I cannot emphasize enough how much I love living in the airstream.
The other week, as I posted on facebook about the hard time I was having transitioning (and thus sitting in my car to avoid the hardship of life), friends came out of the woodwork to see if I was okay. While, at that point, I may have been having a hard time to see the good in what we are doing, I now appreciate almost everything about the airstream and love living here.
To be in a space that was designed around everything we need – mostly eating, sleeping, reading, and writing – is startling at first, but becomes normal relatively quickly. I will not be exercising in my home anytime soon, but that’s what the great outdoors are for!
Space is limited here and, therefore, I can’t just be toting all my fancy-shmancy cookware into a tiny little home. So, fear not for those who are currently thinking, “I bought them expensive things for their wedding and now it’s GONE!” Nope – it’s just in a storage unit down the street to be used when needed and returned thereafter (especially that food processor and kitchenaid!). If you’re wondering what made the cut for what lives permanently in our home, and may be thinking about downsizing your own accumulation of kitchen equipment, here’s a list of what we found we need.