Solo Female #Vanlife

Bumbling for Showers

One thing I’ve learned living #vanlife is that I can go a long time without showering.  My longest shower-free stint has been eight days, and I’m not gonna lie, I felt totally fine.  But then I flew into Austin and the second the humid air hit me and I started sweating, I needed a shower […]

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Artist’s Way Workshop – Vanlife Book Club

The Artist’s Way is a book that I literally can’t stop talking about.  I’ve been telling people to read this book for years because I really believe in its life-altering potential.  Basically, the Artist’s Way is creativity therapy.  It’s a 12-week workshop where you read one chapter each week, which includes daily activities (morning pages), […]

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What Happens When Vanlife meets Burning Man Life

Burning Man is an annual event where a temporary city of 70,000 people is built in the middle of nowhere Nevada desert: Black Rock City.  This experimental society has its own rules, principles, and traditions.  The grounds are called the playa and the city’s grid is set up to mimic a clock.  Every year, thousands […]

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How to Make Money on the Road

The number one vanlife question I get asked daily is: How do you make money living on the road?  Personally, my story involves years of expensive (and arguably unnecessary) schooling, trial and error with dozens of different jobs, a bit of luck, and a lot of perseverance to get to where I am today: making […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Vanlife Decision Fatigue

Outbound Living shared this article I wrote about decision fatigue of their blog.  Check it out!  I’d love to hear your feedback!! Vanlife is freedom.  When you live in a van, you are free to go anywhere. The choices are limitless. Though spontaneity is one of the biggest draws to the vagabond lifestyle, this unlimited ability […]

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Feature: Lessons from Solo Female Traveling

I connected with Kathleen with Tiny House, Tiny Footprint because of the similarities of our vanlife stories.  I’m incredibly grateful for authentic, caring, and supportive people like Kathleen!  She published a feature of my story: Lessons from Solo Female Traveling.  Here’s a preview.  Check out the entire post on the Tiny House, Tiny Footprint blog and […]

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Feature by Home Sweet Van!

Home Sweet Van was one of the first #vanlife Instagram accounts I followed back in June of 2017.  I’m so excited to share that Juliana and Richmond recently featured a story about me on their blog!  Here are some highlights: I’m working on doing what feels right for me, not what everyone else thinks I […]

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Sustainable Materials for a DIY camper van conversion

We’re trying our best to use sustainable non-toxic products whenever possible in our DIY camper van conversion.  This is, admittedly, not an easy task and “trying” is definitely the key word here.  We’ve made some mistakes along the way and we’re sharing our experiences so you can learn from our successes and missteps.  Here’s a […]

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Non-toxic flooring for a DIY camper van

We’re on a mission to build-out our camper van with sustainable, non-toxic materials as much as possible within our budget.  When we started our search for the best non-toxic camper van flooring for our conversion, we had three main requirements: non-toxic (duh), water-resistant, and thin. Though we love wood flooring in homes, it’s not the […]

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The best non-toxic insulation for a DIY camper van

Insulation is by far the most commonly misunderstood aspect of a camper van conversion.  And for good reason– there is so much misinformation out there!  We spent weeks researching radiant barriers, vapor barriers, and dozens of insulation options for our sustainable DIY camper van.  We’re sharing the lessons we’ve learned to help you make the […]

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