RV Camping Trip Essentials – A Guest Post!

The following is an actual conversation between my husband and I:

Me: I’m not going camping.
J: Well, why not?!
Me: Um, birds and snakes and ants and bears and other insects…just a few reasons for ya.
J: We should do a test run!
Me: A test run?
J: A pitch-a-tent-in-the-backyard test run!
Me: Jerrod, I’m not going camping.
J: In the backyard!!!
Me: Jerrod, I’m not going camping. My foot is down. Actually, both my feet are down. No camping.
Jerrod: But we already have a fire pit in the backyard and everything!
Me: And you know what? I already have a bed INSIDE the house. I’m not going camping.
J: You never want to do ANYTHING FUN!

Perhaps that conversation didn’t go the way he wanted it to because he used the word TENT and not the word RV. I’m just sayin’. If “camping” could look something like this…

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…then I’d be a bit more up for tagging along!

Well…apparently, it CAN, according to John from Smooth Decorator! He’s here today to give us some RV camping trip essentials! Take it away, John!

RV camping trips are an excellent activity for a summer holiday: you’ll get to spend more time outdoors, explore new areas and possibly even meet new people. But in some cases, things can get out of hand on the go, which is why it is vital to have all the gear necessary for the trip packed in advance and ready for use. To help you stay on top of RV camping essentials, we have a short list of items and gizmos you should definitely have at hand during your summer adventure.

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How You Can Tour the Tropics without Leaving the USA!

Summer is almost over, y’all. I know. It’s sad. Before you know it, the winter blues and blahs will be totally getting you down. Why not make your plans NOW to explore some new territory via a much deserved vacation during the coldest time of the year? In other words, get out of the house and out of the frigid North! There’s plenty of fun and adventure to be had down yonder in the sunny South. By then, you’ll have the money and the vacation time saved up. Now is the time to make a plant and put it to good use. You’ve scrimped and saved and stinted yourself long enough. Why not pamper yourself with a sweet sunny Southern vacation?

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South of the Border, so to Speak

Of course, the continent we live on is called North America for a reason. It isn’t exactly full of year round balmy weather, as any lifelong resident of Chicago could easily see. But, even so, it does have its share of places that are almost as truly tropical as any island in the Caribbean. You can travel down to the sunny South to find a balmy climate and plenty of good times. (I should know, I LIVE here!) But, of course, you’ve got to plan your travel like a pro in order to make the best vacation trip. So how do you do it?

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7 Family Summer Holiday Destinations in Europe – A Guest Post!

I’ve been in the middle of a photo project at my house, and I came across a scrapbook I made after a missions trip I took to London. Yep! Quite the missions trip, huh? I was re-living it with my hubby, who has never been out of the country, and we were chatting about where we would like to visit together. We chalked up a few things for that year when we decide to take “the big trip”, and didn’t say much more about it.

So imagine my intrigue when Joey Ferrer contacted me regarding a post on European travel destinations! So take a moment and dream with me about the perfect summer trip for YOUR family!

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Europe is one of the world epicenters for culture, history and politics – it’s also filled with relaxing and scenic landscapes. Travelling to Europe with your family can be a tremendously rewarding and memorable experience. But what places offer the best opportunities to bring the whole family closer together? From the beach to the city, here are seven of Europe’s best family destinations.

London

London is amazing in the summer. Stroll the Thames and take in sites like Big Ben, the London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe, and the Tower of London. Then head to Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens for a horseback ride and some fun for the kids in the water-feature playground. In the evening grab dinner in Soho, then stop in the West End for a critically acclaimed showing of Matilda.

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Welcome to the NEW Blog!

Hello, all!

Whether you are brand new to this blog or have come over from the old blog, welcome! I’m excited that you’re here to enjoy the Road to Domestication along with me!

So, why are we here? (I mean, why are we over at WordPress now instead of Blogger?) The more research I did on blogging platforms, the more I discovered that WordPress offers a greater flexibility and potential for advancement than Blogger – so I decided to migrate this way. I’ve got a LOT to learn on this platform now, but I’m up for the challenge! And I’m excited about it, and about what’s coming!!!

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