Some of the most often ask questions I get from readers of Love Your RV! are regarding trailer tires. Things like “What brand do you use?” “How old is too old?” “How much PSI do you inflate to?“, etc. I’ve always been leery of writing a tire advice post since they are such a critical part of safety and I’m frankly no expert on the subject. The issue always stirs up passionate debates on web forums. You’ll find many varying staunch opinions. However, there seems to be considerable interest in the subject, particularly from new trailer owners. So, I’ve decided to
FoodShare Columbia: Another Great Way to Increase Access to Healthy, Affordable Foods with SNAP
March is National Nutrition Month. Throughout the month, USDA will be highlighting results of our efforts to improve access to safe, healthy food for all Americans and supporting the health of our next generation FoodShare Columbia is a program designed to help alleviate the stress families face when they live in “food deserts.” The program, in cooperation with the University of South Carolina and other partners, assembles produce food boxes to distribute to low-income individuals. It just got started in April 2015 and has already distributed more than 3,000 food boxes in a community with a high rate of diabetes-related health conditions. More than half of these food boxes have been purchased by SNAP recipients using…
Hampstead home goes up in flames 2 weeks before family planned to move in
Shawn Raposa and his wife had planned to move into their dream home in two weeks, but a raging fire struck Thursday night at 4 Orcutt Drive.
How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
Machinery Pete's Top 10 Classic Tractors
Machinery Pete sees plenty of classic iron on the auction trail, but these 10 collectibles from the past year stood out--and for good reason.
What's the Most Challenging Gymnastics Event, According to Physics?
Between all the different events that gymnasts have to master — from balance beam to the vault for women, and the pommel horse to the rings for men — what's the most challenging apparatus, according to science?
Domestic violence survivors: How we escaped
Leaving an abusive relationship is a traumatic decision. And it's often made even harder by a mess of financial roadblocks.
7 Random RVing Tips from Love Your RV!
Tips, Tips, Tips everyone loves RVing tips and tricks, especially folks that are just starting out. Several of my most popular all time articles and videos
Full Time RVing Advice What Tools Do I Carry?
I’m often asked by folks contemplating a full-time RV lifestyle “What tools do you carry?” The answer has certainly changed over the years as I’ve learned what I need and don’t need. As we have added more items to the rig such as solar panels and extra batteries I’ve had to back off on my tool stash to prevent overloading the trailer. We are now closing in on six years of full-time RV life. The years have taught me what the essential tools are. Below you’ll find my tools listed by category and video footage of the collection. For some
What's Right With Our Schools: Pinson Elementary get innovative art lessons
Students at Pinson Elementary love their art teacher, and they're not alone.