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Taking a Break For a While

Since most of my regular readers are also friends, then you know that My House Has Wheels is only one of many writing projects. In the next couple weeks I’ll be starting a new job that will see me unavailable … Continue reading

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Staying Out Of The Housing Trap

Consistently the single largest expense in household budgets is housing. A house payment and now rent have ballooned to take up nearly 40% of your combined income. And still people line up, like lambs to the slaughter, to buy a … Continue reading

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Bus Renovation Done Right

If you ever thought about doing your own conversion, here’s a story of a Silicon Valley couple who decided to give it go. They converted an old school bus into an RV and did an amazing. Honestly, I got tired … Continue reading

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The Evolution Of My RV Thinking

Advice is a dangerous gift between friends and, since I’m friends with a lot of my regular readers, I want to approach this topic very carefully. First, keep firmly in mind that what you’re reading here are MY thoughts on … Continue reading

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RV Living – Determining Your Comfort Level

RV living shares one commonality with living in a house and that is there is a wide variety of comfort levels you can choose. You can rough it in a space as small as a converted van or you can … Continue reading

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Claiming Residency In Your RV

It might seem a bit counter-intuitive but one of the hardest things you’ll have to figure out living in your van, camper or RV is what you’re going to put down as an address. You may be scratching your head … Continue reading

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Eight RV Essentials You’ll Need Day One On The Road

You’ll learn a lot your first few weeks on the road and one of the first lessons will learning about the stuff you need but don’t have. RV living is unique and so are the needs you’ll have living on … Continue reading

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Some Interesting Camper Concepts

While U.S. manufacturers are seemingly stuck in a rut when it comes to camper design and materials, it’s not because there aren’t really awesome concepts out there. Sealander Sealander is part camper, part boat. Truthfully, it doesn’t seem to do … Continue reading

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Full Time RV Life With Kids

In the interest of full disclosure, my wife and I don’t have kids. So, when I write about full timing with kids I’m doing so from the perspective of someone who camped next to other full timers who did have … Continue reading

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RV Buyers – You’re Asking The Wrong Questions

If it’s one thing I can’t pass it’s an RV show, I love the smell of formaldehyde! Usually I’m just there to check out the new models, get some pictures and head out. When I’m there I can’t help but … Continue reading

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