Crossroads Elevation Toy Hauler: Why we bought one, why we still have it, and why you don’t want one!

crossroads elevation lemon | ourtravelingtribe.com

No, we don’t have a mid-bunk 5er. Yet. Yes, we still have our 2015 CrossRoads Elevation toy hauler.  This is the story of why we bought it, what we went through with it, why we still have it, and why you do NOT want one.  😉 (as well as why we don’t have a mid-bunk yet 😉 […]

Shopping for a rig & Big Time RV!

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WooHoo!Some time ago, The Tribe traveled to Colorado to search for a new RV, and share our fun shopping for a new rv (Dana LOVES rv shopping! lol.)!  You can watch our time on the lot, and in the area, by tuning in to The Travel Channel tonight at 9:30 eastern! Big Time RV starts […]

Lilla Rose hair clips – the ultimate traveler’s hair products!

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We have 5 daughters.  So years ago, when I came across a blog post about unique and beautiful hairclips that promised to hold their hair, ease my time spent styling, and were lightweight and durable, I ordered some sight unseen.  Since that time, we have been wearing the Lilla Rose hairclips non-stop!  About a year […]

The Ticknor Tribe on 60 Minutes Australia…

Our fulltime, RVing, traveling family! ourtravelingtribe.com

Back in March of this year, The Ticknor Tribe pulled out of Shreveport, LA, and took a short break from our flood cleanup volunteering there, to spend a few days, in Dallas, with a film crew from Australia.  The producer was incredible to work with, and the crew was great!  We all enjoyed our time (and because they […]

How we support our travel lifestyle with family businesses…

Selling Lilla Rose hair accessories at a renaissance festival. ourtravelingtribe.com

The query that we field the most has to do with how we support our traveling lifestyle.  RVs are not cheap – to purchase, to maintain, to drive (7 mpg thankyouverymuch) – we have a fam of 10 to buy groceries and clothing for, and then include all the other incidentals that come with raising a […]

Using our RV lifestyle to enable disaster relief volunteering

Volunteering with Samaritan's Purse is a life changing experience that you will never forget! ourtravelingtribe.com

There are a lot of reasons that we love our fulltime RV lifestyle, and the flexibility and opportunity it gives us are two of the main ones.  One opportunity that our flexible RV life has given us, is the chance to do volunteer work!  And some of our favorite work is disaster relief volunteering.  If […]

Oxygenics shower head mod… installing the Fury RV

The Oxygenics Fury RV shower head replaced our stock shower head for a much better shower! ourtravelingtribe.com

This has to be our easiest and fastest mod ever, but it is also one of my favorites!!!  We had a regular Oxygenics shower head in our last rv, and while we had installed it, it had been years ago, and we had since forgotten how awful stock rv shower heads tend to be!  In […]

RV remodel – toy hauler garage to boys’ room…

Our toy hauler remodel - from garage to boys' room! ourtravelingtribe.com

I thought it was about time that we shared the remodel of our toy hauler garage space into a man cave for our boys!  Now that we’ve made it to the sunny south (gotta love Texas!), I had a chance to open it up and get some photos of what we have been working on! […]

Other RV Tips articles from The Tribe…

Fort Martin Scott, in Fredericksburg, Texas, is an interesting (and free!) part of Texas Hill Country heritage! | OurTravelingTribe.com

Did you know that we also write for LetsRV.com, a website of RV tips for fulltime RVers, by fulltime RVers? Here are our latest articles over on LetsRV.com: The Top 10 Field Trips and Factory Tours in the eastern USA – I’ve compiled a list and overview of the best in roadschooling destinations for the […]

RV Mod – Garbage cupboard to pantry…

We took out our built in kitchen garbage can and turned the cupboard into a small pantry. | ourtravelingtribe.com

I LOVE an rv mod!!!  Oftentimes, that means that I love to have Vaughn and the boys remodel the rv for me. 😉   But, I really stink at taking before pics, because I am a jump in and start ripping it apart the minute I think of it kind of person!  So, I don’t […]