Author: Julie Bennett

What Happens on RV Packdown & Move Day?

One of the big questions we had during our prep and planning phase was just how much work and time would be involved when it came to packing down the RV for move day – that is, putting everything away in a safe place, unhooking and doing everything we’d need to get road ready so we could head

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Review: TT Orlando RV Resort in Clermont, FL

Thousand Trails Orlando RV Resort was our first Florida campground experience and had been highly recommended by friends. It didn’t disappoint. TT Orlando RV Resortconsistently rates among the top 5 of all Thousand Trails and Encore properties. It’s one of the nicest TT parks we have stayed at so far. We stayed 3 weeks on

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Australian Words & American Translations

Ever wanted to know how to speak – or at least, understand – the Australian language? By popular request, here’s the list of Aussie words and the American translations that were featured in our recent video. These are just a handful of more than a thousand words than are commonly used down under – they are

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Celebrating Australia Day in the USA

It was Australia Day this week (January 26) – which is kind of like the American 4th of July holiday – and even though we’re here in the USA, we still like to celebrate it. This year, it was with Aussie style burgers for dinner, a pav (pavlova) for dessert and a video with Aussie words

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Recipe: Family Favorite Pumpkin Pie

This pumpkin pie is a family favorite that I managed to coax out of our sister-in-law. With a little more pleading, she agreed I could share it with you all here as well. It’s the Pumpkin Pie with Pecan Topping recipe I made in our Small Kitchen, Big Feast video. It’s really easy to make, completely

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Small Kitchen Big Feast With RV Convection Oven

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvpqX2UqpJQ&t=17s Can you really make a big feast in a small RV kitchen? Julie shows you how to prepare an amazing meal in an RV without the need for an Oven or Microwave. Instead, she uses our RV Convection Oven, Slow Cooker/Crockpot, Ninja Food Prep and Propane Stove Top to create a gourmet meal fit

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15 Months on the Road: Update & Highlights

We celebrated 15 months on the road, living, working and traveling in our RV during our time in Wells, Maine in late September. On our last morning in Maine, we recorded our updates, travel highlights and our east coast experience from beautiful Kennebunkport Beach. In the video, we recap on the events of the three months since

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Driving a Gas RV: Our Experience, Advice & Tips

A common question we get asked is “How do we like our gas RV and did we consider getting a diesel?” The short answer is yes, we did explore getting a diesel coach – they are considered superior for many reasons (performance, ride, comfort etc) which is why they also have a much higher price tag which can be a premium

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Running from a Hurricane, Driving Fail & GPS Fail

For the most part, our travel days tend to go pretty smoothly, but last Thursday (October 1) was one of those days that ended up being both a comedy of errors and an adventure in itself ! While we managed to keep a good sense of humor with everything turning out OK in the end, it wasn’t without a few close calls,

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Exploring Niagara Falls Part 1: USA Side

En route from Ohio to Maine, we spent 2 nights at Niagara Falls, staying up at the lovely Branches of Niagara campground on Grand Island, NY. Marc took the Friday off and we spent the day exploring the Falls, packing so much into our day/night that we created 2 blog posts plus videos, to showcase the experience from both the USA and Canada sides.

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Podcast: How to full-time and be a happy nomad

I (Julie) recently had the honor of being interviewed for a Podcast by Ingrid Lantz of Chockalife – a website about “Living a Life Less Ordinary” – oh yeah, that tagline is right up my alley! As soon as I read the blog intro for Chockalife, I knew Ingrid and I would have a fantastic conversation, and we sure did! As a fellow

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