Alex and I made the plunge, like, 5 days ago. Now, I know many bloggers write first impression posts, including lots of negative ideas about things they didn’t expect. And though we too have experienced our own challenges over the past several days, let me assure you of something, dear reader: the benefits ALWAYS outweigh… Read More Full-Time Airstream Living: The First Days
If you haven’t met our precious Scarlett yet, let me introduce you. She’s a 50 pound, 7 month old Chocolate Lab. When we decided that we wanted to full-time in October of 2016, we also decided that it would be a good time to go ahead and get our new puppy…so that she wasn’t so… Read More Must-Haves When Travelling With A Dog (top 5)
We did it! Except for a few minor things, like adding trim and some minor paint touch-ups, our Airstream remodel is FINISHED!!!!!! After 6 months of a lot of blood, sweat and tears (quite literally), we turned our Airstream into a home. From our solid oak front dinette table to our galvanized bathtub and our wood… Read More Airstream Remodel: The Reveal
Taking the plunge to live fulltime in an Airstream is, shall we say, a big decision. But it can be done! Have you been thinking about it, but just can’t find the perfect moment to actually make it happen? Guess what: there is no perfect moment. If you wait for that, your dreams of… Read More So…You Think You Can’t Fulltime?
I recently ran across an article that Airstream posted in their social media outlets. It was about something called “transformational travel,” a new term to me, but one that makes a lot of sense. According to my reading, this type of travel happens when thoughtful persons go from place to place in an attempt to… Read More What is Transformational Travel? A Christian’s Perspective.
Remodeling an Airstream is full of many struggles and, hopefully, long-lasting rewards. While away from home one day last fall, I sent Alex a text with a simple, spur of the moment idea, “What do you think about living and traveling in the Airstream?” She responded in the affirmative. Immediately we began prepping for a… Read More The Ups and Downs of an Airstream Remodel
So, I’d say we are about half-way done with the remodel…YAY! We are still sticking to our plans to be on the road full-time in June, but we also want to go on a shakedown trip in April….so, we’d like to have at least most of the stuff done before then. The past few weekends,… Read More Airstream Remodel: Half-Way Update
So, we’ve made it to the floors! We have been working furiously on the Airstream (we took some time off during the holidays) and are so excited to announce that the floors are finally done! It took some time to figure out what we wanted to do. We didn’t want any carpet, so that all… Read More Airstream Remodel: DIY Plywood Plank Flooring
Whether you’re thinking about hitting the road full-time or you travel only on the weekends, there are things you’ll need when you hit the road. But, with the amount of items readily accessbile to us through the internet these days, who knows where to start? To me, the best place to start is by asking… Read More Must-Have’s When Traveling In An RV (From Experienced Full-Timers)
The mountains are on fire. I woke up this morning to terrible news reports of the Smoky Mountain communities of Gatlinburg, Wears Valley, and Pigeon Forge ablaze. Like many others, it broke my heart to see the area in flames. The Smokies have become a second home for many in the rural South, including my… Read More Smoky Mountain Memories