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Jaimie Hall Bruzenak
Interests: RV travel, writing
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Keeping your weight down is just as important for your RV as your own health! It will affect how long your RV lasts and your safety. Have you weighed your RV? If not, you should do so at an RV... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
An article published by the California Recreational Dealers Association stated that the association is seeking equalized freight policies. Right now, delivery of an RV built in Indiana can add almost $4000 to the cost because of the high cost of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
Do you have a gas or diesel engine for your motorhome or tow vehicle? Or, if not yet, which are you looking to buy? Vote in our poll. Jaimie Hall Bruzenak Do you have/prefer gas or diesel? Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
Tax season is over but we are curious - As an RVer, do you do your income taxes yourself or have someone else do them? Participate in our poll below. Feel free to leave comments below or at the poll.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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While in New York for my daughter's wedding, we were able to visit the nearby Olana State Historic Site in Hudson. Olana was the home and studio of the Hudson River School artist, Frederic Edwin Church. He lived from 1826-1900.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
Vote in our new poll: Has your RV ever been broken into? Jaimie Hall Bruzenak Has your RV ever been broken into? Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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I learned something new today. Seat belts for passengers in the back seat or in an RV are not required in Iowa. The question was asked of a state trooper in the Dickinson County News as to whether or not... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
How many states have you traveled in in your RV? And what is your criteria? Must you spend the night? Participate in a certain activity? Whatever your criteria is, tally them up and vote in our latest poll! And leave... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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I've gone by the directional signs dozens of times and never checked out Dead Horse Ranch State Park. I wanted to go to the Cottonwood, AZ area and see Old Town Cottonwood plus George wanted to paint. Dead Horse Ranch... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
Judges of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a law prohibiting people from sleeping overnight in their vehicles. The judges said that the law is too vague. Several defendants were included in the appeal. People were arrested for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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Former RVers and friends from Tucson now have a park model in the Pinetop-Lakeside area of the Mogollon Rim. Last year they stayed in their RV in one of the parks. They liked it so much, they decided to purchase... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
If you were to purchase a new RV, would you purchase a unit from the same manufacturer? Vote in our poll. Let us know why in the comments below or in the poll comments. Jaimie Hall Bruzenak Next RV -... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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Though I grew up in Southern California, I had never gone to Catalina Island until last week. I'm sure I'll be back. It was great fun and a beautiful place. Avalon is the main town. As you approach in the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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I sought but did not see. However, I did hear them and had a wonderful hike in Madera Canyon, at the northernmost part of its range. This tropical bird is found from northwestern Costa Rica to the sky island area... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
Since you've been RVing has your relationship with your spouse or travel partner gotten better? stayed the same? or gotten worse? Or do you travel alone or with a pet? Vote at our latest poll. Jaimie Hall Bruzenak Your relationship... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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I popped into the Tucson Botanical Gardens a second time. You never know what you'll see blooming plus, they have some unusual cacti. The lush pink blooms are from a hybrid cactus. You don't always see multiple flowers on the... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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While we got very little rain this winter in the Arizona desert, RVers can enjoy blooms galore at the local public gardens. At Tohono Chul, desert wildflowers were a splash of color when I was there. Cactus were not blooming... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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Boy - was this family and cat lucky! After a trailer had been delivered to Camping World and turned over to them, the sales manager was inspecting the roof and he heard a "hiss." Turns out it was a cat... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
Are you a snowbird returning home? This week in the desert of Arizona, temperatures are supposed to get into the 90s. It will get RVers thinking about heading out. Or, perhaps you are starting a summer of travel- a destination... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
This couple owes about twice what their RV is worth and can't make the payments. It is their only home. Will declaring bankruptcy allow them to keep it rather than having it repossessed? The short answer is no, but Bankrate's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
When the weather is bad - high winds, heavy precipitation or icy conditions - it's often better to stay in the campground one more day before moving on. A strong headwind can knock your mileage in the cellar. And, it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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With a few days left in our trip, we headed inland to Hanmer Springs. More beautiful countryside, pastures and rolling hills. We decided to stay for two nights at the Top 10 Holiday Park. We were within wakling distance of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
Do you use bottled water or an onboard filter when you travel? Do you use bottled water or an onboard filter when you travel? Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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After a drive down Route 1 south from Picton, following the coast at times with stunning beaches, we arrived at Kaikoura. For beauty, Kaikoura is right up near the top of the list of places to visit on the South... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2014 at RV Home Yet?
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On my previous trip to the South Island of New Zealand with my granddaughter, I did not make it to the north end before time ran out. I wanted to make sure George and I got to do it. Not... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2014 at RV Home Yet?