Heartland's Blog  (Dec 2016)

Our Bighorn Gets A New 5th Wheel Pin Box

Emily Rohrer

20th Dec, 16


*Emily Rohrer (OwnLessDoMore.us) is a contributor to HeartlandRV's blog. All opinions expressed are her own.*

When Tim said, "Honey, I'm gonna order a new kingpin," my mind went to drug lords and crime bosses.

I should have known he meant something RV-related. I swear sometimes it feels like that's all we buy.

For those who are unfamiliar…

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RV Cooking with Kelly

Kelly Barnett

20th Dec, 16


I enjoy cooking. Baking? Not so much. I'm no gourmet chef but we don't go hungry.

When we purchased our Heartland fifth wheel I had never used a convection oven (a microwave/convection oven was standard in our 5th wheel) and was actually quite terrified at the thought of learning to use it…let alone actually using it!

Thankfully, when we picked our Landmark Key Largo up from the RV dealer they offered…

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RV Recipe: Pumpkin Oat Streusel Muffins

Emily Rohrer

19th Dec, 16


What's in my RV oven this season? Pumpkin muffins!

They make for a delicious holiday season snack, and I baked a dozen recently to feed some RV park neighbors who came over to help us install a new hitch on our Bighorn 5th wheel. Served warm with coffee, these muffins kept our helpers happy on…

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Storage Matters In An RV

Kelly Barnett

15th Dec, 16


Whether you're a Weekend Warrior, Any-Timer, Part-Timer or Full-Timer, like us, the amount of storage in your fifth wheel trailer matters.

More than likely, when you were shopping for your camper, you took into consideration the amount of storage each floorplan you looked at had…just like we did.

I fell in…

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Our Favorite Thing About Full-Timing

Emily Rohrer

14th Dec, 16


Our absolute favorite aspect of full-time RV living? Having more time to spend doing things we love, one of which is hiking.

During a recent visit to southern Arizona, we stayed just 25 miles from the Madera Canyon Recreation Area, which offers several hiking trails in the Santa Rita Mountains, at levels from handicapped-accessible nature walk to intense mountain climbs (for further information, visit http://www.friendsofmaderacanyon.org).

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