Tiny Living- Is Van Life For Us?

VW classic van, poposky

I can remember when I could fit all of my belongings into the back of my car. Of course, I was seventeen at the time. Things have really changed since then. Now I have decades of keepsakes, photo albums, and cumulative collections of things I enjoy. Add in business endeavors, two marriages, two grown children, and a few dogs; and you have a lot of items in your living space. Downsizing to a tiny home was challenging enough, but can I downsize more to enjoy life in a van?

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Tiny Living-Putting Stuff In Storage

Whether you’re delving into a tiny home adventure, packing your stuff away for future generations, or just temporarily storing your stuff for an in-between situation, you are going to be storing your stuff somewhere.

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Tiny Living Week 23 & 24- Moving Day

Out tiny home experience was terrific, so much so that we weren’t very motivated to move. We started our adventure wondering if we could sustain this “bohemian” lifestyle and ended it wishing we could say longer.

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Tiny Living Week 19-Getting Personal

Everyone seems intrigued by the idea of Tiny Homes, but there isn’t much publicity on why people are thinking about a minimalist lifestyle. This discussion really should be front page news. Tiny homes are not a fad, they’re a reality for several different types of people across an array of society ranges and cultures.

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Tiny Living Week 18 -Missing Comforts

I’ve written about the benefits of down-sizing and raved about the results of these benefits, however, just like in any situation, there are cons. One of these is the missing comforts of larger spaces. It hasn’t been all sunshine and rainbows in our tiny home.

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Tiny Living Week 9- Thinking Design.

It’s been about two months and my world of tiny homes has been expanded tremendously. Whether it’s just trending or a realistic shift to a modern lifestyle, tiny homes are popping up everywhere.

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Tiny Living, Weeks 3&4- The Squeeze

I was once told by a Shaolin Fighting Monk that I could live anywhere. At the time, I thought that he saw some resilience in me, a survivor with the ability to adapt and overcome. But twenty years later, I am more inclined to believe that he understood humanity does not need all of the extravagances we misunderstand as necessities.

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Tiny Living Week 2

Two weeks into our commitment and our family is starting to get to the crux of what we really need.

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Tiny Living

With the cost of living on a steep incline, it’s time to rethink what we really need. Our family has decided to take a break from the clutter and want of our suburban lifestyle and downsize to simple experiences and shared moments.

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