My First RV Trip

This was sent to me by a reader and fan of this blog. Apparently he’s been around the RV lifestyle for a while with friends, some family and even as an element of his job; however, he never had the opportunity to actually take a trip for himself. Here is his open letter to me. …

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Gaining Even More Storage With A Trailer Tongue Cargo System

We all know that one of the most precious commodities in your RV is actually SPACE! Packing efficiently is virtually the only way to make the most of your available space and save lots of headaches in the process. You almost have to be a geometry wiz to really pack cargo well. What if you …

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Celebrating Independence Day In Your RV

On July 2nd, 1776, the Second Continental Congress approved a resolution that declared the United States independent from Great Britain. On July 4th, 1776 the Committee of Five, headed by Thomas Jefferson drafted and proposed what we know as our Declaration of Independence. This great document was our first step in exploring our rights as …

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Does your RV need to lose some weight?

Did you know that driving or towing an overloaded rig is a leading cause of RV accidents? Even a slight overload or unequal weight distribution can seriously restrict braking and steering, dramatically increase fuel consumption, and cause sudden blowouts or breakdowns. An overweight RV also creates the danger of early failure in your rig’s tires, …

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How Treat Minor Burns While RVing

As a Mother and Grandmother, believe me when I tell you, I’ve seen almost every injury out there while camping. It’s easy to twist an ankle, get a cut, break a bone, and of course, get a burn. Let me tell you, burns are the worst, whether it’s from grease, electricity, fire, or chemical, a …

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A Smart Dryer Is Something Every RVer Needs

One of the things that always seemed to be a hassle when we went on our summer RV trips was dealing with wet bathing suits and towels. I don’t know how many times, after a pleasant day on the beach, river or at the park pool, that I had to shout at the grandkids (and …

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Moms Of Soldiers And Soldier Moms…We Love You!

When was the last time you called your mother? With Mother’s Day just around the corner  it reminded me of the old  “MOTHER” acronym, you remember the one: “M” is for the million things she gave me, “O” means obstacles she overcame with me, “T” is for the tears she shed for me, “H” is …

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Can You Spot The Warning Signs Of A Stroke

I know this is a little bit of a departure from writing blogs about consignment RVs and RV parts and accessories, but I received an email recently that got me thinking. Would I know the signs of a stroke if someone I was camping with was having one? I know what I’ve heard, but at …

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Oh Boy, The Poison Ivy Is Back

OH, BOY, Poison Ivy is back! That 3 leafed terror of nature and destroyer of vacation fun is starting to rear it’s ugly head once again. What should you look for in order to avoid coming in contact with this pesky foliage and what do you do if you do happen to brush up against …

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