What Is A Go Bag?

Screenshot of Weather

Welcome A while back we ran a 3 part series on weather and weather-related emergencies. We spoke about things like thunderstorms, tornados, hurricanes, and flash flooding. If you have not read the articles in that series, click on the links below. Camping And Flash Flooding Camping In Thunderstorms, Hail, and Tornados Camping In Hurricanes Now … Read more

How To Identify Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy 2

Welcome Whether you are in an RV, cabin in the woods, or a tent, camping is a great way to get out into nature and enjoy what this great country has to offer. Hiking, nature trails or just sitting around a campfire enjoying family and friends is second to none. Not everything in the great … Read more

Camping and Hurricanes/Pt3 Of The Bad Weather Series

Storm Surge

Hurricanes This is the 3rd and final part of my bad weather series. The first one I covered heavy rain/flooding. The second part covered thunderstorms, hail, and tornados and this final part will be on hurricanes. This part comes on the heels of one of the worst hurricanes and flooding events ever here in Texas. … Read more

Camping and Flash Flooding/ Would You Be Prepared?

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Welcome According to the National Weather Service, the definition of a flash flood is “Flooding that begins within 6 hours, and often within 3 hours of the heavy rainfall (or other cause).” Also, according to the National Weather Service, the average yearly flash flood/flood deaths are about 82. In 2015 that number skyrocketed to 176. … Read more

RV Electrical System Protection

Battery Back Up

Are You Protected From Electrical Meltdowns? If you have been RV’ing for any amount of time, you are bound to run into occasional problems with campground electrical pedestals. While most times you will never have problems, all it takes is one time under the right circumstances to fry your RV’s electrical system or one of … Read more

RV Interior Safety Devices

Fire Extinguisher

Welcome Wow, what a week. We are in the middle of a heatwave here in Texas. It has been around the 100-degree mark most of the week. Due to the heat and a desire to take our 2 days off and relax, we stayed home both days. It was a great time to catch up … Read more

Heat Exhaustion

100 Degrees

Welcome This past week has been a super busy one. The campground we are at has been filling up each night and the temperature is starting to climb. Of course, this wouldn’t be Texas if there wasn’t a good storm thrown in. Yeah, we had one… lol. We also started to begin our visit of … Read more

How To Share The Outdoors With Our Insect Friends

Looking Out For Bugs

Welcome That’s ridiculous!!!!. We don’t don’t share. This is war!!! I’m just kidding. Did you ever feel like that, though? Did you ever just want to sit outside, maybe with a cup of coffee, water, or a snack and just read or relax. The minute you start to relax, bam!!! You’re attacked!!! Mosquitos come out … Read more

Identity Theft and Scams

Hand In Purse

Identity Theft and Scams It’s one of the fastest growing crimes in the world. Identity theft. What would you do if your identity was stolen? What if you just lost your wallet or purse with your license and credit cards? This I can be a major inconvenience when you are in sticks and bricks but … Read more