Creating a step well cover for Rover

Just finished up my first big project for Rover and it only took a few hours to complete! We’ve been in our coach for two weeks now and both of us are surprisingly comfortable in the space. We’ve done a few cosmetic things like adding a magnetic knife block and paper towel holder but those...
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It’s only been 10 days?!? (Part 4)

Above: Florida’s Lovebugs are truly horrific only a half-hour into our drive. Part four, the final battle. After the usual dog walks, Sunday morning was spent getting Rover ready for travel. We have a checklist (still under construction) to make sure no steps are missed. We’ve read horror stores (and seen photos and videos) of...
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It’s only been 10 days?!? (Part 3)

Above: Rover perfectly backed into our first campground spot. What a team! At this point in our story (Friday), the protagonists are ready to move the Mothership (aka Rover) to his first campground. Mike figuratively flexes his muscles, takes a really deep breath and drives Rover out of the dealership and down the street about...
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It’s only been 10 days?!? (Part 2)

Above: Walking the dogs through the used luxury RV lot. We knew this week would be busy and we didn’t want the dogs underfoot during the entire process. We did some research on Tampa dog daycare locations beforehand and decided on Fuzzie Buddies due to a lot of positive reviews and all the vaccinations that...
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It’s only been 10 days?!? (Part 1)

From the beginning of our journey on April 27th until now, it’s been pretty hectic and writing about it fell off our radar. We finally have a little free time but since so much has happened, instead of one long rambling entry about the last 10 days, it’ll broken into multiple ramblings. We left Maryland...
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The Final Countdown

One week from right now, we will be in Savannah Georgia, more than halfway to Seffner, FL where we’ll take delivery of Rover on Monday April the 28th. It’s hard to believe, but we’re down to our final week of preparations here in Maryland! We’ve finished all the inspections, repairs, furniture removal, and clean-up at...
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Three Milestones In The Mirror

The last few weeks have been a been a bit of an emotional roller-coaster, but we now have three more milestones behind us. #1: Someone’s buying our house! Our original plan consisted of putting the house on the market, leaving my job, and driving to Florida to purchase our RV. We’d spend a few weeks...
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Clothed and Named

This week has been the painting, bubble test, rain test, and final inspections for our baby in Red Bay, AL. Unfortunately we had to come back to the real world so we couldn’t watch the rest of the work. We did get lucky though and got pictures of our RV taken by another owner (Thanks,...
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From Meh to Freakin’ Awesome

Check out our full photo gallery of the build process! We decided on a Tiffin Motorcoach for many reasons: the interior layout, the incredible customer service, reliability, and many standard features like full-body paint, led lights, 10-gallon hot water heater, and Corian counters. One of the bonuses of buying a Tiffin is that you can watch...
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Moving out

This week we’re another step closer to living the full-time RV lifestyle: our beautiful home of 14 years is officially on the market. Talk about another emotional moment! Our house was built for us in 1999-2000 and we moved in 7 months after our wedding. Knowing that we’ll never live there again has us thinking about...
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