Kayak to visit with Crystal River manatee
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We love kayaking and wildlife. Since we were parked about a half hour from Crystal River, Florida, an area well known for its wild manatee population, we decided to combine these two activities into an amazing morning on the water. … Read More

7 Reasons why the Balloon Fiesta should be on your bucket list
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Attending Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta has been on my bucket list for a long time. Since moving into an RV fulltime, it somehow seems a little bit easier to accomplish some bucket list items. Well, this year attending balloon fiesta … Read More

One thing we’ve learned from full-time RVing, be flexible and go with the flow
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  If there’s one major thing we’ve learned from being on the road, it’s the ability to be flexible and go with the flow. Even the best-laid plans sometimes need to change at the last minute. Thankfully, it hasn’t happened … Read More

Jerry Johnson Hot Springs
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We’ve always been drawn to water and that includes hot springs. We couldn’t resist taking a day adventure to find some natural hot springs in the area. Who doesn’t enjoy a good soak in natural hot springs? Well, we can … Read More

Hike through Johnston Canyon to the Ink Pots in Banff
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In honor of Canada’s 150th the country offered free admission to all of it’s 46 national parks for 2017. We decided to take advantage of this and visit Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff. When in Banff, you must go hiking … Read More

A visit to Lake Windermere & Kootenay National Park
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The Columbia Valley (including Lake Windermere, Invermere and Radium Hot Springs) British Columbia is a beautiful area to visit! Since Lake Windermere is so lovely, we thought it would make a perfect last summer evening in Canada. Well, we were … Read More

9 Tips for visiting Kamloops, British Columbia
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If you’ve been following our journey, you may have noticed we ventured into Canada this summer. When we picked a route through British Columbia en route to Jasper, we knew little about the towns & cities we would pass through. … Read More

We received the sunshine blogger award
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Thanks to the Vegan Voyagers who awarded us with the sunshine blogger award. We appreciate their support and friendship!  If you’re looking for a blog to follow about being vegan and traveling the world, check them out! As a part of … Read More

Paul’s stripper pole, I mean desk
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You have a work from home job, but you need a more comfortable and flexible desk space. Do you enjoying standing, sitting or somewhere in between? Want a sit stand desk, but don’t like your options? Many people have seen … Read More

There’s a mouse in the house!
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While life is mostly good in the RV, there’s a downside to everything, right? Well, we found a downside. Mice! While I know mice can be annoying even in a sticks and bricks home, I feel like it is worse … Read More

Traveling the Oregon Coast in an RV
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Traveling the Oregon Coast was a bucket list of mine. I dreamed of the ocean, the rocks, the peacefulness. Well, I finally fulfilled that dream and spent 5 weeks on the Oregon coast. Here are my ups and downs. Overall, it … Read More

Discovering California Sea Otters
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Have you ever found yourself in a conundrum about which direction to go? If you don’t already know about me, I’m a nature and wildlife photographer. I love photographing animals. Well, here’s my conundrum. My RV is parked about 2 … Read More

Hiking the Oregon Coast Trail
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Are you in Southern Oregon along the coast? Are you looking for a beautiful day hike? Look no further! Craggy bluffs, secluded beaches and beautiful vistas await you along the 18 miles of scenic Oregon coast located between Brookings and … Read More

Hiking Fern Canyon: Redwood National and State Park
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Visiting Fern Canyon in Redwood National and State Park is worth it! This scenery, made famous in a scene of Jurassic Park. is otherworldly. Imagine walking through a narrow canyon where the walls are completely covered by luxuriant ferns and mosses … Read More

When your husband says to walk your kayak, don’t listen!
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When your husband says to walk your kayak to the boat ramp, don’t listen! I learned this early on in our kayak endeavours. More on that later. For now, I am so excited to say that we bought kayaks. First, … Read More

Top 10 destinations after 6 months of fulltime RV life
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After realizing 6 months have passed since we hit the road fulltime, I decided to sit down and go over all the amazing places we’ve visited. It has certainly been a whirlwind with lots of new parks, cities, and other … Read More

We’ve been at this 6 months!?!?!?
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We honestly can’t believe it’s been 6 months of RV living! Where did the time go? What else can I say? We are loving life on the road. We enjoy seeing new landscapes, new places and meeting new people. This is … Read More

13 fun things to do in Antelope Valley California
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I’ve noticed that travelers gravitate towards the National Parks and other well-known areas of the country. However, after traveling a not so normal route as an RVer, I figured out there are so many other awesome places to see! While … Read More

A visit to Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve
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As you recently read, we stayed in a tiny town with nothing much to do in California. Well, I got to exploring on another day and realized I needed to visit the poppy reserve not far from our RV park. … Read More

Exploring Red Rock Canyon State Park
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So we’re staying in this little rinky dink town in California with nothing to do. Why did we pick it? Well, it was cheap. It’s on our route north. We thought we could have a week of heads down work … Read More

A visit to Borrego Springs, CA and the Anza Borrego Desert State Park
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  Are you looking for a neat sleepy town with lots of boondocking opportunities and hiking nearby? Look no further than Borrego Springs, California. The town sits in the middle of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. No matter which direction you … Read More

7 Reasons to visit Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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We recently spent a week in Lake Havasu City, Arizona and were quite happy with our decision. If you remember from a recent post, we had a reservation mix-up and couldn’t find anywhere to stay in the crazy crowded Phoenix area. Well, we … Read More

What does home mean in an RV?
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When you travel like we do and are constantly meeting new people, the first question everyone asks us: Where are we from? or where’s home? How do we answer this??!?! Honestly, it’s a question we really don’t like and struggle … Read More

The downside of RV living
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Some days just aren’t the greatest. For the first time since we hit the road in the fall, we hit that lousy day that kept snowballing. It tested our limits for stress, but thankfully never tested our relationship with each other. … Read More

Upgrades to the RV – convection microwave!
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We all know how much I like to bake, right? Well, since we drove our 5th wheel home from California to load it up, I have wanted an upgrade to the lousy tiny propane oven that comes in it. Time for a … Read More

Oregon, Washington and Canada here we come!
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So excited to say we have created a spring and summer itinerary for our travels and they will be taking us up the Oregon coast through Washington and into Canada! We’ll be in Canada for about 6 weeks with visits … Read More

Bastrop: a fun Texas town to explore
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We spent the better part of the winter in Texas near the Austin area. One Saturday we decided to take a road trip and see where it would lead us. While we had a goal in mind, we were also … Read More

Setting up a Florida Domicile as a Fulltime RVer
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So you’ve sold all your stuff and moved into an RV. Now you need to pick a “home” state for all those fun things like insurance, voting, mail, etc. Many full-time RV’rs decide to pick a domicile or home state which … Read More

15 fun places we’ve seen in 2 months on the road
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So I realized the other day that Paul and I have been on the road officially for 2 months. I can’t believe it’s been that long already! Time sure does fly. I think I like being in the RV more … Read More

Baking for Christmas in your RV
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For anyone that knows me at all, you know I love to bake! Well, this holiday is like every other for me. I baked 48 cupcakes in my RV oven! Yes, that’s right. You CAN bake in your little oven. It … Read More

15 Reasons to live in an RV
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We’re one month into our RV full-time adventure. So far life is great! We get work done, we hike, we play with the dogs, we cook, we eat, we drink, we relax, etc. After only one month, I have come … Read More

Picacho Peak Climb – No hiking here
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I officially feel like climbing Picacho Peak was the hardest hike I’ve done to date and I’ve hiked a 14er (14,000 foot mountain) in Colorado! I would hardly even call it a hike. It was more like a climb without … Read More

10 Fun things about life in our RV, the first official week
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 New wildlife and scenery. Saw wild horses and lots of fun birds. Ran into a rattlesnake already. Ok, maybe that’s not fun, but I still thought it was pretty cool to see. Exploring a new area with fun things to … Read More

8 Suggestions for making the transition to the RV life a bit easier
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It was quite the ordeal actually moving into the RV and fully emptying our sticks and bricks home. It might have actually qualified as one of the most difficult tasks in our lives to date! We definitely weren’t prepared for it! Even after … Read More

5 Tips for Downsizing your home
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After a month on the road driving our 5th wheel to our sticks and bricks home, we had to get busy downsizing. What a daunting task this can be. I’m not going to say it’s easy. Even though we had already … Read More

Baking in your RV – it CAN be done!
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For those who don’t know me very well, I am a former pastry chef with a degree from Johnson & Wales University in baking and pastry arts. In other words, I like to bake and I wasn’t going to let … Read More

The first week: learning curve and fun too!
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Can’t believe it, but it’s been a week since we’ve been on the road back to our house in Colorado. It’s been quite the whirlwind of a week. There has been a huge learning curve, extra long stressful days and … Read More

Going from 2300 Sq Ft to 400
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It is quite a daunting task to consolidate a whole house to fit into an RV and not an easy one at that. The process really started for us last winter. We worked on the office first. We had 2 desks, … Read More

Plans go off with a hitch… Part 2
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First things first I have to say, yay, Heather and I are now the proud owners of an automated safety hitch. As you read from Heather’s last post we were not able to pick up the hitch on our first ride down to … Read More

Plans go off with a hitch…Part 1
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So as we’ve been planning this RV transition for the better part of a year, Paul has found a wonderful creation for us to be able to tow our toy hauler with a smaller truck, the automated safety hitch. Learn … Read More

Telling family and friends
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We were very guarded on our new idea. We didn’t share with anyone except strangers – the RV dealers, the truck dealers, etc. We felt we wanted to be sure before we told anyone or were questioned on our decision. … Read More

The RV – fifth wheel’n it
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After going to several fifth wheel dealers to check units out, we decided to narrow our research and look at specific brands we liked. It was easy to rule certain ones out that we didn’t like or wouldn’t work for … Read More

The Truck
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While Paul had some experience with trucks, Heather did not. She had certainly never driven a big truck.  So off to the dealerships we went. First came Ford to look at the diesel 250s. We liked it, but wanted to … Read More

The trial
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 After looking at RVs, discussing together that we’d liked to move in that direction, we thought it might be wise to test the waters. While we have been car camping quite a few times together, we have never been in … Read More

Overwhelming choices and decisions
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So we’ve decided on being mobile, living a more nomadic lifestyle and getting into an RV.  Now what?!?!?  It was definitely a little overwhelming at first.  We spent hours reading blogs online and learning.  Then we said, let’s go check … Read More

Moving towards the RV lifestyle
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The biggest question we get is why. The answer. Because life is short and we want to LIVE it. We don’t want to wait until retirement or until we have the money or we feel like we’re ready. We want … Read More