Water Softeners in Your RV

Water sometimes contains high levels of calcium and magnesium and this can be reduced by a process known as ion exchange, sounds complicated, but the water softener softens the water by absorbing heavy metals in the resin tank. I quizzed several of my team members and found the On the Go portable water softener system …

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RVing and Fire Prevention Week

Every year during this time, I make sure to pay special attention to writing an article about RVing and Fire Prevention Week. This is actually one of my more important topics and usually, dissolves into an outright fire prevention rant by the end. But, that’s OK, it is that important, and I get fired-up about …

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Fall Is In The Air And That Means Halloween and Food

Fall is in the air and there is no better time of year to enjoy the RV lifestyle. Campgrounds all over the nation are getting into the spirit of the season by planning big events that both young and old will enjoy. In fact, I am planning to go down to Galveston for a Spooktacular …

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RV Surge Protectors…Don’t RV Without One

Do you want to know the best way to bring your RV trip to a screeching halt? Plug your RV’s electrical directly into the pedastal without a surge protector and take a spike to your system. You can take the chance, but why would you want to? We all carry insurance in hopes that we …

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The Meeting With Hurricane Harvey We Didn’t Want to Have

In a word, Mother Nature is: “Unpredictable”. She can wreak havoc and at the same time also teach you about resolve and even go as far as to restore your faith in humanity. In the last week, Hurricane Harvey has brought a keen awareness of feelings to my life. As I waited to see where …

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We Were Lucky: Riding Out Hurricane Harvey

What a difference a week makes. Last week, I would have never imagined that my PPL and RV family would be facing every possible emotion, when we heard about the pending storm, my amazing PPL team jumped into action. It takes a lot to prepare 500+ vehicles for the uncertainty we were about to face. …

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Where Do We Go From Here; Trip Planning Made Easy

Going RVing is supposed to be a relaxing, fun filled adventure, but all too often the adventure happens before you even hit the road. I’m talking about trip planning. For both those new to the RV lifestyle and all of us “seasoned vets”, just planning a stress-free RV trip can be stressful in itself. Regardless …

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Great Destinations: New Braunfels

Taking the kids out for a summer vacation is always a pleasure. To get them out and experience new things and watch them having fun us always a bonus for me. Here in Texas there are so many destinations that are kid-friendly and RV-friendly, it’s hard to choose which ones to write about. The best …

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