The year 2018 was all in all, a good one for us. Every year, I like to take stock of the year before, looking at both the good and the bad. As full time travelers, we get lots of questions about our life on the road. This post might answer a few of those questions as we look back on the happenings of 2018.
We get asked a lot if we will ever settle down again in a regular home. At this point in time, we have no plans for that. We have absolutely no regrets. We love our new roaming lifestyle and the fact that as we work-camp across the country, we get to actually experience each area as the locals do.
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When we first began living full time in our RV, I did a ton of research on how to bring in extra money while on the road. One thing that turned up was the Sugar Beet Harvest.
You see, sugar is not only made from sugar cane, but also from sugar beets. During the month of October in the states of Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota, the harvest of sugar beets for the season begins. And they need lots of seasonal help!
Why do the Sugar Beet Harvest?
The money promised is really good. You are generally looking at 2 to 3 weeks of work, 12 hour days with no days off once the harvest begins. Any time over 8 hours is paid time and a half, Saturdays are time and a half, and Sundays are double time. Basically, in a 2-3 week period, you have the potential of earning what you might make in a whole season of working at a campground.
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