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Getting Your Outdoor Cooking Kit Together

Whether you live in a van, small camper or even a Class A diesel pusher, one thing you’ll all have in common is is a desire to do most of your cooking outdoors. Even the biggest Class As are only … Continue reading

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Going Smaller Gets Easier

A lot of full-timers are going smaller these days, even going so far as to try living in a van. To me that’s a bridge too far but there are some really trick small campers coming out that make full-timing … Continue reading

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Time To Put Your Spring Strategy Into Motion

Spring is my favorite time of year, though here in Florida that happiness springs from a somewhat different motivation. The seasons don’t really change here, it just shifts from Tourist Season to the Bataan Death March heat of summer. April … Continue reading

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Vandwelling vs Small Camper

I ran across a story of a couple who converted an old airport shuttle into their mobile living quarters. An airport shuttle was a good choice because they’re wide and you can stand up in them without hunching over. It’s … Continue reading

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Your Local Vehicle Strategy

When you’re considering RV living your big choice will be the type of camper you’ll be living in. Your choices are travel trailer, 5th wheel or some type of motorized camper like a Class A or Class C motorhome. With … Continue reading

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Could You Live In a Prius?

I’ll freely admit that one of the mistakes we made on our RV journey was getting a camper that was too big and too heavy. Our 5th wheel weighed 10,500 pounds empty which is a lot of weight. Even at … Continue reading

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Your Winter Strategy For RV Living

Winter is a tough time up north yet it’s the perfect time to start plotting your transition to RV living. The advantage you have in the winter is that RV dealers are slow this time of year and you’ll have … Continue reading

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Grown Kids Living With Parents Reaches 75 Year High

The number of grown kids living with their parents is at a 75 year high. Thanks to our dysfunctional housing market young people are moving home and not leaving at rates we haven’t seen since World War II. If it’s … Continue reading

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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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