I haven't written many reviews for this blog, compared to the total number of articles written. The reviews posted here will be for items that I've used for a while and feel confident that I know the product well. I'm sure this list will grow with time.

The products reviewed were bought by me, and I have no connection with the manufacturer.

Airstream Basecamp and Starlink--First Time Out and Impressed
I'm sitting and writing in the shade of a large oak tree, early afternoon, lakeside, and about twenty-five feet from my Airstream Basecamp. My new lounge chair is comfortable, the south wind is keeping the gnats away, and  I can't think of a more comfortable or satisfying spot to be writing about my first camping experience with the Starlink RV satellite internet system. Lake Darling State Park in Iowa is a darling lake, with campsites right on the lake. It's a challenge for me as a writer, though, and for my wife with her consulting business which is almost completely managed by phone and via the internet because Lake Darling's signal strength is almost completely nil--and is sometimes non-existent--and, therefore, the perfect spot to test our new satellite internet service. I'll deliver our first impression right now--my wife and I are newly pledged Elon Muskateers! <more>

Eleven Tried and True Camping Aids for the Small Trailer Owner
Sometimes being able to grab that nifty little camping helper just when you need it really adds to the camping experience, transforming a little chore into a little wave of joy. Making those camp chores just a little quicker and easier to finish--now there's the mark of an experienced camper! Below I've listed ten little items that make my days at the campground more enjoyable. Most of them are easy on the pocketbook and long on utility, and they can be useful for almost any camper, no matter what size the unit. <more>

MoonShade Awning: a Review
After about a dozen set-ups, I can say that the MoonShade awning is an excellent awning for my 16-foot Airstream Basecamp. My prior experience with camper awnings was with my tiny trailer, where I used a white vinyl tarp with suction cups and a couple of extendable tent poles. That actually worked pretty well (and was inexpensive), but with my white tarp initial experience, I have to say that the MoonShade is well-constructed and is designed well. <more>

Keeping Warm (but Not too Warm) When Sleeping in Our Camper
My wife and I have been using Sea to Summit Traveller sleeping bags for several years now. I've used mine longer because I originally bought it for bicycle camping. These small, lightweight bags work great for us--first when we owned our tiny trailer and now when we own our Airstream Basecamp. <more>

The Cooking Beauty of the Instant Pot for the Little Camper
When it comes to meals and camping, especially with the simplicity of camping in small trailers or vans, a one-pot meal is hard to beat. In this review, I'm not going to wax eloquent or drag on, I'm just going to relate how simple the Instant Pot pressure cooker is to use in a small camper space, or even in a tent. <more>

How Necessary Is a Thermometer for Camping?
Tiny trailer camping was simple, that's for sure. With an ice chest, the food was as cold as it was going to get. I usually tried to keep the chest out of direct sunlight; after that, managing the cooler just meant getting more ice when necessary. Now that I own a little trailer rather than a tiny trailer, the rig (an Airstream Basecamp 16-foot) comes with a Dometic 12-volt refrigerator--with a dial to adjust temperature level and everything. <more>

Review: Iron Hammer Portable Electric Camping Shower
When COVID-19 hit this year, my wife and I decided to not use any campground amenities other than water and electricity. This meant that we had to use our portable toilet all the time and not just for nighttime visits. It also meant that we had to develop a procedure for bathing other than using the campground shower houses. <more>

How the Clam Quick Set Shelter Helped Us Through Four Days of Rain
As I pulled away from home on a Tuesday morning, pulling my tiny trailer and all packed up for a two-week stay at Rathbun Lake in SE Iowa, I was fully aware that the weather forecast was for four straight days of rain. <more>

Review: ProBreeze 1200 Dehumidifier
It's spring, it's been raining, it's been hot, and I think it's a good time to write about the little dehumidifier I use in my tiny standy trailer--the ProBreeze 1200 Cubic Feet (150 sq ft) Electric Mini Dehumidifier. <more>
Review: Cleanwaste Portable Go Anywhere Toilet
Because I own a tiny trailer, I don't have a built-in toilet inside. This isn't a problem for most of the camping trips my wife and I take because in the Midwest, almost all camping takes place in established campgrounds with either flush or pit toilets. However, this year I've been cold-weather camping in the off season and enjoying it a lot. <more>

Review: Yeti Tundra 45 Hard Cooler
Like most folks who camp, my wife and I don't want to have to change out our ice too often when camping. An efficient food cooler is an important component of camping convenience. We've found this season that the Yeti 45-quart cooler is an excellent, "tiny trailer-sized" choice for our particular camping needs, for several reasons. <more>

Review: the Duxtop 8100MC Induction Burner
Most campgrounds in Iowa have electricity available for both large and tiny camping rigs. My RTTC Polar Bear camper is a "standy," so as my wife and my trailer camping experience continued, we considered the possibility of how to cook inside when the weather was extreme, such as heavy rain. We didn't want to cook inside with our Coleman camp stove, due to fumes. We considered electric hotplates, which are readily available, but then in Facebook tiny trailer groups we came across recommendations of the induction burner. Researching, we decided to buy a Duxtop 8100MC induction countertop burner, and have been pleased with its performance. <more>

Review: The Green Elephant Utilitent
irst of all, after I purchased the Green Elephant Utilitent last July (2018), the company owner sent me an email stating that if there were any issues to please contact him. I wish I had kept the letter for this review, but didn't. My wife and I have used the utilitent as an outside restroom for our tiny trailer's portable toilet last year and the early season of this year for a combined total of about a month. <more>

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