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Top 10 Gift Ideas For Homeschoolers For Hours Of Fun

Top 10 Gift Ideas For Homeschoolers For Hours Of Fun

This post may contain affiliate links. With all the options out there for toys and gifts, it's hard to decide what to get for whom. Here's a tried and true list of our top 10 gift ideas for homeschoolers. 1. Magnatiles Magnatiles are magnetic building tiles that do nothing but inspire creativity. Our kids love building animal habitats, buildings and houses for their toy figurings or Lego guys. They're even fun to clean up! Our 4 year old loves these, but our 9 year old still plays with them. That's why Magnatiles are our number 1 of the top 10 gift…

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Why You Need An RV Surge Protector

Why You Need An RV Surge Protector

This post may contain affiliate links. When you buy an RV, the dealer most likely tried selling you the extended warranty package, amiright? Usually it's overpriced and most likely not worth it. A great way to get the protection you need for all your expensive electronic equipment in the RV is to get an RV surge protector. What is an RV Surge Protector Well, there are really 2 versions of it. There is a basic surge protector that plugs into the power pedestal at the campground, then you plug your RV electrical cord into it. The surge protector will protect…

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How To Prevent RV Slide Out Problems

How To Prevent RV Slide Out Problems

Owning an RV can be a ton of fun or it can be a major headache. The best way to avoid the headaches is by doing some preventative maintenance. There are tons of moving parts on an RV and most of them require a little attention to keep them working properly. 3-IN-ONE, which is a WD-40 Company product, has come out with a new line of products called RVcare to help out with that. I've used both the 3-IN-ONE RVcare Slide-Out Silicone Lube and the 3-IN-ONE RVcare Window & Track Dry Lube to make sure my slide out and sliding…

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Yellowstone Camping: Your Complete Guide To A Perfect Spot

Yellowstone Camping: Your Complete Guide To A Perfect Spot

This post may contain affiliate links. Now-a-days camping means a lot of things. If you ask my dad, it means canvas tent and cooking over the campfire. For others it means the plush comforts of an RV. Yellowstone camping is no different. Whether you are looking for backcountry camping in the woods or a nice RV park, you can find it all both in Yellowstone and just outside it. Inside the park there are 12 campgrounds total. That's a mix of RV and tent accessible sites as well as campgrounds you can make reservations for vs. first come first serve.…

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If You Want Fresh Water You Need A Berkey Water Filter

If You Want Fresh Water You Need A Berkey Water Filter

This post may contain affiliate links. With 6 thirsty people in our family, we needed a way to satisfy all of our drinking needs. We didn't want to just use regular tap water with all the horror stories out there of tainted water and other chemicals in water supplies, we new we needed a high quality filter. Bottled water just isn't economical and the effects on the environment is just wrong, so that was out. Then there are the dozens of different water filters out on the market, everything from Brita to Pur to more advanced filtration technology like reverse osmosis and…

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Getting Perspective At 30,000 Feet

Getting Perspective At 30,000 Feet

So I'm off on a flight to pick up our new to us RV in southern Illinois. Man, deja vu all over again. Just about 3 years ago I was doing the same to get our current RV in Miami Florida. All of those emotions of leaving our old house and throwing our lives into the total unknown have come back with a vengeance. I haven't thought much about it until just a couple days ago. That's when it got real. We've been so busy going through all of our stuff to donate, sell or ship back to my parents,…

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Utah Road Trip: 5 National Parks & 1 State Park

Utah Road Trip: 5 National Parks & 1 State Park

This post may contain affiliate links. If you're an outdoors person and love hiking, biking, climbing and exploring then this Utah road trip is for you. This Utah road trip will focus on the Big Five Utah National Parks as well as an epic state park. Map Of The Ultimate Utah Road Trip Moab We'll begin the ultimate Utah road trip in Moab. This is a great place to have all the outdoor adventure you could possibly ask for as well as being a great home base to visit 2 of the Big Five Utah National Parks: Arches National Park…

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Top Gift For An Adventurous Kid

Top Gift For An Adventurous Kid

This post may contain affiliate links. If you're looking for the top gift for an adventurous kid, hands down it is the Tiny Big Adventure Slackline Kit. What the heck is a slackline you may be asking yourself. It's a new outdoor activity that is skyrocketing in popularity not only for professional rock climbers and canyoneers, but for regular folks as well. The slackline is essentially a ratcheting strap, very similar to the one you may have used to secure cargo in your truck or on your trailer. The difference is the slackline gets attached to 2 trees or some…

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How A Full Time Traveling Family Does Halloween

How A Full Time Traveling Family Does Halloween

Holidays are always tricky when you travel full time. For the big holidays (Thanksgiving and Christmas), you have to decide whether or not to make the trek back to your hometown to spend it with friends and family. This usually means cold and snow for most of the country. That's part of the reason we left! For other (less extended-family oriented) holidays, like Halloween, there are other challenges. Such as, where are we going to trick or treat? Halloween in Arizona This year we were in sunny Arizona for Halloween, which offered a much different experience than we are used…

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BottleKeeper – Protecting One Beer At A Time

BottleKeeper – Protecting One Beer At A Time

Crazy Family Adventure Sponsored Post I'm a huge beer fan, so anytime I see an accessory for my beer, I get interested. Hello BottleKeeper. BottleKeeper is a neoprene-lined stainless steel bottle that unscrews at the bottom to allow a beer bottle to fit snuggly inside. It keeps your bottle of beer cold and secure, which is a great combo. I love drinking beer from a bottle, but being active and usually on the go, glass doesn't really mesh with my lifestyle. The BottleKeeper may just change that. There's a lot to like about this product. The design is great. It…

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11 Ways You Know You Have Fulltime RV Kids

11 Ways You Know You Have Fulltime RV Kids

These are just some of the ways we know we have fulltime RV kids. They've taken this lifestyle in stride and have made it their normal. (FYI, that's marker all over Knox, not some sort of weird rash that only fulltime RV kids would have) 1. They wake up in the morning and ask "What city are we in, Dad?" True story. My 4 year old asked us this one morning and all I could say was "You are here, man." Blew his mind that day. 2. They have the smallest house of all the people you know, but also…

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