Fulltiming often means leaving family and the familiar behind

  By Brenda Bott OutsideOurBubble.com Whether you have been full timing for a while like my husband David and me, or are new to fulltiming, or are still in the research phase, the following video may be relevant. While most people think about the travel and the adventure and visiting places on your bucket list, there is another side to fulltiming that is... Read More

When fulltiming, cut expenses by reducing travel and staying longer

  By Curtis Carper Very clearly the cost of fuel is the largest expense when it comes to living the RV lifestyle. Many would love to travel the country, heading off on a whim to see all the grand sights this country has to offer. The one-time expense of an RV is enough of a budget buster — but when a... Read More

Tips from a newbie fulltimer

    By Mike Sherman Having full-timed now for 5 months, we have learned a lot. Here’s an overview of our experience and lessons learned. After 30 years of RVing, we finally reached retirement and jumped at the opportunity to sell our home and belongings and see America full time. We started out with a 12′ trailer many years ago and gradually... Read More

Transitioning to fulltimer: Conserving use of hot water

    By Russ and Tiña De Maris Transitioning from a sticks-and-bricks house to a home-on-wheels requires adaptation, learning new skills, and learning and practicing resource management. One of those resources is water, especially access to adequate hot running water. Sure, you have a water heater in your RV. Typically it’s a six-gallon job, while your old land-based heater was... Read More

Downsizing your stuff to full time RV may not be easy

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris   Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to become an RVing fulltimer. But if you’ve been a sticks-and-bricks dweller for many years, you’re probably face-to-face with a BIG problem: What do I do with all this stuff? Yep, accumulations of possessions can be a major issue when moving out of the “big house” into... Read More