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Peace River Campground – Wauchula, FL

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Peace River Campground in Wauchula, Florida is a Thousand Trails’ membership campground in Hardee County in Central Florida, an hour from Tampa, and only about ninety miles from Orlando. We were lucky to get in to this campground for a full two week period in early January and have qince stayed another week and are headed […]

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The BEST Countertop Convection Oven

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We are a family of eaters. And cooks. And since we work from our RV and homeschool full-time while traveling, we use our RV kitchen a LOT. While we can easily deal with only two burners on our Gaggeneau propane fired gas cooktop (we also have a single countertop induction burner), we really missed having […]

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Underbed Storage for Off-Season Clothes

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Storage is often a number one issue for families living full-time on an RV, and stuff that isn’t being used is usually quickly jettisoned. But what about off-season clothes? What about that one formal dress, or the suit you need for an occasional formal occasion? What if you need to store ski pants or keep your […]

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Installing an Affordable Adjustable Bed on an RV

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The absolute BEST thing we did on board our class A motorhome (with NO SLIDES!) to increase space was to replace the existing queen sized mattress and its storage base with an adjustable wall-hugger bed-frame and a foam mattress. We weren’t sure about buying a mattress online, sight unseen, firmness unchecked, but we took a leap […]

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Amerisleep Columbus Natural Memory Foam Mattress

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When we were looking for a new mattress for our RV, we went to many a department store and discount mattress sales warehouse and laid down on mattress after mattress after mattress. We were interested in a memory foam mattress (as long as it wasn’t hot to sleep on!) and an adjustable bed base so […]

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The Perfect Day in Virginia Beach, VA

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Sunrise on The Beach Having grown up in Virginia Beach, this coastal city on Virginia’s southern-most point is a frequent destination for our family. At least once a summer, once the ocean water has warmed in late August or early September, we make it a point to get up before the sun and down to the oceanfront […]

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Repurposed Parts Make a Perfect Craft Desk

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One of the things that helped reduce costs on our RV Refit was repurposing parts of cabinets – doors, drawers, glides, knobs, and even cabinets themselves to create the cabinetry that we needed to meet our goals of traveling, homeschooling and working full-time on the road with four people – two parents, two tweens / […]

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Our Top Ten Educational YouTube Channels

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YouTube is more than just entertainment anymore – it’s a bonafide source of educational content for kids from pre-school to university. Whether you’re supplementing co-op, an online or charter school, or you’re doing homeschool by curriculum, or you unschool (like we do!), there are YouTube channels for you – on almost any topic you can imagine. […]

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5 Things to Do in Montross, VA

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The small, rural town of Montross, Virginia is on the Northern Neck of Virginia and it is where we called home before we began to travel full-time – we didn’t always live in our RV! Before we decided to go on the road and travel with 2 kids and 2 cats, we lived in a beautiful 3-bedroom Sears House on a […]

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