from 5 bedrooms and 5 acres to a 5th wheel: how to make it all fit

Today I had the privilege of writing a guest post for Michael Boyink over at his blog Ditching Suburbia.  In it I talk about the process we took in downsizing from our 5 bedroom/5 acre home into our 5th wheel. I also share how we narrowed down our clothing, toys and kitchen gadgets. Can you guess which 5 appliances made the cut? Click over to find out. While you are there, take a look around. He has a lot of great resources for families seeking to live uncommon lives.

Fun fact: I found Michael’s blog after listing to an interview that he and his wife Crissa gave over at the Family Adventure Podcast a few years ago. In it I learned that Michael’s family has been living full-time in an RV since 2010! At the time we were still in the deep trenches of waiting. Our faith and trust was being tested by a stagnant situation with our house which was on the market. In fact, the exact same day that Michael and Crissa’s interview was posted, I wrote this post in which I talked about what I was learning concerning living in that gap between the dream being given and the fulfillment of the dream. Today I am feeling so blessed to be on the fulfillment side of that gap.

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