When we first bought the bus, the ceilings were covered in a dingy fabric/carpet type material commonly called “mouse fur”. It was gross. That’s all I can say about that. Gross! I imagined bright, clean white wood planks. While we quickly ripped out those old “mouse fur” panels,
Every time we get to cover up more of the “ugly” in the bus, it’s an exciting day. When we started covering the bare metal, insulation, and furring strips on the walls, it was a very good day. The shell of the kids’ room was just beginning to come
It was an exciting day! We finally were ready to start building the kids’ bunk room in the back of the bus. Making a space for our four kids feels extra special - they are extra special. We had all been looking forward to working on this room that will
Funny thing about YouTube videos...no one necessarily knows when they were recorded, only when they were published. For our family, creating videos and blog posts only comes after our normal jobs, homeschooling, family time, and actually building the bus. That leads to our posts being months behind where we
The kitchen is the heart of the home...and also the heart of the bus. The kitchen is inches from the family room and about four feet from the kids’ room. It will function as a food prep area, laundry room, art table, work desk, school desk, and who knows
Project management has been one of the most mentally difficult parts of building this bus. Namely, in what order do we do different parts of the build? In real life, it’s not very concise. We cannot realistically do all of any one major project at once. It has often
When we first started researching the idea of becoming full-time RVers, one of the lifestyle questions we had was, “What about laundry?” As we began to read more about the day to day life of a fulltime RVer, we learned the pros and cons of the laundry options.
Finally, the time had come to return to work inside the bus. I know the major systems are what make the "house" part of the bus actually work and are realistically the most important (which is why we spend so much time on them), but actually seeing the living part