Jennifer Wendland

Jennifer Wendland travels North America with husband, Mike, in a small Motorhome. She has worked with Mike as a television producer and traveled extensively all over the world. She is a self-described "gym rat," enjoying fitness and exercise wherever she goes. She is a certified Water Aerobics instructor and has taught large group classes in leading health clubs for more than 20 years. She and Mike have three grown children and seven grandchildren. They travel about two weeks out of every month. When not on the road, they live in southeastern Michigan.

Our 3 Favorite RV Camping Chairs

When it comes to RV accessories, Camping Chairs are at the top of every RVer's must-have list! Here are 3 of our favorites: One of the most asked questions we get has to do with the portable camping chairs we carry around with us in our RV for outside seating. We have tried a bunch […]Read More

Women RVers Share their Secret Tips for Successful Solo RV Travel

While solo RV travel is a liberating feeling, women RVers say it can also lead to lonely and trying times. Here's how to thrive with solo RV travel. If you arm yourself with the right information and adequately prepare, you can enjoy your time on the road with little anxiety. Some estimates say as many […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tip: Seven Life Hacks for RVers

This week I have a whole bunch of tips. I call them Life Hacks for the RVer…. little things that can make a big difference. I have seven of them, life hacks I've either learned herself or been taught by others. 1) Get rid of yucky odors – Want to quickly freshen up the inside of your RV? […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tips: Keep Your Dog From Running out of your RV

According to survey on our Facebook Group, almost 70 percent of all RVers travel with pets, most often a dog. But one concern many of us have is how to keep our pets secure while traveling, or from bolting outside when we open the RV door. Lisa Gruner, of Huntsville, Alabama, shared a tip with me […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tips: Simple Shower

This tip comes by email from one of our listeners named Wendy… who came across an inexpensive little gadget that can help with staying clean and showering on camping trips and hikes. It’s called the Simple Shower and it is a specially designed portable shower that attaches to just about any one- or two-liter bottle to convert […]Read More

Tips: The Benefits of a Steamer

If you’re looking for a very handy way to make sure your clothes look good and are wrinkle free as you’re traveling in your RV – and let’s face it, who isn’t – this tip is for you. It’s an iron called the Power Steam Pro. I bought one at a Family Motorcoach Association Family Reunion rally […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tips: Don’t Get Stuck in the Mud, Sand, or Snow

Be it mud, snow or sand, nobody likes the thought of getting the RV stuck. Our friend Jan Matthews found a very handy little product that she always carries with her…after learning the hard way why such a product is needed. “I got stuck last year, and somebody else got stuck this year,” Jan said. […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tips: Shoe Bag Storage

Storage in RVs is always at a premium raising one key question: Where do we keep all the things we need? My friend Peggy Bechtel offered a great tip that I’m happy to share with you. Simply pick up a shoe bag and a good ol’ fashioned tension rod (like the kind for curtains) and […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tip: A Bright Idea

Whether wanting to conserve battery life or read when our partner is ready for sleep, we don’t always want all the lights in our RVs on. That’s why I thought it would be great to pass along this tip from Julie, of Nebraska. “I have a Mighty Bright (brand) clip on LED light,” she says, […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tips: Avoid the Laundromat

Though convenient, hitting a laundromat isn’t always everyone’s favorite necessary chore when RVing. Our friend Tom, of Ottawa, offers a tip that might come in handy – at least for smaller loads of laundry. “You can wash your clothes as you go,” he says. “You put your clothes in a covered pail with a lid […]Read More

Tips: Control Shedding

We love Bo, our Norwegian Elkhound dog, but there is definitely one thing we don’t love: His fur. In other words, he sheds. A lot. He is a big dog with a thick, healthy double coat of long hair and with the heat and humidity that comes with the summer travel season, Bo lots of […]Read More

Why You Should Take Swim Noodles to Camp

Ever run into your awning support pole? Hurts, doesn’t it? We’ve all done that. So don’t think you’re the only one. Well here’s a tip to help you avoid that…. or at least to make it not hurt so much when you do. They’re pool noodles. Yes, you read that right: those Styrofoam logs that […]Read More

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