I'm new too! I used to camp in a 3 room cabin style tent with the works (huge tarp over it with many poles) but since I have become a single woman for the first time in a looooooonnng time I found it difficult to pack, set up, pull down and put away everything.
Just recently I decided to buy an onsite van so that I could have somewhere near the coast to take my grandchildren, and to get used to living in a small place when retirement eventually happens. I'm hoping by then I will be able to buy a campervan/motorhome and take off to see the rest of this great place we live in.
I'm hoping that through the forums I might be able to get some advice about renovating my little "home away from home".