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Yay! We survived our first RVing adventure at Ledges State Park in Madrid, Iowa. I will admit at about 3:00 on Friday afternoon we were about ready to head home and call it quits on this whole RVing idea. Check out the overview of our camping trip below, there were certainly ups and downs, Read more…

You guys – we both put our two week notices in at our jobs on April 3, so things are starting to get real, really fast. Last weekend Derek and I decided it was probably time to start working on the RV, we are total procrastinators. Our initial RV remodel Read more…

“If you plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters…” Things never seem to go as planned for Derek and I, and honestly, I think that is a major reason we don’t normally plan things and just fly by the seat of our pants.  A while back I posted about Read more…

We adopted Buster and Sadie seven years ago.  When we first adopted them we took them to dog parks in hopes to socialize them.  Buster was a little aggressive and barked a lot – so we just decided that wasn’t the best option and the best option would just to Read more…

I figured now would be as good of time as any to show you guys the inside of our RV.  Remember, we bought this 5th Wheel used so we could make the camper fit our style.  After fixing up our rental property we feel like we are pretty handy 😉 Read more…

Just when hope seems lost, because of the darkness of the night (life struggles, bad situations, etc.), dawn is just a few moments away to renew that hope.  It’s been awhile since I’ve updated on our adventure…and it’s because we are at a slight standstill. Health Issues 🙁 Derek:  A Read more…

Derek and I purchased our first home together in December 2013.  The house is beautiful, the location is amazing, so why get rid of it?!  Well, if we want start this new journey debt free – that requires getting rid of our BIGGEST debt.  I’ll be honest with you, we Read more…

It took a little longer than originally expected, but we have finally purchased and brought home our new (to us) fifth wheel.  We had heard before to keep an open mind when purchasing an RV.  Now I see why!!  We started off thinking we wanted a travel trailer with rear entertainment Read more…

Today was a day of mixed emotions, we traded in our SUV for a truck.  Subi, our Subaru Forester, has been part of our family for the last five years.  It was the first vehicle Derek and I had picked out together and has so many great {and some not Read more…

If you remember a few days ago, we put a hold on a 2017 Jayco Eagle HT Fifth Wheel 28.5RSTS.  We thought we had found our dream home and then we started thinking about our original budget of ~$40,000.  This camper alone was over that amount and we hadn’t even Read more…