This video looks at what it took to redirect our Nature’s Head Composting Toilet liquid output directly into our existing black tank. Why would we do that? Well, frankly, we’re a family of three adult sized individuals which means that I had to empty the provided fluids bottle literally every 24 hours. Emptying the liquids … Read more Nature’s Head Composting Toilet Redirect To Black Tank
It’s all fun and games until your landing gear bolt snaps in two places. Just when we’ve got the hang of setup and teardown (Michael is backing in like a pro) something goes haywire… one of the two landing gear legs stops going down. This can only mean one thing… the landing gear bolt snapped… … Read more Broken Landing Gear – Epic Mini Life S1E6
Well, this probably isn’t the video you’re looking for, but it’s a fun one! 🙂 We visit Marceline, MO, home of the Walt Disney Hometown Museum and his childhood home. We visit both, and share it with you! We’ve been on the road now for a few months, and we’ve learned a LOT! A LOT. … Read more Live Your Dreams – Epic Mini Life S1E4
We’ve been planning, discussing, learning, and otherwise practically obsessed with this new chapter in the journey of life. The reality is starting to sink in, and it’s not all rainbows and unicorns. The truth of the matter is that as the time nears, the more we realize how much more there is left to do, … Read more Launch day is upon us, securing Leeloo, and the first leg!
Heather gets rid of more stuff (much more), including a life’s worth of pumpkins. We go on a journey of digitizing documents, and introduce you to our dogs Hayden and Rossi. And we have a major update on acquiring Leeloo (our 5th wheel)! We’re leaving soon – and will be traveling in the following: 2009 … Read more Much Less Stuff – Epic Mini Life S1E3
I stumbled upon this post declaring the “covered wagon” as the first tiny home. This totally makes sense. In fact, I was thinking this morning about how a pickup pulling a 5th wheel is the logical evolution of the horse and covered wagon. Everything we need will be packed nicely inside of Leeloo (our name … Read more How many horses does it take to pull your life?
As it turns out, letting go of the stuff wasn’t the hard part. Well, for the most part. Physically getting rid of it is proving to be far more difficult. UPDATE: We’re changing the plans a bit after realizing that we are in total control of our calendar and location. That sort of autonomy is … Read more Best Laid Plans – Epic Mini Life S1E2
One thing you can count on in an Epic Mini Life is learning how to navigate the best tools for the task. Today we’ll focus on getting from your current place to the next. Traditional travel is simple. You’re leaving the home airport, going to the destination (potentially with a layover), renting a car, and … Read more Five must have apps for nomadic cross-country living
Today we’re thrilled to announce the next Sitarzewski family adventure… we’re naming it Epic Mini Life. Normally, when we hear the words “family adventure” together, it has something to do with a vacation or a “once in a lifetime” opportunity. Stick with us, and you’ll see anything but “normal.” Heather and I have decided to … Read more Version 1.0: Defining what living life means to you