How to DIY RV BlackOut Window Covers for Your RV or Camper (NO SEWING Involved!)

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Who else loves to nap during the day, but are blinded by the sunlight streaming through those cheap camper blinds, and swear you’ll buy the fancy black out blinds for your camper next time?? But if you’re like me, and super cheap, you probably never do! I have a TON of things in my “Save for Later” section of my Amazon cart, and I can tell you, nice blackout blinds are one of them! This is especially true after our first camp trip of the year with all 3 kids … Read more

27+ DIY Fire Starters That You Can Make At Home (+ The BEST 5 You Can Buy!)

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Starting a campfire is probably one of the highlights of each camp trip – that wood smell, the smoke curling up into the sky, the crackling, and of course all the yummies that come with cooking over it! But you know what is REALLY frustrating? That whole time BEFORE the fire starts, when you’re out of breath from blowing on your campfire, or you’ve used up all your kindling so now you’re ripping pages out of magazines! I’m not going to lie – I’m pretty bad at starting campfires. I … Read more

What to Expect… When You’re Expecting to Buy a Travel Trailer! (+FREE PDF Workbook! )

HOW TO BUY AN RV FOR CHEAP AT THE DEALER AND WHAT TO EXPECT

So you’ve seen all those full time RVers and their awesome pictures, or maybe you’re tired of tent camping, but whatever the reason, you’re excited to make the leap and buy a travel trailer! Here’s the thing – you need to know what to expect, so you don’t go in there and get all starry eyed (like me!) and let the salesmen give you a price that’s more than you should pay! Whenever you’re about to spend a large amount of money, it’s always good to come prepared, stay grounded … Read more

13+ RV Luxury Items You Don’t Need… BUT WILL LOVE!

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You probably see again and again all the “RV Must Haves” and those are great for getting started – but how about if you want that LUXURY RV life with all the extras? Then this list is for you! Now just because I say “luxury” doesn’t mean all these items are expensive, but more that you don’t need them to get started, and would likely get by fine without them! These RV products will really up your indoor RV game, and make your travel trailer MORE comfortable, MORE functional, and … Read more

Don’t Do These 13 Annoying Things At Your Next Campground!

CAMPING TIPS AND BASICS FOR NEW CAMPERS GOING CAMPING

So you got your camper, tent, or RV…. and it’s vacation time! You should be able to have a blast, do what you want… but in reality, you’re on vacation about 5 feet away from someone else on vacation, and he’s 5 feet away from someone else also trying to enjoy their time! What I’m saying is, it’s important to remember that the nature of RVing and camping sometimes includes being in close contact with others, which can be so awesome because it’s an easy way to connect and have … Read more

DIY Cheap, Long Burning Firestarter Using Pinecones!

You’ll Love Creating These Homemade, Nature Based Pinecone Firestarters With the Kids! If you’re like me, and seriously struggle in the fire making department, you’ll love these nearly free pinecone firestarters! And even better – your kids can help in the process! For a long time, we have used just spare paper we have laying around to start our campfires. The problem is, we make ALOT of fires! Morning, evening, heck sometimes middle of the day if we’re desperate to keep our toddler busy (He really really enjoys finding firewood to … Read more

61+ Best RV Organization Accessories and Products of 2021

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Genius Camper Organization Accessories and Ideas from a Pro! I don’t know about you, but I seriously struggle in the RV organization department, and am ALWAYS in search of camper organization tips and hacks to make better use of my small RV space. I am too focused on having fun, or chasing kids, or just plain tired to really do any serious organizing! And let’s be honest – it can be DAUNTING to find homes for all the little things we need to have a fun camping trip. Luckily for … Read more