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I Became A Full-Time Van Life Nomad 4 Years Ago

When I took on the role of Caregiver (back in March 2018) I knew my temporary hiatus from the road could be lengthy and I would need to find ways to get through it. What I didn't realize was how deep my nomadic desires ran. I've been missing the road a lot lately and doing… Continue reading I Became A Full-Time Van Life Nomad 4 Years Ago

Musings & Whatnot · Van Life

How I Earn Money On The Road – Fails and Successes

I've been recovering from a simple gallbladder removal surgery that turned out to be more complicated than expected. I'm doing well, it's just taking longer than I wanted to get to my new (pain-free) normal. During my recovery there hasn't been much in terms of my usual adventures so I thought I'd share a bit… Continue reading How I Earn Money On The Road – Fails and Successes

Musings & Whatnot · Van Life

Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Wait For The Perfect Time To Go Nomad

Waiting for the perfect time to make a change in our lives is something many (if not all) of us do. Naturally, we need to plan and be sensible about the choices we make but obsessing over or waiting for perfect conditions before making a life change can halt us in our tracks. In this… Continue reading Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Wait For The Perfect Time To Go Nomad

Musings & Whatnot · Van Life

Life Changes 2018 – The End Of Nomad Life?

It's autumn already! The leaves are changing to vibrant, iridescent colors and the landscape will soon morph into winter. This post is to catch you up on what's been happening on the Simply Connie home front this year. 2018 Has Been A Bit Crazy I started 2018 out in Homestead Florida visiting Nikki. We had… Continue reading Life Changes 2018 – The End Of Nomad Life?

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity · Van Life

My Van Kitchen – How I Eat While Living In A Van

I haven’t done much exploring lately because I’ve been hanging out with my daughter, Nikki, who lives in south Florida. Typically, I only spend a few weeks with Nikki. In this part of Florida there’s a small window of time where the weather isn’t hot n humid. I don’t do humid. I detest trying to… Continue reading My Van Kitchen – How I Eat While Living In A Van

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity · Van Life

Doing Laundry Without Electricity – Van RV Life

Doing laundry without electricity sounds a bit archaic. It brings to mind a vision of Ma Ingalls (Little House On The Prairie) in her long, hot dress... accessorized with an apron and a sun bonnet... standing outside the little log cabin, slightly hunched over a wooden wash tub, scrubbing clothes on a squeaky wash board… Continue reading Doing Laundry Without Electricity – Van RV Life

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity · Van Life

KD Gold – Totally Worth It’s Weight In Gold!

I’ve been using KD Gold for a few decades now and it’s been a game changer for me. UPDATE: In March 2019 the founder of KD Gold passed away and the KD Gold brand name will eventually phase out. The same formula is also be found under other brand names - such as Enviro-One. Any… Continue reading KD Gold – Totally Worth It’s Weight In Gold!

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Goal Zero Yeti 1250 – I Generate My Own Electricity!

I use the Goal Zero Yeti 1250 to generate my own power. With the Goal Zero (or any solar option) there’s no monthly electricity charge. No extra fees, surcharges, upcharges, whatevercharges from the electric company. As long as the sun comes out I have free electricity. Why I Chose The Goal Zero Yeti 1250 I… Continue reading Goal Zero Yeti 1250 – I Generate My Own Electricity!

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FollowMee Personal Tracking App vs SPOT Messenger Device

As a solo Lady Nomad, a personal tracking app is an important part of my nomadic arsenal. The ability to be tracked brings peace of mind to my Follower’s (the family and friends who track me) and it’s reassuring to know someone knows where I am. Aside from that, my favorite feature of my personal… Continue reading FollowMee Personal Tracking App vs SPOT Messenger Device

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Overnight Parking vs Camping – A Simple Explanation

Do you know the difference between overnight parking and camping? Many people aren’t aware that there is a difference or they're confused about the differences. In this post, I'll explain the differences in simple terms. I'll also share how I find places to park overnight and/or camp. Overnight Parking vs Camping I use a few… Continue reading Overnight Parking vs Camping – A Simple Explanation