The Cost of Living in a Tiny Camper

The Cost of Living in a Tiny Camper

Every month (actually every day) we track each dollar spent. This monthly report is released to help aspiring fulltimers and share how we live minimally, yet vibrantly. Our November expenses were slightly higher than previous months due to the price of West Coast traveling and the holiday season. We make income from our Etsy shop, blog, and [...]

The Cost of Full Time RV Living

The Cost of Full Time RV Living

Every month (actually every day) we track each dollar spent. This monthly report is released to help aspiring fulltimers and share how we live minimally, yet vibrantly. We make income from our Etsy shop, blog, and YouTube channel to fund our journey. Watch the Video! Camping We camped at 6 different sites during October; and paid [...]

Monthly Expense Report – Fulltime RV Living – September 2016

Monthly Expense Report – Fulltime RV Living – September 2016

September was a doozy! Our food expenses were way too high, gas prices shot up, and a new set of tires really set us back. But, we did manage to have a few fiscal successes. Thanks to our Etsy shop, YouTube channel and Amazon Affiliate account - we were able to generate new income. Here’s [...]

The Cost of Life on the Road – August 2016 Expense Report

The Cost of Life on the Road – August 2016 Expense Report

The month of August treated us well. Despite buying a new iPhone ($150 from Walmart), we managed to keep the rest of our expenses under control. We’ll break the report into 5 sections and let you know exactly how much we spent. Our accounting is done completely with pen & paper. We use our favorite [...]

July Expense Report – Fulltime RV Traveling

July Expense Report – Fulltime RV Traveling

July was a month full of travel and exploration. We trekked through middle America, crossing the Continental Divide in Wyoming. We saw animals we've never seen before and visited three National Parks! Months like this are always amazing, and often rough on the wallet. We did keep expenses under control, but spent a few hundred more than [...]

Monthly Expenses – Fulltime RV Traveling – June 2016

Monthly Expenses – Fulltime RV Traveling – June 2016

June was an amazing month; we visited three states, three great lakes, and did it all with our lowest monthly expenses to date! While this is cause for celebration, we still have budget areas to focus on trimming. Here’s the breakdown: Camping Fees We camped in 10 different locations during the month of June; three [...]

The Cost of RV Living – May 2016 Budget Results

The Cost of RV Living – May 2016 Budget Results

During the entire month of April we were visiting our hometown. We spent zero dollars on camping and picked up a few gigs for extra cash. It was easy to fall back into the complacency of stationary life. I hate to admit it, but April was the first month we didn’t track our budget. When [...]

The Monthly Cost of RV Living

The Monthly Cost of RV Living

From Roswell, New Mexico to our hometown of Fairhope, Alabama - we did a lot of traveling in March. The purpose of this trek was to reposition ourselves for our summer travel plans and visit our families. We discovered that this kind of pace isn’t good for our budget. Here’s our budget breakdown of fulltime [...]

The Cost of RV Living : Our February Expenses

The Cost of RV Living : Our February Expenses

Our February expenses were the lowest since we began this journey. We had some great successes and a few financial short-comings. Here’s the breakdown: Camping Fees: In January we bought a used Honda 2000 generator for $600. The intent of this purchase was to extend our boondocking opportunities, saving us “campground expenses” over the course of [...]

January Expense Report – The Cost of Fulltime RVing

January Expense Report – The Cost of Fulltime RVing

January treated us well. We met so many awesome, fellow working-age fulltime RVers and we explored more land than the previous months. Our budget was a mixed success. We experienced our first vehicular hiccup when the truck’s thermostat housing cracked. We also made our first “big toy purchase” since hitting the road. Let’s start the [...]