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Heloooo There! Thanks for stopping by and WELCOME to the Free to be RV blog!   My name is Vicki, I’m so glad your here. I hope this blog helps you smile, feel inspired and encouraged. My desire is that you come away knowing that if you have an inkling to explore...

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Stress and Anxiety in RV Life

First let me start with saying, I’m not a doctor. Please don’t take my thoughts as medical advice. Dealing with Anxiety and PTSD along with the extra stress of becoming a single mom is just part of my story over the last four years. We have come through a lot, and...

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Broken slide in Palm Springs

Hello friends, just thought I’d share my first breakdown of sorts. We pulled into beautiful Palm Springs, CA a couple days ago. We have been on the road for just two weeks. I have loved watching the scenery change from rain and snow to sprinkles on the sand and palm...

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Buying Property

This RV life has been on my mind for many years, but for many more reasons, it didn’t seem like it would ever be possible. Relationship problems, money problems, child problems, they all seemed insurmountable mountains in front of me. My reasons why it just would...

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Hi there, please allow me to introduce you to my crew! I’m Vicki and I captain this land ship. I've been a single mom for about 4 years now. I have two fabulous kids, currently 14 and 19. I'm so proud of who they are, they really are the joy of my life. We have been...

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Accidentally deleted my Instagram account?

It was a dark and stormy night… Ok, it wasn’t stormy, but it was a late last Friday night, scrolling through social media. I love organization and had been watching Mari Kondo work her magic. And I started tidying up my Instagram account, brainstorming how I would...

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Having a home base

RV’rs vary greatly in how they choose to travel and connect with home. Let me tell you about how I tethered myself to Washington! Options to think about for a home base. In this post, I’m not talking about establishing residency or domicile just a home base. Please...

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RV Tour {Single mom, a teen and two pets}

My Story RV Tour! Bright, Cheery, Full of sun A place for everything and everything in its place, welcome to my little home. Let me know what you think in the comments! Could you do this too?  My tiny home on wheels is a 2003 Keystone Cougar. I bought it from...

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Cat Food to Litter Box

RV with a cat From Cat Food to Litter Box If your dreaming of RV’ing and have pets, don’t despair! You won’t have to leave them behind if you don’t want to. Where there is a will, there is a way. I’ll share with you some of the solutions I’ve come up with to make...

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My Story

My Story It all began with a thought! I had met a new family at church that had moved from Texas to Washington. But not just a regular pack your stuff in a big truck move! They had four adorable kids and had lived in a motorhome for over a year while exploring the US!...

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Back ‘er up!

back er up! Backing up a Fifth-wheel! For me, one of the most nerve-racking parts of RV’ing is actually backing up the fifth wheel into a spot. Now granted, I’m very early in my journey and have only been “out” four times at this point. So I haven't had a lot of...

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