RV Space Savers Wants to Wish You A Merry Christmas!

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Wishing all our friends, readers and customers  

We hope you have a wonderful holiday season no matter where you are and who you are spending Christmas with this year.  While we love to be home with our kids at Christmas, it is also fun to be living and or traveling in your RV during Christmas and start new traditions and see what traditions others have. Since moving away from our extended family one of the new traditions we started was going out and looking at all the beautiful Christmas lights.  This year we are blessed to get to spend a lot of time with our dear RV friends Marilu and John and have spent a couple of nights out looking at decorations in the Seattle area.

As I am writing this newsletter today so close to Christmas, I am saddened by the two horrific news stories coming out of Europe.  Let us pray that 2017 can bring an end to this horrible violence and we can have Peace.

Great Space Saving Tip:  You can store almost anything in these clear plastic shoe holders that can hang over your bathroom or bedroom door.  I talk about this in my seminars and it is a real space saver.Use them to store wash cloths, hand towels, shampoo, conditioner, brushes, combs, makeup, cleaning products,  and shocker even shoes! 🙂   You can purchase them at most big box stores.

Important Tip: Fake Olive Oil Companies Revealed – Stop Buying These Brands Now!

Watch carefully to make sure the oil you are purchasing is the real deal.  Sadly more and more of our food seems to have issues.  Buy locally and from Farmer’s Markets whenever you can.  http://livetheorganicdream.com/fake-olive-oil-companies-revealed-stop-buying-these-brands-now/.

Great article on Ways to eat Healthy.   While most of us indulge in the traditional foods and festivities of the holiday season and there’s nothing wrong with that, January brings back the sense of needing to get back on track.  I ran across this article that has several good ideas that may be helpful.   http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyEating/Nutrition/Daily-Tips-to-Help-Your-Family-Eat-Better_UCM_461172_Article.jsp#.WFhZzBsrLIV.

 

This is a busy time for most people but we are always wanting to hear from you, our readers.  Please contact us at rvspacesavers@gmail.com.  Do you have tips to share?  Do you have ways that you use our products other than what you bought them for?  Do you have recipes to share using our products?  Do you have other space saving products to share?  What about Great Places to Visit?  We’d love to hear from you.

Great Places to Visit:  11 Towns That Deserve a Closer Look This is a great article about smaller towns that have lots of things to see and do.  We have found that to be true when traveling.  Most small towns have unique places to visit or histories to be discovered.

In August of 2012 I wrote an article called “Tie a Yellow Ribbon” in our trip journal about a little Montana town called Big Timber along the Yellowstone River and I-90 west of Billings and east of Bozeman. 

Visiting with the folks in this tiny county seat of Sweetgrass County, we learned a lot about these yellow ribbons as well as touring the Shilo Sharps Rifle Company.  You would never guess there is so much history in this town of just 1600 people.  Most of you would drive right on by without giving this “wide spot in the road”  a second thought.  So don’t pass up those places you whiz by…maybe they have a hidden treasure!  Here is a link to that post.  http://www.mytripjournal.com/MTJ/WebObjects/

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All you need is the plan, the road map and the courage to reach your destination  and remember YOU hold the map to make the journey your own.  Until next time…happy and safe travels.

 

 

Baby…It’s Cold Outside by RV Space Savers

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images-1This image says it all!  As much of the country is gripped in cold, rain and snow, I hope most of you are where it’s warm and sunny!  We are still in the Seattle area so for the most part it is cloudy and rainy however we had about 3 inches of snow earlier in the week.  Not excited about being in this weather in the winter but love being here to spend the holidays with our kids and grandkids!   What a wonderful life it is.  Last year we stayed in southern California and two of our three kids we able to come down for Christmas which was something different and fun. Certainly one of the great things about living in an RV is following the warm weather in the winter and cool weather in the summer.

Can you believe there are only 14 days until Christmas?  I hope you are all ready for whatever celebrating Christmas means to you.  In most places you can find lots of activities to create new memories if you are not with your family.  Check  out bazaars, concerts, church and school programs, lighting ceremonies and neighborhoods that are lit for the season, visiting folks in Assisted Living facilities, etc.  We have been doing lots of those kinds of things with our dear friends Marilu and John who are also spending the winter in Seattle.  Marilu and I made a bunch of these “Sock Snowmen” and delivered them to “forgotten seniors” in an Assisted Living facility in the area.  photo-dec-04-2-06-10-pmWe spent a fun afternoon together making and delivering them.  Here are the directions.  http://sumo.ly/3Q5Z.

Great Tip:  When we were in southern California last year I found  a couple of sites where you can put in the area you are staying in and find Christmas light displays.  hqdefaultWe found some gorgeous neighborhoods in the area last year and I also found some up here this year.  http://www.christmaslightfinder.com/ and  http://find.mapmuse.com/interest/xmas-displays.

Great Tip from Marilu:  Simple Sock Trick to stop your windows from fogging up. download-1We have trouble with our windows in the RV  fogging up and sure will try this tip.   http://theheartysoul.com/fix-foggy-window-cat-litter/?t=SNJV.  Do any of you have this problem and what do you do to keep the moisture at bay?  We have fans going and a small dehumidifer and we really have to manage it carefully.  This winter we have added a couple of the DampRiddownload-2 containers of little moisture pellets so we’ll see if they help.  We also watch the window sills to make sure there is no mold building up.  Would love to hear from you on what you do to control this issue.

Do you decorate your RV for Christmas?  If so do you decorate both inside and out? We only decorate the front of the MH as we have one of those little tables that fits over the steering wheel.  All our decorations are flat and easy to store.01b5fd493474974c12eb240745d55a330dd652c1ab  We’d love to share your photos if you send them to us at rvspacesavers@gmail.com.

A Tip from a Customer and Jillee.  Use a cutting board on top of your burners (make sure they are turned off and cool) as additional counter space.  This came to me from a customer who found a beautiful wooden cutting board the same size as the cooktop in her RV.  She had her husband install handles on either endimages-2so she can also use it as a serving tray.  I had totally forgotten this wonderful tip from Peggy (thanks Peggy) until this came the other day from Jillee.  This is a great idea also and you could certainly modify a larger board with feet.  http://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/how-to-modify-a-cutting-board-for-more-counter-space?

Sadly we did not have any votes for our entries to the contest!  We only had 6 entries and no votes.  All 6 entries will receive a 20% discount as a way of saying thanks for participating.

Folks…this newsletter is for download-3 What would get you to be involved?  Are there things you would like to see covered in the newsletter?  I have had requests for Places to Visit which I have added and Recipes using our products which I have also added.  I need to hear from you.  It is expensive to continue to do the newsletter and not get responses from you.  I have spoken with the people at Aweber and they say the opens for the newsletter are way above most they see and they don’t understand either why we’re not getting participation.  Please let me know what you’re thinking and how we can make it better for download-4RV Space Savers has lots of great gifts for your RV friends and family.  Check out our website ahttp://www.rvspacesavers.com/shop/

Products on Sale:   Only  14 days until Christmas.  Here are a couple of great Christmas Ideas.  On sale now while supplies last or until the end of December. Not only great for Rver’s but for anyone on your Christmas list.

Egg Lover Special. This includes the Egg Space Saver (normally $12.), the Microwave Omelet Maker ($6.) and the Small Fiskie ($7.)

Egg Lover Special

Egg Lover Special

 Purchase the Egg Space Saver and Small Fiskie and receive the Microwave Omelet Maker FREE.  This makes a great gift for anyone who loves eggs no matter what sized kitchen they have.  One of our readers gives the Omelet Maker to all her friends as gifts.https://rvspacesavers.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&path=35&product_id=172

 

 Mini red and green Laser Lights

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Laser Lights

        • ED Mini Portable Stage Lighting with Tripod
        • Fun for gatherings, parties, potlucks or just to shine in your RV space
        • Unique mini lights that projects red and green with several beautiful pattern designs
        • Projector comes with a 3-position switch, “off”, “on” & “strobe” with flashing speed continuously adjustable
        • Can use on your Christmas tree
        • DO NOT use outside in inclement weather

We’ve used them in trees, on the side of buildings, over a swimming pool, on the side of the motor home, kids rooms, for work-out sessions and on our indoor Christmas tree.

Regularly $35.00 now only $20.00 while supplies last.  https://rvspacesavers.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&path=35&product_id=151

 

A yummy recipe using RV Space Saver products.  For this Sausage Lentil Soup recipe I used the following products:  Salsa Maker (Herb & Veggie Chopper) to chop all the veggies, mixing bowl (to mix all the ingredients together before I put it in the crockpot), small fiskie (to mix all ingredients together), all of which can be found on our website.  https://rvspacesavers.com/shop/index.php?route=product/category&path=35

Sausage and Lentil Soup Recipe:  file:///C:/Users/Gail/Documents/Recipes/Sausage%20and%20Lentil%20Soup.pdf

 

Great Places To Visit:  How About a Trip to the “Best of the West” National Parks? road-trip-nationals_1 Here is a trip that includes 14 of the most popular.  We are so fortunate in this country to have so many beautiful national parks and monuments to visit.  And I’m sure we all have our own “best” or favorites.  http://www.outdoorproject.com/blog-news/ultimate-western-national-parks-road-trip?utm_source=k1&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=odpcpc&kwp_0=261462 .

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We hope your journey is filled with  friends, family, food and fun until we meet again.