RV & Camping Gear

Cobra 2216D Dashcam

Why You Should Consider A Dashcam For Your RV

You see it all the time. It seems everywhere you go; distracted drivers are everywhere. Do me a favor the next time you’re at a traffic light. Take a look around you. Not only are the drivers that are next to you on the phone, the drivers passing in front of you are often on the phone as well. I’ve even seen drivers passing me on the highway watching movies on their phones. Not only …

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Camco Rhino Portable RV Waste Tank

Are Portable RV Waste Tanks Worth It?

Have you been considering buying a RV portable waste tank but not sure if they are worth the money? I can assure you that you’re not alone. RVers all over the country are asking the same question. While I can’t answer the subjective question on what something is worth to you, I can give you some feedback about my experiences as well as a few pros and cons of having one. What is highly valuable …

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gifts for RV owners

Kick Ass Gifts For RV Owners They Will Actually Use

Are you looking for that perfect gift for the RV owner or camping enthusiast in your life? Have you been asking yourself, “What do I get someone who has everything?”. Do you need a few great gift ideas for RV owners? I put together this list of gifts for RV owners to ease some of your concerns. For the most part, gifts for RV owners should be fun, practical, and most of all, space saving. …

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RV propane stove

RV Propane 101, What You Need To Know About Your RV Propane Tanks

Your RV propane system is one of the most important, and often overlooked, part of your rig. We use propane to cook delicious meals for our families, heat our water, provide warmth on those bone-chilling cold nights, and keep our food from spoiling in our refrigerators. In this post we are going to dive into our RV propane system and answer the most asked questions. If you want to know “How long will my propane …

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camping gear for dogs

RV Camping Gear For Dogs; How To Pamper Your Pooch

We all love to camp. After all, that’s why we do it, right? And when we go camping, we take our furry friends with us. They’re like family to us. When you pack up your RV with all the essentials for a great camping weekend, do you pack any camping gear for dogs? Granted, we all make sure we have plenty of dog food and maybe a leash. But what about the other essentials you …

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coffee makers for camping

Types Of Coffee Makers For Campers; How Do You Take Your Coffee?

One of the most popular morning rituals for adults is making that first cup of coffee. Even when we’re camping, coffee is still one of the most important parts of getting the day started. It is safe to say that your RV coffee maker is one of the most important appliances you can purchase. RV campers are well known for limited space. With that in mind, how do you choose the best coffee maker that …

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Cobra JumPackXL H2O

Cobra JumPackXL H2O, Peace Of Mind When You Need It Most

When you think of Cobra, you probably think about radar detectors and CB radios. Did you know they also offer compact battery starters as well? The Cobra JumPackXL H2O is just that. It is a portable mini jump starter that easily fits in your pocket, the center console of your vehicle, or in your glove compartment. Not only will it jump start a dead battery, it will also charge your phone, tablet, or other electronic …

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RV Basement Storage

RV Basement Storage Ideas To Maximize Your Space

We all know that storage in an RV can be hard to come by. Learning to maximize the space we have is essential for RVing. I have come up with this list of RV basement storage ideas that I’m sure will do just that. So just what is the basement of an RV? The basement is essentially the outdoor storage areas. Some are pass thru, others are just compartments. In fact, our 1999 Hi-Lo only …

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RV Gadgets

15 Of The Best RV Gadgets You Can Buy

Whether you are new to RVing or a seasoned full-timer, we all tend to ask some of the same questions. I have seen a question asked several times over the past few months, “What are the best RV gadgets you can buy?”. The question is relative to the individual and what their needs are. Some might think that the best gadgets would be a set of walkie talkie radios. Others might suggest a couple of …

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RV Cover

RV Covers: The Great Debate, To Cover Or Not To Cover

Just like pineapple on a pizza, or ketchup on a corn dog, there is also a debate on the use of RV covers. If you asked 100 RVers what their opinion is, you would probably have close to half for it and the other half against it. To prove this, I recently threw the question out on social media to some fellow RVers. The responses I received were just as I was expecting. I’ll get …

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Step Brace

8 Uncommon RV Essentials You May Not Know You Need

If you do a basic Google search for RV essentials, you will find article after article showing you all the basic gear you will need. From hoses to water filters, wheel chocks to stabilizer pads, these are items that every RVer needs. But what about the less obvious RV essentials? There are several other items that you may not know you need, until you need them. This list is for those things most of us …

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CH751 Key RV Security

RV Security: Surprise!! Your Locks Are Completely Worthless

Could I get you to do me a favor real quick? Look at your RV storage compartment key. Is it a CH 751? So is mine. Actually, over 60% of all RVs have that exact key for the storage compartments. RV security is not what we all think it should be. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you. I didn’t want to …

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RV Essentials

5 Great Portable RV Grills That Are Easy To Set Up

When Kellie and I first started camping, some 25+ years ago, we would load up the Geo Tracker with our tent and the dog and hit the road. We had our favorite camping spot. We called it Lamar’s. It was located in Bend, Texas along the Colorado River, just down the road from Barefoot RV Park and Campground. This place was amazing. There were no amenities other than what you could bring with you. It …

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Father's Day Gifts

10 Great Fathers Day Gifts For RVers 2021

In May, we all take very good care of the mothers in our lives, what about dad?. Here is our list of 10 Great Fathers Day Gifts for RVers. In our Mothers Day post we focused more on giving mom some relaxing gifts. Dads on the other hand tend to be wired a little different, especially the RV dad. So, what do you get the RV dad that is both unique and just plain awesome? …

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wrapped gift with a red heart and red ribbon

8 Awesome Mother’s Day Gifts Guaranteed to Make Her Smile

We are coming up on one of the most important days of the year, Mother’s Day. As we all know, Mother’s Day is a holiday we cannot afford to miss. Are you struggling to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Let’s face it, we all have a mother, wife, grandmother, etc. and they deserve to be pampered for at least one day. These women take care of households while holding down careers and taking care …

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