30 Days 30 Shirts

You would think living in an RV your wardrobe would be pretty minimalist and it is, relatively! If you had seen my closet pre-RV it was just stupid, I could probably do a 365 Days 365 Shirts challenge. I’ve purged and purged and re-purged so many times over the past 2 years preparing for our downsize in to the RV and also the past year along our journey. But the reality is I still have more than I need.

The challenge is I have at least 30 T-shirts and tank tops. I don’t have to “dress” for work so T’s and tanks are my daily uniform, at least in the warmer months. We are headed West to visit some national parks soon and I know I will be tempted to buy their cool shirts. So in preparation for these eminent new purchases I need to make some room.

I’m encouraging you all to play along with me. It’s easy, just wear a shirt, wash it and don’t put it away, instead make 2 piles. One pile is for the ones you love and the other pile is for the not so much love Shirts. At the end of the 30 days re-visit the shirts and re-evaluate if you can put some in the go pile or if you maybe really missed one in the other.

My goal is to cut my collection in half, but a third would be satisfying as well. Up until now I have not regretted purging one item from my life over the past 2 years. But now that my very favorites are left this may cut a little deeper. Honestly it’s harder for me to purge my kids clothes than my own. Their 30 Days 30 Shirts challenge may be next.

Hope this inspires a few of you to shed some weight from your life that doesn’t bring you joy. Please post pics and leave feedback as much as possible. I will be posting daily pics on our Instagram page which also uploads directly to our TRAILin Facebook page, please subscribe to these to keep up with daily entries. Also check in on our YouTube page cause I foresee a few video entries as well. I’ll will write a follow up blog post when this has ended i’ll give you the good, bad and ugly deets on how it went. Even if your wardrobe isn’t in need of an overhaul at the moment you may know someone who could use a little help and encouragement, please share this with them!

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All Systems A GO in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…. Launch!!!

Hi there, remember us? Β You may have noticed we took a little break during August. But happy to report we are back and gearing up for a big week. Labor Day is Monday and it’s moving day. Technically we don’t have to be out of our current location until Tuesday but we rearranged our plans some so Monday is our official launch day!

So here’s the low down, we have been in the same spot since we bought our RV in June. This week we tested all the slides to make sure they all still work and have adequate clearance. We still don’t know how much all the stuff we’ve filled this rig with weighs so that will be our first stop after we pull out, truck stop weigh station. Our next leg of the adventure is in Charleston, about a 5 hr drive from us if we were in a car doing 75. Taking into consideration we need to hit the truck stop to weigh it first and that we don’t know what we’re doing we are thinking this leg of the trip will take double the time.

OK, with the prospect of our travel day being 10 hrs long we decided to split up the journey. Our parents house is about 2 hrs from us and we figured we could hit the truck stop then head to their house. This would make for an easy short inaugural first trip. Β We can get a look inside of it and see what needs to be secured more, practice backing up with our new back-up camera and all that fun stuff. From this location it would normally be a 4 hr trip but again sense we gots no clue about pulling RVs and all these kinda things it will be closer to 6-7, which is better then the original 10 hr tour.

We have purchased all the wants/needs we think we have to have for this next leg of the trip. The last few items were things like bike racks, cargo racks, ladder racks and chains/locks to secure them all. We washed the rig sense it sat under a large tree all Summer in a rainforest like climate, it was pretty knarley up on the roof. Tanks have been cleaned, purging of final items have been made and I’m sure there is much more purging in our future.

I feel like we are NASA conducting a systems check before we launch.

Next weeks post is gonna be a big one so make sure you check back in for our big launch update. Subscribe if you haven’t already to make sure you don’t miss anything. I do post almost daily in our Facebook page so please “like” us if you haven’t and stay up to date with our TRAIL!

 

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