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13 Things You Didn’t Know Expire In or On Your RV!

We’ve all likely seen articles about “things you didn’t know expire”. Items on most of these generic lists include cleaning products, car seats, bug spray, sunscreen, motor oil, and even hydrogen peroxide. These articles generally discuss the reasons behind the food and drug administration’s imposition of expiration dates on food items and medications, noting that …

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Stabilizing An RV: Stop the Sway & Enjoy Your Stay!

It doesn’t take long for an RVing newbie to realize how important stabilizing an RV is! A few hours into the first camping trip, when the occupants of the rig are getting that seasick feeling every time someone walks around, it becomes crystal clear that something needs to be done to stabilize the camper and …

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Satellite TV for RV Use: Your Favorite TV On the Go!

Satellite TV for RV use is fairly popular among RVers, but how does RV satellite TV work, and how do you get it? Is satellite TV preferable to streaming your favorite TV shows or using an OTA (over-the-air) TV antenna? What are the pros and cons of satellite TV for RVers? Today we’re exploring the …

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20 RV Storage Ideas: Save Space & Stay Organized!

After nearly 20 years of living full-time in our motorhome, we’ve accumulated some great RV storage ideas. So, we thought it might be worth putting together a post to share a host of storage solutions that we think will work for our readers.  Don’t worry, we’re not gonna overwhelm you with an hour’s worth of …

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Understand Your RV Oven & Cook Like a Pro On the Road

With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, it’s no surprise that lots of RVers are having thoughts about their RV oven. But, is an RV oven capable of cooking things like a Thanksgiving dinner? How about baked goods? How do RV ovens work and how useful are they? Today we’re taking a look at …

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RV Bubble Levels: What They Are & How to Use Them

Bubble levels are the simple, low tech, tried-and-true method for leveling an RV. They’re easy to use, affordable, and effective. Bubble levels come in a variety of shapes, styles, and sizes, and there are several different ways for an RVer to use them to level their rig. Today we’re looking at the good old-fashioned bubble …

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Full Time RV Living: Ditch Normal & Live Like A Nomad

More and more RV owners are deciding to hit the road to try full-time RV living. But traveling full-time brings about big changes. Living on the road, while it may sound intriguing (and it is!), is different from taking a long road trip with the prospect of returning home eventually. Full-time RVers have a lot …

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3 Things to Know About Owning an RV: BEFORE You Buy!

Traveling in an RV is fantastic. Obviously, we think so or we wouldn’t have continued doing it for two decades! But, RV ownership isn’t all glamour and fun. There are some stressors involved. So, in the interest of full disclosure, today’s post takes a serious look at a few important things to know about owning …

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RV Hydronic Heating System: 11 Things You Need to Know

Heat and hot water are tremendous luxuries afforded to RVers by virtue of the fact that our rigs are homes-on-wheels with all the amenities of a traditional sticks & bricks house (plus wheels)! But there’s more than one way to skin the RV heat & hot water cat, and today we’re looking at the concept …

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Full-Time RV Living Expenses to Include In Your Budget

We’ve never claimed to be experts in RVing, but what we can say is that we’ve got a fair amount of experience behind us. We’ve been living, working, and traveling full time in our RV for right around 20 years now. By now, we’re pretty clear on what it takes to live and work full …

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9 RV Newbie Mistakes To Avoid – Special Guest Post!

While we’ve made plenty of RV newbie mistakes ourselves over the years, we’re happy to be sharing someone else’s mistakes! Today we’re thrilled to feature a special guest post by best-selling author, and our dear friend, Alyssa Padgett. Besides her fame from her first book — A Beginner’s Guide to Living in an RV  — Alyssa …

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How Safe Is an RV in a Lightning Storm?

How safe is an RV in a lightning storm? That’s a loaded question and one we’re here to answer. There are many myths about RVs and lightning. What’s important is that we’re all armed and ready to do what’s legitimately called for in a lightning storm when we’re in an RV. Preparedness is everything where …

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9 Signs A Diesel Pusher Motorhome Is Right For You

You may be generally familiar with a Class A RV. But a diesel pusher motorhome, despite being classified as a Class A RV, is somewhat of a different beast compared to a gas Class A. So, what exactly is a diesel pusher motorhome, and what are the advantages and disadvantages associated with it? Stay tuned, because …

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What’s a Water Bandit? And Is It Really Stealing?

Access to water is among the most significant concerns of everyone everywhere, and this concern is not lost on those of us who travel from place to place. Some of us travel deep into the wilderness and out into the desert, often camping in extremely remote locations. But all of us have in common a …

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Bigger Isn’t Always Better – The Benefits of Smaller RVs

Large, luxurious RVs lure us in with their curb appeal, but bigger isn’t always better. We’ll tell you why as we look at the benefits of smaller RVs. Sure, we’ve lived in a 43’ diesel pusher for a couple of decades, but we’ve also traveled overseas in far smaller rigs for extended periods. So, we …

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25 Must-Have Items For Your RV Roadside Emergency Kit

Anyone who takes a road trip of any distance or duration should be prepared for potential roadside emergencies. But, RVers who tend to travel roads unknown with some frequency (while carrying heavy loads in their home-on-wheels) need to be well prepared for unexpected events that can occur based on weather, tire blow-outs, and other breakdowns. …

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Can You Camp in Walmart Parking Lots?

In today’s post, we’re revisiting the question, “Can you camp in a Walmart parking lot?”, and we’ll give you a real, honest response to that question (which we continue to hear & read, year after year). Plus, we’ll share some tips for how we can all accept the gracious invitations of parking lot overnighting in …

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RV Winterizing Tips | Avoid Common Mistakes!

Winterizing an RV takes some time and thought, and there are consequences to taking shortcuts. There can also be serious consequences to forgetting some crucial winterizing steps. So, we’re offering some RV winterizing tips to help you avoid some very common mistakes that you’d seriously regret… and which could be very costly. Winterize Your RV’s …

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11 RV Park Etiquette Rules We Wish Everyone Knew

In today’s post, we’re broaching the subject of RV park etiquette. Why? Because not everyone understands how to maintain good etiquette while staying in an RV park, and with the increasing number of people just getting into RVing, the more RVers who have a clear understanding of the matter, the better the RV park experiences …

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Best RV Roadside Assistance Plans For Peace of Mind

Whether you live your life on the road and your travel coach is your home, or you’re a weekend warrior using your RV for short trips with the family, a roadside assistance plan is an absolute must, and it’s important to have the best RV roadside assistance plan possible. We’ve never been without one… and …

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