Category Archives: Preparation

New Year, New Home!

We launched our new full-time traveling lifestyle today!  It’s pretty appropriate that it’s the start of a new year, isn’t it? Advertisements

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Merry Christmas!

There’s usually a bit of disappointment after all the presents are unwrapped, but honestly, I feel nothing but relief this year!  Don’t get me wrong.. we had an awesome Christmas. It was quiet, the kids were happy with their presents … Continue reading

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Things Are Getting Real!

We’ve been planning to hit the road for two years now.  It’s been a long, tedious process with lots of setbacks.  Maybe that’s why it feels so surreal to say this, but… we bought a fifth wheel!  As per normal … Continue reading

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Tough Transitions

In any stage of life, there are always going to be difficulties – the “downsides” to the situation you’re in.  Sometimes they’re not so bad – if you’re lucky, they’re barely noticeable.  Sometimes they’re overwhelming. We’re not in an overwhelming … Continue reading

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A Change of Plans

Things have been quite busy here at the Raum household!  Last week, my sister came to visit us.  We hadn’t seen her since the previous August, and given that she has a very close relationship to my kids (and me … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes – Emotions Run High

I haven’t been posting as much as I thought I would.  This whole endeavor is hard, really hard.  I mean.. people told me that it was going to be like this, that it would be awful, that we would all … Continue reading

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How to Have a Successful Yard Sale!

We’ve had many, many yard sales over the years.  When we lived in Massachusetts, we usually had one every other year or so.  Sometimes we would make $100, if we made $300, it was a big success.  Well, our sell-everything-so-we-can-travel … Continue reading

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