Today is my Grandma’s birthday. She is a woman who has lived nine more lives than most of us ever will, and she has the stories to back it up. I grew up sitting at her feet with my cousins while she entranced us with her stories– all based on truths, with perhaps minor (ok, sometimes … More Big Fish: the Potential of Social Media?
There were two goals in mind when we started putting in the walls and floors of the van: the first was to insulate the space better than a home, the second was to make it look like a home. Insulating wasn’t a problem, but working with the odd, curved shaped panels for walls and floors … More Interior Shell of the Van: Installing the Walls and Floors
The “Bus Life” Matt and I have created has helped us meet new people and talk about our lifestyle on a regular basis, which I find to be an incredible thing. We are simple at heart, and together we have built a system that allows that simplicity to flourish. Every new opportunity that comes to … More 7 Truths About Van Life
A lot of people have been questioning our decision to move into a new van after living in our 1978 VW Westfalia Transporter, Magnolia, for a year. While we were making this (difficult) decision, we came up with a list of the pros and cons of living in a bus full-time: Pros: 1- Iconic Symbol … More Pros and Cons of living in a VW bus: Why we chose a new van/home
A couple weeks ago our good friends and their pup came with us on our last adventure with Magnolia. It happened to be a beautifully clear night, and we camped alone on the cliff’s edge in the San Rafael Swell. The Wedge, also known as the “Little Grand Canyon,” has amazing views by itself, but … More The San Rafael Swell: Saying Goodbye
Here he is– no whistles or bells. Magnolia’s replacement. I’ve been fighting to accept the reality of giving up our beautiful VW bus for something so sterile, but we’ve been driving Becket around for the past few weeks, and I’m realizing that for what we do, he is going to be a better option than … More Meet Becket, Our New Tiny House on Wheels
When Matt and I got married I was sure to let him know beforehand that I am not a cook– not that I can’t cook, I just never really enjoyed it. The first two years of our marriage he did most of the cooking, but after we moved into the van I had a shift … More Faux Pho