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Author Spotlight on Fulltime Families!

Fulltime Families did an author spotlight on a fabulous author! But I couldn't find that one, so I'll share the one they did on me. ๐Ÿ˜
FTF has been such a big part of our nomadic lives, providing a wonderful, nomadic community as we've traveled the country for the past 9+ years. I mention them in Unlocating a few times, which you'll remember if you've read it. If not, you can go get it now. I'll wait. ๐Ÿ˜†
If you want to read more about us and the reasons behind the book, check it out! And thanks so much to Fulltime Families for sharing and keeping us connected!
Read the author spotlight here:
Fulltime Families connects and supports traveling families by providing education, support, discounts, and community.
Unlocating is an Amazon Best Seller, available in paperback or ebook at Amazon!

Air Fryer "Breaded" Chicken

I've been using my new Mealthy CrispLid and loving it! I've wanted an air fryer, for healthier cooking, but hated to have yet another appliance in our small kitchen. So I'm glad I took a chance on this lid, because it's perfect for us! This time I tried my trusty (and yes, healthy) baked "breaded" chickenin the air fryer/Instant Pot and it was great! And I didn't have to fry it and then bake it!
I just coated and hit start! I was able to do three at a time in the basket. One and a half each was perfect for Allen and me (6oz for a lean & green dinner), but I made more to have the next day too. Matt wasn't home because he pretty much lives with his friends the Albrittons now. :) He's loving his friend time in Florida!  
Air Fried "Breaded" Chicken Recipe with the CrispLid
4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 egg
Parmesan Cheese
Cooking spray

1. Pound the chicken thin (1/3"). Save time, space, and mess by first …

Turn your Instant Pot into an Air Fryer

Attention Instant Pot friends! The CrispLid is now on Amazon! This turns your IP into an AIR FRYER, WITHOUT the extra appliance! You know we RVers love that.
I just snagged one & can't wait to get it! I've been watching reviews and it's perfect for us. (For both 6 & 8qt models!)
- *Got it and love it! Check out this healthy, "breaded" chicken recipe!
Get the Mealthy CrispLid here:
You can get the Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 here:
If you want to turn your Instant Pot into an Air Fryer, check it out now!! These are affiliate links and we share because we love them and hope you will too.

No office, no problem

Even though we live and work in a small space, we can still have a professional looking office in an RV! We often do video chats and we want to put our best foot (face) forward. These backdrops simply hang from the ceiling in Allen's office, aka our living room, aka our kitchen, aka the path to the kids' rooms, aka the *everything* in a fifth wheel. Now we can work, and focus on helping others, without all the distractions.
They also hang from the ceiling in my office, aka our bedroom. We used tri-fold cardboard for displays. Then we covered them with peel and stick wallpaper for the plain wall and a giant wall poster for the window view. We can also cover them with a sheet for a green screen.
No background distractions, besides our goofy faces.
We can't always have an office this gorgeous - but we're very grateful when we do!!
Even if it's moving day, and we're parked at a rest area, we can still work from a professional office. Do you have a great office setu…

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! 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!
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!