Top 10 National Parks for RVers

If you want to sleep under the stars in one of the United States’ national parks, there are plenty of spectacular places to create your temporary home in nature. Whether you want to backpack through adventure-filled backcountry, camp out under the tall pines in the forest, or enjoy the seashore, … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Cleaning a Gas Grill

When the weather is sunny and warm outside, there are few things more enjoyable than firing up your gas grill to cook dinner. In order to keep this essential appliance working at maximum efficiency, you'll need to clean it regularly. Not only will investing a little time and elbow grease make your … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Cleaning Your Oven

The oven can be a tricky nook to keep clean. The best and most obvious tip for maintaining a clean oven is to clean up messes immediately after they occur. However, because of enamel that stains and steel construction that scratches easily, you want to be tough but gentle. As long as your oven is … [Read more...]

How to RV on a Budget

Are you considering embarking on the adventurous and nomadic lifestyle of a full-time RVer? If so, you might be curious just how economical it is to purchase an RV, drive it, and live on the road. The short answer to this question is that you can make it as expensive or inexpensive as you choose. It … [Read more...]

9 Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste

Today is Earth Day--time to celebrate our planet! We all share this Earth with each other, so we need to learn how to take better care of it. We need to do our part to ensure that our Earth stays healthy and sustainable, and no task is too small in this fight. From recycling our newspapers to … [Read more...]

8 Tips for Smoking Meat

Long ago, smoking was a method of preserving meat. Today, refrigerators and freezers make meat preservation much easier. Barbecue connoisseurs now smoke their meats for a different reason altogether: taste. This slow-cooking technique brings out the bright flavors in a variety of meat cuts, such as … [Read more...]

What You Should Know About International RVing

Traveling in an RV is quite an adventure in itself, but international RVing takes your adventure to another level. It is a combination of a road trip and an exotic vacation, depending upon your destination. U.S. RVers tend to tour the states, but when they go RVing abroad, it's probably either to … [Read more...]

Buyer’s Guide: Countertop Dishwashers

A countertop dishwasher, also referred to as a compact dishwasher, is small dishwasher that sits on top of a counter or any other flat surface. It has a lot of the same capabilities as a full size dishwasher but is much more compact, portable, and uses less energy. Generally these units use a quick … [Read more...]

12 Ways You Can Clean with Vinegar

Vinegar is one of those ingredients that can be found in everyone's pantry. You might know it as a handy ingredient for your favorite meals, but it can also be a surprisingly effective cleaning tool. Whether you're looking for an all-natural cleaning solution or simply a way to cut costs at the … [Read more...]

8 Tips for Designing an Awesome Outdoor Kitchen

For many people, an outdoor kitchen represents the height of entertaining luxury. You may imagine yourself flipping burgers to the applause of your friends or sipping wine while a pizza bakes over a hot fire. Whether you are dreaming of a rustic outdoor pizza oven or a sleek line of stainless steel, … [Read more...]

10 Safety Tips to Prevent a Dryer Fire

Washing and drying clothes is normally part of our daily or weekly routine. However, it is crucial to keep your clothes dryer in proper working condition to maintain the safety of your home and your family. Ensuring that you avoid these specific bad habits can help you avoid a potentially tragic … [Read more...]

7 Common Myths About Frozen Food

For most families, hectic schedules can lead to cut corners when it comes to meal preparation. Frequent trips to restaurants and grocery store hauls of the cheapest and quickest dinner options can easily become the norm. To this kind of family, the frozen food aisle is a popular stop. While quick … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Choosing the Best Grill for Your Outdoor Kitchen

With the growing popularity of outdoor entertaining spaces, outdoor grills are becoming hot ticket items for outdoor kitchens. The options available for outdoor grilling seem to be limited only by your imagination and budget. From high-end, expensive models that boast all of the bells and … [Read more...]

11 Cooking Hacks You Should Know (But Probably Don’t)

I think it's a safe assumption that we can always use a bit of help in the kitchen, especially myself, but that's another story. No matter if you're a professional chef, been cooking for years or just trying to figure out a couple of easy meals to cook for your family, we can all benefit from … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Doing Laundry in an RV

No matter whether you live the “RV Life” or are taking a summer road trip around the country with your family, at some point, you're going to need to clean your clothes. Wearing the same clothes day after day will get pretty old, no matter how much you feel like roughing it. Luckily, there are … [Read more...]

9 Obvious Signs You Need a New Refrigerator

Your refrigerator is one of those household appliances you usually don’t have much trouble with. The lifespan of a quality fridge can last for many years, which is why it's hard to tell when you need to call a repair technician and when you need to start looking into buying a new fridge. However, … [Read more...]

6 Signs You Need a New Washing Machine

Most of us aren’t experienced repair technicians, especially when it comes to various laundry-related appliances. As such, the odds are great that most of us won’t know when our washing machine needs to be repaired, or simply needs to be replaced completely. Learn how to spot six warning signs of … [Read more...]

9 Things You Should NEVER Do To Your Dryer

People often take their clothes dryers for granted, until something goes terribly wrong with it. Even though this common household appliance is used daily or several times a week, most people never give it a second thought until they have to. For example, wet laundry might be tossed into the … [Read more...]

8 Fascinating Ways to Clean Your Microwave

Cleaning your microwave is one of those tedious tasks that nobody likes to do. But, you have to do it on a regular basis to help maintain the unit and ensure that your food tastes as it should. Whether you're using a countertop or built-in unit, here are eight different ways to thoroughly clean … [Read more...]