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Why You’ll Probably Downsize Someday

When you’re researching your transition to mobile living, there’s a tendency to lock yourself into a relatively narrow set of options. It happened to my wife and I when we were picking out our first camper. When you’re going from … Continue reading

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Avoiding RV Accidents

Experience is a harsh teacher, especially when it comes to mobile living. Imagine taking a small cabin, putting it on a shaker table and run it at full blast for two days. A traditional home would be destroyed. Yet your … Continue reading

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Six Easy Upgrades For Next Camping Season

Camping season never ends in Florida but that’s not the case in most of the country. Many of you are dreaming of camping season even as the snow piles up outside your windows. The off season is a good time … Continue reading

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We’re Not Homeless!!!

We’re not homeless!!! I remember having that thought distinctly when talking to a clerk at the DMV when we were trying to register our vehicles in Florida. In fairness the clerk was only trying to determine if we needed any … Continue reading

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Three Big RV Living Lessons You’ll Learn For Yourself

When you’ve been out there, once you have an insider view of living on the road, things look a lot different. Not all good, not all bad and definitely not at all what you expected. You’ll have a more balanced … Continue reading

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Five Things Every First Time RVer Wished They’d Known

Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone makes mistakes when planning their transition to the RV lifestyle. There is just too much misinformation out there and, like many things in life, there is more than one right answer. What works for my wife … Continue reading

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Why You Need a Weight Distribution Hitch

I’m going to take a risk here and sound a little formal and stilted with a recommendation. If you pull a travel trailer, you need a weight distribution hitch. Yeah, they’re expensive, sometimes difficult to install, and they’re heavy. And … Continue reading

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Solving Our Portable Power Problem

As most of you know I have a tendency to try crazy things, like the time I set up a portable camp toilet in the house to see if they smell bad. Sometimes it works, sometimes, like our cargo trailer … Continue reading

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Your RV Neighbors Are Getting Younger

Make some room, fellow old people, the kids are coming over. Not your kids and not mine, but a whole generation trying to find relief from sky high rents and insane home prices. And, oh yeah, they also like to … Continue reading

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Six Harsh Realities About RV Living

When we transitioned to RV living back to a house we got a sudden reminder of all the downsides associated with being nailed to the ground. Every lifestyle has good and bad elements. Now that we’re transitioning back to RV … Continue reading

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