• Progressive EMS

    Progressive EMS Portable RV Surge Protector

    Protecting the RV’s appliances, electronics and electrical systems are a top priority for us. The last thing we want to do is fry our equipment or worse, start a fire! Our Progressive EMS Portable RV surge protector gives us peace of mind every time we plug into a pedestal. One of the very first purchases we made for the RV (Ruby), even before we had physical possession, is our portable Progressive Industries EMS-PT50X.  What is that you ask?  It is an Electrical Management System with Surge Protector for 50-amp service. Progressive also has a unit for 30-amp service. The goal of the surge protector is to protect the RV against…

  • 50 Best RV Apps to Make Life Easy

    If you are looking for apps to make your RV life easier then you have landed at the right spot. We have compiled a list of over 50 apps to make RV life easy and fun. We have also included a few websites that are a must for every RVer. So let’s jump right in and talk about what these apps can do for you! Safety 1. 5-0 Radio Police Scanner Apple: Free Easily find out about weather, news and crime happening around you. Includes live police, firefighter, emergency news and ham radios. Android does have similar apps available. 2. First Aid – American Red Cross Android/Apple: Free Provides expert…

  • Chicken Caprese Salad

    Road Recipes: Chicken Caprese Salad

    I have to be honest, I would much rather eat than cook. But if you know us then you also know we don’t miss many meals in the Farley house. And after receiving so many requests to know what and how we cook on the road I thought I would share a few of my favorite recipes. This Chicken Caprese Salad recipe will end up one of your favorites! Even Phil loves it! Marinade This salad is so delicious thanks to the amazing marinade that coats the chicken, tomatoes and asparagus. You can marinate the chicken and veggies the night before or just an hour before cooking. Whatever works best…

  • Google Map

    Create Your Own Travel Map for FREE!

    Creating your own travel map is a very simple process and free with Google maps. I love keeping track of everywhere we have traveled and watching the colors of the map multiply after every update. I will walk you through the process of creating your own travel map step by step. Step 1 Log into google. If you forget to log in you will not be able to save all of your locations and all you hard work will disappear as soon as you close the page. If you don’t have a gmail address you can create one very easily. Click here: Google and then click create account. Also, be…

  • RV Dog Gizmo

    Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe in the RV

    Are you planning to hit the road with your pet? There are a few safety considerations while RVing with pets. We have been traveling with Gizmo for over a year and he loves it! I highly recommend taking your pets with you on the road and letting them explore all the sights and smells along the way. Here are a few things we have learned about taking our sweet dog on the road. RV Considerations If you are in the market for an RV be sure to consider your pet when making the purchase. Some of the things to think about include: Will your pet be able to enter and…

  • Replace Your RV Toilet: Our New Throne

    Is it time to replace your RV toilet? When it comes time to replace your RV toilet do not fear! It is the easiest do it yourself maintenance item we have tackled so far. The hardest part of replacing the toilet is choosing which model to purchase. We will show you how to ditch your old RV toilet and insert a new, improved RV throne. Why we made the switch to a new RV Toilet We decided to upgrade our toilet to a newer model for several reasons. The old model no longer had a tight seal and would not hold water in the tank. The old toilet had jets…

  • RV Trip Planning Tips: Step by Step

    Every RVer has their own way of RV trip planning. These RV trip planning tips will make planning fast and easy. When we started our full time RV journey trip planning made me so nervous. I was afraid I would do it wrong (whatever that means) or end up at a crappy campground which happens to everyone eventually! But now, after months of practice, I finally figured out what works for me. And after a few months you will find your rhythm too. Here is my process for planning our routes and finding campgrounds. Hopefully, this will help as you jump into route planning mode. RV Trip Planning Step 1:…

  • Military campground

    Military Campgrounds: 5 Reasons We Love Them

    Are you looking for a great place to park your RV? Last year, we spent 152 days camping at military campgrounds. We love staying on military bases and always look for them before any other campground. There are hundreds of military campgrounds at amazing locations with luxurious amenities just waiting for you. Why We Love Military Campgrounds 1. Price Campground fees will vary from location to location with the average daily rate at about $15-30 per night. Since we hit the road as full time RVers, we have paid between $19-$50 per night and $450 monthly. Although, military campgrounds are much cheaper than local campgrounds they provide the same if…

  • 25K Mega Giveaway: Are you a winner?

    I would like to start by saying a huge THANK YOU to all of the companies who so generously gave their products and made our 25k Mega Giveaway possible. Please take a minute to check out these amazing (yup, still saying it) products we highly recommend each and every one of them. I would also like to thank everyone for participating in our 25k Mega Giveaway. Phil and I had a great time and I hope you had fun as well. We never dreamed so many of you would join us in the live mega event. I am sorry it took so long to get the results to you. I…

  • Annual RV Maintenance

    Want your RV to maintain its value and keep everyone in it safe? One of the most important things you can do is annual RV maintenance on your rig. Preventing problems before they start or catching them early is the goal of RV maintenance. Besides, it is always cheaper to prevent the problem than to repair it. Anyone Can Do It If you just said, ‘I don’t know anything about annual RV maintenance.” Don’t worry! We didn’t know a thing either when we first started! If you want to know the truth our knowledge went about as far as putting the key in the ignition and turning her on. But…

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