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Mom's 'Sneak-Peek Tour' of Renovated RV Where Her Family of Six Lived

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Minimalism is a growing trend … or rather, a shrinking one. That is, many people are putting their bigger lifestyles behind them in exchange for what has become known as “tiny living.”

With popular television shows such as HGTV’s “Tiny House, Big Living” and “Tiny House Hunters” making this type of lifestyle seem more than appealing, families have downsized, giving up old dreams for new ones.

There are many different reasons behind “tiny living.” For some, it’s about saving money, and for others, it’s about travel and the ability to pick up and go anywhere, anytime.

Whatever the reason, the trend is spreading. It’s not just small families or singles or newlyweds, either. Large families can live it up in a tiny life, too.

 

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This picture was taken a little over a year ago, shortly after we walked away from so many securities and took our first big step into our adventure. When I look at these faces and see what all God has done in their hearts, I find these words from John Ortberg to be true in my life: “A career is something I choose for myself; a calling us something I receive. A career is something I do for myself, a calling is something I do for God. A career promises status, money or power; a calling generally promises difficulty and even some suffering–and the opportunity to be used by God. A career is about upward mobility; a calling generally leads to downward mobility.” #nomuck #holeinourgospel #Godspeaks

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The Hargers are one such family. They left their home behind and took up residence in an RV — all six of them. Homeschool mom Heather Harger gave her followers an inside look at how her family managed life in an RV in 2014.

“We get asked all the time how our family of six manages to live in our RV,” Heather Harger said in a YouTube video. “So we’d thought we’d give you a little sneak-peek tour.”

From creative storage to hidden seating, this RV has everything. Even the microwave, which the family rarely used, became a place to store cookbooks!

Take a look inside this tiny house and see for yourself just how possible it is to downsize. This is truly something!

Heather Harger discussed tiny living in a separate video in which she addressed the idea that many people are curious about.

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“You should ask yourself, ‘What is your purpose for tiny living?'” she said. She went on to discuss different reasons people choose the lifestyle.

As for this mom and her family, their ultimate goal was to save money so they could pursue their dream of moving to South Africa for ministry.

In 2016, she updated her followers on the RV life. “The RV for us was a means to an end,” she said in a video.

“It helped us to get to our goal which was to move overseas and just use our skills just in a way to serve people full time.”

You can learn more about the Hargers by visiting their website at NoMuck.com or by following them on Instagram and Facebook.

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Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.
Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.

Sarah's experience as a successful working stay-at-home mom and business owner has given her the chance to write and research often. She stays up to date on the latest in entertainment and offers her views on celebrity stories based on her wide knowledge of the industry. Her success as a former preschool teacher and licensed daycare provider lend to her know-how on topics relating to parenting and childhood education.

Her thoughts on faith and family issues stem from home life and ministry work. Sarah takes time to attend workshops and classes annually that help her to improve and hone her writing craft. She is a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature program and her writing has been acclaimed by ACFW and ECPA.
Education
Institute of Children's Literature, Art Institute of Phoenix (Advertising), University of California Irvine (Theater), Snow College (Early Childhood Education)
Location
Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Entertainment, Faith




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