Exploring Life Together & LIving with Purpose!
Welcome! We are Matthew and Nissa Haight (Pronounced ‘Height’). We are from Texas and married in September of 2016. We are now living Full Time in a Brand New 2019 Palomino Puma RV and we absolutely love the lifestyle.
Exploring New Sights is a blog about the minimalist lifestyle of living in an RV, all things money and budgeting financially, as well as, exploring new exciting things. Whether it’s a new place, a new concept, a new product, or a new vision of life. It’s about learning to live happy, healthy, and never stop exploring!
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Explore with us as we live and blog on all things RV, Adventure, and Finances.
Meal planning and grocery shopping! We all have to eat, and as much as we wish we could eat out every night or have a fancy chef cook our every meal, in reality, that just doesn't happen. So, if you are tired of wasting time making a grocery list or trying to figure...read more
Should you buy a New or Used RV? When it comes to buying your very first RV or even your second or third, there are so many things to consider. There is also the age-old debate that has many people confused about whether purchasing their RV new or used will be the...read more
It's February! Do you know what that means? Valentine's day! Now, this holiday is such a great way to show your significant other or friend that you're thinking about them. Everyone deserves to feel a little bit of love this month, even your Happy Camper. Do you...read more
It’s that time! Setting up my goals for the month of February 2019. But first, let’s recap on January’s goals. My goals for January came with a lot of motivation and an attitude of “I can do this”. However, I didn’t count on being sick for almost half the month with...read more
Creating the perfect budget doesn’t have to be intimidating or overwhelming. But first, what is a budget? A budget is just creating a plan for your money. Kind of like how you create a plan to write a paper or create a plan for a day of fun. A budget is similar. Now,...read more
Oh… Finances! We all have them. Money is universal and some are completely unaware on how to truly manage it. According to an article written by CNBC, 78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, 56% are in way over their heads with debt, and 56% save $100 or less a...read more
So, what does it mean to live frugally? We see people talk about this subject a lot! All it really is about is money management and never living above your means. Living frugally is the ability to stretch the dollars you spend by making sure you spend wisely, as...read more
Owning an RV is such an amazing adventure to embark on. According to the RV Industry Association, it is estimated that approximately 10 million Americans own RVs. That is an impressive number and it is continuously growing. So, you are not alone in your RVing journey!...read more
It’s a new year and everyone is posting about their new year goals and resolutions. Setting goals and writing them down is an amazing stepping stone to accomplishing them. I have always been a goal getter, so resolutions are a year-round thing for me! Transitioning...read more
So you're looking to Downsize into a smaller space or specifically an RV? Well, I am here to tell you that it is possible and it could be an easier task then you imagine! But first, our journey in downsizing to live in an RV started way before we even made the...read more
Hi and Welcome to our blog. If this is your first time visiting we are Matthew and Nissa Haight. We live in an RV and have 3 dogs......... yes, 3! As you can imagine, we have done our fair share of research on no pull dog leashes. First, a little background on us!...read more
Do you feel like you’re always living paycheck to paycheck? Often find yourself with overdraft fees? How about owing money on loans and credit cards? Is your savings account consisting of less than 3 months of living or maybe you don’t have savings at all? If you...read more
Saving money is so important! Since I was a little girl I would challenge myself to work and save as much as I could. It was like a game for me and when I met my savings goal, I won. I guess you could say I’ve always been a goal setter and enjoyed the feeling of...read more
First, I would like to mention how much thought went into this major life decision of ours. We have never bought a house, but I feel that we put just as much time, energy, and thought into the buying process of our home on wheels, as we would have if we were buying...read more
“Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”
– Mary Ritter Beard