Remote RV monitoring & camera system
We built a DIY monitoring system using Wyze cameras, cellular modem, Raspberry Pi and Home Assistant to keep an eye on our RV this winter.
After six months in one spot, it was finally time to hookup the RV again, but this time our journey was a little shorter than usual!
RV Propane PlanBig vs Small Tanks
While RV camping off-grid on our property in Vermont we had a big decision to make - should we have a large propane tank delivered or refill our small tanks?
Snowboarding... on our driveway!
Our 1,000ft driveway was covered with a foot of fresh snow so there was just one question - could we snowboard down it? Only one way to find out!
Aquatank IIPortable Water Bladder Review
We review why we chose the Aquatank 2 for hauling water to our RV, which size we opted for, and our first impressions about its construction.
WEN 56235i Generator Unboxing and Break In
We unbox our brand new WEN portable generator for an unbiased review as we put it through a break-in procedure to help ensure its longevity.
Tampa RV Supershow 2022
We visited the RV Supershow in Tampa, FL to catch up with some old friends and see the latest and greatest that the RV industry had to offer in 2022.
Ember RVA New Breed of RV
We stumbled upon Ember RV at the 2022 RV Supershow in Tampa, FL and were pretty excited by the innovation, build quality and attention to detail we saw!
Choosing a Portable Generator
We need a portable generator for our RV and house-build, and thought we knew what we were going to buy... until a last minute change of plan!
EEZTire TPMS GoPro Mounting Mod
This quick and easy mod lets us mount our Tire Pressure Monitoring System using a GoPro mount on our dash - much better than the windshield mount it came with!
Green Mountain Family Campground Review
If you are looking for a quiet, rustic campground in Vermont that's open in winter, I highly recommend Green Mountain Family Campground!
Storing 100TB in an RV
This week we picked up another 14TB Easystore drive in the sales, bringing our total to over 100TB of data storage in the RV - here's how we do it!
5 Basic Electrical Tools Every RVer Should Have
With these 5 easy-to-use and inexpensive tools, you'll be in a good position to diagnose and potentially fix some basic electrical problems in your RV.
Having great neighbors is really important to us, and our new neighbors threw us an amazing welcome party as we spent our first weekend in the RV on our own land.
3 Year Nomadiversary
It's been 3 years since we moved out of our 4-bedroom home and into our 180 sq ft RV. As we celebrate our nomadiversary, we're also reflecting on the last year.
Smart RV TutorialPart 2: Installing Home Assistant on a Raspberry Pi
Home Assistant will be the brains of our entire Smart RV, so in this blog post we'll be installing it on a Raspberry Pi connected to WiFi, ready to start adding devices.
13 Must Have RV Accessories
Feeling overwhelmed with all the things you think you need to buy before your first camping trip? We boil it down to the absolute bare essential RV accessories that you'll need.
Smart RV TutorialPart 1: Getting Started
Follow along in this tutorial series as I walk you through the steps to build out a home automation system based around Home Assistant and create your very own DIY Smart RV.
What next for our Smart RV?
After sharing our Smart RV tour, we've been inspired to take things further with lots of new ideas for creating the ultimate home automation system in our RV.