Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: August 2018

When Plan A Doesn’t Work Out

I have been traveling on Vancouver Island for a month. The last few days have found me on another island, San Juan Island, WA. It has been a good month….

RV Quick Tip: Unclog your water pump filter

Having trouble getting water to flow with your water pump? Or does the pump run all the time? Follow this RV Quick Tio to learn how to clean the water…

Chimichurri Sauce

This sauce will brighten up the veggie skewer delights or grilled meats during the heat of the summer… and it is not only tasty, it is delicious! Makes 2 cups…

Must See: The Little Bighorn National Monument

On the way back east from Yellowstone National Park, we took some time off the road to discover the serene beauty of southeastern Montana and learn more about the historic…

Making Reflectix look good

We’ve talked many times before about using Reflectex in RV windows for insulation and privacy. Today we talk to Sharon McCarragher, who made her Reflectix insulation into panels that not only…

Stuffed Mushrooms

Looking for a delicious side dish or Potluck item, try these stuffed mushrooms! Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/ Serves 6 -8 Note:  To…

Silver Lake Sand Dunes Family Vacation

Michigan’s Silver Lake State Park is midway up the Lake Michigan coastline and is known all around the world for the awesome and accessible sand dunes that are easily explored…

RV Quick Tip: Dealing with dirty shoes

Whether our home is big or small, it’s always good to remove our shoes before going inside. But where do you keep those dirty shoes? Jennifer found a great quick…

Ask Us Anything

Our weekly Ask Us Anything LIVE YouTube broadcast comes to you from the Emerald Coast along the Florida panhandle, where we will be spending the next few weeks. This week,…

Swinging With An Existing Bike Rack

Several travelers (including me) have been searching for a way to open the back doors of their Roadtrek van with a hitch mounted bike rack installed. There have been several…