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We’re Alex and Lara Lill, a 24-7/365 couple, focused on learning, building and teaching A Simple Life With Big Adventures!

After traveling in our 1978 VW Bus for over 2+ years, life led us to a 1961 GM Bus in the New Mexico desert. We’re now converting it into a home on wheels!

Come along with us, as we educate ourselves and share alternative views on life, love, energy, food and travel.

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LATEST POSTS FROM BUS LIFE


Follow along as we convert our vintage 1961 GM Fishbowl bus into a home & design studio on wheels!

VINTAGE BUS CONVERSION UPDATE

A lot has happened & changed since our last video, so we put together a little update showing what’s been happening with our 1961 GM Fishbowl / New Look bus conversion! See everything we’ve accomplished and what’s to come in our video below! Lots...

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VINTAGE BUS CONVERSION VIDEO – PART 3

Our 1961 GM Fishbowl / New Look bus conversion continues! There are decorative aluminum panels above the windows that run the length of the bus. They also function as a drip rail for rain, so we wanted to take a look underneath and see if there was any rust or damage....

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VINTAGE BUS CONVERSION VIDEO – PART 2

After months working on our bus build outside, we were now ready to bring it into the shop! The first thing we needed to do to get it moving was fix an air line. We noticed that we had a hiss and we were losing air pressure, which is needed to run our old bus, so we...

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LATEST POSTS FROM INSPIRATION


Enjoy personal stories & topics that wake us up to entirely new ways of thinking, living & dreaming!

IF | RUDYARD KIPLING | A MESSAGE TO OUR FUTURE

The other day, we were speaking with a gentleman and he asked what our names were. We replied, “Alex and Lara…yep, L-a-r-a”. He asked about the name Lara and we went on to explain that it was inspired by one of the main characters in the motion...

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THE CURSE OF CAFFEINE

Caffeine, which Wikipedia states “is the most widely consumed psychoactive drug”, stimulates the nervous system and the blood vessels in the brain and body. Caffeine also blocks the effect of adenosine (a neurotransmitter that causes sleepiness and...

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LATEST PHOTOS FROM THE GALLERY


See photos from all of our adventures!

Vintage Bus Conversion
Vintage Bus Conversion

LATEST POSTS FROM FOOD


Check out our food recipes and information on transitioning to a plant-based, whole food lifestyle!

VEGETARIANISM 101

When we began to understand the benefits of a whole foods plant-based diet, our change to Vegetarianism came quite naturally. We were drawn to the wide variety of nutrition found in plant-based foods, many of which had remained a mystery to us for years. Throughout...

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CHOCOLATE CHIA WALNUT PUDDING

Sometimes, we get sugar cravings and although it would be easy to grab a processed chocolate bar, sugary snack or candy, we are reaching for better alternatives. We’ve even found ways to get some extra good nutrients (like chia seed) into our desserts. See our...

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PLANTING & GROWING WHEATGRASS

One of our dear friends gave us a bag full of organic wheatgrass seed in South Carolina, right before we headed out on our cross-country adventure. That bag stayed in our bus, as we traveled along, until one fine day, we opened it up and planted some seed. Poof, with...

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LATEST POSTS FROM TRAVEL


Travel across the country with us and learn about how we managed life & work on the road!

1 YEAR TRAVELING IN A VW BUS

On June 5th, 2017 the two of us and our dog said goodbye to living in South Carolina, paying rent and working statically. We took our design business on the road and it all of a sudden sunk in that we were taking a leap of faith. We made it to Alabama, spent two weeks...

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TRAVELING WITH OUR DOG & CAT IN A VW BUS

When the two of us headed west in our VW bus, we brought along our dog, Sunday. We knew she would love to be part of our cross country adventure, but we had no idea what we were in for. At destination 2, we crossed paths with a tiny stray kitten, who wouldn’t...

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We joined Instagram in 2019 under the handle @thelillslife and have been posting photos and videos of our adventures since then! See a few of our latest posts below and see our full Instagram page here: @TheLillsLife

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