Our (changing) summer travel plans

Like everyone else, we were super excited for summer to get here.  We were planning to head to Colorado for 5 months, hang out with family and friends, ATV a couple times a month, take in Red Rocks concerts, visit Rocky Mountain National Park, find new restaurants…we could go on and on. Well, our plans … Continue reading Our (changing) summer travel plans

How to NOT freak out when you get an IRS audit notice

We all fear getting that dreaded letter from the IRS saying we’re being audited or owe additional taxes.  Well, we got one of those letters last summer while we were on the road last summer. We weren’t completely surprised by the IRS letter.  2017 was a complicated tax year for us.  We sold our home … Continue reading How to NOT freak out when you get an IRS audit notice

5 things no one told us about RVing in early retirement

We have absolutely loved being on the road 5 months this summer.  AND, we are 100% ready to head home for the winter. We set out for New England on May 15.  We had our route, itinerary, and campground reservations set for the entire summer, and we didn’t really deviate.  The only time we didn’t … Continue reading 5 things no one told us about RVing in early retirement

RV living…everybody’s got something to do

We get asked a lot of questions about who drives, who cooks, who cleans…basically, who does everything while we’re traveling. We’ve never even thought about roles and who does what. I guess we just kind of started doing what we’re doing and it’s worked! Carter’s Roles President and CEO. Carter likes to think he’s in … Continue reading RV living…everybody’s got something to do

8 Lessons Learned During Our First 6 Weeks On the Road

We left Arizona on May 13th and headed to the Grand Canyon.  Since then, we’ve been to Lake Powell, Goosenecks, Grand Junction, Grand Lake, Denver, Scottsbluff, Lincoln, Kansas City, Lake of the Ozarks, St Louis, Columbus, Ohiopyle, Rocky Gap, Annapolis, and many more. Whew!  As you can imagine, we’ve learned a lot! 1Our biggest learning … Continue reading 8 Lessons Learned During Our First 6 Weeks On the Road

How to make your money go further when you’re on a road trip

Plan fuel stops with Gas Buddy Gas Buddy is one of our favorite travel apps.  We search our route for inexpensive fuel so we know where to stop for a fill-up.  We’ve all been in those small towns with 1 station and the fuel is $.50 more than everywhere else.  With Gas Buddy, we know … Continue reading How to make your money go further when you’re on a road trip