Tag Archives: mobile lifestyle

Runaway

How small is too small? Where is your personal lower limit for features? Those are the questions I asked myself when I ran across Runaway, which advertises the smallest, lightest and cheapest mini-campers on the market. Their most expensive model, … Continue reading

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Why You’ll Probably Downsize Someday

When you’re researching your transition to mobile living, there’s a tendency to lock yourself into a relatively narrow set of options. It happened to my wife and I when we were picking out our first camper. When you’re going from … Continue reading

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Avoiding RV Accidents

Experience is a harsh teacher, especially when it comes to mobile living. Imagine taking a small cabin, putting it on a shaker table and run it at full blast for two days. A traditional home would be destroyed. Yet your … Continue reading

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Your RV Neighbors Are Getting Younger

Make some room, fellow old people, the kids are coming over. Not your kids and not mine, but a whole generation trying to find relief from sky high rents and insane home prices. And, oh yeah, they also like to … Continue reading

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Bigger Does Not Mean Better

My House Has Wheels is about RV living and camping but it’s also about housing. Our transition to RV living first started with frustration with our housing options. That frustration still drives us to this day. The two big problems … Continue reading

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Five Crazy Awesome Gadgets For RV Living

One of my consistent criticisms of RV manufacturers is that they seem constrained by what they know. Changes are evolutionary, revolutions are rare. We get stuck with rubber roofs that leak, cheap carpeting, brown furniture and campers that are way … Continue reading

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Five Indispensable Outdoor Cooking Tools

My House Has Wheels is about RV living but it’s also about small space living. One of the big changes that will be universal to any small space transition will be outdoor cooking. This is a great time of year … Continue reading

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Could You Live In a Prius?

I’ll freely admit that one of the mistakes we made on our RV journey was getting a camper that was too big and too heavy. Our 5th wheel weighed 10,500 pounds empty which is a lot of weight. Even at … Continue reading

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Staying Out Of The Housing Trap

Consistently the single largest expense in household budgets is housing. A house payment and now rent have ballooned to take up nearly 40% of your combined income. And still people line up, like lambs to the slaughter, to buy a … Continue reading

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Bus Renovation Done Right

If you ever thought about doing your own conversion, here’s a story of a Silicon Valley couple who decided to give it go. They converted an old school bus into an RV and did an amazing. Honestly, I got tired … Continue reading

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