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Sofa is getting soft

We all know RV furniture is usually cheaply made. This travel trailer is less than 1 year old and we've noticed the sofa doesn't seem as firm now and the upholstery is stretching slightly so we can see where we sat. I expect others have had this experience so please share anything you did. Thank you
hokeypokey 02/07/16 09:10pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Added a shelf to the overhead sink cabinet

Nice. No such thing as too many shelves added to an RV !
hokeypokey 01/29/16 08:27pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Lutefisk

DH's husband's family eats it. All I can say is: I gave some to the cat and he covered it up, so that's good enough for me to leave it alone. (Can't stand the stuff)
hokeypokey 01/21/16 06:26pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Entrance catch-all

Clever ! Got any more great tips ?
hokeypokey 12/26/15 06:26am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
Protect liquid detergent pods from freezing ?

This topic has been moved to another forum. You can read it here: 28695929
hokeypokey 12/25/15 08:45am Around the Campfire
Protect liquid detergent pods from freezing ?

As we prepare to leave the cold Midwest, do I need to protect Tide pods from freezing during travel ? Package doesn't say, at least that I can see. I Googled it and all I found was questions/answers about Pods and pressure of aircraft. Any experience with it in your cold RV ?
hokeypokey 12/25/15 08:45am Tech Issues
RE: Dumplings

Bisquick. Salt, pepper and water to desired consistency . Light and fluffy. hokeypokey, Plus the comment about butter. Your recipe doesn't have enough fat. Bisquick has the shortening in it to make a great dumpling. Try this or adding the butter. Ahhh ! Thanks for the tip. I'll note this on my recipe card and make them tomorrow !
hokeypokey 12/16/15 07:40pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
Dumplings

This is how I make dumplings, but I don't think they are tender enough. What can I do different ? 2 cups flour 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking powder Mix 1 whisked egg Enough milk to make a stiff dough
hokeypokey 12/16/15 02:42pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Christmas is over (December 12)

Goes to show what retail thinks of Christmas, doesn't it? Our tree never went up 'til mid December and it stayed up for the 12 days after. Christmas BEGINS at Christmas and NOT before Halloween. OK, I'll get off my soapbox now.
hokeypokey 12/13/15 05:08pm Around the Campfire
RE: Have you replaced the medicine cabinet ?

My medicine cabinet was too high. None of us could use the mirror. Simply unscrewing it, and turning it upside down lowered the mirror. Used the same screw holes to mount it back. You are brilliant !! I like that idea.
hokeypokey 12/09/15 09:37pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
Have you replaced the medicine cabinet ?

Medicine cabinet would be nicer if it was longer and a bit wider in our travel trailer. DH is a handy guy but I thought I'd check here first before I ask him about replacing it. Your suggestions ?
hokeypokey 12/09/15 05:16pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: American flag

I worked in the office of a public school years ago. Every day the older elementary students had the job of putting up/taking down the flag on the grounds. The phone was ringing and the secretary was busy so I answered it for her. The retired Navy man on the other end identified himself and asked if everything was alright at school. I didn't follow his thought, but then he told me we were flying our flag upside down. He said it's a sign of distress.
hokeypokey 11/21/15 09:14pm Around the Campfire
RE: How many sides are too many?

Going to DD/SIL's and she cooks big, so I'll take empty containers along then we can send left overs home with the 2 boys. They won't turn it down, let me assure you. I will make 1 pumpkin pie (she makes apple crisp) 2 salads and fresh buns. They handle the turkey, potatoes, dressing, sweet potatoes and who knows what else. Better wear elastic waist pants !
hokeypokey 11/20/15 07:56am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Are you getting enough Vitamin D ?

FIL read about natural medicine all the time. Some of his theories I believe, some I don't. He did say, it's important to get sun exposure on the top of your hands so don't use sunscreen there. Just sayin'
hokeypokey 11/20/15 07:41am Around the Campfire
RE: Are you getting enough Vitamin D ?

YEP....... Vitamin D3 3000 IU daily Me too.
hokeypokey 11/20/15 07:37am Around the Campfire
Using rv during travel out of cold climate

We were first-timer Snowbirds in 2014. We traveled 4 days down/back with a winterized travel trailer and spent $360 on motels. This year we're going to save those bucks for "fun" things and utilize the trailer during the trip. Any tips/advice traveling this way would be appreciated.
hokeypokey 11/19/15 08:21am Snowbirds
RE: Texas Toast in Toaster

In our area, Texas Toast is just thicker sliced bread. I'd put it in my toaster without another thought.
hokeypokey 10/18/15 08:13pm Around the Campfire
Stainless steel cookware - recommendations ?

Going to buy stainless steel saucepans for the house. Won't need a full set - just saucepans. What brands are you happy with ?
hokeypokey 10/17/15 05:06pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Beef Roast in Crock Pot

Good idea you have to brown the roast outside. And you put the meat right on the grate? No pan should be needed?
hokeypokey 10/17/15 05:02pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Favorite microwave recipes?

The microwave makes great old fashioned oatmeal.
hokeypokey 10/13/15 08:48pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
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