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My CRPS Story

My CRPS Story

November is CRPS awareness month, and, after five years, Dave is ready to share his story with the life-changing disease. What is CRPS? “Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, formerly known as RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy), is a progressive disease of the Autonomic Nervous System, and […]

Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety Week

Ensuring child passenger safety is SO important. When our RV was totaled, thank goodness the baby was safely strapped into his car seat. The seat (we had this travel system) was appropriate for his weight, height and age, and the installation was checked by a […]

Happiest Camper Homestead

Happiest Camper Homestead

It has been four months since we totaled our RV and settled on a 5-acre homestead in southwestern Virginia.  The house is (mostly) furnished, and we are no longer going to the store every day to replace missing items.  We are moving out of survival […]

RV Flooring: How to Install Step by Step

RV Flooring: How to Install Step by Step

Here’s the final tutorial about our RV that was totaled a week after we finished renovations, and it’s all about how to install RV flooring.  We will cover how to remove the previous carpet and linoleum, choosing the right flooring for a RV, preparing to […]

Cactus Costume for Baby

Cactus Costume for Baby

This baby cactus is the cutest Halloween costume ever!  It is super easy to make too.  Homemade Halloween costumes are always better than store-bought, in my opinion.  You don’t have to spend a lot of time and money on them unless you really want to. […]

RV Necessities

RV Necessities

So, you got a RV.  Whether it’s new or used, there are some things you’ll need to make everything functional, namely important things like electricity, water and the toilet.  These items are necessary no matter what kind of RV you have – motor home, travel […]

RV Quilting

RV Quilting

The quilting bug bit me a few years ago, and I wasn’t about to let living in a RV keep me from it.  There wasn’t room in our starter RV to sew or quilt inside, so I set up outside when the weather permitted.  Some […]

RV LED Lights Replacement Tutorial

RV LED Lights Replacement Tutorial

We knew pretty quickly one of our renovation projects would be to replace the RV LED lights in our 2003 fifth wheel. They did not fit my design aesthetic. Look at the photo. Does this fit anyone’s design aesthetic?  Seriously, who thought a heavily patterned […]