Did you know coffee filters 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 them with you.
As I post this, we are in the middle of a huge world health crisis; the 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 dam!
If you’re wanting to take your motorhome, fifth wheel or other camper boondocking or dispersed camping, it’s important to strategically plan everything for your RV boondocking adventure. From gray and black tank management, water conservation to grocery shopping and menu planning, we will show you how we prepare your RV for boondocking. This will take your off-the-grid camping experience to a whole new level.
Van life and the minimalist lifestyle seems to be all the rage these days. Even downsizing from our fifth wheel RV to an even smaller motorhome has us rethinking what’s necessary thus, taking on the van life and minimalistic approach. What we’ve found in the process is we’re actually happier and less-stressed! But, this van life and minimalist attitude requires us to shop differently. So, here’s our collection of van life shopping hacks to get you thinking.
Before we set out for the open road in 2014, we had come to the hard-core realization that RV life is vastly different than living in sticks and bricks house. By sharing our RV life skills and how we do it now, we hope others won’t have to learn the hard way like we did. Bear with me in my tongue-in-cheek approach to keep things light in this blog piece. It’s what keeps things going for us. And, we’ll get to that in #5.
Kitchens in RVs, campers and boats are tiny. We all know that. But that doesn’t mean we have to compromise by limiting our kitchen necessities. It also doesn’t mean we should have to constantly worry about messes made going down the road.
But, we as RV owners, also have other concerns when it comes to storage; weight. Since our fifth wheel has limited space and weight capabilities, we had to come up with creative ways to store our kitchen essentials. So, we’ve put together our list of space saving RV kitchen space saving storage solutions based on what we use in our RV galley.
Camping season has already begun in most parts of the country! It’s time to head out for weekend campouts or perhaps you’re outfitting your new or new-to-you RV or camper. You’ll definitely need the right outdoor accessories to help make your camping excursions fun! Before you head out to your campsite, here’s a list of our 13 must-have RV & camping accessories.
While we know our RV’s black and gray holding tanks are dirty (they contain waste, after all), our freshwater holding tanks need regular and thorough cleaning too. Here’s the easy process to get your fresh water holding tanks so clean you can drink out of them.
You can use this technique on any truck camper, travel trailer, fifth wheel, or motorhome. Heck, you can use this procedure on your boat or yacht as well!
Winter seems to be knocking down the door early this year! RVers all across the country are feeling it and some, because they’re unprepared, are literally left out in the cold! Because RVs are not built to the extent of a sticks and bricks home, cold weather can really become an issue if you’re not prepared or really don’t know how to keep the cold out.
Pulling your RV or camper down the road can shake things up a bit inside our RV. Thus, it can result in a whole lot of messy cleanups once we get to our destinations. We had to learn to pack our cabinets and refrigerator as if we were driving through a tornado. So, we learn quickly how to stow and go! Here, we’ll share some Rv packing tips that will save you from heartaches, headaches and your wallet.