1 Year of RV Living Review
Melissa McElfresh

1-year review with Bailey the 5th wheel

We found two more to look at if we spent the night and headed home the next day. Since we were already 10 hours from home, we might as well look at them, now. Little did we know that in this spur of the moment decision we would end up buying our new home!

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Cold snowy February day 2019 in Spokane, Washington
Melissa McElfresh

Our Steps To Stay Warm, Winter Prep 2018

We were feeling confident with all the modifications and forethought we had put into the Winter prep that we would be fine. Then the month of October came…

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LCI auto-leveling reservoir cover
Don McElfresh

Why is the Auto-Leveling Popping?

After some extensive digging around on the internet, we found the solution on the LCI website that would allow us to use an additive rather than replacing all of the fluid in the system.

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Keurig replacement Asobu Cold Brew
Don McElfresh

Is There Coffee Beyond a Keurig?

When we decided to live full-time in an RV, we found that our Keurig did not make a good fit for our new lifestyle. I knew it was time to find a better way to make a cup of coffee. It did not take too long before I found myself deep in the rabbit hole of coffee brewing.

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Simplehuman 40L Trash Can for RVing
Melissa McElfresh

Simplehuman 40L Trash Can Review – Let’s Talk Trash!

Unfortunately, this meant I could no longer build my tower of trash. As disappointing as this was, so was trying to pull out the trash can to toss garbage in it.

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Sitting outside of the RV
Melissa McElfresh

Why we went FT – RV Lifestyle

Why we choose to sell it all and live in a 5th wheel developed over time from: hardships of the past that molded us, our challenging present and our dreams for our future.

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Snow covered mountains
Don McElfresh

The Adventure Begins

Melissa found a large packed gravel lot just behind the Cracker Barrel and next to a hotel. We drove a couple of blocks to get there and saw that we were in luck, there were only two other people there, a semi-truck and another fifth-wheel.

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Don McElfresh

The Adventure of Purchasing a Truck

Upon arrival that fateful Sunday morning, we were happy to find the truck in the lot for customer parking and not out on the main sales lot. We went to the showroom, from here things slowly started to go downhill.

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2014 Bayhill 320RS
Melissa McElfresh

Finding Our New Home, Part 2 Bailey

…there was still a massive hole in our stomach knowing they have the 5th wheel and our money, yet we have had nothing but empty promises.

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Lake McDonald Glacier National Park Before We Stared RVing
Don McElfresh

Three Events in Five years That Led Don to RVing

Being told by my doctor that if I did not get my weight under control there could be dire consequences to my health.

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