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Van Life

We spent 7 months converting our Sprinter van into our new home! Learn about the van building process, see our final conversion costs and products, and read the lessons we have learned since hitting the road.

Full time van life with a dog: tips for traveling with a dog

Full time van life with a dog: tips for traveling with a dog

Want to travel or do van life with a dog? Traveling with a dog can be tricky and we’re sharing all of our tips to keep our dog Kona safe and happy while living life on the road.
Our Favorite Van Life Recipe: One Pot Thai Red Curry

Our Favorite Van Life Recipe: One Pot Thai Red Curry

In this blog post we’re sharing our favorite van life recipe, a one pot Thai red curry dish that is perfect for vegetarians, vegans, meat lovers, and is easy to make whether you live in a van or not! One of the biggest adjustments since traveling full time in our van is the limited kitchen. ...
6 Months of Van Life: The Highs and Lows

6 Months of Van Life: The Highs and Lows

Almost exactly 13 months ago we announced that we bought a van and exactly 6 months ago we finished our van conversion and officially hit the road. And wow, what a crazy amazing 6 months it has been!  We decided to pursue van life for one main reason: to have the freedom to ...
Our Van Conversion Cost, Tour, & Mistakes

Our Van Conversion Cost, Tour, & Mistakes

WE DID IT!!!! After almost 7 months of blood (not much thankfully!), sweat (the Texas heat is no joke!), and many tears (most Kathryn lol), we FINISHED OUR VAN CONVERSION! And holy crap, we are in love!!! Back in January we announced that we bought a Sprinter van that we were going to convert ...
Van build countdown: the final days of our van conversion!

Van build countdown: the final days of our van conversion!

After a couple weeks off from the van build for our Italy trip, we made it back to Austin and spent two weeks working super hard to try to get this van done on time. From priming and painting, finishing the cabinet build, making window covers, and installing our ceiling, we're sharing the big ...
Van Conversion Shower Updates + Headliner Shelf

Van Conversion Shower Updates + Headliner Shelf

We are officially calling Austin our "home base" now as we try to finish and move into our van! Over the last few days we have worked a ton of hours trying to make some big progress and have accomplished a few big things for the van conversion: shower walls are installed, we built and installed

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