Deek" Diedricksen tries out a hand saw he bought for one dollar at "Dollar Tree", and puts it to the test. Will it be as…

Top 5 Worst Travel Disasters & How to Avoid Them - Tips & Hacks We're Mat and Danielle, and welcome to the Exploring Alternatives YouTube channel. Since 2012 we've been drastically simplifying our lives from a 4-bedroom house down to a small camper van.

This Shed kit became an Off Grid Extra "Cottage & quot; Bedroom Instead of building a more expensive addition on their small home, this family opted for an off-grid shed kit, for guests, as an office, and for additional storage.

Would you? $150k Hurricane-proof "Tiny House & quot; Castle Originally on the "OddUSA" channel. At 910 square feet, its borderline "tiny", and at least "small", but BIG on uniqueness. Check out "The Irish Bayou Castle" aka…

Rv Living Is About Making The Most Of Moments // Airstream Life We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

Family fixes home in ghost-town lab & tells others to follow With 25000 euros and 1000 hours of work, Maurizio Cesprini and his partner Paola Gardin rebuilt a ruined home in the medieval village of Ghesc, Italy.

Builder’s Incredible Fire Resistant, Off-Grid, Passive Tiny House On Wheels This incredible tiny house on wheels has been specially engineered to help make it resistant to forest fires. This video has been sponsored by Simplisafe…

A $38 Tiny House Heater? The Pros and Cons Derek "Deek" Diedricksen shows us a tiny house heater, or small space heater that has been used as the sole heat source in a…

Best Tiny House Tours & Stories of Downsizing in 2018 Highlights of the top Tiny House, Schoolie, and Van Conversion covered on this channel in 2018.

Under $10K - A Tiny House On Wheels meets Boat Living! Meet Colby and Marie, a couple traveling and living in a tiny house on wheels - one that was built for only $10K. This simple, but clever, tiny house…

Danish Modern "She Shed & quot; - Your own art studio office for less Derek and Dustin Diedricksen check out a Danish Modern "she shed" at the Oklahoma Home and Garden show. Here is a great way to obtain an office, hobby…

Van Life on a Budget - Traveling Songwriter Living in DIY Sprinter Conversion Anthony Roberge is a singer-songwriter who lives full-time in his DIY Sprinter van conversion so that he can travel and play music wherever he goes. He tries to…

What's It Like To Rv Full Time? Perceptions & Misconceptions We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

Zen aficionado builds LA modern home atop hill on a modest salary When Tim Tattu, a Zen Buddhist aficionado, hospice nurse and former set decorator, bought an affordable lot in LA's Silver Lake hills, he wanted to create a…

LIFE UPDATE - I Am Moving Soon & Freaking Out! I figured it's time for a little life update! In this video I'll talk about my trip, my upcoming move and a little something my man is doing! - SkatePal on gofundme:…

Woman's Dream Tiny House Even Has A Walk-In Wardrobe This amazing tiny house may look like a dollhouse, but it's no toy! It's a fully featured tiny home on wheels that even has a walk in wardrobe. Thanks to Skillshare…

Trying to Cook in a TINY HOUSE Kitchen Video sponsored by HelloFresh. To receive $80 off your first month with HelloFresh use the coupon code: TINYHOUSE80 and order through this LINK:…

How to Make EASY Garlic Salt We're Derrick and Paula from Ontario, Canada. After getting married in the summer of 2014, we decided to give up our apartment, move into a campervan, and travel across this magnificent country of ours.

Part 1 - Shed to Tiny House/Art Studio - LIGHT IT ALL ON FIRE! Tiny House from the ashes of a shed? We're starting over - I've amassed too many tools and materials as my business has grown and ALSO need more space…

My Conch Piercing Experience! - Pain, Cleaning & Healing This video is all about my conch piercing experience! How painful was it to get a conch piercing? How long is it going to take for it to heal? Would I recommend…

1600 A-Frame She Shed/Tiny House in Australia With an added small bathroom, this little Queensland A-frame cabin could make for very…

Essential Travel Packing Tips & Hacks for 2019! We're Mat and Danielle, and welcome to the Exploring Alternatives YouTube channel. Since 2012 we've been drastically simplifying our lives from a 4-bedroom house down to a small camper van.

A Tiny House with a Private Office - What's YOUR Call? Deek Diedricksen hang with the team from Cornerstone Tiny Homes while at the United Tiny House Festival in St. Augustine,…

Wind turbine cars, whimsical houseboats & bikes of Oskar de Kiefte Oscar de Kiefte sees unfinished work where others see products. He's reworked the conventional auto with his Wind Turbine Car, backwards Porsche, plastic…

Random Salvage: Jayne Mansfield signed Photo - in the TRASH!? Many are saying its Jayne Mansfield. And what is the story behind this locker that we found on the side of the road? En route to Home Depot…

Check out this Gorgeous Renovated VW Volkswagen Bus! Just posting this amazing Volkswagen bus as its so well done/well kept that I'd love to see it find a new home.

The $3000 Buck Truck - Retired Man's RV Tiny House Conversion Meet Dale Betz - A retiree who found the tiny house circuit, caught the travel bug, and lives in his own self-built box truck tiny house conversion. This $3000 used…

Living In An Rv Changes The Way You Think About Buying Things We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

A $5000 Shed as a Tiny House? Worth it? Deek Diedricksen stumbles upon a sheds-to-go display yard in southern New Hampshire and checks out two $5000 sheds that might have tiny house or cabin…

He turned a JUNK Camper into a Tiny House Building Workshop! Meet Chris Strathy, a Norh Carolinian builder and designer, that saw that a Jayco junk camper had a little more life left in it. Chris's restored and…

Deek's HUGE Time Lapse mural painting Derek "Deek" Diedricksen shows us an art piece - his last in the studio he rented. This free…

Nailed It! Buying The Ugliest House In The Neighborhood We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

Woman Living Fully Off-Grid for 2 Years in a Tiny Yurt Beige has been living fully off-grid in Canada in her small yurt for over 2 years. She has no electricity, she uses a wood stove for heat, and to cook. Her tiny home…

Coder finds DIY analogic solutions to improve SF small loft Never much of a tinkerer, when Max Heinritz moved into the biggest San Francisco apartment he could afford - a 678-square-foot loft shared with a roommate-,…

Tiny House Designed To Be Elderly / Disability / Mobility Friendly Unfortunately that gift also comes with it's own burdens, often meaning a lack of mobility and thus a loss of independence.

"Built Suzy Tough" One woman's UNDER BUDGET Tiny House Story Suzy Beckwith is certainly an inspiration. She built and designed her own tiny house on wheels, AND came in under budget. While she hadd…

9 FOOT CEILINGS in this CREATIVE Tiny House Skoolie! Deek talks to Chris from Blackstone Builders in GA about his newest build "The Home Skooler", a tiny house AND a skoolie in that he…

Searching For And Prepping A Home Base For Our Airstream Rv We've traded in our house for RV living full time! Join us as we share our continual struggle of letting go of clutter so we can embrace life.

Eagle Scout Homesteader WOOD STOVE FIRE starting trick - EASY! Here's a VERY easy and unique way to get a good wood stove fire going with one single match to heat your home the easy way. Tiny House Builder Derek…

Tour This $400 Craigslist Rv Remodeled Into A Beautiful Home Take a look inside a 29 foot 1970 Holiday Rambler travel trailer that was on its way to the scrapyard before being rescued, reimagined, and remodeled into a…

Frugal VS. Cheap - 7 Major Differences In this video, I am going to talk about frugal vs. cheap. Frugality is oftentimes confused with being a cheapskate, which is a shame, really. These two lifestyles…

Rv Life Is Full Of Firsts // Attending Nomadfest 2018 There are many opportunities to make firsts happen while traveling full time. Going to new places, seeing new things, and meeting new people are only the…

How to Release “Limiting Beliefs” Learned From Childhood Positivethoughtoftheday @melissaalexandria01 on instagram melissaalexandria.com.

Piercings I Plan On Getting In 2019 This video is all about piercings I plan on getting in 2019! I've made a previous video about this and finally decided what I'll definitely be getting pierced in 2019.

Minimal Waste Travel Essentials This video is all about my minimal waste travel essentials! These are items that I've been using to reduce the amount of trash that I do produce, when on the road…

Positive Thought of the Day Positivethoughtoftheday melissaalexandria.com @melissaalexandria01 facebook.com/melissaalexandria01.

Giant Shapes, Gadgets & Goofs At The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta A little too much excitement in the Airstream over Dawn Patrol causes a mishap. Still, we see hot air filled shapes galore and share our go-to…

3 Steps to Get Out of A Bad Mood - Fast! Whenever I get into a bad mood or feel sad, annoyed and frustrated - this is exactly what I do to get myself feeling good again. Subscribe to this Channel for…

Out Of Detroit - One Couples Tiny House Van Dwelling Dream Derek "Deek" Diedricksen talks with the duo from "Gone Vananas" about their van conversion - an ultra tiny…

Get Ready With Me The cruelty-free vegan products I used today: bareMinerals bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20 in Shade: 03 Bare Linen…

An INSIDER'S LOOK Into the HOMES of Full-Time RVing FAMILIES While at the Balloon Fiesta we tour the homes of other full-time RVing families, see the modifications they make to their rigs, and learn ways they make RV life…

Zack Giffin of Tiny House Nation's NEW "Zack Rabbit" Drill Tool Zachariah Giffin, host of the tv show "Tiny House Nation" talks to us about his brand new, patented, drill bit holster tool "The Zack Rabbit". Zack and Deek also…

Minimalist 12 days of Christmas: Day 3! Creating lasting holiday traditions Day 3 in my "12 Days of Minimalism" series. This video focuses on how to combine our favorite traditions from our past with our own special holiday traditions to…

10 Ways To Save Money On Groceries My grocery budget is usually between $100 to $200 per month. Let's talk about 10 ways to save money on groceries. The size of my budget is of course hugely…

Is Albuquerque's BALLOON FIESTA On Your RVing BUCKET LIST? Morning glow, mass ascension, a meet-up, and watching the balloons fly over our Airstream make kick-off day of the International Balloon Fiesta one of the…

Minimalist 12 Days of Christmas: Day 2! Minimalism travel tips to pack the perfect suitcase Day 2 in my "12 Days of Christmas for Minimalists" series. This video focuses on packing tips for traveling home for the holidays or any other time of the year.

Does Minimalism Affect How And What I Eat? - MINIMALIST MONDAY! Does minimalism affect how and what I eat? Food and minimalism is what I get asked a lot about and I figured it's time to make a video about it. It's a rambly one,…

Trying A NEW WAY to RECEIVE PACKAGES While FULL-TIME RVing We get our Airstream settled in with other full-time families at the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, NM and try a new strategy for…

Eco friendly & Sustainable Christmas Card Alternative Welcome to A Simpler Greener Vlogmas Day 8!!!! Need an eco friendly, sustainable christmas card option? Keep watching! Thanks Greenvelope for letting me…

What It's Like To Be A Highly Sensitive Person - Part 1 This video is all about what it's like to be a highly sensitive person. According to Elaine Aron's research, 15 to 20% of the population is highly sensitive.

Minimalist 12 Days of Christmas: Day 1! Giving and Receiving Gifts for minimalism living Day 1 in my "12 Days of Christmas for Minimalists" series. This video focuses on tips on giving and receiving gifts that won't clutter you or your loved one's lives.

Why we no longer give christmas gifts to each other. Welcome to A Simpler Greener Vlogmas Day 7!!!! Watch Stu and I chat about why we no longer gift each other christmas presents. The 5 love languages - There…

Spending too much? 10 Steps To Starting A Shopping Ban! 10 Steps To Starting A Shopping Ban. If you are buying things you don't need it might be time to implement a shopping ban. I am currently…

Easy DIY Play Doh - Festive cinnamon and orange scented. Welcome to A Simpler Greener Vlogmas Day 6!!!! I am very excited and also slightly terrified to be participating in Vlogmas so I hope you'll follow along and…

2nd Lobe Piercing Update! I figured it's time for a lobe piercing update! I got my 2nd lobe piercings on 14th July and so it's been a little over 4 Months. Well, it's been almost 5 months to be…

Sustainable Christmas Gifts 2yo 5yo Welcome to A Simpler Greener Vlogmas Day 5!!!! I am very excited and also slightly terrified to be participating in Vlogmas so I hope you'll follow along and…

FIVE upcoming Tiny House and Skoolie Festivals in 2019! Derek "Deek" Diedricksen talks to John Kernohan, about his upcoming Tiny House Festival in New Orleans, while we also mention other…

Vegan Gingerbread House Welcome to A Simpler Greener Vlogmas Day 4!!!! I am very excited and also slightly terrified to be participating in Vlogmas so I hope you'll follow along and…

10 ways to have a slow, simple, stress free Holiday Season. Welcome to A Simpler Greener Vlogmas Day 3!!!! I am very excited and also slightly terrified so I hope you'll follow along and support the channel over the next…

8 Tips for Living With Someone Who Isn't A Minimalist - MINIMALIST MONDAY! This video is all about 8 tips for living with someone who isn't a minimalist. It's a question that I've been asked quite a few times and I figured it's time to put…

Nashville Couple converts a Tiny House Van for under $5k There are quite a few fun built-ins and transforming / moving elements to this tiny house van conversion - one built by Daniel and Rachel Messick from Nashville,…

Sustainable Christmas Tree and Decorations Welcome to A Simpler Greener Vlogmas Day 2!!!! I am very excited and also slightly terrified so I hope you'll follow along and support the channel over the next…

Upgrading Our CAMERA GEAR While RVing in Santa Fe, NM After giving our Airstream RV a much-needed bath, we get a taste of New Mexico, do some gear shopping, see historic Santa Fe Plaza, and find ourselves in…

5 Myths About Minimalism That Really Bug Me This video is all about the 5 myths about minimalism that really bug me. There are so many myths surrounding minimalism and these are just some of my…

Sustainable Advent Calendar Welcome to A Simpler Greener Vlogmas Day 1!!!! I am very excited and also slightly terrified so I hope you'll follow along and support the channel over the next…

Shopping Ban Update! - 2 MONTHS I started a yearlong shopping ban on 1. October and this is my second shopping ban update. Expenses - September:…

Helix Piercing 4 Month Update! This is my helix piercing 4-month update! I got my helix piercing on 7th July 2018 in Chengdu, China at Temple Tattoo. My helix piercing experience:…

FORTY tiny houses with floor plans… "Micro Living" Derek "Deek" Diedricksen talks about his brand new book "Micro Living" - a look at 40 tiny houses that are livable - bathrooms, kitchens, heat,…

The "Cadillac" of Tiny Houses - Literally. A DIY Car Camper For all the van dwellers, sprinter van converters, rv enthusiasts, or camper addicts, here's a rather unique spin on tiny house living - a DIY converted Cadillac.

10 Tips On Mindful Consumption #MakeChangeNow Mindful consumption is all about being aware where your money is going and how your purchase decisions are affecting…

Dealing With Each Other's Quirks While Living In Our Airstream Rv After a must-do hike at Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico where we discover hoodoos and slot canyons, we explore how living in a tiny house like our…

I Am On A Yearlong Shopping Ban And Here's Why I am on a yearlong shopping ban and here's why. Lots of you have been asking me why someone who is already super frugal would want…

Morocco Travel Guide Itinerary: Sahara Desert GLAMPING, Fes & the Iconic Blue City! Follow along as I travel to the best sites in Morocco on this 7-10 day itinerary. Full Details on this Morocco Itinerary:…

Victorian House renovation Update So here is an update on some of the house reno work we have been doing on our Victorian property. I'll film some other areas of the house soon…

10 Simple Habits For A Successful Shopping Ban This video is all about 10 simple habits for a successful shopping ban. If you are buying things you don't need it might be time to implement a shopping ban.

6 Reasons To Avoid Black Friday #DisruptBlackFriday Black Friday, a great American tradition that is popular in the United States and beyond. It's the most amazing day of the year. We've had a beautiful…

4 Things That Drain Your Energy & How to Fix It Do you feel tired even when you've had a full night of sleep? Or find yourself feeling unmotivated and lethargic and don't know why? Here are 4 things that could…

Visiting MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK While RVing In Our AIRSTREAM We enjoy camping in the scenic Pacific Northwest, take a hike on a nature trail in majestic Mount Rainier National Park in Washington, and say our "see you…

I Quit Fast Fashion - 3 Years Later! An Honest Update I quit fast fashion 3 years ago. I ended up quitting fast fashion after watching the True Cost, a documentary about the clothing we wear, the people who make…

Simpler Greener Mummy Life update Chatty Chat Life update chatty chat - sorry for not posting in a while, had some devastating news and have been trying to get back to a semblance of normality. Our house…

Off-Grid Artisan Tiny House Built To Escape Wildfires With his last 28ft tiny house on wheels he managed to pull it just out of the way of the wildfires which swept through California in 2017.

VIPASSANA MEDITATION - My struggles + solutions I practice vipassana meditation and absolutely love it. That being said, my morning sessions come a little easier to me then my evening ones and in this video,…

Off Grid MOON lamp for Astronomy Nerds! Tiny House / Simple Gifts? Check this a really cool contoured model of the moon that lights up - in two different hues too, with adjustable brightness!

Minimalist Favorites 02 - Books, Places & More Another minimalist favorites video! This is Minimalist Favorites 02 - Books, Places and More. I haven't done favorites videos in years and figured it's time to bring…

My Journey To Self-confidence. These are 4 life lessons I've learned that have helped me become a more self-confident woman. I'm sharing some of my life experiences with the hopes that they…

What's THE RIGHT TRAVEL PACE For Living FULL-TIME In An RV? We move every few days with our Airstream RV, but our pace isn't the only way. Rig size, budget, work schedule, and climate help determine the right travel style…

Ski town turns car park into vertical farm for local jobs/food For most of the year the soil in Jackson, Wyoming is iced over and the town's produce is trucked in. Nona Yehia and Penny McBride wanted to bring fresh…

My Retired Items Spreadsheet Welcome to my Retired Items Spreadsheet ! I am so thrilled to be sharing this with you! A retired items spreadsheet is great for anyone…

Feeling Stuck in Your Career? Watch This. WATCH THIS if you need some ideas and motivation for finding your dream career. There are so many opportunities out there online especially if…

Jay Shafer's Stunning $5,000 Tiny House Jay Shafer is a man who many know as the Godfather of the modern tiny house movement. It was 20 years ago now that he build his original tiny house on…

Shopping Ban Update - Frugal Living At Its Best! I started a yearlong shopping ban on 1. October and this is my first shopping ban update. Hint: I am absolutely loving it! Expenses September:…

Why I Cried Happy Tears When I Found Out CoverGirl is Going Cruelty-Free As a vegan, I cried happy tears when I heard that CoverGirl went cruelty-free. This has to do with a lot more than makeup… it means that…

6 Little Habits That Will Instantly Make You Happier Here are some easy practices to add to your daily routine that will make you feel happier. Doing one or more of these daily can really affect how you feel and…

Woman Builds a Skoolie Tiny House! - WIN it for only $20! Want a chance to win a tiny house skoolie WHILE helping out a great cause, well, while you can, pick up a raffle…

Pros & Cons Tragus Piercing Let's talk about the pros and cons of a tragus piercing! I am so glad that I got a tragus piercing and freakin' love it! Everyone's pros and cons are going to be a little…

Believe In Yourself - It Will Change Your Life. You will transform your life when you begin to truly love yourself, believe in your worth and potential and make decisions from that knowing. I love you for…

EXPLORING SEATTLE, WA While TRAVELING With Our Airstream RV With our transmission issues resolved, we set out to see the sights in Seattle. We visit historic Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, the gum wall, and take a ride…

5 Questions To Ask Before Starting A Shopping Ban This video is all about 5 Questions To Ask Before Starting A Shopping Ban! I started my yearlong shopping ban in October 2018. Blog post:…

FIVE easy ways to dismantle/take apart free pallets Derek "Deek" Diedricksen shows us FIVE ways to take apart free forklift pallet wood, and what to look for, or avoid, when choosing your free wood for DIY…

How I Broke My Shopping Habit This video is all about how I broke my shopping habit. I used to be obsessed with shopping until I wasn't. Apologies for the rushed ending - my SD card was…

Pros & Cons: Septum Piercing Let's talk about the pros and cons of a septum piercing! Septum piercings are freakin' beautiful and everyone's pros and cons are going to be a little bit different.

Heal Chronic Pain Naturally with the Pathways App I'm Melissa Welcome to my bubble of positivity and happy vibes here on the internet. vegan.

Dealing With TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS In CANADA While RVing From ALASKA While making our way through Canada with our Airstream RV, we begin to experience transmission issues and have a couple travel firsts.

10 Tips On How To Create A Successful Shopping Ban October I started a yearlong shopping ban and in this video, I am sharing with you 10 tips on how to create a successful shopping ban of your own.

8 Ikea Table Gets a Graffiti Monster Art Treatment - Flipping Roadside Junk Artist and tiny house/tree house builder Derek "Deek" Diedricksen takes a cheap Ikea table and gives is…

I Only Buy Clothing Twice A Year And Here's Why I only buy clothing twice a year and here's why. I've have been doing this for yeeeeeeears. While I've addressed this in quite a few of my videos I've actually…

Minimalist Favorites 01 - Books, Places & More My favorites videos are back! This is the first one of many to come! Minimalist Favorites 01 - Books, Places and More. - Beyond the breath by Marshall Glickman…

Tiny House Drainage Follow Jake and Kiva's entire tiny house build, as well as tiny house tours, interviews, vlogs, and other resources!

Does TAKING THE CASSIAR HIGHWAY Live Up To The HYPE? // RV Alaska As we aim our Airstream RV south from Alaska, we travel the beautiful and winding Stewart-Cassiar Highway through British Columbia.

Used Shipping Container Turned into Minimalist Micro Cabin - Full Tour in 4K Full tour of a DIY micro cabin built inside of a used shipping container. We spent a night sleeping in this tiny house at the Repère Boréal eco resort in Quebec,…

Why And How I Plan All My Purchases A Year In Advance Yes, I plan all my purchases a year in advance. At the end of every year, I sit down and plan all my future purchases, my "approved shopping list". Why would…

Thrift Haul: Blazers "Not only does buying secondhand enable you to help the environment, reducing the demand for clothing means that you are contributing to reducing labor in…

Why I stopped filming book videos + update This video is all about why I stopped filming book videos. I love reading books and I am so thrilled that you have been enjoying my book recommendations!

Solo Mother With Teenage Daughter Builds Amazing Tiny House This week we visit the amazing home of an inspiring solo mother, who built an amazing tiny house on wheels where she now lives together with her teenage…

The Hidden Secret to Beautiful Skin It's completely natural and makes a huge difference in how you look. If you do this for at least a month, it will transform your skin and overall appearance. You've…

VIPASSANA MEDITATION - "I can't meditate for more than 5 minutes" "I can't meditate for more than 5 minutes". I feel you. I've been there, done that. Learning the technique of vipassana meditation is what changed it all for me.

The Courage to be Disliked How much do you care what others think of you? When you stop letting their judgement of you determine how you live, you can experience a new level of being…

Why I Shop Secondhand For Clothes Hi Guys, today I'm sharing my love for secondhand clothes with you. There are so many benefits to buying clothing at charity shops, Goodwill stores, vintage…

What's the Right Way to SEE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS While RVing in ALASKA? We tow our Airstream RV to Paxson, AK and then trek southeast to Tok, Destruction Bay, Whitehorse, and beyond chasing the Northern Lights.

Modern prefab keeps Mediterranean character & sense of place For forty years the JEC family has been growing their “mas” from a basic 45m2-square structure to a sprawling space of out-buildings:…

Why I love sleeping on the floor This video is all about why I love sleeping on the floor! I've now slept on the floor quite a few times and figured I'll share with my experience with you.

337 lbs of Potatoes! NO digging, NO watering, and VERY LITTLE work! We're Derrick and Paula from Ontario, Canada. After getting married in the summer of 2014, we decided to give up our apartment, move into a campervan, and travel across this magnificent country of ours.

Reusing WORTHLESS Old Baseball Cards - a Fun Art Project A project for fun, Cub Scout meetings, art class at school or whatever…. Derek "Deek" Diedricksen shows off some…

VIPASSANA MEDITATION - Why I meditate 2 hours per day I started practicing vipassana meditation in May 2018 and haven't looked back. It's my aim to practice 2 hours of vipassana meditation every single day and…

How can I combine minimalism with being a maker? MINIMALIST MONDAY! Today's Minimalist Monday episode tackles the following question "How can I combine minimalism with being a maker?" In this episode, I am sharing my tips on…

My Approved Shopping List - My Yearlong Shopping Ban This is my approved shopping list. That's everything that I, as of right now, intend to buy the next 12 months. Of course, life happens and this list is by no means…

BMX rider builds around purpose: small home, big bike ramp Since he was a kid, Ooti Billeaud had wanted a backyard BMX ramp, but neither his parents nor future landlords were interested, so when he finally purchased…

My decision to become Vegan. I made the decision to become Vegan in February of 2018. Here's my story. Feel free to ask questions and leave comments below. My name is Kate and it's a…

Instant Raised Garden Beds by Flipping Sod: Expanding our Garlic Patch We're Derrick and Paula from Ontario, Canada. After getting married in the summer of 2014, we decided to give up our apartment, move into a campervan, and travel across this magnificent country of ours.

1 Year Conch Piercing Update! It's finally healed? This video is all about my 1 Year Conch Piercing Update! In this 1-year update video I'll talk you through the healing process, difficulties I experienced and how I…

What I Ate Today ft. Ozen 500 Vacuum Blender The Pado OZEN 500 is a modern capsule inspired design vacuum blender. The true seal technology creates a vacuum condition to reduce oxidation, browning…

Park YOUR Tiny House on this land for only $150 a month… All about Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, Backyard Art Studios, Houseboats, Campers, and DIY thrift, salvage, and re-use. "RelaxshacksDOTcom" is hosted by Derek "Deek" Diedricksen, former host of HGTV's "Tiny House Builders" and "Extreme Small Spaces", and author of "Humble Homes, Simple Shacks", and "Microshelters".

Home is where the heart is, is it not? - MINIMALIST MONDAY! "Home is where the heart is" is something that I live by and 100% embrace. Home is where the heart is, is it not? This episode of MINIMALIST MONDAY! is all…

The Rules for my Yearlong Shopping Ban These are the rules for my yearlong shopping ban. In this video, I am going to give you a very brief overview of the most important rules. For a complete list of…

Simple & Easy Camper Van Solar Power for Off-Grid Van Life Check out the super simple solar power set-up we installed on our new camper van roof! If you're interested in the Kodiak, get 20% off with our 'exploringsolar'…

6 Things We LOVE About OUR RV LIFE // CELEBRATING 100K YouTube SUBSCRIBERS 100000 YouTube subscribers is a big milestone for us. Thank you for following along and being part of our journey.

Pick your modular segments & click them together After a couple decades creating theater sets in Amsterdam, Oep Schilling and his company of makers Fiction Factory, put their CNC expertise and resources into…

How to build a DIY "Giant Redneck See Saw" at Tiny House Summer Camp We decided to build a giant, DIY, see saw in the woods, and for VERY little money too - using discount wood and supplies on hand for the sixteen footer that can…

Low Waste Camping with kids I took the kids camping in the Summer to an alternative home education camp, we had a blast! I managed to keep it pretty low waste - here's how… Zero waste…

Back To Nature Living In A Beautiful Tiny House Tent This young family are doing things a bit differently! They gave up their city lives in Southern California to live a debt free and simple life, close to nature in a…

My Yearlong Shopping Ban I decided to do a yearlong shopping ban! Frugal living is my default and a shopping ban sounds like a fun challenge! That being said, the next 12 months are not…

Checking Out the ALASKA STATE FAIR While BOONDOCKING in Our Airstream RV Animals, produce, fair food, and a lumberjack show are all part of the fun at the Alaska State Fair. Afterward, we tell Hensley our big news. Nik Recreation Site GPS:…

Are we done having children? Are we done having children? Today I chat about our decision and some of the reasons behind that decision. My name is Kate and it's a pleasure to share my…

How To Explore Tiny Houses In Virtual Reality Follow Jake and Kiva's entire tiny house build, as well as tiny house tours, interviews, vlogs, and other resources!

You are decluttering & feeling stuck? - MINIMALIST MONDAY! Another episode of MINIMALIST MONDAY! You are decluttering and feeling stuck? This episode is all about that! So you are decluttering and feeling stuck?

Woman Living in a Tiny House to Achieve Financial Freedom - Interview & Tour We're Mat and Danielle, and welcome to the Exploring Alternatives YouTube channel. Since 2012 we've been drastically simplifying our lives from a 4-bedroom house down to a small camper van.

What's the Scoop on BOONDOCKING & CAMPGROUNDS While RVing in ALASKA? Before we leave Valdez, we kayak to see epic glacier scenery, stop by Horsetail Falls and consider boondocking or moving on to full hook-ups.

Apple architect picks a small prefab to savor CA countryside When BJ and Danielle Siegel began planning their dream home in the hills of Sonoma County, California, they wanted something light on the land. “Sometimes…

Tiny House Virtual Interactive Tours For Everyone! Follow Jake and Kiva's entire tiny house build, as well as tiny house tours, interviews, vlogs, and other resources!

Low Waste Riverford UK Organic Veg Box Delivery I've been using organic veg box schemes for 15years!!! Yikes, I'm getting old ;) Just wanted to share my Riverford organic veg box this week so for…

Rook piercing - 2 Month Update! How's my rook piercing healing? I got my rook piercing on 7/27 and figured it's time for a rook piercing 2 Month update! Have I experienced any difficulties?

We Are Still Alive! With a new tiny house resource being launched this weekend and more videos on their way!! Hope you guys…

House Sitting in Paradise & How much do housesitters get paid? I am currently house sitting in Phuket, Thailand and figured I'll share my experience with you. I'll show you a little glimpse into house sitting in paradise and will…

What GEAR Have We Used While RVing in ALASKA with Our AIRSTREAM? From cameras to bikes, spare fuel to screen rooms, and mudflaps to paddle boards, we cover all the gear we use and some the gear we don't.

Working in the moment: The surprising benefit of pointless work This has been a very challenging summer, filled with family illnesses and other traumatic experiences. As a result, I've been somewhat preoccupied with worry…

Thrifted Board Games Haul Take a look at some of the family board games I've been picking up pre-loved and thrifted from our local charity shops! Recent thrifted book haul:…

I wear my clothing until it smells bad? - MINIMALIST MONDAY! This episode of MINIMALIST MONDAY is all about laundry and clothing. Do I wear my clothing until it smells bad? Minimalist laundry is something that I am…

FREE CAMPING Next to a GLACIER in Valdez with Our Airstream // RV Alaska We settle into Glacier View Park, see icebergs and Valdez Glacier, go looking for black bears, and check out the Solomon Gulch Hatchery.

Everything I've bought in 2018 - Part 1 This video is all about everything I've bought in 2018. Apologies for the long intro! :D In this video, I'll show you everything I've bought between the beginning of…