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OTBP: Hubbell Trading Post

Off the Beaten Path: Hubbell Trading Post

When you’re driving around the country, you often see the brown signs that mark some sort of historic site.  We often stop for these, even though they’re nothing we’ve ever…

Get a Handle on Laundry

Dirty laundry. Sometimes, it seems like it follows me everywhere. Especially on RV trips. What to do with it? For a couple of years, we stuffed it in plastic bags….

Cantaloupe Salad with Lemon Sherry dressing

Melons are tasty, in season and well priced right now.  Here is a recipe for a light summer salad to enjoy while camping.  The salad takes only a few steps…

Campskunk Plugs In – In Europe!

OK, OK, I weakened. I’ve been going along fine for months without shore power, but Sharon was intent on sitting in one particular riverfront spot for days – under a…

Campskunk and Sharon RV to Hamburg

After leaving Berlin we headed northeast, went into Poland far enough so that Sharon could bag another country but not far enough for me to run afoul of the vignette…

Tips: Mail Management from the Road

When we travel, we often wonder what mail we’re getting back home, and if there is something important to which we must attend. Well, listener Tom called in this great…

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

This is a refreshing summer dinner soup, dessert or beverage that is kicked up with a little sherry! Serves  4 Ingredients 1/2 cantaloupe 1/2 cup Amontillado style Sherry 2 tablespoons…

RV cleaning and primping

I have spent the last two months in northern Idaho. A good friend and fellow Roadtreker, offered me her “cabin” to stay in. I moved in, early in June and…

Our Favorite Chairs

One of the most asked questions we get has to do with the portable chairs we carry around with us in our RV for outside seating. We carry four of…

Off the Beaten Path: Bats in Texas!

Roadtrekers traversing the U.S. will probably end up in Austin, Texas sooner or later.    When you do, be sure not to miss out on one of the country’s greatest…

Mandarin Poppyseed Dressing/Marinade

I took a look in the pantry and pulled out some ingredients I thought would go well together as a salad dressing and or also make a flavorful marinade for…

Off the Beaten Path: Blair, Nebraska

Off the Beaten Path: Blair, Nebraska

If you’re familiar with historical Native American figures beyond Crazy Horse and Osceola, you’ve likely heard of Black Elk. He was born to the Oglala Sioux on Wyoming’s Powder River…

Tips: Turn Off Your GPS

Jennifer’s Tips: Turn Off Your GPS?!?!

The idea of turning off our GPS or satellite mapping units while RVing might sound a little crazy in a day and age where we’ve become ultra-dependent on them. But…

Lemon Meringue Pie

  I love a good lemon meringue pie and this recipe worked out great.  Full lemon flavor with a pleasant tang! Pre heat oven: 350 degrees Convection or regular oven….