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Our Favorite RV Apps: Useful Apps for RV Life

Our Favorite RV Apps: Useful Apps for RV Life

Do you ever look back and marvel how we survived without our cell phones and apps? You know, back in the days when we actually TALKED to each other? I know I certainly do. And just think about RVers...
Stef Gets Creative! See Her DIY Sticker Wall Project!

Stef Gets Creative! See Her DIY Sticker Wall Project!

I have this memory from just after James and I got married. I bought a shower curtain for the main bathroom in our house while James was on a work trip. By the time he got home, I had it hung and...
Our Favorite RV Apps:  Where to Stay

Our Favorite RV Apps: Where to Stay

Oh apps, you lovely little 0s and 1s you.  What did we do before we had you? Here in Part 1, we’ll be starting with the apps we use to find places to camp, so this list is limited to those. If...
The Final Trailer Mods!  Organized Obie Accessories

The Final Trailer Mods! Organized Obie Accessories

Anyone who knows me realizes I should never use “final” and “mod” in the same phrase.  But just go with it for a title… If you’ve been following my Pimp My Trailer...
Pimp My Trailer 2: Sliding Bicycle Storage Tray

Pimp My Trailer 2: Sliding Bicycle Storage Tray

If you saw the first video I did on ‘George’, our 4×6 bike-hauling trailer, then you already know I’m in full-on ‘re-modding the mods’ mode. I used this long weekend to replace...
Pimp My Trailer: Adding a Bicycle Repair Stand

Pimp My Trailer: Adding a Bicycle Repair Stand

Stef frequently says that I always have to have some sort of RV project going.  She’s teasing, but she’s also correct.  In fact, when I run out of projects, I’ll sometimes do some...
A Safer Shore Power Connection? Testing the SmartPlug

A Safer Shore Power Connection? Testing the SmartPlug

A few years ago while visiting our friends at Advanced-RV, we learned about a new type of shore power connection they were putting on their rigs, The SmartPlug.  (We like visiting Advanced-RV...
The Best Screen Door We’ve Ever Seen on a Camper Van

The Best Screen Door We’ve Ever Seen on a Camper Van

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this video is worth 60,000 words per second.  So first, let’s get right to it:   We first encountered this screen door on a Pleasure-Way Lexor...
Can You Use Flushable Wipes in the RV Black Tank?

Can You Use Flushable Wipes in the RV Black Tank?

(Or ANY septic system for that matter?) We didn’t expect to find such dramatic differences between brands, but the results from this experiment are really surprising. We used the same procedure...
Activating the ProMaster Rear View Camera with a Switch!

Activating the ProMaster Rear View Camera with a Switch!

I’m embarrassed it took me 40,000 miles to figure this one out.   So how often do any of these happen to you? BANG! What was that back there? Is there something wrong with the trailer? That...