Family Travel – Rudy’s BBQ in Austin

Ya’ll? I love BBQ. Seriously. And it isn’t because I’m Texan. Sure, good BBQ is a Texas right of passage, but for me? Good BBQ is like a holy experience that soothes my soul. Six years ago when I moved to Texas, I thought I knew what good BBQ was. I was sadly, sadly mistaken. Read More…

Homeschool Unit Study – Ancient Egypt Homeschool Unit Study

I am a huge history buff and one of my favorite periods in history is Ancient Egypt. When we covered Ancient Egypt in our homeschool, I wanted my daughter to get the full experience so that she could fall in love with it too. To do that, I needed to immerse her in the culture Read More…

Top 30 Family Road Trip Stops in the US

As we plan our full-time RV journey, one of the things that we have had to discuss as a family is where we want to go. Sure, we’ll be traveling full-time but let’s be real here; no one wants to just wander the country aimlessly. Okay, maybe some do, but I don’t. I don’t need Read More…

Becoming a Full-Time RV Family – It’s all Just Stuff Honey!

I laid in bed last night discussing this crazy journey that we’re preparing for with the husband. While he’s on board with becoming a full-time RV family, there is a part of him that truly didn’t understand it. You see, Tom and I lived very different lives as kids. Where he was raised by both Read More…

Full-Time RV Living – How We Plan to Earn a Living While Traveling Full-Time

One of the first questions that I get when I tell people about our plans is almost always how we plan to earn money while traveling full-time. It isn’t that folks are nosey (okay in some cases they are), but more that it is the fear of the unknown and the fear of not being Read More…

Full Time Travel – 12 Things to Ask Before Traveling Full Time

Full time travel might seem like something you can just pack up and do, but really, it isn’t anything to sneeze at. Not only are you leaving your comfort zone, but you’re leaving behind the stability of having a sticks and bricks home, your steady job and the possessions that you have accumulated over the Read More…

Full-Time RV Living – The Monthly Purge Challenge – Month 1 Update {Part 2}

Whoo! It has been a long and crazy four weeks! We have been busy gathering and organizing and everything in between which means that it is time for our Month 1 Clutter Purge Challenge update! October was more about organizing and seeing what we actually own than it was about cleaning. I have several different Read More…

Full-Time RV Living – The Monthly Purge Challenge – Month 1 {Part 1}

When we made the decision to travel full-time, we really had to take a hard look at how much “stuff” we own. Obviously we’re not going to fit everything in our RV which means that we need to seriously purge all of the “stuff” that we have. It is incredible just how much junk one Read More…

Full-Time RV Living – Our Launch Budget

Our journey is an expensive one. Honestly, part of the reason that it took us a year to make our decision to actually launch is the cost that we are projected to have. We could do it a lot cheaper, but doing so would cause us to have to launch with loan for the RV, Read More…

Homeschool Unit Study – United States Geography Unit Study

Do you plan your own homeschool curriculum? If so, you’ll realize very quickly how useful having a unit study can be; especially for something like geography since learning the geography of the country that your kids live in is incredibly important. It not only sets the tone for any geography classes they take throughout their school Read More…