Category Archives: Full Time RV Living

We Finally Went West, and Saw Some of Route 66

We Finally Went West, and Saw Some of Route 66

Our business had been preventing us from heading further west in our adventures, but, we finally worked out what was needed and it was time to adventure along. We headed out of Florida for the winter, and made our way along the coast, stopping at a few overnight spots found in our previous trips. We

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Easy Way To Store Lodge Cast Iron Pans In An RV Or Travel Trailer

Easy Way To Store Lodge Cast Iron Pans In An RV Or Travel Trailer

Purchase a strap such as this one.  They are fairly cheap and we use them often. We even strap our printer and laptops in place with them. If you are going to strap down multiple pans setting a paper towel in between pans will keep any grease from transferring to the bottoms of other pans

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Our Stay at Cumpressco Campground – Green Swamp West Tract, Dade City, Florida

Our Stay at Cumpressco Campground – Green Swamp West Tract, Dade City, Florida

Green Swamp Preserve was yet another great place to enjoy a week stay. Like the other great free camping areas in Florida, there are miles of trails to explore. Green Swamp, however, contains two equestrian campgrounds, and features a larger amount of gravel/shell roads than any of our previous stays. This allows for a lot

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How Do You Make Money While Traveling Full-time in Your RV?

How Do You Make Money While Traveling Full-time in Your RV?

This is by far the question we see come up the most. Even though living in an RV can be super inexpensive, you still have to cover your basic needs, like food and fuel. First thing – no, this isn’t one of those big long lists of every job you could imagine. These are jobs

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How Much Solar Does it Take to Full Time RV?

How Much Solar Does it Take to Full Time RV?

This is a topic that comes up far more often than you would imagine. First, lets get the basics out of the way, and set some expectations. If you would like to run your AC and your microwave using solar, you’re going to need thousands of dollars worth of panels. You’re going to need a

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How to Receive Mail When Traveling Full Time in an RV

How to Receive Mail When Traveling Full Time in an RV

One of the questions that comes up as a traveler is “How can I receive my mail?”. From bills to packages, not staying at a permanent address makes it difficult to receive anything. It’s not like the courier is going to just chase you down! There are a few options, which depend on how fast

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Waylon Jennings RV Park, Littlefield, Texas

Waylon Jennings RV Park, Littlefield, Texas

After leaving Levelland, Texas our next town to explore – with a free camping spot, was the Waylon Jennings RV Park in Littlefield, Texas. This was another town owned free camp ground, complete with power and water. The site feature two large rig pull through sites, and several small rig/tent sites. There is also an

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Making Our RV Door Handle Look Like New Again

Making Our RV Door Handle Look Like New Again

The swing out handle to our RV was starting to look pretty worn out. Instead of replacing it, you know we did it the RV DIY way! The whole process was easier than you may think and was done while traveling, with half the work done at our free camping spot in Levelland, Texas and

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Giant Storms, a New Camera, Levelland Texas, and a Great Free RV Spot

Giant Storms, a New Camera, Levelland Texas, and a Great Free RV Spot

Armed with our Nikon D5200 and ready to take better looking photos, we finally started heading west! And, it appears we may have left a little early. Along our path, we encountered tornado sirens – causing us to have to duck and hide in a Walmart, temperatures dropping into the 30’s, and another large storm

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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. ¬†Some 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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