One Month of Tiny Living in our Airstream

Steve, myself, and the girls have lived in our Airstream for a little over one month now.  I thought I would share what we’ve learned in our one month of tiny living and what we have come to understand about ourselves in that time. The passing of one month to the next is often not noted in today’s world. We don’t often sit back and think of the past 30 some days and reflect about what April meant to us. However when you change your lifestyle significantly refection seems to come more readily. We’ve certainly noticed a number of changes around us, and within our family as April progressed into May and those changes are helping us refine our WHY and continue shaping our lives to match and reflect our values.Continue Reading

The Geo Method: Black Tank Stink Be Gone!

I recounted our trials with black tank stink last week. We’ve been faithfully following the Geo Method ever since and it seems to be working well! Since we struggled to find more details on the Geo Method while dealing with our stinky issue we decided to put together a YouTube video to help others out in the future! So take a look!

 

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Our Poo Problem: Our Black Tank Learning Experience

So this article may by a little Too Much Information for some BUT we promised that we’d be sharing our Airstream experience, both the ups and the downs. Well folks Airstream life is not always a bed of roses, in fact sometimes it just STINKS, literally. So let me tell you a little story about the poo problem we just worked through. Hopefully those who are thinking of trying out a full time RV lifestyle will learn from our mistakes, and the rest of you will get a laugh.Continue Reading

Buying our Airstream “Charlie”

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We’d like to introduce to you….Charlie our 2005 30′ Airstream Classic!!!!

I’ve posted pictures in previous articles, but really pictures don’t do him justice. So now you can follow along  on our adventure of finding and buying our new Airstream home and then going to pick him up! Plus you get a full look inside.

When we first saw Charlie he was a little rough around the edges (he is over 10 years old) but as you can see he cleaned up real nice! Everything is original or added by his previous owners (who apparently really liked mirrors). We have a lot of  updates we’re planning to make and some we already have. You can find more detailed accounts of our weekend picking up and moving into Charlie in our articles: Courtney’s & Steve’s.

Enjoy!

I wish we would have taken more video especially while actually driving, but we were all so focused on our first time that we forgot. Don’t worry there will be plenty of video to come! Make sure you don’t miss out and subscribe to our Youtube channel.

We already have some organizational videos in the works, plus updates on how Charlie is shaping up. Once we start traveling you can expect even more travel based video over on our sister site fulltimeexplorers.com.

We hope you enjoyed your first peek into our new home.

5 Suggestions for Ensuring a Good Transition to Tiny Living for your Dog

While Steve and I wholeheartedly chose tiny living and the move into our 30ft Airstream Classic Limited this past weekend, there are two members of our family who had no say in the matter. For Patti and Penny, our two dogs, this past weekend was a strange and terrifying one. Imagine one day your people get up early and are gone for most of the day. They get home and are in and out of the house every few minutes for that night and the next morning. They even bring you over to this little room to eat dinner. Weird. Then they pack you into the big truck and take a ride. You sit in the truck a while once they get to their destination and then they bring you into that little room again. AND YOU NEVER GO HOME. That sounds scary even to me.

Our girls are adjusting little by little to their new living situation. I know there are a lot of people thinking of living this lifestyle in the future and wondering how they’re dogs will do. We certainly did! Everyone told us they would adjust and they are, but I thought I should share some of our learning experiences. Continue Reading

Officially Living an Airstream Life

So we’ve done it! We have moved out of our 1500sqft. sticks and bricks house and into our 200sqft. 2005 Airstream Classic Limited Trailer. Our Airstream Life has begun and the verdict is….

We’re loving tiny living so far!

So I guess I should start at the beginning and tell the story of how we began our Airstream Life this past weekend.Continue Reading