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5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

October 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

During the 2011-2012 Snowbird Season Arizona RV parks reported their winter residents appeared to be staying longer than in previous years, partially due to high fuel prices. With thousands of snowbirds planning to hit the road during the coming weeks and months, two things will be on their minds—arriving at their destination safely and the […]

RV Insurance Claims: Driver Inexperience & Forgetfulness

RV Insurance Claims: Driver Inexperience & Forgetfulness

September 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

First party insurance claims involving recreational vehicles can often be traced to driver inexperience and forgetfulness. The majority of claims occur within the first 90 days of ownership or at the beginning of the season, according to International Insurance Group, Inc., an independent Arizona RV insurance agency. “This is due to the nuances and size […]

End of the Road: Assisted-living RV Park

End of the Road: Assisted-living RV Park

July 7, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Pearl and Bud Crispell hit the road in their recreational vehicle the day after they retired in 1976. And for decades they traveled the country at will living in their 40-foot motorhome. But, as is the eventual story of all road warriors, the day came when they hit the proverbial ‘end of the road’. Unable […]

RV Fire Safety Guidelines

RV Fire Safety Guidelines

June 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Whether camping or just relaxing in your recreational vehicle, fire safety is essential. It is critical that every member of your party know what to do in an emergency or fire. If you are one of the millions of RV enthusiasts who love to take to the road and explore this great country of ours, ensure […]

What’s to Love about Texas Food

What’s to Love about Texas Food

April 15, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Texans take their food as seriously as they do their football. If you slander their vittles, they’re apt to defend their deep-fried passion as though you personally launched another attack on the Alamo. Necessity has frequently mothered our creations, and early Texans had to make do with meager supplies, which is how they wound up […]

Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your RV/Mobile Home

Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your RV/Mobile Home

March 22, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

The BC Coroners Service and Office of the Fire Commissioner are urging owners of mobile homes and recreational vehicles and operators of mobile home and RV parks to take special care to prevent fires in the wake of a calamitous New Year’s weekend for fire deaths in British Columbia. From December 29, 2011 to January […]

Join the Christmas Bird Count

Join the Christmas Bird Count

December 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With their binoculars, scopes, and gazes turned to the skies, birdwatchers are often far easier to spot than the feathered friends they search for. Birds have a unique ability to inspire and delight us. They connect us with nature, with the passage of seasons, and with each other. Birding is one of the most popular […]

2012 Quartzsite Show Dates Announced

2012 Quartzsite Show Dates Announced

September 29, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

What is Quartzsite? Quartzsite is located in western Arizona, 20 miles east of the Colorado River on I-10. In 1856, settler Charles Tyson built a fort at the present site of Quartzsite to protect his water supply. Fort Tyson soon became a stopover on the Ehrenburg-to-Prescott stagecoach route. It had become known as Tyson’s Wells […]

Patti’s Saga of an RV Rookie: Update on the Flying Faustini’s or, “ So That’s Why They Call Them “Snowbirds”

April 13, 2011 by · 8 Comments 

Some of you  knew we were going to sell the whole enchilada (house, etc.), downsize to a postage stamp, live full time in an RV, and have asked me what happened to that plan. You may not be remotely surprised to learn we’ve changed our plans… because you do it, too. That’s us…the Flying Faustini’s. […]

Life on the Road [Full Time] with Pets and Kids

Life on the Road [Full Time] with Pets and Kids

December 31, 2009 by · 4 Comments 

Written by By Julee Meltzer, Article Courtesy Woodall’s Email Newsletter When we first decided to become full-time RVers, we never imagined that we would find ourselves playing defense for a way of life that we love so much. Needless to say, full-time RVing isn’t for everyone. Space is tight. Fuel is expensive. And even though […]

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