August market our Two Year Nomadiversary! That’s right! We hit the road in August of 2019 and have lived in our rig ever since. It was a bitter-sweet month of ups and downs. We got to hang out with friends, talk about full-time life, owning a business, and all the things inbetween. We got to see a real-life Thunderhollow and visit Mackinac Island with friends! We also had time to dive into some much-needed RV repairs and discover mold while at it. Yea, that part was not great. Naturally, our spending was all over the place with a month like that.

Here is a list of our Stays!
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Rent Cost

We spent a total of $358.04 on rent for the month of August, which is an average of $11.55 per night.

Type

Lotdocked:              1 night
Moochdocked:     15 nights
Thousand Trails:   1 night
State Park:              6 nights
Army Corp:            8 nights

Hookups

Solar/Batteries:     1 day
Full Hookups:      15 days
Partial Hoopus:   15 days

States

3: MI, WI, MN

Miles & Fuel

Total Miles:       1,794
Towed Miles:    1,121
Days Traveled:  5
States:                 3
MI, WI, MN

Gallons of Premium: 136.17
Average Price Paid: $3.76/gal
Fuel Cost:              $512.40

Generator Fuel:      $0.00

Toll:                        $  0.00
Parking:                 $  0.00

Map

Laundry

Laundromat:            $30.00
Laundromat Visits:  1
New Clothes:         $165.67

New shoes for Dan and a couple of new shirts for everyone.

Food

Groceries:      $ 1,013.08
Restaurants:  $  462.29

Total:              $1,475.37

$75.37 over our budget.

Misc.

Between the Thunderhollow Racing and Mackinac Island, we spent $371.04 on Entertainment and Excursions.

Here is the Video of our Mackinac Island Trip (which is all about the budget)!

RV Connectivity

We currently run a Cricket Wireless SIM for $55 per month for 100GB. Our RV setup consists of a NETGEAR Nighthawk MR1100 SIM Card Router connected to two Proxicast High Gain, Wide-Band, Omni-Directional Antennas.

We had to get more GB this month so our total was $100 instead of the usual $55.

Phones and Devices

$252 for two iPhones 11Pro on the ‘Get More Unlimited’ Plan and one iPad on the Unlimited Plan. This includes monthly payments on the iPhones!
The ‘Get More Unlimited’ Plan includes 75GB of Premium Data, 30GB of Mobile Hotspot Data. This plan includes Apple Music which is 90% of what we use for drive days. This plan also includes Disney+ which is one of Braxton’s favorite apps.

Thousand Trails Cost and Breakdown

We have the Elite Collection Membership which we paid off.

In total, we have spent 226 nights in a TT at a cost of $49.77 per night thus far.

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