Foraging Chanterelle Mushrooms on the Oregon Coast

foraging for chanterelle mushrooms oregon

Chanterelle mushrooms are abundant and easy to find on the Oregon coast. The moist summers and consistent rain, mixed with shade from the forest cover, make the Oregon coast the perfect place for chanterelle mushrooms to grow. We went for a walk at my husband’s family property in Bandon, Oregon with the goal to find … [Read more…]

How We Avoid Fighting While Full-Time RVing

avoid fighting while full time rving

But… do you two fight all the time? When people find out we live in our 20ft travel trailer, that is one of the most common questions we get asked. We get this question from family, friends, random people… but we especially get this question from weekend RVers we meet at campgrounds. And the short … [Read more…]

Forest River R-Pod 192 Secret Storage

r pod 192 secret storage

It’s cold and rainy today in Sioux Falls, so I decided to finally look behind the panels in our R-Pod 192. I’ve been wanting to do this for three months, just hadn’t as I’ve always had a hunch there was a few secret hiding spots Well, today… I found them! So grab your Phillips head … [Read more…]

Five Things to Do in Franklin, North Carolina

five things to do franklin nc

Franklin, North Carolina is a quaint small town located in Western North Carolina. Its location at the base of the Smoky Mountains, Nahatala National Forest, and both the Appalachian Trail and Bartam Trail make it a great home base for exploring the area. We stayed a week in Franklin at the Mi Mountain Campground, and … [Read more…]

Forest River R-Pod 192: Your Questions Answered

r pod 192

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about our 2020 Forest River R-Pod 192. I love that there is so much interest in this model (especially since we love our 192). I’m happy to help answer questions, and it helps me learn more about my R-Pod, too! And I may have a few affiliate links … [Read more…]

Yooperlites: Lake Superior’s Glowing Rocks

yooperlites glowing rocks

What the heck are Yooperlites? And you can find rocks that glow in Lake Superior? So, we’re sitting by the campfire and my cousin tells us about how he hunts for these rocks that glow under black light, and even has one to show us and another cousin has a black light in her car … [Read more…]

How to Fix the R-Pod Outdoor Hose Connection

We love our R-Pod 192 but now and then, there are some funny quirks we need to work out — one of which is the outdoor hose connection. At first we could not figure it out, and thought maybe we had the wrong hose. Turns out, this a common issue for the 2020/2021 R-Pods with … [Read more…]