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Three “Issues” Full-time RV’ers Face

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Three “Issues” Full-time RV’ers Face Let’s address three of the RV  “issues” experienced by full-timers. They are not necessarily good issues or bad issues. Just “different” issues. If you have been accustomed to living in a stick built house then there are a few things that will be handled differently once you start your life […]

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Towing For 1500 Miles!!

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Towing For 1500 Miles! I did it. I towed our RV for 1500 miles with only brief stints of driving by The Husband. Am I sick of towing? Oh, you better believe it!! But it feels good to know that I did it. To know that, if necessary, I can get us (and our 38′ […]

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Road Trippin’ Saturday to Thursday

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Road Trippin’ Saturday to Thursday Spring is here and for us that means road trippin’. Saturday to Thursday is the plan as we head North before the weather in the South gets uncomfortably hot. The last couple days in AZ were a flurry of good-byes, trying to see everyone before we all headed out. The […]

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RV Parking, A Very Real Problem

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RV Parking, A Very Real Problem Parking your RV could be a problem if you are unprepared. You bought your new RV or you are going to buy it but have you considered where you will park? Between 300,000-350,000 new RVs are going out into the market each year. That’s a lot of RVs!! The […]

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Packing Begins! Only Days Til We Head North!

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Packing Begins! Only Days Til We Head North! And again the packing begins! We are now within days of our planned departure time from Arizona and The Husband is still on the injured list. We’re headed North for the spring/summer. It’s happy happy time for me, once we get there, as Washington is synonymous with […]

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Let’s Talk About Space, As In Our Homes

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Let’s Talk About Space, As In Our Homes Today I want to talk about space. No, not outer space. Space issues. As in our homes. How much square footage is in your current home? How much is common space and how much is your own individual personal space? If you work from home then the […]

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The Husband’s “Dubious Decision” And 3 Important RV Lessons

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The Husband’s “Dubious Decision” And 3 Important RV Lessons My phone rang and I saw it was The Husband. Picking it up I said, “Hi.” The Husband:   “can you come home right away?” Me:   “sure, what’s up?” The Husband:   “I fell off the ladder, can you come home right away?” Me:   […]

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Let’s Compare Some Travel Costs ~ With or Without The 5th Wheel?

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Let’s Compare Some Travel Costs ~ With Or Without The 5th Wheel! I decided this morning to run a few numbers and do my own little comparison of travel costs. Travel with the 5th wheel vs travel without it. Are you already full-time RV’ers? Are you thinking about becoming full-time? Do you plan to travel […]

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The List of “Extras” You’ll Need After Buying Your RV

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The List of “Extras” You’ll Need After Buying Your RV We found there is a pretty significant list of “extras” you’ll need after buying your RV. While each persons list may vary, I’ll share our list with you here. This list isn’t meant to scare you away from full-time RV’ing but rather to give you […]

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The Art Of Downsizing Using My 1, 2, 3 Method

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The Art of Downsizing Using My 1, 2, 3 Method The art of downsizing using my 1, 2, 3 method to go from a 1650 sq ft 3 bdr., 3 bath condo to a 425 sq ft RV. Although this seems at first to be a very daunting task, it is possible. Using my 1, […]

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