Camping Hacks – Campfire Cooking

Campfire Utensil Rack

One of the highlights of camping is cooking all our meals on the firepit, rain or shine.   Over time, we’ve figured out what we need to bring to make cooking three meals a day on a firepit as feasible as possible while still traveling light and on a budget. Here are some of the solutions … Continue Reading

Sweet Campfire Cornbread Recipe

Campfire Cornbread Recipe

Not going to write up a big narrative about this recipe, other than to say it is our go-to recipe for moist, sweet cornbread when we go camping.  This year we made it to go along with a smoked turkey for “Campsgiving”, but we normally make it to accompany the chili dinner we always make … Continue Reading

Pop Up Camper Makeover – DIY Curtain Tab Type C Options

Camper Curtain Tab Type C

If you are remodeling your camper and are ready to update or replace the original curtains, you will need to decide how you will secure your new curtains to the camper’s C channel curtain track.  You can either reuse the original tabs or make your own replacement tabs. Reuse The Original Tabs If you still … Continue Reading

Camper Roof Repair – Before, During, And After

Camper Roof Demolition

A little background info on our 19 foot 2005 camper.  We purchased it from its second owner; he had paid an RV dealership $3000 to repair a neglected roof leak and make interior wall repairs. However, the roof still leaked and the walls were damaged again.  As it turns out, the dealership only patched the … Continue Reading

Applying Rubber Roof Coating To Your Camper

Rubber Sealant Applied To Camper Roof Finished

The protective sealant on a rubber roof will degrade over time, and begin to get chalky when cleaned.  This is a clear sign that you should apply a coat of rubber roof coating  to protect the rubber and extend the life of your camper’s roof. After applying a the rubber roof coating, your camper’s roof … Continue Reading

DIY Camper Rubber Roof Cleaner Recipe

Rubber Sealant Applied To Camper Roof Finished

If you’re thinking about washing your camper’s rubber roof and are wondering what to use, you probably already know that there are plenty of great camper roof cleaners out there that you can buy. Check reviews to find one that meets your needs. But if you’re in a hurry or prefer a homemade option, you … Continue Reading

Removing And Applying New Lap Sealant

Camper Lap Sealant Repair 8

If (like me) you are the type of person who applies caulk with the goal of getting professional-looking, smooth joints, then the application and appearance of lap sealant on a camper roof will throw you for a loop.Lap sealant looks more like someone was trying to put icing on a cupcake. Huge blobs of caulk … Continue Reading

Our Favorite Camping Hacks

Favorite Camping Hacks

Here is a listing of some of our favorite camping hacks that we routinely use. 15 Minute Fire Starter Make your own fire starter that will last for 15 minutes with ingredients you probably already have on hand and without having to make or prep anything in advance. All you need is a cotton makeup … Continue Reading

5 Day Camping Menu

5 Day Camping Menu

Preparing for a camping trip is a lot easier with a pre-planned menu. The only food item we make in advance are usually Egg Salad Wraps, because check-in at most camping sites isn’t until after 12pm. By the time we’re all set up, it’s nice to not have to cook right away. Having the wraps … Continue Reading

Repairing Damaged Aluminum On A Travel Trailer RV Camper

Camper Aluminum Repair

The base of the support arms of the window rock guard on the front of our travel trailer had worn through the aluminum siding and water was getting inside. The damage was roughly 1 inch high by 2 inches wide. Three options that were considered were: Replace the aluminum panel (approximately 8.5 feet long) Cover … Continue Reading