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Getting Melty with a Basting Lid

Getting Melty with a Basting Lid

While researching trailers I came across a lot of people talking about the Blackstone 17″ griddle.  Up until that point I had never heard of the Blackstone and had only seen griddles in commercial applications and small electric ones people used for pancakes.  After finding a great sale I decided to pick one up and give it a shot.  After a few uses, it was obvious to me that this would totally replace my traditional BBQ.  In fact, I have…

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Keeping an Eye on the Temperature in Your RV

Keeping an Eye on the Temperature in Your RV

A good majority of people like to enjoy the RV Lifestyle with a fuzzy companion. We love taking our pooch with us on trips and the times we go without her, it feels like someone is missing. We do a lot of things to make sure our dog is well taken care of and feels right at home when we are camping. In another post, we talked about the zip line that we made her that gives her a bit…

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Killing the Phantom

Killing the Phantom

When we put our trailer to bed for the winter we pull the batteries off the rig and put them on a float charger in the garage.  During the season we leave the batteries installed and just make sure things are turned off.  Imagin our surprise when we came to get the rig one day and the tongue jack wouldn’t move.  In fact, nothing would work and after some quick troubleshooting, I found that we had a dead battery.  I was…

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Easy DIY Campground Flagpole

Easy DIY Campground Flagpole

As we approach Memorial Day, it is a great time to knock out a quick DIY flagpole to help you fly your countries colors while at the campground.  The flagpole can be used for any flag so if you are more partial to the Jolley Roger, so be it…  I came across this flagpole while traveling in South Dakota.  I spoke with the gentleman that had it and he explained how to make it.  His had an extra arm that…

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Zippy Doggy

Zippy Doggy

One of the best parts about RVing is having the ability to take your four-legged friends with you.  However, once you arrive at the campsite, how do you allow your pooch some freedom to roam about without causing others problems or violating leash rules? We have tried several tethers with varying success and have even just tried tying them off to a bench or post.  In each situation, they always seemed to end up with the dog getting totally tangled…

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