Why Camping in Chicago is an AWESOME Idea

By Marissa | August 8, 2017

When you think of RV travel and camping, Chicago may not be the first destination that comes to mind. What comes to mind may be a green forest you can get lost in or snowcapped mountains in the distance that take your breath away. The amazing thing about RVing, is it can take you anywhere!…

4 Tips For Safety While Traveling

By Marissa | August 1, 2017

When it comes to RV living and traveling, safety is always a concern as you explore new and unfamiliar territory. Is the area safe? Safety for you and your family is a legitimate fear and a topic that comes up often. When it comes to traveling and safety, there are definitely areas that you want…

Will Life On the Road Make Me Happy?

By Marissa | July 25, 2017

RV life is an incredible way to live. When you look at it from a distance, people at first glance think it amazing. However, when you start to dig deeper, reality sets in. You start to think of all the things most of us would have to give up. Giving up the house and most…

Pros & Cons of Having a Home Base While RV Living

By Marissa | July 20, 2017

Living the RV lifestyle opens up doors for many exciting opportunities, but also raises lots of questions. Will I miss family and friends? How do I get mail? What about visits to the doctor, dentist, and medications? How do you find a loyal mechanic? There is not just one straight forward answer to all these…

What Arches National Park Taught Me About Life

By Marissa | July 11, 2017

We recently visited Arches National Park in Utah and the landscape was spectacular. Home to over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, this park is a must-see and contains the highest density of natural arches in the world! While visiting the park, I started to notice a pattern. The arches over time had changed due to harsh…

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Top 5 Things To Do in Moab, Utah

By Nathan | July 4, 2017

Few destinations like Moab exist. And even though Moab itself is incredible, it’s not just the city that makes it such an awesome area. Within 30 minutes of Moab, you can explore Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and Dead Horse Point State Park. If you want to venture just a bit further, Goblin Valley…

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3 Reasons Minimalism is Worth the Effort

By Nathan | June 27, 2017

Minimalism is all the craze today. Much like my MC Hammer beach pants in elementary school, the word “minimalism” could just be a fad, but I do believe the concept of minimalism is here to stay. What is minimalism in a nutshell? To me, minimalism is saying “no” to good things so you can say “yes”…

Life Lessons from a Father Who Cried His First Day of RVing

By Nathan | June 20, 2017

I’ve always tried to not envision myself a certain way as I’ve gone through life. Thank goodness I didn’t see my future self as a filthy rich entrepreneur with six-pack abs at 37 years old. If you lift up my shirt or check my bank account, you’ll quickly see that neither of these have come true.…

Full Time RV Living Meals, Tips, and Recipes

By Marissa | June 13, 2017

I feel like such a pioneer woman while we are boondocking and I am trying to plan and prepare meals for the week in our RV. I’m sure that statement would be mildly offensive to a real pioneer who has to grow and hunt their own food prepared over a campfire. Maybe preparing food while…

Our 2 Year Nomadiversary! What RV Living Taught Us After 2 Years on the Road

By Marissa | June 7, 2017

The month of May marked the end of our 2nd year on the road of full-time RV living and June kicks off year number 3! They say time flies when you are having fun, so you can imagine it is in warp speed while RV living. We are having a BLAST! I wake up each…

Where is Your Treasure? How to Downsize Memorable Items

By Marissa | May 30, 2017

Downsizing was by far the toughest part of transitioning to the RV lifestyle. I knew it was going to be challenging, but I don’t think I understood how difficult letting go would be. When we made the decision to downsize our belongings and move into an RV to live full-time, I was late 20’s, recently married,…

A Look Back After 2 Years on the Road

By Marissa | May 23, 2017

This Month marks our 2nd Nomadiversary! It is hard to believe it has been 2 years since we said goodbye to our first home as a married couple and as parents to hit the open road. I can still remember the emotions of walking around the now empty house that was once filled with our…

How to Visit the South Rim of the Grand Canyon

By Marissa | May 17, 2017

The Grand Canyon is known world-wide for it’s vast beauty and greatness. The mighty Colorado River carved into the canyon creating a masterpiece people from all over the world travel to witness and gaze upon each year. It is literally breathtaking, but can be overwhelming when trying to plan a trip to this impressive landmark. We…

Why RV Living is “Worth it”

By Marissa | May 9, 2017

Living a life of travel in an RV is not always luxurious. There have honestly been times we question our sanity for making this leap. Don’t get me wrong, RV living is amazing, but it can be stressful at times. So let me explain what makes it difficult and why it is worth it! Small…

3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Sedona Arizona

By Marissa | May 2, 2017

On our way out to the Grand Canyon, we made a stop in Sedona, Arizona. This stop was not originally on our travel plans, but after a few people recommended the detour, we thought we would swing by for a peak. Can I just say WOW! We were blow away. Sedona has a stunning backdrop…

A Penny Saved…

By Nathan | April 25, 2017

I’ve been reading a book called the Slight Edge. The focus of the book revolves around a parable told at the beginning of the book involving 2 sons and their dying father. On his deathbed he gives his sons two options: Receive 1 million dollars today or Receive a penny a day doubled every day for…

How We Cook in an RV

By Marissa | April 18, 2017

Before moving into an RV, I was somewhat concerned about cooking in one. Let’s be honest, I am not a gourmet cook. This is no surprise to anyone who knows me. Cooking has always been one of those things I do not enjoy and unfortunately I am married to someone who feels the same way.…

Living Without Fear – A Lesson From a 3 Year old

By Marissa | April 11, 2017

Three years ago today we gave birth to a beautiful 6 lbs 6 oz blue eyed baby girl. Her birth was just the beginning of an amazing journey for us as a family. After years of prayers for her arrival, she was finally here and I can not believe it was 36 months ago today that…

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Why Visit National Parks?

By Marissa | April 3, 2017

Two years ago when we decided to follow our crazy dream and live the full time RV lifestyle, I started a travel list. I am sure most of you know what I am talking about and you’ve probably created such a list of places you dream of exploring. I am continually adding to this ‘list…

RV or Tiny Home?

By Marissa | March 27, 2017

This week we attended the Tiny House Roadshow in our hometown of Cookeville Tennessee. We love traveling, but it is also nice to get back to our roots and visit friends and family. You might be wondering why we would attend a tiny house show when #1 we are not in the market for a…