Family of 14 live in RV

A life on the road is not a dream for a family of 14, but a reality. The Kellogg family decided to leave the American dream behind, for the adventure of traveling the country.

Jan 30 2013, 3:35pm CST | by

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GLENNWOOD, Colo. – Life is an adventure in their RV.

Dan and Susie Kellogg, plus their 12 children, decided to ditch middle-class trappings by getting rid of their home and car, in order to move into an RV and see the country. During a family vacation, last year, the family decided to hit the road and see the sights.

Susie Kellogg, in a recent interview with Bob Dotson of NBC Today, said they wanted to be rid of a mortgage and car payments. Leaving their former home in the mountains, they chose the freedom of the open road, over the American dream.

Rather than follow a predetermined itinerary, the family goes in whatever direction they choose at the time, Dan Kellogg said. A software engineer, Dan can work from the RV, pretty much anytime and anywhere in the country.

While technology makes their lives comfortable, food purchases are a daily chore. All the kids are home-schooled in morning classes. In the afternoons, they explore. To follow the Kelloggs' journey, visit In addition to their website, Susie Kellogg authored an ebook titled: Raising a Bandass Family: A Savvy Woman's Guide to Parenting. The kindle edition book is available on

Via Today News.


<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/19" rel="author">Jeffrey B. Roth</a>
A multi-award winning writer, Jeffrey B. Roth is a well-known investigative reporter, who covers crime, law, politics, sciences, business, medicine, education, history and a wide range of other topics. In 2010, Roth won first place for a new series in the Keystone Press Awards, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. A published short story writer and poet, Roth is listed in the Locus Index of Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors. Currently, Roth writes for CBS Philadelphia, CBS Baltimore, the Philadelphia Examiner and regional publications, including Carroll Magazine, Carroll Business Quarterly and Hagerstown Magazine to name a few. In the past, Roth, a former crisis intervention counselor and teacher, has written for numerous Pennsylvania newspapers, state and national magazines and the Associated Press. He lives in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, west of Gettysburg, Pa.


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