Huffington Post Feature

Getting the Ditching Suburbia story out to a wider audience.

As we continue to work on Ditching Suburbia we’re trying to extend our reach past the RV world. We’ve written enough about RVing that people are finding us in simple Google searches.

But what about those families that just have that “something isn’t right about this so-called American Dream” stirring but haven’t fleshed out what...

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Great Sand Dunes National Park

Sometimes Plan B ends up looking pretty good.

We weren’t supposed to be here.

We planned to be in Durango, CO all summer. When we ended our camphosting job early we faced a few scheduling challenges.

One was that most Colorado parks were booked for the summer. We solved that one - for a time - by heading south into New Mexico for a few weeks. It was hot, but we survived by staying in...

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Why We Quit a Camphosting Job

Workcamping (working in exchange for an RV site) can be a great way to lower expenses while traveling. But sometimes the jobs just don’t work out. Our latest didn’t and here’s why.

It sounded idyllic.

Colorado in the summertime.

And not just anywhere in Colorado, but southwest Colorado. Mountains. Streams. Hiking. Gold mining history. Memories of favorite childhood trips.

We accepted a...

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Suburban Sheep Shirt

Suburban Sheep Shirt If you have the same slightly sarcastic sense of humor as we do this may be the shirt for you. This design is both a commentary on suburban living and a declaration of your intent to leave it.

Styles available: t-Shirts,and hoodies.
Colors available: black, royal blue, navy blue.

What Happens in Vegas…

Well, nothing really happens in Vegas.

Las Vegas, New Mexico that is.

‘Course, it might have been the fact that we were in New Mexico in July. We ended up at Storrie Lake State Park in Las Vegas, NM for several nights - basically just to kill some time in a cheap campground before heading back into Colorado again.

The park is close to I-25 which runs north from Santa Fe, NM into Colorado...

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Mentally Awake Podcast

New ideas lead to a new life.

Curious how one year on the road turned into 5.5, homeschooling on the move, and living in a confined space as a family?

Listen to this interview with Mark Sharman of the MentallyAwake Podcast - where I talk about all of that and more!

Insider’s view - I was sitting in my truck, in a honey store parking lot while recording this. The campground where we were...

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Can You Still Recycle While RVing Fulltime?

Here’s another question from our readers. It’s all at once a simple and complex issue:

Question: Recycling. Does living in an RV make this more of a challenge because of space constraints or is this a totally do-able thing?Facebook Reader

Our simple answer is:
If recycling is a priority for you then you’ll figure out a way to make it work on the road.

RV Parks & Campgrounds Generally...

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