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What's new on RV-Life-and-Travel.com ... Updates on our RV travels, articles we write about full-time RVing, articles we write about RVs and RV maintenance, recreational vehicle industry news, our RVing life blog updates…when we post something new on the RV Life and Travel website, we post a notice of it here and link to it, so it is easy for you to find.

We also post some tips about living in an RV and some tidbits about RVing and camping here. We also post notices here to let you know when we send out a new issue of either of our RVing newsletters -- the Workers On Wheels Newsletter (the one for working RVers) and our RV Life and Travel E-zine.



Mar 18, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1234

All sorts of good stuff for working RVers in the Workers On Wheels Newsletter.

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Mar 15, 2019

Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant: After 10 Years, It Doesn't Disappoint

Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant has excellent food, reasonable prices, and room in the parking lot for RVs. It's our first day back in Texas, after a ten year or so absence, and we wanted Mexican food.

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Mar 14, 2019

Sweet Gregory P's Serves Up the BBQ in Port Mansfield

Sweet Gregory P's is where you go for bar-b-que in Port Mansfield. Pulled pork, beef brisket, smokehouse sausage, ribs, and smoked ham was on the menu the day we stopped in for a late lunch.

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Mar 13, 2019

Turkey Creek RV Village, a Campground Near Branson, MO

Turkey Creek RV Village makes a fine headquarters while taking in the sights and sounds of Branson, MO. It is a pet friendly campground and has Internet access. It is clean and reasonably priced.

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Mar 12, 2019

Lafayette, LA: Free Admission, Entertainment, Activities, and Wi-Fi

In Lafayette, LA, free activities include learning about the Cajun culture at the Cultural Center, playing disc golf and other sports, enjoying the parks, shopping for local foods. Free Wi-Fi, too.

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Mar 11, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1233

This week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter is ready for you. Get updates, tips for working RVers, and resource links to help you live the RV life of your dreams.

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Mar 07, 2019

RV Laundry: Washing And Drying Clothes While RVing

RV laundry. Yep, clothes get dirty when you are on the road, either camping or full-time RVing. What to do? Laundromat or washateria? Hand wash? A washing machine and clothes dryer in your RV?

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Mar 05, 2019

Add Three Free Months to New Passport American Membership

Passport America is a deal where you get half price camping. Membership usually costs $44/year. Mention my name and ID number -- Coleen Sykora member number C-19408 -- when you sign up, and you'll get 15 months--an extra three months free! You can save the price of membership with just a couple nights at member parks. Be sure to put Coleen Sykora member number C-19408 on the form where it asks who referred you. https://passportamerica.com/

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Mar 04, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1232

Here's the link to this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter. WOW is for RVers who want--or need--to work while RVing.

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Mar 02, 2019

Lions Park Campground

Lions Park Campground, Vermillion, South Dakota. Convenient, clean, safe, peaceful, and very affordable -- that's our impression of this little park. It's a city park campground.

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Feb 28, 2019

Hints for Easier RV Living: Four Handy, Practical RVing Tips We Use

Easier RV living … isn't that what we all want? Here are four tips that we use every day in our motorhome. They solve little, but annoying problems, and help us keep an RV home neat and organized.

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Feb 27, 2019

RV Life and Travel Newsletter #536 ~ Feb. 27, 2019

We sent out a new issue of the RV Life and Travel Newsletter just a few minutes ago. If you subscribe, please check your email for it. We also have it archived for everyone--subscribers and non-subscribers--to read online.

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Feb 26, 2019

Stop and Smell the Roses - God Doesn't Charge Admission

Stop and smell the roses. If there are wild ones, that is. One of the free pleasures on the road RVing is getting to see the wonderful flowers that nature offers us. The blooms are really colorful.

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Feb 24, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1231

This week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter is ready for you.

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Feb 23, 2019

Pawnee Steam Show: Oklahoma Steam Threshing and Gas Engine Assoc. Show

The Pawnee, Oklahoma, steam show is one of our favorite antique farm equipment shows. It's officially the Oklahoma Steam Threshing and Gas Engine Association Show. It's a weekend full of activities.

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Feb 21, 2019

Acadiana Park, a Gem of a City Park Campground in Lafayette, LA

Acadiana Park draws us in because of its calm and quietness. We first went to this city campground because it was easy to find and fairly inexpensive. We return because the RV park is peaceful, not cr

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Feb 18, 2019

The Port Isabel Sunset Paints the Canal with a Golden Blush

The Port Isabel sunset casts a glow on the shrimp boats in the canal, as well as on the water, fishing piers, and buildings behind them. This was our evening view from the campsite at Park Center.

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Feb 17, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1230

This week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter for RVers who want to work (volunteer, in exchange for a site, or paid employment) published today. Read it now.

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Feb 14, 2019

Mel's Diner - A 24 Hour Lafayette Restaurant worth Repeat Visits

Mel's Diner is good enough that we've been there three times in the two and a half weeks we've been in Lafayette. Considering how many good restaurants and places to eat there are here, that's saying

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Feb 11, 2019

Tools for the Road: Bob's List of Tools and Related Supplies for an RV

There are two things that I've never had too much of … fishing equipment and tools. When it comes to fixing, building, or remodeling something in the RV, I have what I need to get the project done.

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Feb 10, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1229

Be sure to read this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter for more information on how you can support yourself, your family, and your RV travels working on the road.

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Feb 09, 2019

RVers, Win Free Watkins Vanilla and More!

Enter to Win Free Watkins Vanilla! One of the ways we earn while RVing is selling Watkins products--pure extracts and flavorings, organic herbs and seasonings, natural skin care, natural cleaning products, and old-time remedies. Enter to win the monthly drawing for a free assortment of Watkins products valued at $100. There's no purchase required. http://www.ea6779.com

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Feb 07, 2019

Fishing from a Pier Can be Inexpensive and a Lot of Fun for RVers

One of the ways to cut the cost of fishing is to fish from a free public fishing pier. Notice that I said fishing pier. Some piers are open to the public but don't allow fishing, be aware of that.

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Feb 05, 2019

Schulenburg, Texas: German Buffet Lunch and RV Services

Schulenburg, Texas, is often on our travel route to and from southern Texas. It's a good place to stop to eat. The Pilot travel center is a good place for RV services -- to empty tanks, and get fuels.

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Feb 03, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1228

For more info about earning a living WHILE you are RVing, read this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter. There's no need to wait until you retire to enjoy the full-time RVing lifestyle.

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Feb 02, 2019

RV Life and Travel Newsletter #535 ~ January 31, 2019

We sent out the RV Life and Travel Newsletter earlier this week. Enjoy!

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Jan 29, 2019

Subscribe to the RV Life and Travel Newsletter

Subscribe to the RV Life and Travel Newsletter. It lets you know about new website pages, RVing and camping tips, the recreational vehicle lifestyle, our travels, etc. It's emailed to you free.

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Jan 28, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1227

Here's the link to this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter.

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Jan 24, 2019

Leveling Our RV: We Opt for No Cost, Low Tech, Easy, and Efficient

Leveling our RV, whether we are in our travel trailer or motorhome, is a simple procedure. It's quick, easy, and I didn't spend any money to buy leveling blocks. You may want a more high-tech way to level your rig, but this basic method works efficiently for us.

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Jan 23, 2019

Game, Fish and Parks Offers Summer Employment Opportunities

PIERRE, S.D. – The deadline is fast approaching to apply for summer employment with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP). The department offers

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Jan 20, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1226

The Workers On Wheels Newsletter for this week is ready for you. More info for RVers who need or want to work while RVing.

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Jan 15, 2019

Restaurants In Texas: Eating Our RV Way Across Texas

Restaurants in Texas. BBQ, seafood, Mexican, German, Cajun, buffets, bakeries, and.... You've heard that song, "Waltz Across Texas". Well, we are eating our way across Texas as we are RVing.

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Jan 13, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1225

RVers, find volunteer and paid work that you can do WHILE you are RVing. Many of the jobs include a FHU RV site free! Read this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter.

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Jan 09, 2019

Bob's Tools, Tips, and Thoughts on Needed RV Repair Supplies

Tools and repair supplies are usually the first things we put into our RVs. You never know when you are going to have a mechanical breakdown or have something go wrong in the RV that needs fixing.

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Jan 08, 2019

Tools and Equipment: The Gear and Supplies for RVing Life and Travels

The right tools and equipment can make your RV life and travels a lot easier, safer, and more fun. The following articles are about the gear and general supplies we carry in our RV -- and why.

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Jan 06, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1224

If you need to make some money while you are RVing, you need to read the Workers On Wheels Newsletter. Workers On Wheels helps RVers find jobs and helps those needing short-term workers to find working RVers.

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Jan 01, 2019

A Look at RV History

The "modern" RV industry celebrated it's 100th anniversary back in 2010. The start of a new year is always a good time to take another look at how the industry evolved. As you'll see when you read the article, things in RV land just keep changing!

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Dec 31, 2018

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1223

You'll find this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter -- all about working RVers -- at https://archive.aweber.com/wow_e_zine/GYnFV

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Dec 28, 2018

RV Life and Travel E-zine #534 ~ December 27, 2018

We sent out a new issue of the RV Life and Travel E-zine, yesterday. That's our newsletter with updates about all sorts of things RVing -- from the lithium ion batteries we use with our solar system to free things RVers can do in Pigeon Forge, to sharing a fun time we had at a rhythm and ribs festival. While RV Life and Travel isn't usually about working-while-RVing, this issue also had some info about our current campground job. Read it at https://archive.aweber.com/awlist3490629/7X7wV.

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Dec 23, 2018

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1222

Read this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter, for RVers who want or need to work while RVing.

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Dec 18, 2018

Come On In and Smell Christmas: Decorating an RV for Christmas

Decorating for Christmas has always been part of our holiday celebrations. I no longer have room for mass quantities of decorations, I still find ways to make our RV look and smell like Christmas.

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Dec 18, 2018

State Park Gift Shops: A Bonanza of Gifts for Campers and Outdoorsmen

At state park gift shops, you'll find presents for campers and RVers of every age. State park stores sell all sorts of things for outdoor enthusiasts, including campground gift cards.

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Dec 18, 2018

Gifts for RVers: What to Give Full-time RVers for Christmas

Gifts for RVers ... What presents do you give nomadic folks who live in small spaces? Here are gift suggestions for things we love to receive that the RVers on your shopping list may also appreciate.

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Dec 18, 2018

Holidays and RVing: Yes, You Can Celebrate and Enjoy Both

Holidays and RVing go together like cake and ice cream, fireworks and the 4th of July, and Christmas and candy canes. Gift ideas, decorating tips, and how to use your RV to make holidays special.

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Dec 18, 2018

Holiday Celebrations: How RVers Celebrate Christmas and Other Holidays

Holiday celebrations … How do you celebrate Christmas and other winter holidays when you are RVing? Share your RV decorating tips, holiday recipes, and treasured traditions with us.

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Dec 16, 2018

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1221

Want to start full-time RVing now -- rather than wait for years until retirement? Workers On Wheels can help you earn a living while you living your dream. Read this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter.

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Dec 09, 2018

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1220

The Workers On Wheels Newsletter is what you need to help you find work -- either paid, trade for an RV site, or volunteer -- that you can do while you are RVing. Here's the link to this week's issue.

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Dec 03, 2018

Have Questions About RV Life and Travel? Ask Here. Get Answers

Go ahead and ask your questions about RV life and travel. I'll answer based on our experience of being full-time RVers for over a decade. And, we'll open it up to fellow RVers and campers.

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Dec 02, 2018

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1219

Today's Workers On Wheels Newsletter -- the newsletter for RVers who need or want to work -- is ready for you.

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