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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…

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,…

Driving the Tail of a Dragon in a small RV

We didn’t intentionally choose US 129 on our route to the Smoky Mountains and the Bryson City area there. Our GPS system put us on that road, which we soon…

Quick Tip: Hotel parking lots for overnights

This week’s Quick Tip works well for Class B and campervan owners. I wouldn’t try it with any other RV, though. But what about all the parking lot light? We…

Off the Beaten Path in Franklin, IN

We were in Franklin, Indiana, and Rob Shilts was waiting for us, out of the rain, beneath a marquee that dazzled with a half-mile of neon and a thousand chasing…

Shower Caps: A must-have RV item!

This tip came via email from a listener to our RV Podcast named Donna, who wanted to share a tip on an inexpensive item that she has found extremely handy….

North Carolina and the Smoky Mountains

We just spent a fabulous week in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina filled with lots of outside fun like whitewater rafting and mountaintop zip lining. It was a very…

RV Quick Tip: Carry Extra DEF

RVers with diesel powered motorhomes know all too well that the unwritten rule that says whenever you are far from anywhere, in the middle of nowhere, that is when your…

How to use the convection oven in your RV

For some reason, many are reluctant to use the convection ovens in their RV. They’re fine with the microwave functions but aren’t sure how the convection part works. Actually as…