Homeless but Happy and Chicks without Bricks

December 16, 2013

Family on the Road

So we spontaneously sold our RV a week and a half ago.

Little Uhaul big trailer

And tried to packed everything into a tiny U-Haul.

Family on the Road

It seemed appropriate that the sun was setting as we took our last family picture before saying goodbye. This “house” cost a fraction of what our home in California had cost but it was a 1000 times harder to say goodbye. So many memories in such a small space.

New Buyers

We couldn’t be more thrilled with the new owners who share our passion for adventure and simple living. They are planning to take off soon.

Best Friends

We said goodbye to my best friend and her family who had generously let us stay with them for 15 days. She’s special this one. There are not many people who would welcome our family and all four pets for that long and not once make us feel like we were over staying our welcome. And frankly, there’s not many people who I’d want to spend 15 days with in their house. :-)

A bigger uhaul

Then we left Austin in our slightly bigger U-Haul.

Boys and Beignets in Baton Roughe

Our first stop was Baton Rouge where we had beignets for breakfast. So bad but so good.

Hotel Hopping

Getting all of our stuff and the menagerie into the hotel room was quite the effort. Another reason why I love RVing so much.

Road Trip without the RV

The next day we drove and drove.

Winter Storm Shot

And got to Florida just in time.

Moving into Storage

We stored our stuff until we find a new home.

It’s been a whirlwind of a week. Along with moving to Florida, establishing our new residency, and searching for a doctor to deliver our baby who is due in a few months, I was a contributing writer for a new book!

It’s called Chicks Without Bricks, a compilation of travel stories from other unconventional women and starting today you can pre-order it now through Dec 23 for just $2.99! After that the price goes up to $7.99.

Chicks without Bricks!

Considering our present situation I couldn’t think of a more fitting title.

Love and Laughter,
Jenn

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I'm Jenn and I'm so happy you stopped by our little corner of the web. My favorite moments are cuddling with my boys, listening to the purrs of my cat, and sipping warm cups of tea. The smell of orange blossoms conjures up delightful memories of childhood even though I grew up in Indiana hundreds of miles from citrus groves. I love animals and when I'm stressed I dream of owning a goat farm. I love art, road trips, books, and food. Vintage clothes make me ridiculously happy. Red lipstick is my friend.

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3 Responses to “Homeless but Happy and Chicks without Bricks”

  1. Aubrey Says:

    I don’t know that I can thank you enough for this RV. Tonight is our second night in it. We still haven’t figured out the oven, just the stove. So if you have any tips for us, send ‘em our way! We are just loving it. We have already made some changes that I’m excited about and just happy to really have a home of our own. Our apartment sublet will be finalized tomorrow and we just can’t be more excited. We’re lucky we found a park open for long stays during the holiday season. I can’t wait to read more of your adventures and see your next rig. Cheers to ya!

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  2. Andrea@WellnessNotes Says:

    Congrats on contributing to Chicks without Bricks. Sounds like a very cool book!

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  3. Deb Says:

    All so exciting! And the writing gig too!! Congrats!

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