The minimalist approach seems to be all the rage amongst millennials and baby boomers these days. Even since downsizing from our fifth wheel RV to an even smaller motorhome, we’re discovering we are much happier having less. We are rethinking what’s really necessary in our day to day lives and are applying that tiny living concept to our RV lifestyle. Even shopping for simple everyday necessities like food, cooking supplies, and toiletries, the minimalistic approach requires special concessions. We’re going to show you some simple minimalist shopping hacks that will make van life and small RV lifestyle easier and less stressful.
A couple years ago, we visited Joshua Tree National Park. We were forced to stay for a few days at a campground due to a storm and a short-term illness that forced us back to the pedestal. Trying to find a campground or RV park in the vicinity on Campendium, we found Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground.
Camping season is over and it’s time to winterize your RV or camper before putting it into storage. Regardless if it’s a motorhome, travel trailer, fifth wheel, truck camper or even camper van, proper winterization procedures are necessary for all of your RV’s systems and components. Here’s a great how-to-guide.
Are you at that point in your life where you would love to just sell your house, everything in it and hit the road to go live your dream of RV travel but don’t know where to start? Admittedly, we were in those same shoes almost 6 years ago! Oh, how we just wished there was an affordable and reliable educational venue we could turn to learn from other’s experiences. Now, almost 6 years later, we have become a part of that RV educational venue called Full-Time Freedom Week 2019!
You certainly don’t have to live in a sticks and bricks house or condo with a big lush yard to host your own tailgating event. Though you may live in an RV or camper, doesn’t mean you can’t cheer on your team in celebratory fashion. We put together a guide of epic tailgating gear that will make your campground neighbors wishing they could be invited.
Being that most campgrounds and RV parks disallow us to wash our RV at our site, we became enamored with this product called Waterless Wash Wax ALL. We’ve used it on both of our former fifth wheels. However, since downsizing significantly to our 25′ motorhome, we ran into a humongous dilemma! We had very little space to store the gallon jug of the Wash WaxALL solution. But, we found a better more-storage-friendly solution!
In 2014, we purchased our Heartland Cyclone 4100 fifth wheel toy hauler and Ram 3500 truck. However, we still had one more piece of the puzzle that would allow us to pull our load safely; a fifth wheel hitch. We read reviews and researched every fifth wheel hitch out there. Our focus kept pointing to Curt Manufacturing because of their commitment to safety. So few years later, when we were approached to be featured in Curt Manufacturing’s Tested. Proven. Safe. safety campaign commercial, we said YES!
What if I told you there’s a way you can park your RV motorhome or camper for the night at a select winery, farm, museum or golf course? Well, get ready to pour yourself a cold one or tee it up because we’re going to show you how we utilize a cool membership called Harvest Hosts!
There seems to much talk amongst RVers regarding Walmart overnight RV parking policy. Is it fact or is it fiction? And, if it is fact, the question remains, “what led Walmart to roll up their welcome mat”? Well, we’ve done our research…
Living in an RV full-time doesn’t mean we have to skip the holidays just because we live small. Though we may not have room for large centerpieces, big leafy wreaths and trailing garlands, we still make concessions and get creative. So, we’ll share some Fall decorating ideas to use in your RV or camper to bring a little festive flair.