Category Archives: Full Time RV Living

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. ┬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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