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Most campers love a good “hobo pie” made with an old-fashioned campfire pie iron, sitting around enjoying the company of family and friends. Whether you call them hobo pies, pudgie pies, mountain pies, or campfire pies, today’s post is full of pie-iron recipes for your next camping trip. And even if you don’t want to …

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This is a special guest post by our dear friend and fellow traveler, Alyssa Padgett. Take it away Alyssa!… When we moved into our first RV, I made the mistake of letting my future husband move his things in first. When I arrived, he had taken up every cabinet and drawer with his things. “Where …

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Caulking is an important maintenance task for all homes, including RVs. A good caulking job seals gaps and prevents leaks, keeping living spaces comfortable and well-protected and leak-fee. But achieving a smooth, professional finish can be a challenge, especially for beginners. In this post, we’re offering some smooth caulking tips to make the job easier …

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Knowing how to care for RV slide-out seals is critical if you want to keep them in good condition so they’ll last rather than requiring periodic replacement. Slide-out rubber seals prevent water leaks into your living space. And having to replace them is a nuisance. So if you want to be able to extend and …

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If you’ve stayed at campgrounds and RV parks with full hookups, you may have found yourself wondering, “Is it ok to leave the gray tank valve open?” That’s a great question… with a bit of a controversial answer. One of the luxuries of staying in a full-hook-up campground is the ability to use water freely …

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Ants in RV living spaces can be a real problem — one that many RVers have encountered from time to time.  Depending on where you camp, you may have had ants get into your rig. Maybe you nailed ’em and then didn’t think much more about it. But maybe you found yourself with a significant …

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Clearly, the best mosquito repellent for camping is one that WORKS! There’s nothing worse than setting out to enjoy the great outdoors with pesky mosquitoes showing up to ruin the fun. For campers and other outdoor enthusiasts, a product that truly offers protection against mosquitoes is a coveted item. There are hundreds, even thousands of …

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If you’ve got a Big Rig RV, planning your travel routes requires some extra thought and preparation. Since we’ve been living and traveling full time in a Big Rig RV for nearly 20 years, we feel fairly well qualified to offer some insight gained through our considerable experience. So today we’re sending out 7 of …

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Keeping our teeth clean and our gums healthy is among the more commonly understood uses for toothpaste, but we’ve actually heard about a bunch of clever ways to use toothpaste for various tasks around the RV! We decided to toss them over to you in today’s post because toothpaste is a thing every RVer has …

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Like any home, your home-on-wheels has lots of windows. The difference is that not only do your RV windows travel down dusty, dirty roads… but they also may not be composed of the same materials as the windows of a sticks & bricks house. Today we’re talking about the specific tips you should know about …

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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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It’s fairly common knowledge among RVers that RV fridges can smell. But there are a number of reasons why. Depending on the odor, the issue could be anything from food, to mold/mildew, to the interior of the fridge surface, to a mechanical/technical problem with the refrigerator itself. And as you might imagine, different sources call …

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