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Forum: Just Conversation 09-06-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 36,743
Posted By Mrs.M
We were traveling in Washington state, and...

We were traveling in Washington state, and checked out the Woodinville Whiskey Company Distillery tour and tasting. Their bourbon is quite tasty, and they make a wicked good barrel aged maple syrup,...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 06-29-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,999
Posted By Mrs.M
We looked at all of the units you mentioned. We...

We looked at all of the units you mentioned. We were unimpressed with the Raptor, the sewer connections were especially awkward. I liked the look and feel of the Momentum, but I'm a bit leary of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-21-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By Mrs.M
You might also check out the Forest River...

You might also check out the Forest River Cherokee Vengeance Touring Edition. It comes standard with all the bells and whistles you have to pay extra for in the Voltage, Cyclone and XLR, like heated,...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 04-01-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,645
Posted By Mrs.M
Welome, Jerry! We've spent the last several...

Welome, Jerry!

We've spent the last several months closely examining Toyhaulers from all the manufacturers. We will be full-timing in ours, so we had some very specific requirements: a king bed;...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-18-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By Mrs.M
We also had a positive experience with Family RV...

We also had a positive experience with Family RV when we purchased Moby. We've not dealt with them, but See Grins in Gilroy does consignments, too.

Mrs. M
Forum: Full-Timers 03-15-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,170
Posted By Mrs.M
Some stuff is being sorted out for the kids, some...

Some stuff is being sorted out for the kids, some stuff to friends, most of it will go to charity, just a few things will be sold. But it is still a chore to go through it all. This morning I cleared...
Forum: Full-Timers 03-14-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,170
Posted By Mrs.M
Prepping for fulltiming.

We are prepping for full-timing this summer. We've got the new truck - yes, it will tow any of the three fivers we're choosing between. But I have one question: where did we get so much stuff? We...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-16-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By Mrs.M
A confession

I have to admit to a bit of Schadenfreude today. We were driving down the freeway today when a particularly unobservant idiot driver in a luxury SUV seemed to think that if he or she was just...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-30-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mrs.M
Slide covers?

We currently have a small, older MH with no slides. We are planning to upgrade to a newer, larger RV with slides in the not-to-distant future. Some of the units I've seen have slide covers, some...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-23-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By Mrs.M
What are you driving? Be aware that CA 1 along...

What are you driving? Be aware that CA 1 along the Big Sur coast has size limitations. And I would suggest avoiding taking 1 through San Francisco to connect with 80 east to Reno because traffic on...
Forum: Full-Timers 10-21-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By Mrs.M
Both Leale's RV and Almaden RV are repair shops...

Both Leale's RV and Almaden RV are repair shops located in San Jose. You could check with them to see what they can do. We've had good dealings with Leale's, never tried Almaden RV.

Mrs.M
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By Mrs.M
Our kitchen is quite compact. We actually have a...

Our kitchen is quite compact. We actually have a reasonable amount of storage, but it totally lacks counter space. A lot of the nicer units have a pull out drawer unit with a counter top that gives...
Forum: Full-Timers 05-20-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,178
Posted By Mrs.M
We have a Rexhall Vision. It is well insulated,...

We have a Rexhall Vision. It is well insulated, but doesn't have heated bays. Rexhall doesn't make Visions anymore, I don't think they make coaches this small anymore, either, but you can...
Forum: Full-Timers 05-19-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,178
Posted By Mrs.M
Phoenixx, we have a small (just under 28 ft)...

Phoenixx, we have a small (just under 28 ft) class A. We wanted a unit with a walk-around queen bed, and a real shower, not a "wet bath", and our driveway is 28 feet long:) I'm very comfortable...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-19-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By Mrs.M
Yes, the fairgrounds are by the airport:). Your...

Yes, the fairgrounds are by the airport:). Your choices for RV parks in Monterey are slim. We stayed at Marina Dunes a couple of years ago. The park was reasonably well maintained, the management was...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-24-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,786
Posted By Mrs.M
KAS, I hate having to head out to the privy...

KAS,

I hate having to head out to the privy in the middle of the night, so when we tent camp, we have a luggable loo. It works really well, but never, ever use the liner bags from Walmart, stick...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-25-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,935
Posted By Mrs.M
I'm a California native, and I've driven Highway...

I'm a California native, and I've driven Highway 1 along Big Sur many times. You could not pay me to take our 28 ft MH on that route. Yes, it is stunningly gorgeous, but it would be a long, slow...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-09-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,786
Posted By Mrs.M
KAS, As a fellow SCAer, here in the West, we...

KAS,

As a fellow SCAer, here in the West, we camp from March through October. Tent camping is usually fine from May through the first week of October :-) We bring Moby to the events where the...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-01-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,897
Posted By Mrs.M
I've got a Highland Single malt I really don't...

I've got a Highland Single malt I really don't like. It's not bad whisky in the sense that it tastes terrible, like the Baby Blue Corn, but I found Dalmore 12 undrinkable. It is utterly, utterly...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-25-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,897
Posted By Mrs.M
Yes, this is a conversation starter :) But I am...

Yes, this is a conversation starter :) But I am genuinely curious to find out what other folks are drinking, too. flaggship1 is correct that you generally get what you pay for, and I do avoid the...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-23-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,897
Posted By Mrs.M
I'm not terribly fond of Maker's, but I do like...

I'm not terribly fond of Maker's, but I do like Woodford Reserve. Bulliet or Buffalo Trace are my go-tos for mixing. I love Booker's on the rocks, but not as a mixer. Blanton's and Basil Hayden are...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-23-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,897
Posted By Mrs.M
Wow! They must like you a whole lot! :)The...

Wow! They must like you a whole lot! :)The distillery that made that whisky went out of business in the late 80s. They used pot stills to make their whisky, a more labor intensive method of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-22-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,275
Posted By Mrs.M
Regarding CA road restrictions, some smaller, two...

Regarding CA road restrictions, some smaller, two lane, very narrow/winding "highways" do have restrictions on RVs, anything over 40' is considered 45', this is the direct quote from CalTrans:
...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-22-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,897
Posted By Mrs.M
It's a good philosophy:) So far, every other...

It's a good philosophy:) So far, every other whisky I've tried is better than the Baby Blue. I certainly can't drink it, and I can't think of anyone I dislike enough to give the rest of the bottle...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-21-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,897
Posted By Mrs.M
Terrible whisky?

I consider myself a bit of a whisky connoisseur. I enjoy good bourbon, and bourbon-style American whisky, both for mixing cocktails, and sippin' whisky. As such, I check in on a few of the various...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-21-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By Mrs.M
Our son and daughter in law are stationed out of...

Our son and daughter in law are stationed out of state, and our daughter is away at college a few hours from here, and will be working for part of the day. Cooking the traditional Thanksgiving dinner...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 21,222
Posted By Mrs.M
As my sig says, we have a Rexhall Vision. I was...

As my sig says, we have a Rexhall Vision. I was running with that theme, tossing out names of legendary seers and visionaries - Cassandra, Nostradamus, Leonardo. On our first trip, Mr. M commented...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-18-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,625
Posted By Mrs.M
Congratulations to your son! Our oldest is in the...

Congratulations to your son! Our oldest is in the Air Force - he's also the third generation to serve :-) Enjoy your visits. Many military bases have RV campgrounds, but I don't know if one must be...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-31-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,425
Posted By Mrs.M
With us, it depends. The MH lives in the...

With us, it depends. The MH lives in the driveway, and has all its own "stuff" -dishes, toiletries, linens, etc. - and is kept ready to go, we just add food and clothing, so we could be out the door...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-31-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,704
Posted By Mrs.M
For Irish Whiskey, I'm partial to Red Breast. The...

For Irish Whiskey, I'm partial to Red Breast. The 12 year is fine, the 15 is better. As for Bourbon, well, my first choice is Booker's on ice, Basil Hayden's is very good, as is Blanton's, but in...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-29-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,704
Posted By Mrs.M
X2 on the Scapa. I'm also partial to Jura, and to...

X2 on the Scapa. I'm also partial to Jura, and to Jura Superstition. Abelour is lovely, and Genmorangie is a good all around scotch, but the Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban is superior. And if you like the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,585
Posted By Mrs.M
Any brand, single or two-ply, that says it's safe...

Any brand, single or two-ply, that says it's safe for septic systems is fine. Just use plenty of water when you flush. We use whatever is on sale when we buy supplies.

Mrs. M
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,354
Posted By Mrs.M
Mr. M drives Moby more than I do, but we do share...

Mr. M drives Moby more than I do, but we do share the driving. I've taken Moby out by myself, too, when we needed to take two vehicles to the campsite. As a general family policy, everyone in the...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-20-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By Mrs.M
Last weekend Mr. M and I spit roasted a whole pig...

Last weekend Mr. M and I spit roasted a whole pig for a big group of people. That was some mighty fine eatin'.
The only drawback was getting up at 3am to get started for dinner at 5pm.:)

If we...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-04-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By Mrs.M
Our coach is a 'dainty' 27 feet, and fairly...

Our coach is a 'dainty' 27 feet, and fairly nimble (we took him up OR 46 to Oregon Caves National Monument :eek:) We mostly take weekend trips, with the occasional longer 10 or 12 day vacation. Like...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-29-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,988
Posted By Mrs.M
We have a memory foam mattress topper on our RV...

We have a memory foam mattress topper on our RV Queen bed, and with the added inches from the topper, we use regular high thread count queen size sheets with no modifications. They stay put just...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-25-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mrs.M
We have a 2002 Vision 26 we are very happy with....

We have a 2002 Vision 26 we are very happy with. It's a solid, well built coach. The original owners took good care of the coach, and I think we'll get many more years of use out of it.

Mrs. M
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-13-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Mrs.M
X2 on the Oxygenics shower head! Mrs. M

X2 on the Oxygenics shower head!

Mrs. M
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-28-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,220
Posted By Mrs.M
We just upgraded to a Weber Q. Mr. M is much...

We just upgraded to a Weber Q. Mr. M is much happier with it.

Mrs. M
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-01-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,435
Posted By Mrs.M
We have used Moby as an extra guest room. We have...

We have used Moby as an extra guest room. We have been at some group events where it has served as the extra kitchen and barista station. We live in California, and since he is kept stocked and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-01-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By Mrs.M
McMahons has several dealerships on the West...

McMahons has several dealerships on the West Coast and Arizona. I've seen at least one other thread regarding them, McMahon's RV Deceptive Trade Practices - iRV2 Forums...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-31-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,303
Posted By Mrs.M
I wish our Rexhall had power seats. I am...

I wish our Rexhall had power seats. I am 'altitudinally disadvantaged' ;) and I would love to be able to raise the seat a bit when I am driving. It will be a must have on the next coach for the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-31-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By Mrs.M
I'm not surprised. We went to check out their...

I'm not surprised. We went to check out their Monacos a couple of months ago. The salesman we talked to was quite rude, and we left thinking that even if they a had coach we liked (they didn't), we...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-31-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,637
Posted By Mrs.M
Ours is Moby. Moby is a Rexhall Vision, so we...

Ours is Moby. Moby is a Rexhall Vision, so we were considering classic seers names like Cassandra and Nicodemus, but on our first trip Mr. M said "it's like trying to drive a whale!", and it's mostly...
Forum: RV Gourmet 12-13-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,841
Posted By Mrs.M
Smoke 'N Fold Stainless Folding Smoker on sale...

Smoke 'N Fold Stainless Folding Smoker on sale Free Shipping US48 (https://www.chefsresource.com/smoke-n-fold-stainless-folding-smoker.html?gclid=CJmwq8T4l7QCFad_QgodW1gA9A)

I've not seen this...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-26-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Mrs.M
We have a propane smoker we take with us when we...

We have a propane smoker we take with us when we tent camp with a group. It doubles as an oven. I've baked biscuits, quick breads, cinnamon rolls, fresh scones, pizza, and pies in it. I use air bake...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-13-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Mrs.M
We stayed a night there last spring. The front...

We stayed a night there last spring. The front desk was nice, the bathrooms were clean, there was a playground for kids and it seemed well kept. On the negative side, there was a bit of freeway...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-13-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,913
Posted By Mrs.M
I like my single malt neat, thank you. I prefer...

I like my single malt neat, thank you. I prefer highlands and speysides, but there are a couple of tasty islas, Jura Original comes to mind.

I make a mean Manhattan, with Bulliet Rye and brandied...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-13-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 36,743
Posted By Mrs.M
I'll second Mr. M's recommendation of Red Breast...

I'll second Mr. M's recommendation of Red Breast Irish Whiskey. For Scotch, my current favorites are Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban and Jura Origin 10, and I never say no to a bit of Clynelish. I like my...
Forum: Full-Timers 11-12-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,464
Posted By Mrs.M
Jeannine, I've a sewing room with an entire...

Jeannine,

I've a sewing room with an entire wall devoted to the fabric stash. Since we've decided to start prepping for full timing, I've decided to start clearing out the stash. It was hard to...
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