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9 Tips to Buying The Perfect RV

Our first RV had over $1000 worth of water damage when we bought it. From that experience we learned what not to do. These 9 tips will help you not make the same mistakes!

Our Top 11 RV Gadgets

The good news is that this video ended up being one of our most popular ones; the bad news is that we couldn’t narrow it down to 10 gadgets, so we did 11 instead!

7 Things Living In An RV Taught Me

Every lifestyle that is outside of the “norm” has a learning curve, and thank goodness for that! If it was easy everyone would be doing it. The challenge is exciting. Unfortunately the challenge is also…challenging.

  

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Family Personal Care Products
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My Family’s Top 8 Favorite Safe and Clean Personal Care Products

Living in an RV has taught me to be cautious about what we bring into our home. In 2014 I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that attacks your thyroid. I immediately started searching for safe and clean personal care products I could use along with my medication. It took years to finally find

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Our New Favorite Gadget: The NewAir AC-10100E Portable Air Conditioner

Purchase from NewAir Don’t forget to use the code COOLSUMMER to receive 20% off! We have been using the NewAir AC-10100E Portable Air Conditioner to supplement the RV air conditioner in our 36 foot 5th wheel, and we love it! We recently reviewed it on the Road Gear Reviews YouTube channel, and we wanted to share it with our readers

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Transition: Disrupting the Highlight Reel

Being inspirational does not mean being positive. For some reason we have equated being positive with being inspirational and I think this is a dangerous notion. Fact is that being inspirational should cover the good the bad and the ugly. It should mean sharing the highs and the lows. We are talking about transition this

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Bullwinkle Getting Towed Into the Dealership
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When Full-Time RVing Isn’t Glamorous

Almost every time that we meet someone new, we hear something like this: You are so lucky! Wow that is the life! I wish I could do what you do! It is like vacation everyday! You must be rich! (We’re not, but that’s a topic for a different post!) Here is the low down: full-time

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Melted 15 amp Extension Cord and 30 amp adapter
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Why You Need A UPS

If you’ve RVed for any length of time then you’ve probably had some weird problems with your sensitive electrical devices. Maybe a phone that used to work fine can no longer hold a charge. Perhaps the battery quit working on a laptop computer. Or a GFCI outlet tripped and had to be replaced. The most

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Rocky and Bullwinkle Taking a Break At a Viewpoint
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Our Top 11 RV Gadgets

In July, 2016, we did a “Top 10 RV Gadgets” Youtube collaboration with “We’re the Russos” [blog] [vlog]. The good news is that it ended up being one of our most popular videos; the bad news is that we couldn’t narrow it down to 10 gadgets, so we ended up doing 11 instead! Before you

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Alaska: The Adventure of a Lifetime

We spent the summer of 2016 in Alaska. It was by far one of our funnest–and most stressful!–adventures. We spent 4 months traveling from the Kenai Peninsula to the Arctic Circle. It was something we’ll never forget, and Josh can’t wait to do it again. (Kali is a little more ambivalent since we have a 1 year old!)