Escape the Ordinary

Category: Life in an RV

Seriously, the first month of RVing seemed to take forever. It was like time was standing still, but at the same time we were seeing and doing so many amazing things. However, as we have started our second month of RVing time seems to be flying by. We made our Read more…

We arrived at Bryce Canyon Tuesday afternoon, just as the snow was starting to fall. This certainly wasn’t the weather we were hoping for. When Derek tried to hook the camper into electricity, it kept tripping. Luckily after working on the rental property Derek has some knowledge with electricity, so Read more…

Last time I posted we were trying to find a place to stay near Page, AZ for Friday night. We had a placed booked near Zion for Saturday – Tuesday. After doing some research Derek found a place for us to stay for a quick night layover. Lone Rock Beach Read more…

Yesterday was another LONG DAY. We started off our morning getting new tires put onto the camper – nothing crazy happened they were just over 10 years old and getting very worn. They finished that around 12:30, so it was a later driving start than we were used to. Our Read more…

We have made it an entire week RVing, and I finally realize now why they say it is a roller coaster ride. One day everything goes perfect just as planned, and the next everything that could go wrong…goes wrong. Before leaving the sand dunes I decided to do the dishes Read more…

Yesterday was another long travel day. We left Horsetooth around 9:30 in the morning and didn’t get to the sand dunes until about 4:00 in the afternoon. By the time we got everything hooked up and ate some dinner, we were all beat and just relaxed in bed for the rest of Read more…

We spent a whole week “living” in our driveway. The weather was less than ideal and it was FREEZING! On a plus note, we learned that it will take about 30 lb. of propane to heat a camper 24/7 for about a week. This lead us to purchasing a small Read more…

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…

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…