Category Archives: Full Time RV Living

Replacing the Stove Vent Cover in Our RV

Replacing the Stove Vent Cover in Our RV

We recently were stopped in a shopping center during a pretty big storm, when we noticed water pouring in above our stove. After getting the ladder out and investigating the roof, then pulling apart the range hood to trace the water, we determined the issue was with the vent cover. The flap had broken, and

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New Internet Option For Low Income Rvers And Van Dwellers

New Internet Option For Low Income Rvers And Van Dwellers

As rvers we are always looking for affordable internet. If I had known about this plan before I signed with Unlimitedville I would have gone this route. ┬áSome people are reporting being able to use 500 or more gigabytes a month with no issues. The service is called PC’s For People. They offer UNLIMITED wifi

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Conserving Power While Boondocking in Our RV

Conserving Power While Boondocking in Our RV

While parking lots and other areas may not be officially considered boondocking, we still need to conserve power as much as when we are in remote locations and wonderful woods. Our DIY solar system consists of 4 6V Crown batteries, and 2 110 watt solar panels but, with power conservation, that setup provides us with

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RV Boondocking and Dry Camping FAQ

RV Boondocking and Dry Camping FAQ

Between the RV groups, and all the great people who have asked us questions is person, we decided to put together this list of Frequently asked RV full time and boon docking questions and answers. Man, that’s a mouth full. Anyways, we’ll be adding to this list often, so make sure to check back here

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Quality 1st is Anything But

Quality 1st is Anything But

Just like we praise the things we love, sometimes there’s a need to warn people of what to avoid. Quality 1st Truck & Trailer Repair 13345 S Preston Hwy Lebanon Junction, KY 40107 (502) 310-2581 www.facebook.com/Quality-1st-Truck-Trailer-Repair-584597104909527/ While traveling through Kentucky, we had an issue which required our rear axle to be replaced. We chose Quality

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Free Florida Boondocking

Free Florida Boondocking

When we winter in Florida, we prefer to escape the cramped RV park life, get out into nature, and enjoy ourselves. Since we are fully self contained, hold over 7 days of water, and have our RV solar system, it was time to see what we could do. Thanks to the SWFWMD and SFWMD, and

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Deep Creek Preserve, Arcadia, Florida

Deep Creek Preserve, Arcadia, Florida

Deep Creek was a fairly nice place to stay, and was comparable to Oak Ridge and Cypress Creek. It had your standard amenities, including non-potable water, a port-o-john that was in need of a little more service (like a new floor) but usable and not disgusting, picnic tables, and fire rings. The park itself was

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Quick and Easy Drawer Covers

Quick and Easy Drawer Covers

While we were in the process of removing our booth seats and table we, once again, had mice join our travels. Mice are bad enough with chewing, nesting, and all the normal mouse behaviors but, for some reason, the occasional mouse likes to explore every drawer we have. And poop in it. On our silverware,

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Essential Full Time RV Apps

Essential Full Time RV Apps

As anyone who reads our blog knows, we do a lot of traveling, dry camping/boondocking, and Wal-Mart hopping. Knowing where we can park, which direction we should head, whether or not we are driving into a storm, and all the other information that keeps us going is essential. And, for a lot of it, we

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How To Save Money On Groceries While Living Full Time In An RV (No Coupon Clipping Necessary)

How To Save Money On Groceries While Living Full Time In An RV (No Coupon Clipping Necessary)

Living on the road full time has its challenges. Saving money on groceries is one of them. It isn’t easy to find coupons in every new town you visit. It is even harder to match them to stores when you are unfamiliar with the area. Even if you are a pro couponer, while on the

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Best Lightweight RV Mattress: Innerspace Luxury Products RV Mattress Review

Best Lightweight RV Mattress: Innerspace Luxury Products RV Mattress Review

Innerspace Luxury Products RV Mattress When we first bought our used 2008 Forest River Wildwood 29TBSS it had a rather suspect looking sticks and bricks style mattress in it. We knew we would need to throw it out. We initially replaced it with our pillow top queen mattress from our sticks and bricks apartment. We

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Shopping for an RV

Shopping for an RV

Shopping for our RV has by far has been the most time consuming, fun, stressfull, and educational part of this experience so far. If you have not selected your preferred RV model yet, be prepaired to look, and look, and look, and look. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of makes of RVs and they

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Selecting an RV Type and Rig

Selecting an RV Type and Rig

Selecting the type of RV you plan on spending a large portion of the next few years of your life in can be quite a task. There are pros and cons to each type, from whether or not you want to pull a fuel efficient toad and drive your house from point A to point

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Selecting Our Tow Vehicle

Selecting Our Tow Vehicle

After deciding on our rig, we had to put thought into our vehicle. We wanted lots of storage space, the ability to haul a decent trailer, and something that could be used as a daily vehicle. After seeing the Class C’s built on the E350 frames, we started doing our research on vans.