Our home (on wheels)

We are often asked “how do you do it? What do you live in?” So, we decided to create a page dedicated to our hardworking rig that keeps up with us across the country!

Our setup:

2012 Chevrolet 3500 pulling a 2011 Heartland Big Country 3494QBS

Our Master bedroom:

The bathroom: (we spared you the toilet!)

Our Livingroom: 

The kitchen:

The boys room after the remodel!

There used to be futon type bunks on the bottom and we tore them out for more floor space!

Now you have seen our HOME… that’s right… it isn’t an RV or travel trailer to us…

it is our home and we love it and the freedom it gives us! 

We love feedback! What would you like to see? What questions do you have for us? Leave a comment below!

We changed it up some more! Our home is always a work in progress! Here are some updated pictures of the boys room after our little trip to Ikea! 

Another Re-Model: 

Our kitchen table is wood and painted black. The kids are not gentle and we ended up with scratches and stains on the table and chairs. I went to Hobby Lobby and found some fabric and I also bought a giant sheet of thick vinyl. I covered the table and chairs first in the fabric and then with the clear vinyl over it! We love it! It is so much easier to clean and there are no stains on the chairs! 


16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ali Workentin
    Mar 09, 2012 @ 22:10:21

    What do you think of that sink? I am not sure I would like the raised type of sink. Love your idea of raising the bunks. When our boys were little, hubby made them each a top bunk ~ we had a desk & chair under each of them at one end and a dresser at the other end; they shared a room so it gave them more floor space for playing.


    • hodgkiss1122
      Mar 09, 2012 @ 22:19:33

      I actually really love the sink. You end up with more counter space! My ONLY complaint is this particular sink has a frosted outside… the problem with that is when water rolls down the sides it leaves streaks and that drives me NUTS! So we are looking into a clear or brown glass sink.

      The boys LOVE their room… they can build quiet the train setup in there!


      • Stephanie Wilson
        Mar 10, 2012 @ 16:53:21

        You guys are so fortunate. I’m so jealous. I love what you did to the house. Thanks for all the pics and having a blog pg. would love to see more pics…. Take care and be safe. Would love to see y’all sometime. Enjoy your life girl, there’s not many people that get to do what y’all are. Love ya

  2. Né Metzger
    Mar 09, 2012 @ 22:32:09

    You guys have a really nice set up!!! I love the kid’s room remodel. Very spacious.


  3. claire leighton
    Mar 09, 2012 @ 22:50:30

    This looks beautiful! We are preparing to leave for a year in July/August. We have 3 boys. We are looking at 5th wheels now..definitely need the bunks for the boys.


  4. Jason Allred
    Mar 09, 2012 @ 23:38:13

    I love your whole setup! Those fridges with the wooden doors, the entertainment area, and the leather couch! Will be looking forward to your posts.


  5. Elizabeth
    Mar 10, 2012 @ 08:07:59

    What a pretty home! I LOVE that the kids have play space under their bunks! Great idea 🙂


  6. Shalome Bryant
    Mar 10, 2012 @ 12:41:17

    I sure do miss you guys!! I love the new couch…. looks amazing! I soooo wanna come visit for a while, just dont know if Im brave enough to take the trip….. The new baby might make the trip take longer. MISS YOU ALL!!! ((HUGS))


  7. MaLi
    Mar 11, 2012 @ 20:43:19

    It is lovely, Jen. I’d love to come check it out in person if you have time to hang before you leave Hill! Besides, I’d just love some more time to chill together since who knows when that time will come again in the future.


  8. Patrick Hodgkiss
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 11:59:27

    Just did an update to the space under the bunks last night! Hopefully Jennifer posts it soon!

    Also it should be noted that the couch has two recliners built into them, and it did not come with the RV. Also, the dining table was turned 180 degrees and pushed against the wall to provide more of a “desk” setup.


  9. Monique (@MamaRvThereYet)
    Jul 07, 2012 @ 13:05:18

    Thanks for sharing. I’m planning on doing this with my girls next year (single mom). I’m nervous, but I’m also so excited!!!!


  10. Elizabeth Ashley
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 12:46:11

    Great idea using Ikea storage in the bottom space as well as opening up the space for the kids to play. We should link up our pages! Liz


  11. Erin
    Jul 25, 2014 @ 15:19:52

    Did you build your ladders or buy them? If you built them, are there hooks on them to attach to beds? Thanks


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