Chapter 3: The Grand Adventure


Making it Home

December 5, 2016 1:51 pm Published by

After a fun and exhausting three days at the Tiny House Festival, it was time to head home for the holidays. Sunday night, after the festival ended, Zack and I headed to Anastasia State Park to spend the night. We couldn’t stomach the idea of...
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The Tiny House Festival

November 28, 2016 10:54 am Published by

The whole reason for this trip, making our way from Arkansas down to Florida, was because Zack entered our bus to be shown in the 2016 Florida Tiny House Festival. It gave us a deadline to get everything done and we thought it would be a...
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Officially on the Road

November 21, 2016 8:22 pm Published by

While Zack has been living in the bus for a month or two now, Friday started the first official day of our adventure. Friday after I got off work, we hit the open road, heading to Cleburne, TX. Zack is part of a Skoolie Conversion...
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City Rock Bluff at Calico Rock, Arkansas

Shake Down Trip #2

October 22, 2016 9:12 am Published by

If you missed my post on our first shake down trip, you can read about it here. After completing our first weekend trip (just barely) and fixing the belt issue, we were confident that this one would go more smoothly. It did, relatively speaking. I had...
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Shake Down Trip #1

October 16, 2016 11:34 am Published by

Since we have finished the construction on our bus and our departure date isn’t until the end of the year, Zack and I have been trying to use the weekends to do small ‘shake down’ trips to find and fix any issues we have before...
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A 2013 Retrospective: Big Sky Country

November 13, 2015 8:47 pm Published by

Zack and I took our first trip together to Montana in June 2013. We were going to visit a friend and explore a state that neither of us had been to. I don’t think we realized it at the time, but some of the best...
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Natural State Nomads - Monument Valley

A 2014 Retrospective: Our trip out West

November 6, 2015 8:02 pm Published by

Annie and I discussed sharing two of our previous trips that had a strong impact on us wanting to live this lifestyle. This is the story of our 2014 whirlwind trip which features New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona. We hope you enjoy the photos...
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The Bus

And So It Begins…

September 21, 2015 12:38 pm Published by

Last week Zack and I were on vacation in Gulf Shores, AL with our parents. We booked this vacation about 6 months ago, long before we decided on our new adventure. So the plan was for Zack to fly to Tampa, FL and pick up...
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Natural State Nomads - The Bus at Gulf Shores

Don’t make a fuss, get on the bus!

September 14, 2015 1:36 pm Published by

Around 6 months ago, Annie and I began planning a trip to the gulf that would include us and both of our parents. We hopped onto AirBNB and searched out the perfect beach house for us to all share in the glory that is the...
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