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Sunday, April 29, 2012

First Night in the Books

IMG_1875Last night was our first night in the fiver. We had a great and relaxing evening. We were both tired, so we didn’t stay up too late. The cats settled in pretty well, except they were restless over night. We were awakened several times throughout the night when they decided to join us for awhile.

IMG_1880We were really pleased with the heat retention. We left the heat on 60 degrees and were perfectly comfortable under our nice down comforter. Harry got up in the middle of the night and checked the temperature. It was 27 degrees outside. We were both surprised since we were so comfortable. So I guess we don’t have to worry about what it will be like in the fiver this year during the late fall.



This morning we had our first Sunday morning breakfast in our new home. What a great feeling! We can almost forget that the “stix n bricks” are only a few feet away. I’m not sure if it feels real yet. Maybe it will when we are heading out for our first road trip, or when we get that “for sale” sign in the front yard.




We both got back to work this morning. Harry wanted to install the Pressure Pro system on the truck tires.






He still has the fiver tires yet to do, but that is on the agenda before we head out  in three weeks.




My project was to start working in the house. I am going to do one room at a time. The living room was first on my list.

Here is the result after a couple hours of work.





For the most part, it’s all set – have some dusting, sweeping etc. yet to do, but all of the pictures and personal items have been removed.


One room down…six to go…


  1. Congrats on moving in and spending your first night in the rig.

    Looks like you've still got enough work to keep your busy - it never ends!

  2. Isn't it fun? We felt like we were sleeping in our treehouse for a while. Just outside the house, but completely separate.

    Lucky kitties to have a tree in your rig!

    The Good Luck Duck

  3. The living room looks so nice! Are you guys showering and doing dishes in the house? We weren't sure if Harry tapped into the sewer or not.

  4. I really like how the house is looking. Are you guys hooked up to the sewer there, or do you have to still shower & do dishes in the house?

  5. Living room looks very nice. Sounds like you are taking a day at a time. Good for you.

    Enjoy your new home.

    Sharon at Princess and Cowboy

  6. AWESOME!!!!!! Congratulations on getting moved in and spending your first (or many) nights in the 5er!! The house looks great and ready for that new owner!!

  7. Looks like you are already enjoying your full timing adventure!
    The kitties will relax once they realize that this is their home now.
    Change isn't as easy for cats. :)


  8. Congrats...we are hoping to do it ourselves someday...enjoy!

  9. What Happy Campers you must be, congrats. Wish we had done that.

  10. House looks great. RV EVEN GREATER!

  11. We just got our house on the market Friday and have been living in our 5th wheel in the driveway for the last month to help keep the house clean.

    Good luck on yours..

  12. Living in an RV is like playing house - it's just fun!