So we did it. We jettisoned most of our personal possessions to start an open-ended adventure exploring the Pacific Northwest in a travel trailer. Part sightseeing tour and part existential journey, purposely shaking up our lives to see what falls out. We would pursue our passions while diving deeper into a minimalist lifestyle, looking for … Continue reading MOVING INTO A TRAVEL TRAILER DOES NOT MAKE YOU A MINIMALIST
~~~ Do you have an Airstream dream? See what it takes to take on the restoration of a classic beauty. ~~~ When we first began to consider a major lifestyle change and trade our cozy life in Los Angeles for full-time RV living, all we thought about was the … Continue reading AN AIRSTREAM DREAM – RENOVATING A CLASSIC BEAUTY
I have always been a self-proclaimed "city girl." I love to walk, and I love to be able to walk to do errands, to go to coffee shops, or to meet up with friends. Considering myself an "urban hiker," I was one of the few people I knew who actually walked in Los Angeles, and … Continue reading GET SIMPLE. SLOW DOWN. GET OUT IN NATURE.
How I work out living full-time in an RV. Living in a small space can present challenges to working out. Thanks to a couple of apps on our Apple TV, and walks in the country, I have found a way to workout without ever having to leave the trailer. Having a dog gets me up … Continue reading SMALL SPACE WORKOUTS
Eating on the road has to be more than an endless stream of fast or convenient food - especially when living full-time in a 24 ft. travel trailer. ~~~ A standing joke among foodies is that you never have to ask someone if they're vegan, because if you wait long enough ... they will tell … Continue reading RV LIFE – COOKING ON THE ROAD
... you can't "blame" the condition. Change happens. New jobs, relocating for work or love, getting married and so on. ~~~ We were under no illusions that moving into a 24 ft. travel trailer would be easy on our relationship. How could we, with friends laughingly sharing such encouraging words as, "I'd kill my … Continue reading RV LIFE IS RELATIONSHIP CONCENTRATE
The choice to live in a travel trailer led to a whole bunch of other choices, both big and small. We were considering things like price, value, if our truck could pull it, and how much space we would need to live and work in. An initial fascination with "tiny house living," and searching … Continue reading THE RIG: PLANNING, PURCHASING, AND PINTERESTING OUR TRAILER