Family of Three (Plus One on the Way) Moves into a Bus to Create a Healthier Lifestyle

Posted by on October 26, 2017 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
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Jimmy and Amber were living in an apartment in a Rhode Island beach town when they decided to go to Costa Rica to do a cleanse. The experience affected them greatly, but they found that when they returned from their trip, they couldn’t keep up a healthier lifestyle in their old community.

So Jimmy quit his job as a contractor and Amber closed up her small jewellery shop and they bought a 2003 yellow school bus to turn into their home.


It took Jimmy about four months working full time to complete the rebuild that ultimately cost around $10,000 including the cost of the bus.  But they did trade a lot of their homemade jewellery for many items they needed for their bus.

The bus gets around 8 to 11 miles per gallon of gas and has a 40-gallon water tank. It’s also equipped with solar power that allows them to go off-grid for a few days at a time if they desire.

Now they are living in their lovely bus with their young son, Onyx, and they have another baby on the way.

Two tips from Amber and Jimmy: strap everything down. And remember with a bus, you metal walls and ceiling, so you can use magnets to hang things like curtains really easily.

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