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Where I Wander-Among the Whirligigs

I am not good at planning trips. I am not good at looking at a map and saying “this day I am going to be here.”Sometimes I get a little…

Meyer Lemon Macaroons

These coconut cookie mounds are easy to make, bake and enjoy as a snack or dessert! Makes 14 cookies Bake 325 degrees convection oven for 12 – 14 minutes Ingredients…

Our Trip to the Alibates Flint Quarries

  The stars aligned this trip for an event I had been thinking about for at least twenty years, ever since I first started reading books and articles about the…

Save water when washing dishes

One of the things RVers need to conserve is the water they use. About the only time you don’t have to be concerned about water usage is when hooked up…

Off the Beaten Path: Oak Ridge, TN

Recently we saw a copy of a letter posted on the wall of a museum.  It was dated November third.  The letter said. “The federal government is taking your land…

Enchilada Sauce

This sauce takes a little time but rich is the depth of flavor… it will reward you with a tasty sauce that is perfect when making homemade enchiladas. Ingredients 7 …

Tips: Simple Shower

Jennifer’s Tips: Simple Shower

This tip comes by email from one of our listeners named Wendy… who came across an inexpensive little gadget that can help with staying clean and showering on camping trips…

The Fountain of Youth in the Southern California Desert

“Fountain of Youth”… that makes you think, doesn’t it? Imagine Ponce de Leon thrashing through the Florida Everglades in search of eternal life. Hucksters pushing gels, creams, minerals and botox…

Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

  Corned Beef and Cabbage comes together nicely in an Instant Pot.  This recipe is for a 6 quart version of the Instant Pot.   Serves 6 Ingredients 4 lb….

Ball Jar Salad

Here is an easy way to have salads ready in advance of a camping trip.  When you are ready to serve, just shake the jar and pour the contents into…

Tips: The Benefits of a Steamer

If you’re looking for a very handy way to make sure your clothes look good and are wrinkle free as you’re traveling in your RV – and let’s face it,…

Off the Beaten Path in New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven Connecticut is probably best known as he home of Yale University, and if you go there, you would certainly enjoy a walk around that iconic campus.  But New…

Angels on My Shoulder

Traveling in our Roadtrek for four and half years, we thought we had had it all. Great experiences, great locations, great people. But recenty we had our first authentic, Roadtrek-to-the-bone-and-reaching-out-into-the-Universe-Roadtrek…

Granola

This recipe is a good make ahead breakfast dish that fills a gallon ziptop size of granola. Preheat oven 275 degrees Bake time:  75 minutes Ingredients 3 1/2 cups rolled…