• Switching Gears: Why We Moved Our Domicile To Texas
    Texas and South Dakota are popular choices for full-time RVers (as is Florida) looking to establish a domicile, but they offer different benefits. Choosing between them depends on individual preferences and needs. For full-time RVers (people who live in a recreational vehicle all or most of the time), choosing a domicile is an important decision … Read more
  • Navigating RV Life: Top 10 Regrets to Avoid
    When people embark on full-time RVing, they often do so with excitement and a sense of adventure. However, like any lifestyle choice, it comes with its own set of challenges and potential regrets. Here are the top 10 regrets to avoid when it comes to full-time RVing: 1. Underestimating Costs Many individuals are drawn to … Read more
  • RV Inspections: Ensuring Safety and Reliability on the Road
    RV inspections are the key to ensuring safety and reliability on the road. An RV inspection should be high on your priority list when in the market for a new RV. When it comes to purchasing or maintaining an RV, it’s crucial to have a thorough inspection performed by a qualified professional. In this article, … Read more
  • Our 2023 Summer Road Trip
    Planning for Our 2023 Summer Road Trip is just about done. We’ll be hitting the road on May 29th following our winter workamping gig in Texas. We have over 5500 miles planned, hitting 16 states including the 7 we need to complete the lower 48. National Parks We love the National Parks but for the … Read more
  • Top 10 RV Accessories You Definitely Need
    You just spent a ton of money on your new, or new to you RV. Oddly, you don’t have everything you need to go camping immediately. There are some must-haves and some nice-to-haves you’ll need to get going. With our 3+ years of full-time RVing, we’ve come up with our Top 10 RV Accessories You … Read more
  • Wrap Up – 2022 Year in Review
    I hope 2022 was a great year for you as it was for us. Thank you in advance for taking the time to read our Wrap-Up – 2022 Year in Review. These things usually take on a life of their own when I’m writing them. I’m sure this one will be no exception. Our 2022 … Read more
  • RV Flooring Upgrade to Vinyl Plank
    Lisa didn’t really like the flooring in our 2019 Thor Challenger 37YT pretty much from the get-go. She thought it was too light for us with our two Chocolate Labs. Finally, after 3½ years it was time for an upgrade. New flooring can make a HUGE difference in how an RV looks and functions. It … Read more
  • RV Furniture Replacement or Reupholster
    You spend a ton of money for a new RV, no matter if you bought a bumper pull, 5th Wheel, or motorhome, shortly thereafter things start falling apart. These things are built as cheaply as possible. Nearly every component is the cheapest thing the manufacturers can find. Unless you can afford a top-of-the-line Prevost or … Read more
  • Flat Towing a Jeep Wrangler
    There are many choices when thinking about RVing. What type of RV to get is sometimes dependent on the vehicle you have. We already had a paid-off 2013 2 Door Jeep Wrangler Rubicon we didn’t want to necessarily get rid of to buy something that would tow a trailer or 5th wheel we would buy … Read more
  • Wilderness-Montana Hybrid RV Mattress Review
    We looked at a lot of RVs before finally making our decision to go with our Thor Challenger 37YT Class A Motorhome. Most if not all the RVs we looked at had mattresses that were less than comfortable. We were initially surprised by the Denver Mattress that Thor put in their motorhomes. While still on … Read more
  • 2021 Wrap Up – Year in Review
    Even though the Covid-19 pandemic has still been affecting the country, 2021 turned out to be a pretty great year for us. We think back to 2020 when the pandemic hit and how nervous we were with not knowing what was coming ahead. With 2021 we basically went back to normal living but see a … Read more
  • Splendide DV6400X Dryer Review
    There are not a lot of choices when it comes to having a dryer in your RV. The Splendide DV6400X Dryer is one of a handful of dryers on the market that are 120 volts and made for small spaces. One of the things that sold us on our Thor Challenger 37YT motorhome was the … Read more
  • Splendide WFL1300XD Washing Machine Review
    One of the things that sold us on our Thor Challenger 37YT motorhome was the large bathroom with double sinks and a large closet for storage. After 2+ years of traveling the country, we have learned a lot about things we like and don’t like with Full-Time RVing. The top thing on our list of … Read more
  • Whirlpool WMH78019HZ-3 Convection Microwave Review
    We recently updated our microwave on our 2019 Thor Challenger 37YT when our High Pointe Convection Microwave died after only 15 months of service. We replaced it with a Whirlpool WMH78019HZ-3 Convection Microwave. This review will cover our initial experience with the Whirlpool WMH78019HZ-3 Convection Microwave. After about 8 months of use, I can say … Read more
  • Trip Planning for RV Living – RV Life Pro
    As a full-time RVer or even a weekend warrior, RV trip planning is highly recommended, at least to some extent. There is nothing quite like hitting the open road in your RV without a care in the world. But just because you are heading out footloose and fancy-free, does not mean you should wander aimlessly … Read more
  • Thanksgiving Dinner in an RV
    Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and this leaves many RVers wondering what they will do for Thanksgiving dinner. Yes, it is possible to have a Thanksgiving dinner in your RV. With less counter space, a smaller oven, a smaller sink, and a smaller fridge, many may see cooking a large meal like Thanksgiving dinner … Read more
  • Viair 450P-RV Compressor Review
    When we started thinking about RVing I knew we would need an air compressor to fill the tires of whatever RV we decided to purchase. I did lots of searching for what was available and how each performed. When we purchased our Class A motorhome I knew we would need a compressor that could handle … Read more
  • Full Time RVing Expenses – Second Year
    In this article, we’ll discuss our Full Time RVing Expenses for our second year on the road. Some of the most asked questions we get from people are about Full Time RVing Expenses, budgets, and what it costs to live this lifestyle. When we started dreaming about hitting the road full time the costs were … Read more
  • Garmin RV 780 Review
    This is our Garmin RV 780 GPS Review. Our 2019 Thor Challenger 37YT came with an Axxera AVM111NAV In-Dash Multimedia Receiver with Bluetooth and Navigation. Like most things in RVs, this radio/GPS unit is basically junk! When we bought the RV we thought that the GPS would work well for getting around the country. What … Read more
  • 2020 RVing Wrap-Up
    2020 was a tough year for everyone! Being on the road when the pandemic hit with the uncertainty of where we would stay made the first few weeks particularly stressful. We heard of campgrounds closing and even had a couple of our planned stops canceled. Family and friends offered places to park but we only … Read more
  • Funding Our Full Time RVing Lifestyle – Making Money on the Road
    When we started talking about taking up a life of Full Time RVing one thing we discussed is how would we fund our adventures. Now that we have been RVing for a little more than a year we have our finances dialed in and understand what it takes to live this kind of lifestyle. See … Read more
  • RV Surge Protection-Protect Your Investment
    We look at electricity for our home differently as compared to the way we look at electricity in an RV park. At home, we assume that the electricity coming from the power company will be a pretty constant 120 volts and 60 hertz. We don’t have to worry about the house being miss wired. After … Read more
  • Magma Nesting Cookware Review
    This Magma Nesting Cookware review will cover our impressions of our 10 Piece Nesting Cookware Set – A10-360L-IND. As all RV’ers and boaters know, storage space is always at a premium. If you are planning to go for an adventure with your boat or RV and planning on cooking, then you probably need a cookware … Read more
  • Staying Occupied During the Coronavirus Outbreak
    Our initial plans for this year were to travel to Alaska for an amazing summer of nearly endless daylight, wildlife, and natural beauty. Then mid March the Coronavirus outbreak hit the U.S. and put a damper on our plans. While we’re still hoping to make it to Alaska we are thankfully in a great campground … Read more
  • Full Time RVing With Dogs
    When we first thought about getting our motorhome one of our main concerns was what would it be like Full Time RVing With Dogs. With two nearly 70 lbs chocolate labs, one of the deciding factors on what RV to purchase was made with thoughts of how much room they take up. If we had … Read more
  • RVing for Beginners – Tips to Hitting the Road for the First Time
    You’ve dreamed about hitting the road and getting away from it all! Or you just like to take a weekend camping trip now and then. In this post, we’ll cover some of the best tips and tricks for RV beginners, whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or are getting ready to take on full-time RV … Read more
  • Riding Out The Coronavirus Pandemic In An RV
    One day you’re living a dream lifestyle traveling the country and seeing all the amazing sights it has to offer. Then the next you’re hearing “Stay at Home” orders from the state. What if you don’t have a “Home”? At least a normal home. What if you live in an RV and they start closing … Read more
  • Full Time RVing Expenses – Our First Year
    In this article, we’ll discuss our Full Time RVing Expenses for our first year on the road. Some of the most asked questions we get from people are about Full Time RVing Expenses and budgets. When we started dreaming about hitting the road full time the costs were our biggest concern. A lot of people … Read more
  • RV Dreams – Turning Dreams Into Reality
    Is it an RV Dream or an RV Nightmare? Our RV Dreams started back in 2015. As Lisa and I took our yearly “Long Vacation” as we like to call it, we would talk about what it would be like to live a life of travel. Seeing National Parks, spending time relaxing at the beach, … Read more
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