Recently we farmdocked on a friend’s property in Minnesota while visiting family. While filming for RV Nomads the movie in Wellington TX in May of 2018, we installed six (6) Battle Born GC2 12 volt lithium ion batteries for a total of 600 amp hours. We recently put them to their first good test and here’s our product review…
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When I’m on a mission to find a solution, I’ll literally drive myself to craziness. And that’s exactly what I’ve been doing for the past TWO YEARS! I’m talking about making French Press coffee in our RV while boondocking without sacrificing robust flavor for lots of water water to clean it.
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Forest fires have become quite the topic lately. It seems the whole west coast of the United States is burning and all it took was a single spark to ignite thousands upon thousands of acres of forest. And, once ignited, fires ravage quickly. Consequently, wildlife will be displaced and the whole environment suffers.
But we can change that by adhering to these 10 Campfire Safety Tips…
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Since the Boondocking Bug bit us in January 2017, we’ve grown to love the lifestyle more and more. There’s nothing like it; setting up our RV in the middle of the Arizona desert amongst the prickly giants or in front of the red dirt canyons and mountains as the backdrop.
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In the past year, we’ve absolutely fallen in love with the boondocking concept and off-the-grid parking. Nothing beats parking out in the middle of BLM areas, desert, mountains, lakes, and even farms not having to rely on a power pedestal for our electrical power.
There’s lots to be said for being ‘totally self contained’ and truly meaning it!
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Making coffee sounds simple, right? You turn on your Keurig, put the little pod or K-Cup into the holder, push down the mechanism, put your cup under and push the button. VOILA! Hot cup of coffee right at your fingertips!
But no…that’s not how we do it. Well, that’s not how we do it ‘now’. Four years after starting our RV adventures, we’ve been through a slew of different methods of making our daily coffee rations.
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You’ve got the family and RV all packed and are ready to hit the road for spring break or summer vacation. You’ve got the goodies to make s’mores, roadmaps, activity books, and everything under the sun to keep them occupied. However, there’s one thing to discuss with the kids before taking off to explore the outdoors: CAMPING SAFETY. Continue reading “Family Camping Safety Tips and Tricks”
Since we’ve been boondocking periodically for over a year now, we’ve become more appreciative and better stewards of the natural surroundings, land, properties where we boondock. We try to remember that our journey and destinations aren’t just about us. Continue reading “Boondocking Etiquette and Stewardship”