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Tip of the Day
Get the most out of your RV’s closet with these easy organizational hacks
By Gail Marsh
It can be one of the smallest yet most important areas in your RV. Your closet. Whether you enjoy a “walk-in” (I use the term loosely) or a single cupboard, the closet is one place that often can be modified to maximize its functionality. Here are a few tips, products, and ideas to consider…
The first step in organizing your RV’s closet
Before you begin to add organizational items into your closet, you’ll want to take everything out. That’s right. Remove everything. Once you’ve lived in your RV during the sweltering summer heat or the freezing winter temps, you’ll discover that the RV closet is a major source of heat loss and heat buildup. All of your RV’s cupboards also share this commonality. Once you see how easily you can insulate these spaces, you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it long ago.
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13 tips about work camping that will point you to success
By Nanci Dixon
Ever think about work camping? Cutting costs and staying in an area longer? Getting to know more people in a more permanent venue? … My husband is always needing something to do and enjoys having people around, so becoming a campground host seemed like the perfect job while we were [at a campground] for the winter. Learn some great tips from this now-seasoned campground host, and find out what cleaning toilets had to do with the library sale room here.
What did you/will you have for breakfast today?
Increase the life of your window seals
By Dustin Simpson, California RV Specialists
Many factors cause RV window seals to shrink and discolor. The most common factors that can cause damage are UV rays, heat, soaps, cleaners, constant movement, age, salty air, snow, and normal wear and tear. Going back to the main reason a window seal will shrink or crack is due to age and sunlight. This is a reminder to inspect your RV window seals regularly. My suggestion is once a month and, at minimum, once a season. You can also increase the life of the window seal by applying 303 UV Treatment to the seals regularly.
Website of the day
17 ways you can help the people of Ukraine right now
We stand with Ukraine and send our love and support to its people. TimeOut has put together a lengthy list of ways you can help.
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:
• The top two most favorite ways to eat eggs are fried and scrambled. The least most favorite method is soft boiled.
• 40 percent haven’t had a nightmare in years. Lucky you!
• 56 percent never use a printed directory when searching for a campground.
Recipe of the Day
Grilled fruit skewers are a delicious way to prepare fruit when it’s in season. They can be served at a barbecue or when you’re looking for a light dessert. Fruit’s natural sugars are enhanced when grilled, making fruit even sweeter. There are tips for grilling, but there are two main things to make sure of: First, the fruit needs to be firm and not overripe. Second, the grill must be clean. Sprinkled with toasted coconut, serve these fruit skewers warm and watch everyone’s eyes light up with delight.
The rise of airline travel led to the invention of luggage on wheels. In 1970, Bernard Sadow was stuck in customs with heavy luggage after returning from a vacation in Aruba. While he was standing in line, he watched as a worker moved heavy equipment on a wheeled platform. At that moment, Sadow realized luggage should be on wheels too. Soon after, and after a few different design prototypes, he was pitching his “rolling luggage” to Macy’s.
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Readers’ Pet of the Day
“Gucci loves road trips! Best travel dog ever. ‘I’ll have mine on the rocks, please.'” —Georgia Eddy
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