Heartland's Blog  (Feb 2017)

Pearsall, Texas: Home of the World's Largest Peanut

Kelly Barnett

28th Feb, 17


For over a year I've driven by a statue of a large peanut when I've gone into town to get groceries at the local HEB and I finally decided to stop and check it out.

The monument boasts 'World's Largest Peanut'…whether that's the truth or not, it's a neat little 'off the beaten track' stop located at the corner of FM 140 and Louise Street in Pearsall, Texas.

The memorial goes on to claim…

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Always On Liberty's Top 5 RV Kitchen Essentials

Lisa & Dan Brown

27th Feb, 17


Having been on the road now for going on three years, we've learned quickly what we need, wish to have and what we dream about having in our RV galley. When we sold our Kentucky home, we had to pare down to living in a 42' 5th wheel with limited galley kitchen cabinet storage and counter space.

The things I miss most are my KitchenAid mixer, my big Cuisinart food processor, place settings for 12,…

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Once Upon A Time: An RV Fairy Tale

Emily Rohrer

26th Feb, 17


Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.

~ Hans Christian Andersen

Once upon a time in a land called Suburbia, there lived Queen Emily and King Timothy, a couple of 40-something royals who had grown tired of living in their oversized brick castle.

Their sons, Prince Alden and Prince Dane, had already departed to seek their fortunes in foreign…

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Every Ounce Counts In An RV

Lisa & Dan Brown

24th Feb, 17


...and we're not talking about beer...or wine...or...

In a recent 10-day stretch, we threw caution to the wind and decided last minute to join in on the Escapee's Xscapers Quartzsite Convergence we learned about through our networking with fellow RVers (Xscapers is a fairly new branch of the Escapees; younger RVers who work on the road). Approximately 70+ Campers and RV'ers rounded up in one location on the BLM…

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RV Recipe: Challah Bread

Emily Rohrer

23rd Feb, 17


We all make choices on how to outfit our RV kitchens, based on our own family's cooking habits and preferences. For example, my husband and I are not "grill people" or "panini people," so we don't carry a portable grill or a sandwich press, but we know other RVers who couldn't live without either one.

We do, however, prefer homemade bread to store bought, so my trusty old bread…

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