Kill The Dad Bod: How To Lose 28 Pounds in Two Months

Prologue: Rockin’ The dad Bod It was a beautiful fall morning. The sun hadn’t yet begun blazing on the limestone walls above us, the kids and mommies were off on an early hike and we had the whole crag to ourselves. My buddy and I dropped our packs at the base of the cliff and …

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How To: Installing a Vent Fan in Your Campervan

Note: This post contains affiliate links Our day was going something like this: “Okay, here we go.” “Wait, did you double check the measurement?” “Yeah, I did, but maybe I should do it again.” “It’s probably fine, but you should check one more time.” “Okay, then you should recheck my marks.” “Great, then you can …

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The Road trip Mindset:

Note: This essay was originally published on “The old Blog”. It’s been lightly edited and tuned for your reading pleasure as we are on the road this week!  “When are we going to California?” This question has been coming at an almost constant stream from my daughter Yvie. The response each time is “We are …

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Maximize Family Fun With: Canyoneering

Note: This post contains affiliate links. Warning: Canyoneering is a dangerous sport where serious injury or death can occur. Before entering a canyon, ensure that you have the necessary training and physical fitness to achieve your objective. Canyons are an ever changing environment and can change dramatically from season to season. Make sure to seek out …

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On The Loose Inspirations: Homage to the Dirtbag Diaries

I am an unabashed fanboy of the Dirtbag Diaries. In 2007 I was a recent Colorado transplant. I had a sweet job taking students out on week-long camping trips, a beautiful girlfriend who had moved with me across the country and weekends filled with rock climbing and mountaineering. But in between the trips, the adventures and falling …

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On The Loose Finances: The First Step on the Trail to Financial Independence

Today we hit an important milestone here at Home On The Loose HQ. As you can see from the title, we finally hit a zero balance on our credit card!! Whoops of excitement bounce off the walls, impromptu fist pumps abound and The Dance of  Joy  has been performed almost constantly. You might say we are …

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How To: Installing The Floor and Subfloor of Your Campervan

Subfloor and Floor There are a few ways to begin your buildout. Some like the top-down approach, cutting windows and vent fans first, then moving to walls and ending with the floor. For us, we know that the van’s first trip is contingent on getting a second row of seats in so that we can …

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