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“At Briggs & Riley everything we do is completely focused on making travel easier and more convenient.
Travelers rely on us for luggage and business cases that are beautiful, functional and durable. Our commitment to building lifelong relationships with our customers is personified in our industry-leading Simple as that lifetime guarantee. You can be assured quality is never compromised as we design innovative, high-quality products to meet the individual needs of today’s travelers. We appreciate you trusting us to share part of your journey.
Legendary performance, guaranteed for life. If your bag is ever broken or damaged – even if the damage was caused by an airline baggage handler – we’ll repair it free of charge. Simple as that®” –Briggs & Riley
All of our luggage is Briggs & Riley and we couldn’t be happier with it. We own the Baseline Luggage Baseline Expandable Upright Durable Suitcase, Baseline Luggage Baseline International Carry-On Wide-Body Upright Suitcase, and Baseline Luggage Executive Toiletry Kit. We find all of the items to be of high quality, durable, and easy to use.
“GoToob is the civilized, smart, squeezable tube for traveling, outdoors, and more.
Typical travel bottles are hard plastic canisters that pay no attention to the human experience at hand.
The award-winning and patented GoToob is made from soft yet rugged silicone, so it’s easy to squeeze, and it dispenses the product right away. A special, “no-drip” valve helps the cap stay clean.
The collar is made of two rings that unsnap from one another. The outer ring has an ID window, and the inner ring lists content indicators. Simply snap the outer ring off and back on to display “Soap,” “Lotion,” and more. A blank setting lets you write in your own content indicator.
A large opening means it’s easy to fill and clean your GoToob. The small 1.25 fl. oz. size slips easily into pockets, bags, purses, and other tight spots. The medium 2 fl. oz. size is the only size to feature a handy suction cup that can briefly attach to walls for moments when you need your hands free. And a large 3 fl. oz. size gives you maximum volume for longer times between refills.
All GoToobs are approved for airline carry-on, they’re food-safe (FDA), and they’re 100% BPA-free and PC-free. They are also covered by our lifetime warranty.
GoToobs are recommended for shampoos, conditioners, lotions, liquid soaps, condiments (ketchup, salad dressing, etc.), body-wash, toothpaste, secret sauce, magic potions, and many other low and medium viscosity fluids.” –humangear
We have about 9 GoToobs and use them not only when we travel, but around the house (RV). They have never leaked, are super easy to fill and clean, and the ones that can stick to the shower wall are especially awesome when you are short on shelves.
This may seem like a luxury and waste of weight and space, but with the unpredictability of water quality and hardness throughout the country, this is a must have item for any RV we own. Since adding this water softener we have had technicians comment on how great our water heater and other components look. They always think we just had it serviced because there is no buildup and the anodes last much longer. Charging it is super easy – you just dump in a container of table salt and flush it. I read that washing linens with salt can help soften them (I’ll have to research that again and add a post), so instead of wasting the salty flush water, I run it through a wash cycle or two. Saving water and our appliances. Score! We typically charge ours every 2-4 weeks. It comes in a couple of sizes, so choose the one that works for your water consumption.
“Lynx Recreational Vehicle Leveling Kit, 10/Pack. Modular designed levelers not only configure to fit any leveling function, but they also withstand tremendous weight. To use: simply set them into a pyramid shape to the desired height that the RV needs to be raised and drive onto the stack. The levelers can also be used as a support base for other stabilizing equipment. Use under single and dual wheels, under tandem axles and under jacks. 8-1/2 inch x 8-1/2 inch with 1-1/2 inch thickness to give 1 inch lift. The 10 pack comes in an easy to store nylon bag and weighs less than ten pounds.
Lynx Stop ‘N Chocks, 2 per Box. Leveling your RV has never been easier. The only self-positioning guide. Now you’ll hit the top of the stack every time. The perfect accessory for your original Lynx Levelers. Just place the Stop -N Chock on a stack of Lynx Levelers, butt the stack up to the wheels, slowly idle your RV to the top of the stack until you Stop -N Chock. It’s that easy! Strong and durable. Easy to clean. Safe and easy to use. 8.5 inch x 8.5 inch x 6 inch.” –Tri-Lynx
It’s like Legos for your RV! We have a set of the wheel chocks and 2 packs of 10 of the levelers. We use them not only to level the trailer, but also to put under the hydraulic jacks (many resorts require something under them), stabilizers, and to get hoses and cords out of dirt hookup areas. They are easy to clean, stack conveniently into their carrying case, and durable. We’ve had the same ones since 2010 and aside from some color fading from being in the sun, still are like new. Yes you can use boards you might have lying around, but these are lighter, store easier (and neater), lock together, and are easy to drive up on. We put the chock on the back leveler so that we know when to stop backing onto it without yelling at each other.
Beachbody offers a wide range of fitness programs, supplements, and fitness gear to help you get in the best shape of your life. Check out all their products to get started on your transformation today!
We personally use these products on a daily basis and they are great for traveling. They meet all the requirements of being convenient to use, easy to pack, and affordable. Many of the workouts can be done in tight spaces with little to no equipment.
Simplify your nutrition with Shakeology®, the Healthiest Meal of the Day®. Replace one meal a day with Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Greenberry, Chocolate Vegan, or Tropical Strawberry Vegan to help increase your energy, reduce cravings, lose weight, and feel great.*
This is our go-to breakfast just about everyday and if we don’t have it for breakfast, it is our afternoon or evening snack. All of the flavors are great (we have them all) and the recipes are endless. The individual packets are easy to pack for meals on the go.
Or you can be like us and just buy a full bag of each so that you can mix and match for even more awesome recipes!
This new 25-oz Shakeology Shaker Cup is stylish, yet sturdy, and capable of mixing one scoop of Shakeology with your beverage of choice in just a few shakes. These sizeable cups are ideal for Shakeologists on the run, and allow plenty of room for extra add-ins. Yet, they’re small enough to fit in most car cup holders. Get yours today!
We each have our own and use it to make Shakeology when we are traveling and don’t have access to our Vitamix. Fits great in a suitcase with a few of the individual packets for healthy travel meals.
Increase energy, lose weight, and lower your cholesterol in 21 days. In just 3 weeks, the Beachbody Ultimate Reset® will help your body get rid of the toxins you’ve been taking in for decades. This gentle, no-starvation cleanse helps restore your body to its optimal “factory settings,” so you can feel, look, and be healthier than before.*
We’ve done this cleanse as a way to recoup from hectic (or over indulging) travel and jump start healthy routines. It is easy to follow and the recipes have become some of our favorites.
Want to carve an intensely defined physique—without weights, without jumps, and without straining your joints? Then you’ll love PiYo, created by superstar trainer Chalene Johnson. It’s low impact, yet high intensity. No weights. No jumps. Just hardcore results.
What isn’t to love about a workout that can be done without shaking the trailer and no equipment? Perfect for those cold and rainy days when we can’t get outside for a hike or bike ride or when we just want a great workout.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
“22MP full frame CMOS sensor
6 frames per second continuous shooting
61-point AF system
ISO 100 – 25600 range with 50 – 102,800 expansion
1080p HD video recording with manual controls
3.2 inch LCD with 1,040,000 dots
100% viewfinder coverage
Dual CF and SD card slots
DIGIC 5+ processor
Newly designed 22.3 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, 14-bit A/D conversion, wide range ISO setting 100-25600 (L:50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400) for shooting from bright to dim light and next generation DIGIC 5+ Image Processor for enhanced noise reduction and exceptional processing speed.
New 61-Point High Density Reticular AF including up to 41 cross-type AF points with f/4.0 lens support and 5 dual diagonal AF points (sensitive to f/2.8).
iFCL Metering with 63 zone dual-layer metering sensor that utilizes AF and color information for optimizing exposure and image quality.
EOS HD Video with manual exposure control and multiple frame rates (1080: 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p, 720: 60p (59.94) / 50p, 480: 30p (29.97) / 25p) with 4 GB automatic file partitioning (continuous recording time 29 minutes 59 seconds), selectable “All i-frame” or IPB compressions, embedded timecode, manual audio level control while recording, and headphone terminal.
3.2-inch Clear View II LCD monitor, 170° viewing angle, 1,040,000-dot VGA, reflection; magnesium-alloy body with shutter durability tested up to 150,000 cycles, enhanced dust-and-weather resistance, and updated EOS Integrated Cleaning system for improved vibration-based dust removal.” –Canon
We (and by we, I mean Chris) actually own the Mark II, but technology got in the way, so it is linked to the new Mark III. Most of the photos on this site were taken with our Canon (the rest are from cell phones).
“Enjoy your favorite memories in vibrant color and crisp detail on the 10.2” LCD with 1024 x 600 resolution and 16:10 aspect ratio. Enjoy rich blacks and high contrast with reduced reflections on the LCD coated with TruBlack Technology. View wide angle photos up to 160 degrees. The technology increases the visibility of colors in dark areas.
Plug in a USB thumb drive or camera memory card directly into the frame. Compatible with MS, MS Duo, SD, SDHC, xD, and CF memory cards. Choose to display your frame vertically or horizontally. Auto Orientation sensor will rotate your photos into portrait or landscape format automatically” –Sony
We got this photo frame for Christina’s mom and she loves it. We bought it back in 2011 and it is still going strong being on continuously all this time. Mom looks at it all the time and likes that the pictures are large enough for her to catch a glance as she walks through the room. This is a great way to show off your digital photos. You can rotate out what photos are displayed by changing out the USB or memory card. We can mail her new photos and all she has to do is plug them in!
“Who says you have to get out of bed? The Selk’bag 4G Classic is perfect for people who feel restricted by traditional sleeping bags or for a cozy alternative to wrapping up in a blanket around camp. Velcro on the waist, wrists, and ankles prevents bag movement and excess bulk from impeding you from getting things done. Quick release closure on the sleeves allow you to easily free your hands so you can cook, play cards, or do other chores around camp while staying warm.” –Musuc
Where have you been all my life? I am sure we can find room in the RV somewhere for this…I know I can wear it all winter! Can also double as a Halloween costume if you get the right color and the right adornments. The green one would make a great dragon and the yellow just screams hazmat. I bet you could get it in white and become an astronaut. The possibilities are endless!
“May the force be on the table… From the movie “Star Wars” the lightsaber chopsticks series, which has sold more than half a million units, has appeared on the table as shinning chopsticks with an LED! The model is based on Darth Vader’s lightsaber in Episode 4 A New Hope. As the tips of the chopsticks are made of clear transparent molds, the lightsaber is lit up when you turn the switch on. The mold parts are detachable so that you can keep the chopsticks clean.” -Tokyo JAPAN Inc.
Excuse me, I think our geek is showing. Do I really need to say any more? Are you going to go for Vader Red or Luke Blue? May the force be with you.
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