Living in a van down by the river is a figurative expression meaning being a complete failure at life, a drain on society. However, nothing could be further than the truth for many, including us, who choose to live minimally while enjoying freedom and travel. So, fasten your seatbelts! We’re going to take you on a wild ride showing you how downsizing RVs works for us…and maybe give you that nudge to do it too!
When we downsized from our 42′ fifth wheel to our tiny 25′ Class C motorhome, we also had downsize our kitchen and bathroom accessories. Even though there was absolutely nothing wrong with what we had, our kitchen tools and bathroom goods didn’t fit in our tiny cabinets, storage compartments or living spaces. So, what’s a girl to do?
The minimalist approach seems to be all the rage amongst millennials and baby boomers these days. Even since downsizing from our fifth wheel RV to an even smaller motorhome, we’re discovering we are much happier having less. We are rethinking what’s really necessary in our day to day lives and are applying that tiny living concept to our RV lifestyle. Even shopping for simple everyday necessities like food, cooking supplies, and toiletries, the minimalistic approach requires special concessions. We’re going to show you some simple minimalist shopping hacks that will make van life and small RV lifestyle easier and less stressful.