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Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

Task Managers and To-Do Lists for RVers

From packing lists to check lists to maintenance lists to shopping lists,we RVers sure have have a lot of things to remember. Fortunately, the smartphones and tablets we use can have…

For those long RV ride, try Audiobooks

We had a great response to Jennifer’s earlier tip about her top favorite books she thought RVers should read, with lots of people also weighing in with their own suggestions on…

Take a Trail Cam on your RV trips

I love shooting animals. With my camera. As a native Michigander, I grew up hunting. But something happened a few years ago. I just didn’t want to shoot them with…

Tiny Homes meets Micro Camping

The tiny homes craze has moved into the RV community with something called micro camping, and, in particular a lightweight bicycle camper than can be built for $150. Paul Elkins…

The Perfect Table: Customizing Your Camper

Our Roadtrek friend Sharon stopped by today with her 2013 Roadtrek 190 Popular.  We first met her over a year ago when she was in town visiting her sister. We…

On Being Mechanically Challenged

Not all of us are mechanically inclined. I am one of those that struggles with mechanical things. Although Jim and I felt that we did not have a traditional household…

Tips: Upgrade Kitchen Lighting Easily

When we bought our 1995 Dodge Roadtrek 190 Popular the kitchen had one feeble incandescent light, so it was too easy to serve the garbage instead of salad. We remedied…