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Blogging can wait!

What?!, my favorite thing to do is BLOG. What do you mean I have to put the laptop away and…work on the bus!!

It has been a challenge to juggle blogging, homeschooling munchkins, being an AWESOME WIFE, battling the supernatural, and OH YEA, CONVERTING A BUS!

That was my long winded apology for not posting sooner. SORRY GUYS.

So you ready for an UPDATE ?

No long story this time just some pictures.

Hello, Cedar hardwood bedframe!


Popcorn gives an assist on this project.
Now to figure out fixtures and wires.
Custom Holes . What a crazy tool to use!
Taking a minute to admire the SHELF, no more pillows falling, or myself, ehem.
POWER PISTON , Let’s do this!!
So the custom center wood didn’t work. Instead drilling it straight into the metal worked best.
Sanding the edges down.


The finishing project was to insulate and make custom wall panels. We left one open in case we need access to anything still.

Last but not least, does it work?


We still need to switch the bottom frame out for a cedar wood board and install the Button that powers the piston, but that will have to wait. Time for BED!

This project took 2 days and a million trips to the warehouse. We were so grateful to sleep in our bed again at the end of the night.


After much thought and a few you tube videos we decided to get a …



A compost toilet is great for the environment but most of all it should eliminate the smell. and what really sold us, how much water waste it saved us from.

Stay tuned for a fun post about that.

I thought you may also like to see one of the kids favorite things to do in the bus.



and one of my favorite bunks..

Games, Books, Extra beds, and storage. I’m sure this will change but this is great for now!

I promise a tour is coming, it just changes so much you wouldn’t be able to keep up, I can’t!

Don’t Forget to Follow along, this journey is an adventure you don’t want to miss.

ALSO leave a comment, a question or just a HELLO!

Thanks for stopping by!

The Family that Wander’s.


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I can’t believe this happened!!

Our king size bed is finally in!!! I honestly had doubts I would ever see this happen. Since I didn’t start this blog right away I didn’t think to take many pictures beforehand. But I caught a few.

The back room as you can see was another living room. With an automatic pull out couch and table and more seating area. It had another TV and some various OLD entertainment stuff and, of course, the mirrored closet. I know, why get rid of a cool automatic couch? Well, we have plans for that piston! And as far as removing it all, we had no choice. We had to deal with the MOLD.

And it was a nightmare. I didn’t think we were gonna be able to fix it and, honestly, it was almost a deal breaker.

Idk what changed because we were ready to pull the plug on this motor coach!!

Oh yeah, the opportunity to have a HOME on Wheels for a great deal!

So we moved forward with our renovations and ripped out the back room till it looked like this…

No, this isn’t dejavu. You have definitely seen some of these pictures before in my other posts. 😉

Close up of ripping rotted wood a little bit at a time.

Rotted wood is out! Now what?

Nail Glue those seems…and then all over to add the cement floor board

Princess jumps in on the action.

Skilling it with the saw. Cutting board to the right pieces.

We have a floor!!!

If your wondering, the mold was due to a water leak. We found the leak and repaired that right away.

And onward we go to the big reveal …

Team lifting the T11 board to go on top of the concrete floor.
Getting some Uncle Help to get this bed frame in!
Gotta hold the bed down some how!
Half the bed up. What is Hammer looking at??
Bed frame in!
What an amazing view we get every morning! Yes that’s an AC on the bed. Still working out the kinks.
Contemplating how to put pistons/struts for an easy lift.

This was an amazing project and has a little more work to do before we actually finish. The bed raises easily now, but needs some finishing touches before I can start filling it up with storage.  I’ll save that for the MOTOR COACH REVEAL, I know many have asked what it looks like on the inside. I hesitate to show it off because its constantly changing, so keep a look out. It will happen one day!