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
24 (twenty four) items per page: Pages of tampons at Target: 4 Pages of max-pads at Target: 4 Pages of panty liners at Target: 2 Why in hell do I know this? More importantly, why does it matter? It was a circuitous journey, to be certain. I’m planning the first leg of the arrival of … Read more Pioneer Woman, truck stops, and periods.
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
Earth Day 2017 at Fair Park. Dallas, Texas. Sustainable eating, Earthack 2017, Tiny House village with BA, and more Fair Park awesome. It’s our first video. Be easy, but please let us know what you think! Have you ever thought about really downsizing, leaving everything behind, and living life on your terms? We’re (mom, dad, … Read more Tiny Duck Boats – Epic Mini Life S1E1
This post started as a quick quip on Facebook to illustrate how our new lifestyle will help lighten our ecological impact by reducing our need for electricity. That wasn’t the driving force to the mobile lifestyle, but more and more the reality is setting in that what we’re doing is meaningful in more ways than … Read more The unintended ecological impact of RV life: Happy Earth Day 2017
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
In 2007, Heather and I were making just under $100k per year. Pretty OK in the world view, right? You’d think so… but there was one major problem. We were living paycheck to paycheck. We had been living life as it happened, with absolutely no plan in place. Sound familiar? After a little soul searching, we decided … Read more Three simple things: money, stuff, and taking back your life
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