Author: Julie Bennett

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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The People We Meet: The Nelsons “Free2RV”

One of the best things about our life on the road is the incredible variety of people we meet from all places, backgrounds and walks of life. We hear so many interesting stories and want to introduce some of them so you can be inspired by them too. We’re delighted to bring you Leslie and Troy Nelson (now full-timers) who we met

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1 Year Full-Time On the Road: Our Video Update

OMG! Can you believe it!? We’ve been living on the road full-time for 1 year as of June 19. Yep, we actually celebrated our one-year anniversary as we came full circle back to Colorado over the summer. As per usual, we sat down to record our honest thoughts, feelings, tips and insights – this time

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Chicago by Bike, Ferris Wheel and River Boat!

With our RV and MINI – Rocky and Juice – safely situated at McCormick Place, it was time to get out and discover for ourselves why so many people make the claim “Oh, Chicago is my favorite city!” To avoid traffic, hassle and additional parking fees for the MINI, we opted to explore the city by bicycle, as

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Tips for driving & staying in Chicago with an RV

As you might imagine, navigating a big city with an RV + tow vehicle is not for the faint of heart! With heavy traffic, impatient and aggressive drivers, numerous low bridges and tunnels, grid-locked lanes snaking the freeway (a misnomer as they’re anything but free) and the lack of campgrounds, it’s not exactly an enticing destination for RVers…

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