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  • How to Make Money While Living on the Road

    When we tell people we live on the road, one of the most common responses is, “How do you afford it?” Of course, we tell them we live as cheap as possible & our expenses for the year would be …

    Get Free Stuff on Your Birthday
    Tips & Ideas

    Looking to save money? Don’t forget to treat yourself on your birthday! Here are some options: Applebees (dessert) Arbys (shake) Baskin Robbins (ice cream) Ben & Jerry’s (ice cream) Black Angus Steak House (steak) Bone Fish Grill (dessert) Buca di …

    Foraging for Free Food
    Simplicity

    We’re known as Paradise on Pennies . . . so, of course, we like to do things cheap. Our two largest expenses (see our full budget here) are food and gas. We really don’t have much else in our expenses …

    Fruit Smoothies on the Road without a Blender

    Yes, you can enjoy the delicious wonderful ness of a fruit smoothie while living on the road or while on long road trips. Here are some ideas 1. Just mash the fruit by hand 2. Get a hand fruit / …

    Best Free Spots to Camp While Car Camping

    Going on a road trip? Camping? Traveling from town to town? And doing it all on a budget? Here are the most reliable places to car camp for free. You can sleep in your car for free in these parking …

    Free Sand Dune Access
    Tips & Ideas

    Looking for access to sand dunes but don’t want to pay to park at a State rec site? We found 2 options.  1. Forest Access 2. Behind Fred Meyers store in Florence

    Simple Travel

    In order to upload our awesome pictures to Instagram, video tips, and updates on Facebook or the website we need power! Lots of it. We often run out and that’s when you dot hear from us for a while. Living …