Year: <span>2017</span>

Crab Cakes

This recipe that can be prepared with a hand full of pantry items and some mayonnaise and still make an impressive main meal. Serves 4 Ingredients:  1 12 oz. can of lump crabmeat                                              […]Read More

It’s RV Show Time!

The best way to shop for an RV – be it a motorhome, towable, pop-up or truck camper – is to visit an RV show. We're now in RV Show prime time across North America. It runs from January through March. Some are indoors, some outdoors. Some, like the RV Supershow at Tampa seen above, are […]Read More

Episode 122 – What you need to know before buying a used RV

It’s RV shopping season and for a lot of shoppers, finding used RVs can be a daunting experience, especially for the high demand Class B campervan style motorhomes. But once you locate one, how do you make sure you are getting a good deal? What are the things that need to be carefully checked out? […]Read More

How to dress for warmth on winter RV trips

A couple of winters ago, we traveled to northeastern Wisconsin and Minnesota in the midst of what the news media said was the coldest stretch of prolonged frigid temperatures to hit the continental U.S. in a century and yet, everywhere we went around there, the locals seemed to shrug it all off and continue with their winter […]Read More

Friends and Fellow Travelers

Since my husband, Jim, died from metastatic cancer four years ago, I have found myself being shy of people and groups of people. I bought my SS Agile 8 months after he died and traveled throughout the country and visited friends. It was an instrumental part in helping me to begin to heal. When I became a guest reporter […]Read More


Here is a version of Jambalaya that I came up with using foods I had on hand in the fridge and pantry. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at:   Ingredients: 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into chunks or slices approx. 1/2″ by 2″ […]Read More

The Tape Measure to your RV Dreams

I'm far from being a RV salesman. But sometimes, as Jennifer and I meet with folks around North America, we feel like ambassadors for the RV Lifestyle. We also like to push people off fences… fences of indecision. So it was during our visit yesterday to Sunshine State RVs in Gainesville, FL  We were there to meet […]Read More

The Maiden Voyage of my New Fishing Kayak

We ended the year 2016 with the first voyage of my brand new Native Slayer 10 fishing kayak. It was a miserable day for Florida, with temps in the 50's and rain mixing in fast. But my new pal,  Dave Posey, who runs Kayak Fishing Destin, agreed to let me tag along on one of […]Read More

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