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Lizzy, Matt, Ho Hey video!

Lizzy finally recorded a whole song for us! All it took was a little prodding (and a lot of cash!) :) And Matt played the ukulele. Lizzy plays the keyboard too, but we were lucky to get anything on video, since she really hates the spotlight. :)
They're both pretty incredible and self-taught. Josh is also amazing on guitar! Not bad for three nomadic kids who've grown up on the road. I guess music lessons aren't always a necessity after all. These unschooled kids are determined to learn things they care about, and they do it impressively! There's a great chapter about unschooling in Unlocating too!

This is Ho Hey by The Lumineers. Lizzy and Matt Lundy recorded at a campground lodge in Las Vegas. :)  You can watch on the blog or also on YouTube.

9th Nomadiversary!

We celebrated our NINTH Nomadiversary by launching a brand spanking new WEBSITE and BOOK! Unlocating.com is live and you can find more info about our book, available June 1! We'll still be blogging right here too of course.
We also won a huge dinner at a baseball game, so none of us were hungry enough for cake! I know, crazy!! So we improvised. :)
Here's a peek at the book! That was a pic from somewhere in Wyoming where we stopped for lunch - and saw wild horses! The dirt road to who knows where is what really drew me in.
Here's a peek at the website. Check it out at unlocating.com!
This Nomadiversary we celebrated in Dallas, Texas. Check out our 8th in HI7th in SC6th in AZ5th in AR,4th in AR3rd in PA,2nd in FL, and 1st in VA!

3 easy, fast, healthy recipes

These three recipes are not only fast, easy, and healthy, they are staples in our home because they're so yummy! They help with health freedom, time freedom, stress freedom, and even location freedom, because they're simple to make in our RV kitchen.
*Tip: Keep extra cooked ground turkey or shredded chicken in the fridge or freezer for quick meals at night.
**Tip: Click here for a printable version.

Meat Crust Pizza
There are many fancier ways to make pizza crust healthier, like cauliflower crust, spaghetti squash crust, or zucchini crust, but we prefer meat crust. And it's faster and easier!
5 oz cooked 85-94% lean ground beef or turkey (1 lean)
1 cup reduced fat shredded mozzarella cheese, divided (1 lean)
1 Tbsp reduced fat parmesan cheese (½ condiment)
⅛ tsp salt (½ condiment)
⅛ tsp garlic powder (¼ condiment)
⅛ tsp onion powder (¼ condiment)
¼ tsp Italian seasoning (½ condiment)
½ cup tomato sauce like Rao's Marinara (2 greens)
½ cup red and green bell peppers, optional (1…

Desert National Wildlife Refuge

We moved to a new spot for the week and are loving our snowy mountain views in Desert National Wildlife Refuge!! It's hard to believe this is just outside of Las Vegas. Peaceful, quiet, beautiful, and dark night skies!
The view from my office window. I think I'll do a lot of writing!
The view from Allen's office! 
I'm sure sunsets will be awesome too! 

Baked "Breaded" Chicken

We loved this one! The family said it tasted like KFC! Healthy, breaded (kinda) chicken? Yes!
I combined about 18 different recipes, trying to come up with a yummy chicken that was still healthy, and finally nailed it. :)
Baked "Breaded" Chicken Recipe:
4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 egg
Parmesan Cheese
Salt
Pepper
Paprika
Olive Oil

1. Pound the chicken thin (1/3"). Save time, space, and mess by first placing chicken inside a gallon freezer bag to pound. Set aside in bag.
2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
3. Pour 1/4 cup parmesan into a bowl and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and paprika.
4. Whisk egg and pour into the bag of chicken. Squish chicken around until fully coated.
5. Drizzle olive oil in a skillet on a stovetop until so it's well coated and slowly heat the oil.
6. Remove one coated chicken breast and place into cheese bowl. Coat both sides.
7. Add each "breaded" chicken breast to the heated skillet and brown both sides. Don't crowd them. Do in…

A Day in the Life of a Lundy

What would you do if your calendar wasn't full? No school, carpool, work, commuting, sports, dance, scouts, band, clubs, homework, playdates, errands, yardwork, house maintenance, bill paying, or community meetings? What if you didn't have to schedule family time, because all the time was family time? What if you did what you wanted, instead of what the calendar said? 

Is it fulfilling? Is it fun? Is it even possible? We think so! 
To us, an empty calendar means peace, choices, and freedom. It's not for everyone. Some thrive on the hectic pace. This isn't for them. This is for you, my frantic, frazzled friend. ❤ The one who desires to slow down. The one who wonders if life can be different. The one who's tired of being busy. 

Our life is unbusy by design. When we hit the road, we quickly realized we weren't just unlocating. Yes, we could go anywhere, but we also discovered we could go anytime. We gave up the traditional work, school, and activities, to gain total …

Lizzy, Matt, Ho Hey video!

Lizzy finally recorded a whole song for us! All it took was a little prodding (and a lot of cash!) :) And Matt played the ukulele. Lizzy plays the keyboard too, but we were lucky to get anything on video, since she really hates the spotlight. :)
They're both pretty incredible and self-taught. Josh is also amazing on guitar! Not bad for three nomadic kids who've grown up on the road. I guess music lessons aren't always a necessity after all. These unschooled kids are determined to learn things they care about, and they do it impressively! There's a great chapter about unschooling in Unlocating too!

This is Ho Hey by The Lumineers. Lizzy and Matt Lundy recorded at a campground lodge in Las Vegas. :)  You can watch on the blog or also on YouTube.

9th Nomadiversary!

We celebrated our NINTH Nomadiversary by launching a brand spanking new WEBSITE and BOOK! Unlocating.com is live and you can find more info about our book, available June 1! We'll still be blogging right here too of course.
We also won a huge dinner at a baseball game, so none of us were hungry enough for cake! I know, crazy!! So we improvised. :)
Here's a peek at the book! That was a pic from somewhere in Wyoming where we stopped for lunch - and saw wild horses! The dirt road to who knows where is what really drew me in.
Here's a peek at the website. Check it out at unlocating.com!
This Nomadiversary we celebrated in Dallas, Texas. Check out our 8th in HI7th in SC6th in AZ5th in AR,4th in AR3rd in PA,2nd in FL, and 1st in VA!

3 easy, fast, healthy recipes

These three recipes are not only fast, easy, and healthy, they are staples in our home because they're so yummy! They help with health freedom, time freedom, stress freedom, and even location freedom, because they're simple to make in our RV kitchen.
*Tip: Keep extra cooked ground turkey or shredded chicken in the fridge or freezer for quick meals at night.
**Tip: Click here for a printable version.

Meat Crust Pizza
There are many fancier ways to make pizza crust healthier, like cauliflower crust, spaghetti squash crust, or zucchini crust, but we prefer meat crust. And it's faster and easier!
5 oz cooked 85-94% lean ground beef or turkey (1 lean)
1 cup reduced fat shredded mozzarella cheese, divided (1 lean)
1 Tbsp reduced fat parmesan cheese (½ condiment)
⅛ tsp salt (½ condiment)
⅛ tsp garlic powder (¼ condiment)
⅛ tsp onion powder (¼ condiment)
¼ tsp Italian seasoning (½ condiment)
½ cup tomato sauce like Rao's Marinara (2 greens)
½ cup red and green bell peppers, optional (1…

Desert National Wildlife Refuge

We moved to a new spot for the week and are loving our snowy mountain views in Desert National Wildlife Refuge!! It's hard to believe this is just outside of Las Vegas. Peaceful, quiet, beautiful, and dark night skies!
The view from my office window. I think I'll do a lot of writing!
The view from Allen's office! 
I'm sure sunsets will be awesome too! 

Baked "Breaded" Chicken

We loved this one! The family said it tasted like KFC! Healthy, breaded (kinda) chicken? Yes!
I combined about 18 different recipes, trying to come up with a yummy chicken that was still healthy, and finally nailed it. :)
Baked "Breaded" Chicken Recipe:
4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 egg
Parmesan Cheese
Salt
Pepper
Paprika
Olive Oil

1. Pound the chicken thin (1/3"). Save time, space, and mess by first placing chicken inside a gallon freezer bag to pound. Set aside in bag.
2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
3. Pour 1/4 cup parmesan into a bowl and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and paprika.
4. Whisk egg and pour into the bag of chicken. Squish chicken around until fully coated.
5. Drizzle olive oil in a skillet on a stovetop until so it's well coated and slowly heat the oil.
6. Remove one coated chicken breast and place into cheese bowl. Coat both sides.
7. Add each "breaded" chicken breast to the heated skillet and brown both sides. Don't crowd them. Do in…

A Day in the Life of a Lundy

What would you do if your calendar wasn't full? No school, carpool, work, commuting, sports, dance, scouts, band, clubs, homework, playdates, errands, yardwork, house maintenance, bill paying, or community meetings? What if you didn't have to schedule family time, because all the time was family time? What if you did what you wanted, instead of what the calendar said? 

Is it fulfilling? Is it fun? Is it even possible? We think so! 
To us, an empty calendar means peace, choices, and freedom. It's not for everyone. Some thrive on the hectic pace. This isn't for them. This is for you, my frantic, frazzled friend. ❤ The one who desires to slow down. The one who wonders if life can be different. The one who's tired of being busy. 

Our life is unbusy by design. When we hit the road, we quickly realized we weren't just unlocating. Yes, we could go anywhere, but we also discovered we could go anytime. We gave up the traditional work, school, and activities, to gain total …