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Month: July 2016

Purging Our Stuff and Moving into Our RV

Lily helping pack up all the clothes!

Lily helping pack up all the clothes to donate!

It’s Saturday, July 30, 2016, and we’re finally in our motorhome!

We’ve spent the last month purging our stuff so we could move out of the home we were renting in Ridgefield and into our motorhome.

And man, talk about a PROJECT!

It’s been a ton of work. And kudos to Lacie for bearing the brunt of the work. I’ve been busy with a couple big copywriting projects this last month so Lacie has been the one doing most of the “purging.”

I’m grateful I married a woman with sisu! When a BIG project needs to get done there’s no one better to have on you team than Lacie Joy! 🙂

I also want to give a shout out to Loretta Hahn for being such a big help during this process! You rock Loretta. Thank you for all your help!

So here’s what we did in the last 4 weeks to purge our stuff so we could get in our RV and travel the country for at least 3 months:

How We Purged Our Stuff

We went through ALL our stuff and decided to either:

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Preparing to Travel the Country in Our Motorhome!

A picture from our last RV trip last month at Cape Kiwanda.

A picture from our last RV trip last month at Cape Kiwanda.

After a lot of talking, planning and praying we finally decided to hit the road in our motorhome!

We’re coming to the end of our 1-year rental agreement here at David’s house in Ridgefield and we’re not ready to buy our first home yet. So we figured this would be a great opportunity to go on a cross-country RV adventure!

We could have stayed here for at least another month but now that we’ve decided what we want to do we can’t wait to get on the road! So two days ago I called David to make arrangement to move out on August 1st so he could move back into his house and we could hit the road.

So now we only have 21 days left! For the last few days we’ve been cleaning house and getting rid of a lot of junk we don’t need. I sold our standup freezer to my friend Kevin for $100. And I took a van load of stuff to Goodwill on Sunday and then took some stuff to the dump after that.

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