Monthly Archives: August 2014

Purge time

I have rivets, custom bunk beds, and U-shaped dinettes on the brain. We have 240 square feet of Airstream awesomeness to renovate (plans here) and in order to do that we need time and money. To acquire more time and money, Tim and I are spending countless hours purging our home of excess. We are not ready to […]

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Airstream Al

“Contact Al” was the only contact option at the end of the Airstream craigslist ad that sent this whole crazy adventure into motion. I think you can tell a lot about a person from their craigslist postings. Al is a straight shooter, no b.s. kind of guy. I liked that. I wasn’t buying a chair […]

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Asphalt it is.

We signed on the dotted line last night and we should have an asphalt parking pad that we can park our Airstream on in the next month. The parking pad and extended driveway is costing us $3500. The price came in around where we expected it to and it will be done before any of […]

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Airstream on the brain

All I can think about is our Airstream right now. Well that is not completely true. I filled a Target cart with school supplies today for our two oldest kiddos. It was an expensive trip but I managed to find all 16 glue sticks in one shopping trip as opposed to last year’s last-minute school […]

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Concrete Sticker Shock

We got our first estimate yesterday and I was blown away at the price tag. Our first quote to put in a concrete parking pad it will cost us at minimum $4,700. If we want to replace our asphalt driveway with concrete the whole project would cost us $15k. This is quickly becoming the most […]

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