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Holiday Cooking

Holiday-Cooking
  By Evanne Schmarder #65409 Maybe it's because I'm a confirmed foodie or maybe it's because I'm a dedicated full-time RVer, but, either way, ask me about a gift idea and, like a broken record, I'll get on the subject of food, glorious food. While that's my standard go-to all year long, the holidays make this topic tip-top Christmas tree talk....
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A Nest Plan

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By Karen Minard #64779 Having a plan for your health care and housing is important, and this plan is best made, at least tentatively, before you must place the keys on that key hook. If the plan is not for yourself, maybe you need to help plan the care of one of your relatives. Believe it or not, there is a sense of relief after one has dealt with ...
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Tips | Helpful Hints, Ideas and Solutions for Today’s RVer

Tips
Build a Smokeless Campfire Most of us love a warm, crackling campfire. The experience can evoke pleasant feelings of dancing flames, s'mores toasting, ghost stories and sharing time with friends and family. Although a campfire can create wonderful memories, they can also be a lot of work. The wood and fuel has to be carried to the fire pit, the fir...
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RV Gadget Box | Portable Induction Cooktops

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Compiled by Mark Nemeth #45776, Escapees Technical Advisor ​ Most RVs don't have large stove tops, and the burners are usually fairly low output. This can be a challenge when you want to cook a big pot of food such as gumbo, stew or soup. Several of my RVing friends carry induction cooktops, and they love them. I finally bought one for myself, and ...
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Mark, My Words

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By Mark Nemeth #45776, Escapees Technical Advisor Water Hose Odor Q. My travel trailer's water hose has a strong plastic smell and taste. It is coming from the hose, not the supply line or the internal RV plumbing. How can I clean the inside of the hose, and what is the best way to store it? - Terry A. First, make sure your hose is designed sp...
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Different Viewpoints

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RVers' Opinions and Advice from the Road Submissions that are sent by e-mail can be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Joining Escapees I was on a consulting contract in Florida when I came across a copy of Full-time RVing. I thought it was interesting and sent a copy to my wife, Darleen. After the contract ended, Darleen agreed that we s...
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Ditch the Diet | A fun, flexible and nutritious way of eating

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By Evanne Schmarder #65409 With all of the holiday hubbub and talk of resolutions, this time of year our goals and dreams come to the forefront. Whether you are one of the 41 percent of Americans who set New Year's resolutions, or part of the 59 percent that don't, I'd wager that at least once last year you told yourself you wanted to eat healthier...
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Snowbird Options

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By Kimberly Travaglino #123940 If you are one of those 70-degree RVers, chances are your wheels follow the weather. Seeking out temperate climates during the winter has many benefits, such as keeping heating costs down while allowing for more comfortable adventuring and exploration. Therefore, many RVers head to the Sunshine State for the wint...
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Stay cozy and warm while Camping in the Cold

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By Emily fagan #99408 For a lot of folks, RVing is synonymous with summer, and there's nothing like camping in short sleeves on bright sunny days and balmy nights. But, full-time and seasonal RVers also live in their RVs when Old Man Winter holds nature in his icy grip. Suddenly, the sweaters and jackets come out, and that cozy rolling home doesn't...
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Fearless Boondocking | Venture into the Wild

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By Kelly Beasley #120701 Photo by Marshall Wendler Boondocking sounds wonderful, doesn't it? The dreamy magic of having America's most iconic landscapes to call your backyard. It's freedom to escape the rules, costs and noise associated with staying in a campground. So, why haven't you tried it? You're too afraid of the "scary" side of boondoc...
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Diminished Value | A Hidden, Recoverable Insurance Claim

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By Theron Williams, Guest Contributor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. If you've ever been involved in an accident, you know the headaches that are involved with the entire process. You must deal with the insurance company of the responsible party if it was not your fault and, hopefully, you are able to have your vehicle repaired properly. Having yo...
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Heirloom of RVing

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By Rene Agredano #103274 Great books and songs about life on the road can ignite the wanderlust inside each of us. But, Kelly Beasley #120701 didn't need prose or music to fuel her passion for travel. She inherited her nomadic tendencies directly from her RVing mother, Marsha Gledhill #45548. "When I am traveling, I am happiest," explains the 44-ye...
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Reflections On Independence

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By Sally Clement #2262 Do you remember when we RVers kept in touch with our families by snail mail? That was before laptops and smart phones. During 23 years of full-time RV travel, my pilot and I enjoyed the freedom to live on our timetable, going when and where we chose, smelling the roses along the way and finally accepting the reality that the ...
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Simple Summer Salads

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By Evanne Schmarder #65409 If you ask me, summertime is the best time in my RV kitchen. Sure, fall and winter are perfect for a steaming bowl of soup, stew or chowder, but summer's bounty opens up all sorts of possibilities. The warmer weather discourages us from doing an abundance of oven or stovetop cooking, and that's where simple summer salads ...
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Exit Plans | Making Future Choices Today

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By Kirk Wood #60541 When we consider making the move from a conventional lifestyle to the roving life of a full-timer RVer with an RV as our only home, there is a great deal to consider and many changes to deal with. It is easy to become caught up in the excitement of this dramatic change and give little thought to what is to follow. Rarely is anyt...
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Ladies, Start Your Engines!

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By Valerie Mayleben #98522 Illustration by Cole Carter #110412. My grandmother never drove a car. My mother drove cars but all the while cursing everyone that got in her way and without ever having passed an examination. Until just over a year ago, I could boast an excellent driving record and lots of really good excuses why I remained in the passe...
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Altitude Sickness

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By Karen Minard #64779 Photo by Diana Tolerico #93651. Do your travel plans include Colorado, Wyoming, Utah or other high-altitude areas this summer? For those of you who will be heading into high altitude to venture into the mountains, here is some information about altitude sickness that may be helpful. Altitude sickness is difficult to prevent; ...
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Mark, My Words | May/June 2013

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By Mark Nemeth #45776 Summerizing Your RV Q. There are many articles about winterizing your RV, but what about summerizing it? We are considering leaving our 2011 fifth-wheel in a storage facility for the summer under covered storage. This would be in a facility close to Quartzsite, Arizona, where it gets extremely hot during the summer. Can you gi...
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Smoke Jumpers | Fire Fighters From The Sky

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By Richard Bauman, Guest Contributor I saw the movie Red Skies of Montana, in living color in 1952. I was about 11 years old at the time. I remember wondering at the time, are there really smokejumpers? Are there really people who parachute from a plane into wildfires? One scene from that movie I vividly recall is the smokejumpers getting into prot...
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How Do These Full-time RVers Watch Movies?

How Do These Full-time RVers Watch Movies?

I’ve come to realize I watch movies much more differently now.

No, I’m not talking about illegal downloads, Netflix, mobile internet bandwidth, or data-caps. I mean I actually view them differently.

Contrabando Movie Set

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