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Stocking Your New RV

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Stocking a New RV

You’ve just purchased your first RV, so now it is time to stock your rig with everything you’ll need to get rolling. It’s tempting to head straight to a camping store or to hop online and order EVERYTHING. New grill? Cute pillows from Etsy? All of the camping chairs? Those items are fun, terrific purchases; however, you might want to pause and prioritize before you find yourself dropping $1000 on gear you might not want or need.

How We Chose Our RV

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How We Chose Our RV

It is hard to believe that we have been full time RVing since July 2016! Time definitely flies by and I couldn’t be more grateful for making the decision to escape what was “normal” according to everyone else and doing what meant freedom for us. I am not saying that RV full time living is for everyone, but it is definitely a lifestyle that is perfect for our nomadic spirit! A question we are frequently asked is “How did you choose your RV?”

Picking Up Your New RV At The Dealership

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Picking Up Your New RV At The Dealership

Woohoo! You’ve taken the plunge and purchased an RV. All you have to do now is drive it home, right? Not so fast. Unfortunately, the process of taking home a new (or new-to-you) RV is a little more complicated than the process of buying a car.

Camera Shopping Ideas

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Camera Shopping Ideas

As a professional photographer, I get asked all the time: What is a good camera to buy? What should I get to document my upcoming trip? What do I need to capture non-blurry photos of my kids?

School On The Go

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School On The Go

THE 2018 FLORIDA PARENT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

RV Buying Guide: The RV Purchase Process

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The RV Purchase Process

This is the third blog post in a six-part series aimed at new RV owners. The first post gave tips for choosing the right RV type. Should you buy a Class C, a Fifth Wheel, a Toy Hauler, or some other RV type? We attempted to help you answer those questions. In the second post we gave valuable tips about how to pick the perfect floorplan. Now it’s time to dig down deep into the RV purchasing process…

Roadschooling

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Roadschooling

When people meet us and realize we are traveling with our kids 99% of the time they ask us, “What about school?”

Things To Consider Before Buying A Vintage Trailer

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Things To Consider Before Buying A Vintage Trailer

From a folding camping trailer to large fifth wheels, Brent and I have owned our share of RVs. After four years of full-time RVing, our family finally settled down and decided we needed a smaller RV for weekend camping and summer road trips. We looked at all sorts of RVs, visiting RV shows and dealerships, but finally settled on a vintage Avion, Airstream’s second cousin. We spent the summer exploring Route 66 and couldn’t have felt cooler. Literally, because the air conditioner wouldn’t stop dripping on me while I slept. Ha! Regardless, of the quirks we loved that trailer.

RV Buying Guide: Finding Your RV Model And Floor Plan

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10 Tips for Finding your RV Model and Floor Plan

If you are a first time RV shopper, you might be surprised–and a little overwhelmed–at how many options there are out there! Once you have settled on the type of RV you are looking for (travel trailer, fifth wheel, motorhome), you’ll still have to decide the size and floorplan that will suit you best.

Five Main Lessons From Full-Time RVing

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Five Main Lessons for Full Time Rving

As our 2-year nomadversary approaches, we have been thinking about all of the lessons we have learned during our time full-time RV living; and boy have we learned some lessons!!! If you have also transitioned from a sticks and bricks home to living in an RV full-time, I am sure you will relate…

RV Buying Guide: Narrowing Down Your RV Type

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The RV Atlas' Guide to Buying a New RV

If you are in the market for a new RV, we’ve got some pretty great news for you: there are more options out there than ever before. From lightweight travel trailers to motorized RVs with powerful diesel engines, there is something for every shopping budget.

FMCA Rally Recap

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FMCA Rally Recap

The thought of attending an RV rally is something that just doesn’t excite our family. We have attended a few NAARVA rallies, and even an FMCA rally two years ago.

11 Tips For A Well-Equipped RV Kitchen

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11 Tips For A Well-Equipped RV Kitchen

11 tips for a Well-Equipped RV Kitchen (plus one bonus tip you don’t want to miss)

5 Unplugged Activities To Do With Kids

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5 Unplugged Activities To Do With Kids

One of our favorite things about RVing has to be the time spent unplugged with our kids. Our daily life consists of being highly connected online, so when we have the opportunity to bring simplicity back into our fast-paced lifestyle, we jump all over it.

Rainy Day RV Activities

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Rainy Day RV Activities

It’s early morning and you’re tucked into your warm and comfy RV bed when you begin to hear it . . . *Plink……Plink…………….Plink* — it’s the sound of Mother Nature’s gift of rain showers dancing on the roof of your beloved RV. Be it a brief passing of rain, or a torrential downpour– you can either embrace the rain, gear up and head on out – or you could cozy up inside your RV and enjoy some rainy day activities that seem to be even more comforting when it’s pouring rain.