From the editors of RVtravel.com, “The RVers’ Voice of Reason.”
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and small-space living tips from the pros, travel advice, a handy website of the day, our favorite RVing-related products and, of course, a good laugh. Thanks for joining us. We appreciate you.
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“Go for the moon. If you don’t get it, you’ll still be heading for a star. Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of the creative effort.” —President Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Tip of the day
Save on insurance when your RV is at home
If your RV is stored on private property for long periods of time, you may be able to save money by canceling the liability, collision, medical and uninsured portions of the policy until you head back out on the road (provided your insurance carrier allows this practice). But keep the comprehensive coverage active. If you allow this coverage to lapse and your rig is financed, your lending institution will likely send you a nasty note and then tack on its own expensive coverage to your monthly payment.
Better organization for a small RV refrigerator
Small RV refrigerator? Use a sharp kitchen knife to slice your “dozen egg box,” lengthwise down the middle. Now you’ve got two, smaller “half dozen” boxes that fit into smaller areas of the reefer.
The coolest Duck Tape Ever!
This makes every other roll of Duck Tape totally boring! This is so unbelievably wonderful — the tape is adorned with images of retro travel trailers! So quit using plain ol’ boring Duck Tape. A roll of this will cost you less than 6 bucks! Learn more or order.
It is estimated that three-quarters of the world’s dog population lives in the developing world as feral, village or community dogs, with pet dogs uncommon. In 2013, a study found that mutts live on average 1.2 years longer than purebreds. —Wikipedia
Website of the day
Volunteer for the Federal government. This website is a strategic alliance of governmental partners from all levels — local, state and federal — to publicize volunteer positions and events for citizens interested in volunteer service benefitting the nation’s resources. It helps applicants make the best match possible between their personal requirements and their choice of volunteer work throughout America’s vast land base and expansive resources.
Today’s RVing category with many interesting articles:
Medical and Health
And the survey says. . .
We’ve polled RVtravel.com readers more than 1,500 times in recent years. Here are a few things we’ve learned about them:
• Sixty-five percent believed generators are okay in National Parks, but only during limited hours. Sixteen percent say they should never be permitted.
• Seventy percent have dined at a Cracker Barrel restaurant.
• Half of our readers prefer to spend their time alone or with one other person, not with large groups.
Mini finger hot pads great for RV
Ouch, don’t burn yourself! These clever silicone pot holders are just right to grab a heated dish out of the microwave or a hot pan handle off the stove or out of the oven. And being small, they’re easy to store. Grab a set of these “pinch grips” on Amazon for about $8.
Leave here with a laugh
I once fell in love with a girl who only knew 4 vowels. She didn’t know I existed.
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