Ep 46 | A RV Life of Joy

July 17th, 2018 · 19 mins 43 secs

About this Episode

KonMari Consultant Brenda Massei, joins us to discuss what it's like living in an Airstream RV and how her family of four sparks joy in a tiny space.

Have you ever considered what it would be like to travel the country in an Airstream, living an RV life of joy?

Today’s guest is Brenda Massei. Brenda is a fellow certified KonMari Consultant who has been blogging since 2010 about her family’s Airstream living adventures across Illinois, Tennessee and, Wisconsin. She currently lives in Southeast Wisconsin surrounded by cornfields and soybeans and launched her KonMari business, Zen Tidy, in 2017.

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In this episode, you’ll enjoy:

  • The moment Brenda decided to sell her home and start a long adventure with her family and how KonMari influenced that transition

  • How Brenda was well prepared for this major lifestyle change because of her family's previous travel experiences

  • How Brenda's love of national and state parks influenced the necessary items her family brought on the road

  • The realities and challenges of RV living, especially with kids (hint: it's not always as joyful as it looks on Instagram)

  • How Brenda's family embraces the lack of privacy in an RV by exploring the outdoors

  • How Brenda cleans her RV and manages her children's toys and collectables

  • Brenda's new "fixed" home Wisconsin that she built with her husband over 5-6 months

  • The one thing that Brenda missed when she didn't have a traditional home

Brenda's favorite tidying tip: Get a library card.

What sparks joy for Brenda: Growing her own garden.

To connect with Brenda, visit www.zentidyhome.com and follow her on instagram at @zentidy.

Gems:

"The things you really love at home that provide new experiences for you, you don't need to bring any of that along because every day is a new experience."

"Definitely think necessity before you think anything else."

"If you can get through a day with a little bit less..why not try another."

"Just go for it...you can learn on the road."

You can find Karin Socci at The Serene Home
You can find Kristyn Ivey at For the Love of Tidy