It's been a month since the winter solstice, and we're now in the midst of winter - and we haven't given up yet! Here's how things are going in our RV.
Solar brings the promise of free, silent, and off-grid energy - but is it really that simple? Join me as I take a look at the basics of RV solar, including what makes up a solar system, the pros and cons of solar, and how to get started.
Last summer, we undertook a massive remodel on our Outdoors RV travel trailer. Six months and more than 4,000 miles later, we take a look at what worked and what didn't.
Find out how we upgraded our RV with Lithium batteries, solar panels, an inverter and more so we could camp off-grid in comfort!
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How we installed 600Ah RELion lithium batteries, 1,000W solar panels, a Victron 3000 inverter and dual DC-to-DC chargers on an Airstream Flying Cloud.
Here's how I diagnosed and fixed two broken solar panels with basic tools in under half an hour.
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Winter RVing can be amazing IF you can handle the cold! Here are our top tips to stay warm and cozy in your RV, even during the coldest winter weather!
Sick of unreliable and slow RV park WiFi? Struggling with cellular connectivity? We signed up for Xfinity for high-speed cable internet in our RV this winter.
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It's taken a while but finally, almost in mid-December, we've had our first good snowfall here in Vermont - and it's so pretty!
Buying gifts for people can be hard, even more so when they live in an RV and have no space to fit things! Here's our list of top gift ideas for your RVer friends and family!
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Ever wondered what it's like to live in an RV when the temperature drops below 10°F? Will things freeze and break? Well, this week we had the chance to find out!
If you're looking for the ultimate heated hoses for winter camping in your RV, then look no further - we've installed and reviewed the NoFreezeWaterHose fresh water and waste hoses.
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The Norcold Cold Weather Kit is an easy upgrade that allows Norcold RV fridges to operate down to 0°F. We monitored ours to see how our RV fridge performs in freezing conditions.
Sonoff smart plugs are an easy way to get started with home automation, controlling 120V appliances directly with Home Assistant.
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Skirting your RV makes a big difference in cold winter weather, and we chose a DIY option - installing foam insulation board around our travel trailer.
If you're going to spend a cold winter living in an RV, you need to be prepared. Here's what we're doing to stay safe and comfortable in northern Vermont.
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If like us you're sheltering in place, you probably aren't driving as much as usual - but don't forget to check your vehicle's battery!
Officially, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto weren't available until 2017 Ford F-150 models, but we'll show you how we added it to our 2016 Ford F-150.
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We've come to New Hampshire this fall to see the foliage change color and follow the change as it moves south - an activity known as leaf peeping!
We were looking for somewhere to boondock near Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico, and we stumbled upon some BLM land not too far away. What looked simple turned into a fun-filled and muddy journey to an epic boondocking spot!