Winter camping in an RV has its’ own set of challenges. You must prepare your motorhome or camper to be able to survive the elements. From keeping the cold outside and your pipes from freezing, there are important tasks you need to prepare your RV for winter camping and survive the freezing elements.
Full-time RV living isn’t always about vacations. Sometimes, stationary RV living is out of necessity while others, it may be simply a choice. There’s a whole book of reasons why full-time RVers live long-term in RV parks. Whatever the reason, if you’re contemplating downsizing to an RV or just aren’t ready to hit the road yet, a stationary RV lifestyle may be an option. Here’s why.
Van life has become quite popular in the past few years. No longer is the stigma of ‘living in a van down by the river’ for just the downtrodden, gypsies or vagabonds. It’s also become a way of mixing nomadic life with the minimalist lifestyle. So, if you’re thinking of trying the van life yourself, you’ll want to read how to prepare and downsize for van life or tiny living.
When we started full-time RVing, our biggest concern was how to find Campgrounds and RV parks that would accommodate our RV fifth wheel toy hauler. Now, several years later, we’ve mastered how to locate great campsites through several different resources.
For those wanting to RV full-time, one of the looming questions is “how will we do our laundry?” Should you buy an RV washer and dryer or opt for using a laundromat or campground laundry instead? For us, the answer wasn’t that simple.
Just because we live in a small RV with a tiny kitchen doesn’t mean putting out delicious gourmet meals isn’t just a pipe dream. Since downsizing to our tiny Class C motorhome, I’ve formulated a whole new way of meal planning and some RV cooking tips. From storing provisions and ingredients to my much-needed kitchen gadgets, we simply don’t have the storage we were accustomed to before which affected the way I cooked. But now that I have that all down. While we are enjoying our even more nomadic RV lifestyle, I can still chef it up in the kitchen! Just on a much smaller scale.
When you live in a small space, whether it’s an RV, tiny home, apartment or even boat, it makes you rethink what’s really important in your life. If your stuff is getting in the way of living, then it’s time to buckle down to declutter and organize your living spaces. Because when you free yourself of unnecessary clutter, you can focus on those more important things and enjoy life better!
Did you know a simple coffee filter can be used in ways other than brewing coffee? They aren’t just for RVing or camping but also, resourceful household use too! There are so many different creative ways to use those paper coffee filters, I thought I’d share a few coffee filter camping hacks that an be used anywhere!
Living in a van down by the river is a figurative expression meaning being a complete failure at life, a drain on society. However, nothing could be further than the truth for many, including us, who choose to live minimally while enjoying freedom and travel. So, fasten your seatbelts! We’re going to take you on a wild ride showing you how downsizing RVs works for us…and maybe give you that nudge to do it too!
As I post this, we are in the middle of a huge world health crisis; the COVID 19 Coronavirus Pandemic. That reason alone should encourage us all be proactive about our health. But, as full-time RVing travelers, this can present it’s owns set of challenges due to businesses and restaurants closings, and outdoor recreation limitations. Adding to insult, employment numbers plummeting or employees being forced to stay home while work remotely and being cooped up the whole fam damily!