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A Map and a List

July 6, 2012 |

All roads lead through Kansas City. Or at least that’s how it’s looking on my travel map for the rest of the year. My travel map. I’m actually going to be starting to travel, wow. Bluffton, SC to Madison, SD – through Kansas City. Madison, SD to Coffeyville, KS – through Kansas City. Coffeyville, KS…

Things Are Coming Together

July 3, 2012 |

After 1 year, 6 months, 2 weeks and 2 days of dreaming, planning, and working hard it is now official: I’ll be a full-time RVer by the end of September! I had my phone interview with Amazon today and was offered a position at Coffeyville, KS. The interview was painless. Basically it was a bit…

About Amazon’s CamperForce

June 26, 2012 |

Last updated on 4/24/17 for accuracy. 2016 was my fifth year working in Amazon’s CamperForce. I think most people who full-time must have heard about this opportunity by now, but I still get a lot of questions about what CamperForce is, what the pay is like, and is it worth it. This article is designed…

Two RVing Tips

June 18, 2012 |

There are two things lately that I have really come to understand when it comes to RVing, and these aren’t things the dealer tells you when you’re making the purchase. Keep these two things in mind, and it’ll make all aspects of your RV ownership easier. Keep all of your manuals , guides, and checklists…

Looming Decisions

June 14, 2012 |

In the midst of a dramatic lifestyle change things don’t stay stationary for long. First there was the huge shift in perspective when I decided that yes, I really wanted to go full-timing. Then came the planning and research stage where many of my free hours were devoted to learning more about RVing and what…

RVing Emergency Fund

June 11, 2012 |

Last updated 3/17. RVs are very complex systems with a lot of working parts that could potentially fail, even small ones without engines like my Casita. Ask any owner, even of a brand new RV, and you’ll quickly learn that they not only require regular maintenance, but that if you own one sooner or later…

What’s Cooking?

May 31, 2012 |

Want an introduction to cooking in a small RV? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve now had just over a month of experience in making the best use of my tiny kitchen and while this is by no means a fully comprehensive article, the roomie and I have learned enough to keep ourselves fed…

On Organizing and Cleaning a Small RV

May 28, 2012 |

It’s now been a month since I moved into the Casita, to commemorate the event I’ve put together another small RV living update. This one is about keeping things clean and organized. The previous RV living update which talked about sharing a small RV with a roommate can be found here. When I started writing…

The Cost of RV Living

May 18, 2012 |

How much did it cost to go from being an apartment dweller to moving into a RV in the end you ask? If you want the short answer, I’ve spent close to $19,000 during the past seven months on everything from buying the truck back in October up to this point. But hold your horses,…

Living with a Roommate in a Small RV

May 13, 2012 |

Friday was the two week mark of living in my small RV. There is still got lot of learning ahead of me, but I’ve had enough time now to make some initial observations about living in a small space with a roommate that I thought I’d share. Now originally, I was hoping to write this…

Moving Madness

April 27, 2012 | Comments Off on Moving Madness

Hello everyone! Quick update while I’m in the middle of the madness that is moving. All the big stuff and some of the small stuff left for the storage facility this morning in the moving truck, what’s left is either going into the Casita or is going to have to make it’s way to the…

Storage Solutions

April 23, 2012 |

Free time is getting very hard to come by as I get into the final stages of the move. The plan has changed a little. I’m still hauling the Casita to Stoney Crest on Wednesday, but now we’ll be sleeping in it as of Thursday night – all the bed stuff needs to be packed…

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