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Father's Day Gift Ideas for RVers and Campers

Father's Day Gift Ideas for RVing Dads
What do you get the dad who loves RVing for Father's Day? Great question! To help you with your Father's Day shopping, we've put together a list of 20 items that we own and Tom loves. And since Tom is an RVing dad, these items are, in fact, "RV Dad Approved"! We've tried to include a little something for Dads with different interests and in a variety of budgets. We hope our list helps gives you some ideas. And, of course, don't forget about Grandaddy! Grandpas love to RV too!... [See the Full Post]

Blue Ox Tow Bar 5 Year Review

Blue Ox Tow Bar 5 Year Review
We have had several folks ask us about the type of tow bar system we use to pull our Jeep behind our motorhome. So we thought we would share our experience with our Blue Ox tow bar system. This is not a paid endorsement. We have no connection with Blue Ox. But we have owned our Blue Ox towing system since 2013. In this post, we share our opinions on the Blue Ox system after 5 years of ownership and offer a few tips for folks interested in getting a tow bar system... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: RV Tips | RV Tip Videos

There's Something for Everyone at Tyler State Park!

Tyler State Park
For years folks have been telling us that Tyler State Park up in Northeast Texas is an absolute must visit park. After our first visit here, we absolutely agree! Tyler State Park has a little bit of something for everyone: hiking, mountain biking, swimming, paddling, fishing, geocaching, dutch oven cooking, bird and wildlife watching or just plain relaxing... you can do it all at Tyler State Park... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: Texas Campground Write-Ups | Texas Campground Listings | RV East Texas

Touring Historic Ships at Galveston's Tall Ships Festival

Tall Ships Festival
By now, y'all might know that we find history fascinating. We really enjoy visiting museums and historical sites and learning the stories of the places that we visit. We always love seeing the 1877 Tall Ship Elissa when we visit Galveston Island. So, of course, when we heard that a group of Tall Ships would be visiting Galveston for a festival, y'all know we had to go!... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: Texas Festivals | Fun Things to Do | Write-Ups of Fun Things to Do | RV the Texas Gulf Coast

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

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

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

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

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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