The whole point of RV boondocking is to camp in quiet, remote places whether it’s on BLM land, on the beach, on a farm or in someone’s driveway. However, that comes with a price. Six months into our newfound boondocking enjoyment, we decided to upgrade our fifth wheel with solar panels and an efficient energy management system.
Whether you’re a full-time RVer like ourselves, or a weekend camper, van camper, automobile traveler or even a boater, you’ll want to take some tech toys with you so you can be plugged in. However, if you’re like us, once you go off the grid, you’ll need to rethink your electronic peripherals because not all can work without being plugged in to a 120 volt outlet.
The RV air conditioner vents and filters inside your motorhome or camper trailer require monthly maintenance. This includes cleaning the ceiling vents and periodic AC filter replacements. By keeping your vents and filters clean and debris-free, your RV’s air conditioner will operate more efficiently even on your hottest days; thus extending the life of the AC. But most of all, regular vent cleaning will aid in your family’s respiratory health.
People ask us all the time how we downsized our home in 9 short months to go live full-time in an RV to travel the Country. Just downsizing our home size is gut-wrenching enough. But the process of getting rid of all of our belongings and crap is truly an eye-opening emotional roller coaster experience.
There’s lots of tears and anger during the whole downsizing our home process. However, we accomplished our goals, stayed married and true to each other. Dreams DO come true! Here’s how we did it!
Staying healthy while living in a sticks and bricks home is one thing but it becomes much more of a challenge as nomadic full-time RVers. But we took what we learned and are now traveling with our essential oils on the road! Follow our journey on our good health and wellness…
My Old Kentucky Home is known for several notorious icons; Corvettes and Colonel Sanders, Bluegrass and Bourbon. Kentucky is also recollected for a huge cash crop; tobacco. However, there’s something else inside those black-tarred tobacco barns that’s smokin’ hot!
Strangely, we didn’t really know what to expect once we pulled our fifth wheel out of that small Kentucky town. I guess you could say we had visions of visiting everything under the sun, cleverly writing postcards like Hemingway, going out everyday sampling local cuisines and wine tastings, sightseeing every inch of every State, etc. e-v-e-r-y-d-a-y! I mean, that’s the stereotype or perception of what full-time RVers do, right? Continue reading “Our 10 Challenges of RVing”
There is nothing like coming home from the Farmer’s Market with a basket full of fresh vegetables and herbs especially right before Cinco de Mayo! Its one of my favorite times in our RV galley. Like an artist with a new art set, I love to set my palette of beautifully colored fresh ingredients and create a culinary masterpiece. One of them is my Chipotle Lime Pico de Gallo.
Just in time for Cinco de Mayo week!! Have you ever been stumped on what to have for lunch but you’re so ‘meh’ on slapping a few slices of ham or turkey and cheese between two slices of bread with a little spread and call it a meal? Well, how about making. a Guacamole on a roll sandwich!?