5 Truths About Full-Time RV Living

1. Connectivity is variable, you need your own data infrastructure. You can NEVER depend on RV Park WIFI. It’s occasionally good, mostly terrible, sometimes serviceable, but never consistent. You need to have your own data infrastructure. I have an infrastructure consisting of 2 wifi hotspots (one on AT&T and one on Verizon), 1 mobile hotspot,…

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Boondocking in Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park We visited the Badlands National Park and experienced our first taste of the wildlife and nature out west. Coming from the east, the badlands just…show up. You’re driving along the highway and you just see a bunch of grassy fields, when all of a sudden BANG there are the badlands. It happens…

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Mackinac Island – No Cars Allowed

Let’s talk about Mackinac Island. This place is really unique…the island doesn’t allow cars except for emergency vehicles (and I swear that ambulance seemed narrow). The primary modes of transport are bikes and horses. Also it would appear as though their sole economic driver is tourism, and anyone who lives on the island likely works…

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We’re officially on our way!

We have officially hit the road!!! Shutting down the house and moving our stuff into a 300 square foot storage unit and 250 square foot trailer was nothing short of a grueling endurance task. But we did it! I have started an Instagram account specifically for our traveling adventure… so head over to that account…

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Our Most Commonly Asked Questions about Full-Time RV Life

When we tell people we’re going to sell our house and travel the country for a year, it usually earns a few questions. What follows are the most common questions and our answers. What will you do with the house? Sell it. We thought about renting, AirBNB, Traveling Nurses, and all kinds of arrangements, but…

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We shall call her Bertie

When we named our travel trailer, we wanted it to be meaningful. We decided to name her after Bertell Eva Flippin. Meagan’s grandmother, who we all lovingly called Bertie. She was also known by Granny, Mawmaw, and GiGi (Great Grandma).

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Liam’s Jellybeans

A couple months ago, we noticed lumps on our youngest son Liam’s neck. At his next doctor’s visit, we asked about it. After giving him antibiotics for a bacterial infection, the lymph nodes got a lot smaller, so we thought we were good. A couple months later, they were large again. So, we went back…

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Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That [Downsizing]

For the last several weeks, we’ve been in the process of downsizing. This is not an easy process. It’s not that I don’t want to get rid of my stuff, it’s that I recognize how much stuff we have and I hate it. It’s the same feeling you get when you’re overwhelmed with all the…

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