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    Marissa

    WHO is Marissa?

     I'm Marissa, I am the owner and the brains behind the site. I am a mom to 4 kids ages 13 to 8. This consists of 3 boys and 1 girl. Plus 5 furbabies ( 3 dogs and 2 cats). My husband works int eh Solar industry and I Love to travel, alone or with my family

    More about me. Let's see, I never know what to say here! I grew up in Idaho, lived in the same town majority of my life. We used to move every 3.5 years as my father was Air Force. Once I turned 18 I busted out and have since lived in Iowa, Nebraska, back to Idaho, and now finally Arizona. 

    Anyway it's true I DO have a gypsy soul and I LOVE to travel. Hubby didn't get to travel much outside his Navy traveling, and we want our kids to experience the United States so when the opportunity came to travel the USA in an RV and road school our kids after some thinking ( a short amount of thinking) we jumped on it.

    We have 3 dogs, their names are Coal ( Blue Heeler/Hanging Tree Healer ), Rollie Rollie ( more of a mutt but Husky/Lab Border Collie/Blue Heeler Mix ), and Tucker who we call Doodle ( Red Heeler ). We also have 2 cats, Smokey and Zoey.

    We love to go do new things and see where the road goes.

    I also blog about all things Frugal Living, which includes, food, DIY, money-saving tips, homeschooling, and moreover on The Frugal Navy Wife.

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      David Shipp

      Friday 3rd of January 2020

      When you started, did you have a house to sell? Are there web sites that address teh best way to eliminate thrity years of "stuff"? Did you post your experience and advice?

      Danielle

      Sunday 16th of February 2020

      We were renting when we started out but met many people that kept their homes and rented them out for income and just as many who sold them. As for eliminating stuff we held a yard sale every other weekend for 3 months as we went through things. I posted bigger items on Craigslist or Facebook. We did get storage unit for some bigger family heirlooms I wasn't willing to part with. As for my experience, they are under the RV Living. Also check out the Fulltime Families Facebook group they helped me out so much getting started!

      Diane Chicklo

      Tuesday 24th of April 2018

      I have a very sad grandson< who lives with me, who doesn't like the school and the children there, thinking seriously about home school. He has been thru a lot and unfortunately the school doesn't seem to understand. Live in Delaware need some guidance on how to get started in homeschool.

      Danielle

      Tuesday 22nd of May 2018

      His age would be a big factor on where to start. If he is younger I'd start with sites like ABCMouse, Reading Eggs and Time4Learning. If he is older elementary I'd try sites like Monarch for school. This makes an easy transition before you put together books and more for you. I hope this helps. I also suggest the book by cathy duffy's 102 top picks for homeschool curriculum she is great at helping you find the perfect curriculum for you and your child. See it on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2J1ynFe