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Traveling With Dogs, The Easy Way

As the owners of five dogs, we know first hand that traveling with your furry friends can be a very rewarding experience. Afterall, they like going on trips too. Our dogs seem to know exactly what’s going on as soon as they see the RV getting packed up. Unfortunately for us we can’t take all five dogs with us at once. Our dog House HAS to go so we can monitor his diabetes and ensure …

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Hanging Out at Bridge Bait, Freeport, Texas

If you ever find yourself traveling on Hwy. 332 through Freeport, Texas, take a few minutes to stop in to Bridge Bait. It is tucked just under the bridge that spans the Intercoastal Waterway from Freeport to Surfside Beach. Bridge Bait is a great place to fish from the pier, watch the pelicans, or watch the massive barges pass by on their way to the local chemical plants. As you walk in, there are coolers …

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Why Should RV Stand for “Ruined Vacation”? Let Me Show You How to Avoid It

Have you ever taken a vacation where nothing seemed to go right? From hectic schedules to just plain bad moods, having a vacation turn sour can leave you needing a vacation, after your vacation!! I have put together a few tips to help your RV vacation not end being a “Ruined Vacation”. Take Your Time To Avoid A Ruined Vacation Plan your drive so you aren’t trying to tackle too much distance in one day, …

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RV Lingo

RV Lingo, Terms You Should Know

Have you ever noticed that most everything has its own set of “lingo” that goes along with it? Let’s take golf for example. The sport of golf uses terms like Birdie, Fairway, and Mulligan. Football uses terms like, Field Goal, Linebacker, and Flea Flicker. I believe bowling even has its own set of jargon, like Turkey, Spare, and Gutter Ball. If you aren’t familiar with these different sports, you may not have any idea what …

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Rv Dealers, 5 Things You Need To Know

Deciding to buy a new or used RV from a dealer can seem a bit overwhelming at times. RV dealers are a lot like car salesmen, they can be “not-so-honest”. There are several different types of RV’s, from travel trailers to 5th wheels, to huge Class A motorhomes. The options are endless when it comes to size, amenities, floor plans, and gadgets. Buying an RV is a lot like combining buying a car with buying …

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Sommerville Lake

Somerville Marina and Campground, Somerville, Texas

Somerville Marina and Campground was the first place we visited when we picked our 2018 Kodiak from the dealer. We had drove through the park a few months before on our way home from staying at another park. The park host was kind enough to let us scope out the RV spots to find the perfect spot. The park is a little older than most but has several RV spots to choose from. The first …

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Barefoot RV Park

Barefoot RV Park and Campground, The Hill Country’s Hidden Gem

Nestled deep in the heart of Hill Country Texas lies an RV park second to none. So far, Barefoot RV Park and Campground has to be one our most favorite getaways to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Barefoot offers picturesque views, majestic cliffsides, and a peaceful serenity most people only dream of. It is located in Bend, Texas, on the banks of the Colorado River somewhere between Lampasas, Texas and San Saba, …

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3 Easy Ideas For Backyard Camping Fun

Life happens. There is yard work, home repairs, and everything else that goes into trying to make a life. But, we can’t forget that we also need to have downtime from work and chores. These are the times that we need to unwind. We need take a deep breath, and spend some quality time with our loved ones. One of our favorite things to do is go camping. It doesn’t always work out the way …

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Hi-Lo Classic

Our First RV, Let The Exciting Journey Begin

If you’re like most people, when it comes time to upgrade from a tent to a more accommodating RV, you either hit social media or the internet looking for a great deal on a used RV. In 2016, Kellie and I did just that. After countless hours of searching our local communities trying to find something to fit our budget, we found one located around 200 miles away. There is a huge market for RV’s …

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Must Have RV Tools

10 Must Have Tools for Your RV

Hammer I don’t know how many times I have had to use my hammer in our camping ventures. I have used it for chocking wheels, ( or un-chocking ), driving tent stakes for fellow camper’s tents, and setting up our own canopy. A hammer will always come in handy; a rubber mallet is also a nice addition to your tool bag if you need to tap on a wrench for a stubborn bolt. This post …

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Husband Jokes; A Sad Husband’s Realization

We all love a good joke. Especially wife and husband jokes. Kellie sent me this joke a while back and wanted me to put it on the site. I figured you can at least get a good laugh when you’re traveling to your next destination, or when you’re sitting around a campfire with some good friends. So, without further ado…here it is. A woman wakes during the night to find that her husband was not …

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Oak Thicket Park, Our Amazing Weekend at the Lake

This summer, Kellie and I were in need of a much deserved weekend off from our home rebuild. We had been plugging away at it non-stop for a few months. We decided to look for a cabin for rent on a lake somewhere and after several hours of searching the internet, we found one available at Oak Thicket Park in Fayetteville, Texas. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying …

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