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Downsizing: Part II
Meghan
On Feb 05, 2019
This post is about the logistical process of downsizing. If you want to read more about the emotional process, see Part...
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Nature’s Head Toilet
Meghan
On Mar 20, 2019
Oh how we love our Nature’s HeadWhat??? A composting toilet in a van? How does that even work? Does it smell?...
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Playing Dress Up
Meghan
On Jan 29, 2019
It may surprise you to hear that our favorite weekend of our van build was spent dressing up our van to...
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I Know My Van is Stout Because of a Bombilla
Meghan
On Feb 05, 2019
Several months ago, we met some fellow vanlifers in San Diego and one of them introduced us to Yerba Mate. (We’d...
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Yellowstone
Meghan
On Apr 08, 2019
Yellowstone The other “Y” park. Just as magnificent as Yosemite, but for very different reasons. Of course, Yellowstone is known for...
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Harnessing the Sun
Stephen
On Apr 02, 2019
DISCLAIMER: Please note: we are not experts and claim NO expertise in building vans and working with electricity. The information below...
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Amish Furniture
Meghan
On Feb 22, 2019
I Always Wanted Amish Furniture......And now, I have it. It is hilariously ironic to me that I have nicer cabinetry in...
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San Juan Island: Whales to the North
Meghan
On Jan 22, 2019
“Go to San Juan,” she said. “It’s one of the most beautiful places I’ve been to,” she said. (Statement should have...
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Yosemite
Meghan
On Apr 15, 2019
Ahhhh, Yosemite. Heart of my heart. How does one begin to capture the magnitude of its magnificence? A park for everyone,...
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Baja: Whales to the South
Meghan
On Feb 27, 2019
It all started as most good stories do, with a visit to a friend and a winery. One of Stephen’s photographer...
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Yosemite

Our first (major) national park stop in our van holds a special place in our hearts. Read on for tips and tricks on navigating sleeping options and enjoying your time in the park

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Yellowstone

Our visit to beautiful Yellowstone NP, including highlights and recommendations for your visit

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Agua Fresca

Plumbing System according to Meghan with technical interjections by Stephen. We realize this might not …

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Harnessing the Sun

DISCLAIMER: Please note: we are not experts and claim NO expertise in building vans and …

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Nature’s Head Toilet

The real scoop on our Nature’s Head Composting Toilet. Why we love it. How often we change it. And… how we handled bugs. Plus some hard won tips and tricks.

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Baja: Whales to the South

It all started as most good stories do, with a visit to a friend and …