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The Battle That Rages | The Big Blue Bus Tour

*Miss B smothering Frodo (my sister’s dog) with love. We’re back on the bus. I’ve been apprehensive the lastView full post »

It’s Time | The Big Blue Bus Tour

It’s midnight and I really should be sleeping. Miss B is snoring softly as she lays snuggled in a cocoon made fromView full post »

Catching Up | The Big Blue Bus Tour

Our last couple weeks are blurry in my memory. I better write what I remember or it will be lost. Last week we camped inView full post »

Our Life in Numbers | The Big Blue Bus Tour

This morning my mind is full of numbers. It’s been 4 months since we sold our house in Florida and started thisView full post »


I don’t think I shared these images from our visit in Alaska. Miss B loves her cousins so much. I just wish weView full post »

You made it to 70… now what? | The Big Blue Bus Tour

I called my dad yesterday to wish him a happy birthday! He laughed when I asked him, “You made it to 70! Now whatView full post »

In this moment. | The Big Blue Bus Tour

Jake and I took a cruise for our honeymoon 19 years ago. Not on a big cruise ship, rather a small cruise ship throughView full post »

Living on a bus… still | The Big Blue Bus Tour

We’re still living on the bus. In case you were wondering. It’s been a learning experience and we’veView full post »

Stinky Boys | The Big Blue Bus Tour

It’s 7:30am. (Actually it would be 8:30am – but today is the end of daylight savings.) Jacob just walked into theView full post »

The Simple Life | The Big Blue Bus Tour

I’m falling into bed exhausted tonight. We had a full day filled – from sun up to lights out – with theView full post »

Halloween on The Big Blue Bus Tour

As a family we celebrate Halloween, but it’s not one of our BIG holidays. (Come to think of it, I guess onlyView full post »

Our Bus… The Tin Can | The Big Blue Bus Tour

Its freezing on the bus this morning. I shivered most of the night. We have two space heaters working nonstop that areView full post »

Trust in The Lord

Tomorrow marks three months since we sold our house in Florida and started our adventure. The last three months haveView full post »

Moving Day | The Big Blue Bus Tour

This morning we woke before the sun came up. It’s moving day. The RV park is dark and quiet. We speak in hushed tonesView full post »

Parenting on The Big Blue Bus

Parenting is not for the weak hearted. I remember when the boys were little and I was sleep deprived and overwhelmedView full post »

19 years.

It’s 10pm on The Big Blue Bus. Miss B is finally asleep in her bed – though she’s sure to be joining us in oursView full post »

A Day in the Life | The Big Blue Bus Tour

We thought you might like to see a bit of what our day looks like around here on The Big Blue Bus. The outdoor clipsView full post »

FAQ | The Big Blue Bus Tour

See pictures of our bus here. See a video of our family on the bus here. 1. Why are you doing this? Jake is switchingView full post »

Daring Greatly | The Big Blue Bus Tour

Have you read Brene Brown’s book Daring Greatly? If not, you should consider doing so. If you don’t know whoView full post »

Vomit. On the bus. | The Big Blue Bus Tour

The reality hit me this weekend. We live in a bus. We’ve been without a home since July 29th when we sold our house inView full post »

Our Alaska List

*View of Mt McKinley (aka Denali) from the roof of The Big Blue Bus Now that we’re in Seattle, we’ve beenView full post »


Our Alaskan Tour is almost up. Tomorrow is our last day before we fly to Seattle to meet up with The Big Blue Bus. I&#View full post »

Alaska Tour

It’s 10:30am on a Sunday morning and we’re parked in the parking lot at the Exit Glacier Nature Center outsideView full post »

after. our bus rocks.

We did it! As of today, our 1997 Blue Bird school bus is finished. And I’m in love. We’ve owned the bus justView full post »

through the window of the bus

We are officially in the middle of nowhere. Thousands of miles of vast wilderness are hidden up here on the AlaskaView full post »

a little romance on The Big Blue Bus

*A big thank you for all your comments! We love reading them! It’s the perfect treat to log on and read anView full post »

long days

It’s Tuesday and Sam and I are lying in the back of the bus. It’s been a long day. I’m done with the endless driveView full post »

a day on the bus

Our days on the bus have become fairly predictable and we’re establishing routines and systems that work for us. WeView full post »

the wheels on the bus

I’ve moved to the back of the bus. It’s 7:47pm and the sun is on it’s way down. We’ve been in Canada since noonView full post »

sleeping among giants

The time leading up to our departure from Tampa was a whirlwind. Five weeks to pack up our life, prepare to move into aView full post »

a day off

I lost a day yesterday. I spent the entire 500 miles sleeping. Sore throat, earache, and throbbing head knocked me outView full post »

life on the bus

Are you curious about life on a bus? We don’t have too much experience yet, as we’ve only been on the bus for threeView full post »


We’ve made it to Tennessee! It’s 6pm and the sun is setting. Gosh I adore this time of day when the sun is on itsView full post »

on our way!

Our adventure has begun. Though I suppose an argument could be made that our adventure began when we first conceived ofView full post »

Big Blue Bus Tour

What is the Big Blue Bus Tour? See pictures of our bus here. See a video of our family on the bus here. Find answers toView full post »