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About vwmamataney

I'm a louder than life crunchy mama living in Salem, VA with my awesome husband and our two crunchy boys. We're into unschooling, urban homesteading, tailgating, homebrewing, VT football and VWs!

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Summer, Zen & Happiness

Summer has been what Summer is meant to be: wild, crazy, busy, with blissful slumps of absolute laziness in between. Which is another way of saying “Whoops, I haven’t blogged in a bit!” Thankfully it hasn’t been terribly miserable heat … Continue reading

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Meet Baba

While camping up at Natural Bus we noticed that a fellow VW owner had a gnome sitting proudly atop their Vanagon. We expressed our admiration to the owner (Adam I think his name was.  They were from Lynchburg) and he … Continue reading

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Local VW Love

Yesterday we took Stella out for her weekly drive.  We parked her for a bit while we grabbed a bit of dinner, and when we came back out we noticed another VW Vanagon parked on the street nearby. You can … Continue reading

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Trust your dreams

Happy Wednesday. I can’t tell you how many years I longed for a VW.  I would see one for sale in the paper, test drive it, and go home in tears knowing I couldn’t have it. When we got Stella … Continue reading

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Be a Legend

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Happy Wednesday

Eric Chumley, a member of the Full Moon Bus Club, posted this on the group’s Facebook page the other day.  It made me smile and all kinds of happy, so I thought I’d share it with you today.  Enjoy!

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Cooking in Stella

While camping at Natural Bus we finally got to cook in Stella. Before we left I had made up a nice Italian Pasta Salad to take with us but the boyos requested spaghetti for dinner. We figured “why not?” We … Continue reading

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Almost problem free

This was our first year camping at Natural Bus.  Stella made it there almost problem free. With that in mind and in the spirit of VW love & humor I thought I’d share this “You Know You’re a VW Bus … Continue reading

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Time for another trip

I wonder how often Aesop travelled with kids in tow.. Tomorrow we leave for Natural Bus, an annual event held at the Jellystone Park in Natural Bridge, VA.  The event is put on by the Full Moon Bus Club which … Continue reading

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