life

Becoming Self-Employed… How I Got Here – Part One

Hey Snugbuggles! Since we decided to head out to live in our van last fall, I've spent an inordinate amount of time in #vanlife Facebook Groups, Instagram Pages, and YouTube channels. There are a few questions that get asked over... and over... and over... One of the...

Honda Odyssey Minivan Camper Tour

Hey Snugbug friends! Jeff and I have been on the road and living in our Honda Odyssey minivan for just a bit over two weeks now and we thought it high time to take a lot of super not pretty photos and share our setup, what's working, and what isn't. For those of you...

[van diary] Living In A Van Is Good For My Heartrate + My Favorite Tracking Apps

I'm obsessed with my iPhone. Specifically, I love tracking apps. I've never met a checklist or diary that didn't appeal to me on a visceral level. I used to worry that I was thinking too deeply about life. My habits. How much I eat, walk, how often my heart beats, how...

about patty

Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.

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What are my colors – revisited

What a horrible topic for me, Snugbugs... Here I am.. a redhead in my heyday. Now a washed out, ashen lady with oddly pinkish skin. For a redhead. I want hot pink to be my color, turns out. It's not. So these posts come up when plotting capsule wardrobes. I mean. If...

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I Lived In The Woods With No Electricity

When I was a little girl, I lived in the woods with no electricity. My dad raced sled-dogs. We had a lot of dogs. That's the story I tell people all the time. It's all true and I enjoy the reaction I get... usually a mixture of confusion, interest and a bit of...

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