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Replacing Our RV House Batteries and Battery Maintenance Tips

Changing Our RV's House Batteries
Part of RV ownership is maintenance. In this video, we replace our motorhome's 4 house batteries and talk about some things we've learned about battery maintenance. We hope that you can learn from our mistakes to get the most out of your RV's battery life. We replaced 4 6-volt golf cart batteries with 4 new 6-volt golf cart batteries. We did a lot of research to decide what batteries to buy and we learned a few things along the way... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: RV Tips | RV Tip Videos

170+ April 2018 Festivals and Fun Events in Texas

April 2018 Festivals
If you are bored in Texas during the month of April, it is your own fault!! Yes, the picture says 150+ festivals, but actually in 2018 we have found over 170 festivals and fun events going on across the Lone Star State this month! County fairs, spring fests, cultural celebrations, and events celebrating historic tall ships, wildflowers, crawfish, UFOs, art cars, tacos and so much more! Make it a point to get out and enjoy!... [See All of the April 2018 Events]

Tags: Texas Festivals | Fun Things to Do

Meeting Joe and Kait Russo of "We're the Russos"!

Meeting We're the Russos
Y'all know how we love visiting with fellow RVers. RV folks are the best! An overwhelming number of people that we've met who enjoy this lifestyle are friendly, happy and willing to help and share information. Joe and Kait Russo are no exception to this rule. We've followed the Russos on their full-time RV journey almost since it began back in 2015. We were excited to get to visit with them during their recent trip to San Marcos.. [Read the Full Post]

Tags: Interesting Folks | RV Life

100+ March 2018 Festivals and Fun Events in Texas

March 2018 Festivals
March in Texas means beautiful weather, wildflowers and the beginning of prime festival season! This month's list includes over 100 fun events across the Lone Star State from historical reenactments to St Patrick's festivities, and rodeos to kite festivals! Get outside and have some fun!!... [See All of the March 2018 Events]

Tags: Texas Festivals | Fun Things to Do

2018 Austin RV Expo Recap

2018 Austin RV Expo Review
Our recap and review of the 2018 Austin RV Expo. This was our first visit to this annual show held each February in downtown Austin. Our video gives you a quick tour and introduces you to a few of this year's vendors. Our write-up gives you more information on the show, who was there, what we saw and tips for future visits... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: RV Life | Texas RV Shows

RV Texas Y'all on The RV Show USA!

2018 Houston RV Show Review
We had a great time visiting with Alan Warren, Host of The RV Show USA on February 21, 2018. The RV Show USA is a nationally syndicated radio show focusing on the RV lifestyle. It can be heard each weekend on radio stations around the US and around the world on iHeart Radio. The show is recorded each Wednesday evening from 7-9pm CST. You can watch and interact with them while they are recording live... [See the Full Post and Listen to the Show!]

Tags: RV Life

2018 Houston RV Show Recap

2018 Houston RV Show Review
Y'all know we love RV Shows! And as Native Houstonians, we have been attending the Houston RV Show for as long as we can remember! We get a lot of questions about the RV Shows we attend, so we thought we would take the time to give you a recap of our experiences at the Houston RV Show in 2018 and offer some tips for your future visits to this show. Let us know if y'all enjoy this information or find it helpful. If you do, we'll provide similar reviews for other RV shows we attend in the future!... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: RV Life | Texas RV Shows

60+ February 2018 Festivals and Fun Events in Texas

February Festivals
Mardi Gras, Rodeos, Cookoffs, and Cultural Festivals lead the way for fun events across Texas in February. This month you can catch "America's Largest Mardi Gras Boat Parade" or celebrate George Washington's Birthday in Laredo like they have since 1898! Czech, Irish, Polka, Bluegrass or Tejano live music...there is a lot of fun to be enjoyed in February and that's only scratching the surface... [See All of the February Events]

Tags: Texas Festivals | Fun Things to Do

Campfire Cooking: Dutch Oven Beef Stew

Dutch Oven Beef Stew
We love cooking outdoors when we are camping! In this post, we share our super easy recipe for beef stew cooked over the campfire! This is a very flexible recipe. You can use whatever vegetables you like and whatever you have on hand. It is simple, but delicious and filling... a perfect camping dish! Tom calls this one "Cowboy Beef Stew". Call it whatever you want as long as you call us for supper!... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: Camp Cooking | RV Tips

Texas Tidbits: The Story of Jane Long, "The Mother of Texas"

The Story of Jane Long, The Mother of Texas
We have learned so much interesting history during our travels, and often it comes from finding historical markers and sites by accident. On a day trip to the Bolivar Peninsula after a ferry ride from Galveston, we came across a collection of Texas historical markers we had never noticed before. One of these markers tells the story of Jane Long, a pioneer woman who lived during the 18th and 19th centuries and who is called "The Mother of Texas". In this Texas Tidbit, we share the story of Jane Long and why she is important to Texas history... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: Texas Historical Write-Ups

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