Melissa McElfresh

RV Winter Prep 2019 Plan

We analyzed what was working best for cold weather camping and saw changes we could make. Here we share our RV Winter Prep with you…

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Melissa McElfresh

Pumpkin Cookie, Snickerdoodle Style Recipe

This free recipe features a cake-like pumpkin cookie. Similar to a spice cookie, with a hint of pumpkin. Rolled in a cinnamon-sugar combo…

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Don And Melissa Reviewing the RVLock Keyless entry
Melissa McElfresh

Keyless Entry, RV Lock Review

The 6-month review of our RVLock keyless entry, where we answer some questions and provide our experience-based assessment. Check it out…

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Melissa McElfresh

Freezer Chocolate Chip Cookie, RV Perfect

Check out this method so you can have a hot cookie at any time. Creations are limitless: chocolate chip, oatmeal, peanut butter, and more…

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Melissa McElfresh

Shark Vacuum, best cordless for an RV or Dyson?

The perfect RV cordless vac was narrowed down to: Shark Vacuum ION Flex and Dyson V8. Read on to see why, and a comparison chart…

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Melissa McElfresh

Changes To Adventures, Work Update

It is with a heavy heart I announce this. From a new blog standpoint, it will hinder our growth. Yet, it must be done.

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Recent Stress In RV Life, Update

So as you can see life’s problems and stress will happen no matter what you live in, or where. The difference is that living in an RV…

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#AdventuresinRVLife Recipe: Meaty Pasta Sauce From Italian Meatloaf #Meatloaf #Pastadish #leftovers
Melissa McElfresh

Recipe: Meaty Pasta Sauce From Italian Meatloaf

In our meatloaf recipe, the leftovers are the star of the show! Here we will be transforming them into a meaty pasta sauce.

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Melissa McElfresh

RV Weight, Reduce It With These Easy Steps

Just like a person having a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, we have a Spring one to reduce RV weight.

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Melissa McElfresh

Fireworks – July 4th – Camping

Headed to a different State for the 4th of July? Here are some National Parks that host grand displays of fireworks every 4th of July…

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RV friendly Broccoli Pea Salad is super easy to make and can be made with greek yogurt or mayo. #adventuresinrvlife #sidedish
Melissa McElfresh

Broccoli Pea Salad Recipe, RV Friendly

Between the mix in options and tips, we hope you give the Broccoli Pea Salad a try. It is so quick and easy to make, we are sure it will soon become a staple in your family, too.

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Melissa McElfresh

Instant Pot or Rice Cooker, Which one for an RV?

Here are some comparisons so you can decide if the Rice Cooker or Instant Pot is the best option for you, in your RV, House or Apartment..

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Father's Day 2019
Melissa McElfresh

Father’s Day – How It Started In Spokane, WA

As a kid in Spokane, WA I faintly recall hearing that the idea of Father’s Day was born here. How it came to be is an amazing story….

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Melissa McElfresh

Campsite Potato Salad, Best One Pot Recipe

You will be the hero of the day… Here is a quick and easy potato salad recipe that could be done in one pot with minimal effort.

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Melissa McElfresh

Is a Hamster the best RV pet

We did not expected the syrian hamster to be transitioning into RV life with us. It was a learning experience! Below are tips to help you…

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Melissa McElfresh

Best Hard Boiled Eggs, RV Style

This quick and easy Hard Boiled Egg recipe will be done on an RV stove top and will include some water conservation ideas.

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Crockpot vs Instant Pot
Melissa McElfresh

Instant Pot or Crock Pot for RV Life

The differences below are based on the Cuban Pork recipe Melissa has made in the RV using both the CrockPot and Instant Pot.

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Selling Tips for your Estate, Yard or Garage Sale
Melissa McElfresh

Selling Tips for your Estate, Yard or Garage Sale

The shoppers are at your event, looking around, let’s keep them there. Here are some selling tips to help maximize your event….

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Estate Sale PART 3 The Pop Up Sale And The Flow
Melissa McElfresh

Estate Sale: PART 3 – Pop Up Sale And The Flow

How you arrange the tables and items can provide an enjoyable experience for your shoppers. Think of it as shopping different departments…

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Estate Sale PART 4 Making Money
Melissa McElfresh

Estate Sale: PART 4 – Making Money

We had cars lined up as early as 2 hours before our Estate Sale opening. I will suggest the following that worked very well for us….

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Estate Sale PART 1 How to avoid a costly pricing error
Melissa McElfresh

Estate Sale: PART 1 – Avoid our costly pricing error

Now we are faced with the biggest downsizing of all, an Estate Sale… 3 months to prep…

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Melissa McElfresh

Is A $20,000 Storage Unit Worth It?

By now you have determined what size storage unit, the cost and how long you need it for. You have even played Jenga with paper furniture.

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Estate Sale PART 2 How advertising and a websites can bring shoppers
Melissa McElfresh

Estate Sale, PART 2 – Advertising and Websites

The biggest factor that can make or break your Estate Sale comes down to how many people show up. Advertising…

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Minimalism, Our downsizing preparation to RV Life
Melissa McElfresh

Minimalism, Our Downsizing Preparation To RV Life

We were faced with the most significant move of all, downsizing EVERYTHING…meaning drastic downsizing preparation….for RV Living full-time

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