QuickTip – Avoiding Spills While Packing

08 Aug

ziploc_shampoo It’s happened to all of us at one time or another.  That bottle of shampoo or dish soap that was packed in with the other supplies has leaked all over the place.  Depending on how you pack, the cleanup process may be quite cumbersome.

There’s hope though, and the preparation is quite simple.  All you need is a Ziploc type freezer bag.  The trick is to place potential leak sources in Ziploc bags, thus containing any leak that may occur.


The Adventures of RV Floor Replacement

27 Jul

Wrech SignTime has really been flying by and I apologize for being short on posts in the recent past. I’ve been spending all of my time in our RV getting it ready for camping.

You see, earlier this year I was examining a soft spot in the floor of our 21′ Sun Valley Road Runner and I discovered a disaster far greater than I could have imagined.

The entire floor had to be replaced. Read the rest of this entry »


Video – How Does Your Motorhome Fair In The Sand?

17 Jul

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Here’s a simple example of why one should be very careful about where they drive their motorhome.

In this particular case, we’ll look at what happens when you drive your RV onto the beach.  Enjoy!

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And Now The Winner of the Coleman Propane Lantern

13 Jul

Drum-roll please…

The winner of the Coleman Propane Lantern from Kmart and Practically Camping is Monica Parlee from New Brunswick!

Congratulations Monica and thanks to everyone who participated.

We were pretty excited about the success of this giveaway, so watch for more in the future!


Video – A 5th Wheel Blast From The Past

10 Jul

Movie SignWow, this video is quite the classic!

I’m not sure, but this might be one of the coolest inventions that never caught on.  Imagine being able to tow a 5th wheel with your everyday driving car.

In this video they did it with a Volkswagen Beetle.  You gotta check it out.  The driver actual maneuvers the car a full 360 degrees.  This setup is truly amazing, you won’t believe your eyes!

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Psyclone Tent Pegs Revolutionize Tent Camping

06 Jul

If you’ve ever camped in a tent, then you’ve probably been frustrated with traditional tent pegs.  Be it metal or plastic, they both have their challenges.

Trust me when I tell you that their is still hope.

A company called Liberty Mountain is distributing a tent peg that will revolutionize the tent camping world.  They call their product the Psyclone Tent Peg and I’ve never seen anything quite like it.

Let’s take a look at what makes these tent pegs so special.

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Enter To Win A Free Coleman Propane Lantern (Expired)

01 Jul

btnFreeCampingGiveaway It’s time for our first ever contest giveaway!  Thanks to the good folks over at Kmart, we’re giving away a Coleman Propane lantern to one of our lucky readers.

It’s easy to enter, just leave a comment on this post telling us how you get outdoor ready.  That’s it that’s all.

Let’s take a closer look at just what we’re giving away…

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Happy Birthday Canada!

01 Jul

CanadaDay It’s Canada Day and that means Canada is celebrating 143 youthful years!

Time to head on out to your local celebrations or pull out the barbeque and celebrate the day with friends and family.

Whatever you decide to do, make sure you have fun doing it!  It’s a day to relax and to pay tribute to this fine land.

Read on for some interesting facts about Canada and Canada Day…

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Recipe – Kidlicious Banana Pancakes

28 Jun

Maple Syrup on PancakesPancakes have long been a staple at the breakfast table, both on and off site.  Some people like syrup on them, others prefer butter, and many more have their own ideas about how pancakes should be best eaten.

My kids, for example, love to load them up with chocolate sauce, sprinkles, frozen raspberries, and any other sweet tasting goodness that we have in stock.

This recipe isn’t about dressing your pancakes though, it’s about cooking a delicious banana taste right into the fluffy breakfast favorite.

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