Tag Archives: mobile lifestyle

How Long Will You Travel?

How long do you think you’ll stay on the road? Now that we’re rounding the far turn on summer, some of you are already starting to wonder. Your travel time frame might be somewhat different than what you thought at … Continue reading

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Quitters

Some of these really brought back memories for me. Here are three stories of people who quit their jobs to full time in an RV. There are some interesting parallels between their situations and ours. First, all these people prepared … Continue reading

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Runaway

How small is too small? Where is your personal lower limit for features? Those are the questions I asked myself when I ran across Runaway, which advertises the smallest, lightest and cheapest mini-campers on the market. Their most expensive model, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Five Crazy Awesome Gadgets For RV Living

One of my consistent criticisms of RV manufacturers is that they seem constrained by what they know. Changes are evolutionary, revolutions are rare. We get stuck with rubber roofs that leak, cheap carpeting, brown furniture and campers that are way … Continue reading

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Five Indispensable Outdoor Cooking Tools

My House Has Wheels is about RV living but it’s also about small space living. One of the big changes that will be universal to any small space transition will be outdoor cooking. This is a great time of year … 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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