How did we get here?

 It definitely wasn’t overnight. We’ve been dreaming of being a world schooling family for years, but the logistics of making that work for our family eluded us. We continued dreaming while working on growing our online businesses and waiting to find the right opportunity, or for the right opportunity to find us. Well, it happened. On June 25th, 2017 Dorky Adventure Dad got canned. We were looking into upgrading our living situation and had JUST received a pre-approval letter for a 160,000 dollar home loan. Needless to say we really felt like the rug got pulled out from under our feet.

When we were trying to make sense of everything, a little seed of a thought got planted in D.A.D.’s head. What if this was the opportunity we were waiting for? I said he was off his rocker, but he figured if we could buy an RV outright and for less than 5,000, we could travel around America. And the very next day he found the listing for our Happy Adventure Home.

In the coming weeks we were very busy as we revamped a 1990 Winnebago Chieftain. From painting to reupholstering we made it into our home. We will be living full time in our Happy Adventure Home while we travel the country exploring new adventures in every state.

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KitKat Photo opp at Hershey Park
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Hershey Park, Hershey, PA

Biggest Adventure Yet The Fun Adventure Family took on one of their biggest adventures yet. We went to Hershey Park! After we explored Chocolate Avenue, visited Hershey Story, Hershey Gardens, and Hershey’s Chocolate world we finished off our tour of Hershey, Pa with a big bang. Join us as we recap, and tell you all the insider tips, and offer you a ticket for your adventure! Park Preview Included When

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Hershey’s Chocolate World, Hershey, PA

The Chocolatiest Combo When we were in Hershey, PA we did EVERYTHING Hershey! It’s hard to pick our absolute favorite place to visit because each attraction offers an adventure that is different and fun. Check out our blog posts on *Hershey Story*, *Hershey Gardens*, and *Hershey Park*. If I had to pick only one thing to do there Hershey’s Chocolate World would be it! It’s the perfect combo of fun

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Fountain at Hershey Gardens
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Hershey Gardens, Hershey, PA

Learning About The Garden We’re so grateful for our Fun Adventure at The Hershey Story, (if you haven’t read about it yet, click *here*) because through that we learned about Hershey Gardens! I know what you’re thinking, “Gardens? Where’s the chocolate?” but I promise you, this is a perfect stop on a tour through Hershey, Pa. Here’s everything you need to know. What A View The Garden is not far

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Our 1990 Winnebago Chieftain Makeover

The Remodel: When our 1990 Winnebago Chieftain arrived I knew we had some work to do. I only gave us a month to do everything so we had to work quick. The first thing we did was fix the ceiling. Once that was done, the old heap didn’t look half bad, but we still had a lot of work to do. The next thing was gutting what we didn’t want

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Adventure in RV shopping

After deciding to go full time RV living I only gave us a month to prepare. The longer we stayed in our stationary home the more we would pull out of our savings.  Which also meant the less likely we were able to make a dream our reality. I started perusing Facebook marketplace, and Craigslist for RV’s in our price range. I immediately found 2 class A RV’s under $5,000.

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Planning our Full Time RV Adventure

The Planning: We still had our big check from the IRS in the bank as a cushion. It totaled around $7,000. I had to figure out how we could buy an RV, do any maintenance and remodeling, and live off the smallest amount of money possible. Being a numbers guy and a computer guy, I used spreadsheets to write out our bills and total them. During this time I realized

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How we decided to go full time RV

The Backstory: We were stationary living the usual life. I (Dorky Adventure Dad), was working a full time job and starting up my website design business. I had no time really with the family except on the weekends. I did the usual wake up at 7 am go to work, then get home around 7 pm. This only left time for dinner, bath, and bed. The neighborhood we lived in

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We’re the Lawrence family.  We’ve sold *nearly* everything we owned and moved into our 1990 Winnebago Chieftain.
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