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Update on RV Repairs and Maintenance: Second Half of 2014

Any home you own, whether it has wheels or not, is going to need repairs and maintenance. It's just a fact of life. Considering we live in a house composed of thousands of parts that are constantly being bumped and shaken, our first year on the road was not so bad as far as repairs were concerned. The biggest inconvenience (and biggest difference between an RV and "normal" … [Keep Reading...]

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Building Friendships When You Live in an RV

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that gives value to survival. -C.S. Lewis As full-time RVers, we’re often asked, “What is the most difficult thing about full-time RVing?” I could easily make a list of our standard answers. But one that we […]

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Tackling Mold in Our RV

“Oh…there’s mold down here” is sure to make anyone’s heart sink. We’ve noticed a couple of stray leaks near our front windshield during this abnormally wet summer. But just a couple of weeks ago, Eric noticed a patch of mold in the far corner of the carpeting under our steering wheel. Yikes! The growth can’t be too […]

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Top 10 Life Lessons Learned in Our First Year RVing

We all have those moments of clarity, when the cobwebs of life are brushed aside from the recesses of our mind and we’re able to grasp something useful enough to be considered a life lesson. Shifting from a stick and brick home to the full time RV lifestyle definitely speeds up that process. If you’ve ever […]

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How to Liquidate Your Possessions for RV Life

Everyone planning for full-time RV life faces the same challenge: what do I do with all my stuff? Some have gracious relatives with extra space and others spring for monthly storage. But those options aren’t always available. Sometimes, everything must go! You’re not here for disclaimers, but I have to give two up front: Eric and I […]

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3 Cold Weather Tips for a Diesel RV

I’m shivering like a mobster in a tax collector’s office. It’s 21 degrees in Austin and dropping to 16 degrees tonight! Ok, ok, I get it. All you South Dakota folks and Canadians out there are just snickering at us. But hey, anytime you have to open the refrigerator to heat the house (or the […]