Five things to know about solar before you purchase

Are you thinking about investing in a solar energy system? There are many reasons to go solar. Maybe you want clean energy or to be self sufficient or perhaps you just want a solar back up system in case of outages. For us, living on an island in Nicaragua, deciding to go solar wasn’t a…

Checking things off the list

So our mattress arrived and the bedroom is pretty much finished.Trevor installed almost all of the trim and it is starting to look very homey in there. I need to make us some curtains to give us a little privacy and maybe we’ll make some end tables but overall that is one more thing that…

One month left and counting!

Well, it’s snowing outside and we’re anxious to get on the road. The bus is almost finished. Trevor has gotten all the walls up and the frame for the bed completed. I got the reminder call this morning for our mattress delivery on Thursday. All that is left to do in the bedroom is some…

For Christmas we unwrapped the bus!

So as we are getting closer to being finished and our departure date, we have started looking into what we need to get the bus registered and insured to get on the road. We are planning on getting our insurance through National General Insurance who will insure a bus converted to an RV. When we…

A light to shine the way home

So right before we left for our Thanksgiving trip to Oregon we finally got power to the bus. Trevor got all the panels connected and we hooked up the first strip of DC lights and we thought all was in the clear. The day before we left all he wanted to do was connect the…

Cob Cottage Tour

So we are behind on our blog here but we have had lot’s going on. We went out to Oregon for the Thanksgiving holiday to visit Trevor’s family so for a few weeks we had a break from the bus conversion. We’ve been back for a week now and everything is in full swing again….