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Following the Dream: Today is Someday

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Harper Sullivan
February 13, 2024

Since embarking on their full-time RV journey, Phil and Stacy have embraced living in the moment and taking life as it comes at you, an important skill while on the road. RV life is not only about the destination; it's about the community you build and the adventure you find on the way there.

Following the Dream: Today is Someday

FOLLOWING THE DREAM

Phil and Stacy Farley of "You, Me, And the RV" began their journey like many other full-time RVers: with a full cleansing of "stuff." They sold their house and belongings, left their jobs, and hit the road with an informal plan in place. Since embarking on their full-time RV journey, Phil and Stacy have embraced living in the moment and taking life as it comes at you, an important skill while on the road. RV life is not only about the destination; it's about the community you build and the adventure you find on the way there.

"We believe in the power of experiences and want to help people explore the world. Whether through our blog, social media, or products, we aim to inspire others to chase their travel dreams. Our mission is to help people live a life they love by inspiring them to explore the world. Our vision is a world where everyone can experience something new," Stacy explains on her blog.

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Their excitement, compatibility, and zest for life have not gone unnoticed. Through their YouTube channel, "Today is Someday", andwebsite, they have inspired countless people to start living now and make their dreams happen. Phil and Stacy are Navy veterans. Their love story began on base in Japan, and their passion for helping other veterans has never ceased. The two have made it their mission to raise awareness and funds for veterans' needs. Their community has raised over $154,000 for different veterans' charities.

The philosophy and inspiration behind "Today is Someday" is to empower a community to pursue their dreams. It is the principle that your "someday" can be "today." All you have to do is take a deep breath and step into the uncertainty–your community is waiting. Along with running their own YouTube channel about the trials and tribulations of the road, Stacy and Phil are proud members of Harvests Hosts!

On their blog, Stacy and Phil discuss their experience with Harvest Hosts; "On our journey, we quickly learned that Harvest Hosts fits into our travel style perfectly. We have experienced many unique locations through the program that we would not have discovered otherwise. As we learned our RVing style, we quickly realized that we preferred to stay at unique locations."

LEARNING ON THE ROAD

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You, Me, and the RV have become a go-to resource for those interested in the RV lifestyle. Aspiring RVers can find information on everything from healthcare recommendations, boondocking, electrical systems, and the best way to organize your RV!

Stacy and Phil's journey is a testament to the freedom and adventure of living on the road. They live life out of their 35-foot Tiffin Allegro RED 33AA (rear engine diesel) RV that they have nicknamed Ruby. They bought her when she was just a year old and had spent 10,000 miles on the road. With Ruby as their roadside companion, they are able to explore new places, create unforgettable memories, and live out their wildest wanderlust dreams.

One of the keys to extended life on the road is Ruby's impressive RV tank capacity. With a 100-gallon diesel fuel tank, they can roam freely without worrying about frequent fuel stops. And the 90-gallon freshwater tank ensures they have enough water for their needs, while the 70-gallon grey water tank and 50-gallon black water tank provide ample storage for their wastewater.

TIME TO UPGRADE | LITHIUM BATTERIES

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Curious about the power source behind an epic RV adventure–-one that gives you endless creature comforts of the home? Look no further than Stacy and Phil's powerful Battle Born Batteries lithium upgrade! With 100Ah 12V Battle Born Batteries, Stacy and Phil can explore without worrying about draining their power. No longer is waking up and brewing coffee on their Keurig a problem! They are able to live with the creature comforts of home while on the road.

The lithium batteries power virtually anything that runs through the inverter. Big ticket items (the essentials) such as a coffee pot, hair dryer, refrigerator, lights, TV, instant pot, and most outlets throughout the RV.

Phil explained that their previous lead-acid batteries limited them, as they could use only 50% of their capacity and required monthly water level checks. In contrast, lithium-ion batteries are maintenance-free and allow for 100% capacity usage, providing significantly more power. Phil and Stacy desired freedom to run any of their appliances while boondocking, and the lithium batteries were the perfect solution.

As for the installation, the Farleys enlisted the help of their fellow RVer, Lance from Wheelin with the Wendes. While Lance may not be a professional installer by trade, the installation was done with the utmost expertise. With Battle Born Batteries' customer service at their side, it was as simple as 1-2-3!

WHY LITHIUM? | BATTLE BORN BATTERIES

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Battle Born Batteries are designed to provide superior performance and reliability compared to lead acid batteries. Lithium iron phosphate lasts up to 10 times longer than lead acid batteries, retaining 75-80% of their capacity even after 3000-5000 life cycles. In addition, they offer two to three times more power than lead acid batteries and can be charged five times faster.

With a high discharging capability and virtually no internal resistance, Battle Born Batteries deliver consistent power with a flat discharge curve, making them more efficient and high-performing than your typical lead-acid batteries. Furthermore, these batteries are environmentally safe and non-toxic, using the safest lithium chemistry available and making them the perfect choice for life on the road!

In addition to powerful product features, Battle Born Batteries offers excellent customer service with a team of USA-based experts to assist with sales, technical, and customer service needs. The batteries also come with a 10-year warranty for added peace of mind.

At the core, Stacy and Phil are just happy to have their perfectly brewed coffee in the morning, without worrying about what they can and cannot plug in!

GET OUT THERE, AND STAY OUT!

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Despite the challenges and learning curve of being out on the road full-time, Stacy and Phil wouldn't change it for anything! Their story is an inspiring example of following one's dreams and living life on your own terms. Their journey began with a major lifestyle shift and a commitment to exploring the world, and their world shifted when they committed to helping others along the way.

With their powerful power system by Battle Born Batteries, they have found a solution to one of life's biggest challenges on the road–reliable power. Phil and Stacy's journey serves as a reminder that anything is possible with determination, a little creativity, and, of course, some humor!

Check out their website, and wave if you see them and Ruby on the road.

About Harvest Hosts
Harvest Hosts is a unique RV camping membership that offers self-contained RVers unlimited overnight stays at over 5,666 small businesses across North America with no camping fees. Boondock at farms, wineries, breweries, attractions, and other one-of-a-kind destinations throughout North America, and you’ll get peace of mind knowing that a safe place to stay is always nearby!
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Harper Sullivan
Harper Sullivan is a six-foot-tall adventurous travel writer with an untamed spirit. She lives out of a Ford Transit, chronicling her experiences from the rocky terrains of The Rockies to the rim of the Grand Canyon. Contributing to the Harvest Hosts, CampersCard, CampScanner blog; Harper's writings blend vivid travel experiences with insightful reviews and pop culture references. Her engaging storytelling invites readers on an extraordinary journey, making every camping escapade a thrilling adventure.