Tag Archives: full-time rv living

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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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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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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Forget Small, Let’s Live Mobile Large

Most of the articles at My House Has Wheels have been about downsizing. After living for years in a large, heavy camper, my tastes now run to smaller, lighter, less complicated campers and RVs. I also tend to be a … Continue reading

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Bigger Does Not Mean Better

My House Has Wheels is about RV living and camping but it’s also about housing. Our transition to RV living first started with frustration with our housing options. That frustration still drives us to this day. The two big problems … Continue reading

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5th Wheel or Travel Trailer – Maybe Time For Another Look

I just realized recently that a lot of my personal objections to 5th wheels are based on weight. A 10,000 pound fiver is a load to tow and a chore to set up. I can attest to that from personal … Continue reading

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The Downside of a Rootless Existence

For those of you who don’t know our RV nomadic history, Sandy and I have been living in a mobile home the last few years. We were called away from our RV existence when my aunt passed away and we … Continue reading

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Throwing In The Towel On The Plumbing

After replacing yet another leaking section I finally threw in the towel on the flexible plumbing in the camper. I’m going to hire a professional, install a real shower with a pan, and redo the entire piping system. The only … Continue reading

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