Adventures Off Grid 6- Advice

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Give advice; if people don’t listen, let adversity teach them. ~Ethiopian Proverb I’m NOT into reinventing the wheel. I’m also NOT into standing on the shoulders of giants. I am into listening to the advice of others and utilizing it as I see fit.  I want to learn from others but I have to also […]

Adventures Off Grid 5-Self Esteem

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No matter what a woman’s appearance may be, it will be used to undermine what she is saying and taken to individualize – as her personal problem – observations she makes about the beauty myth in society. ~Naomi Wolf If you’re just joining me you might want to start at the beginning of the Adventures […]

Adventures Off Grid 4-Parenting

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Nicole, of Adventures Off Grid,  and I have developed a friendship mainly based on gentle parenting.  We value connecting with the kids, the giving of time and energy versus stuff.  And, as she now has an off grid home with all kinds of animals I asked her how going off grid has affected her parenting. […]

Tooth Sensitivity and Crest Sensi Strips

Tooth Sensitivity Review with Crest Sensi-Stop Strips

I was recently chosen to participate in a tooth sensitivity event with Crest.  I know…I hear you… “But Honey!  You make your own toothpaste!  Are there chemicals!?!  What about fluoride?!” But, they’re fluoride free and I HAVE sensitive teeth.  I can’t eat ice cream,  I can’t drink anything cold unless I have a straw which […]

Adventures Off Grid 3-Relationships

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Relationship is an art. The dream that two people create is more difficult to master than one. ~Don Miguel Ruiz Our end goal as a family is to be self sufficient and sustainable so we can be with the kids more and work on the projects they have an interest in and to also help […]

Latch on and Link up! Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month!

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August is the National Month of Breastfeeding so come latch on and link up! Thaleia of Something 2 Offer and I are cohosting a link up in support of it. This month we’ll be sharing our own breastfeeding journeys with you and we’d love to read yours too. Some of the things you’ll read about […]

Adventures Off Grid 2-Beginning the Journey

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  “There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth…not going all the way, and not starting.” Buddha quotes (Hindu Prince Gautama Siddharta, the founder of Buddhism, 563-483 B.C.) This is part 2 in the Adventures Off Grid Series.  You may want to click on over to the beginning. You can’t say […]

Moringa Herb and a Giveaway

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I’ve been hearing more and more about the ‘Moringa’ herb or tree and how it has all these amazing healing properties.  It prevents 300 diseases and is helping 3rd world countries in the fight against malnutrition. I thought it was amazing to hear how it has all the amino acids, tons of protein and has […]

Adventures Off Grid

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Going off grid means the ultimate in self sufficiency. You, the Earth and your Maker provide for your water, electricity, and food.   There isn’t a company to call when your power flickers or your water slows to a trickle. It can be scary stuff. But, there isn’t a company to call and make a […]

4th of July for Kids: Scavenger Hunt

4th of July for Kids Scavenger Hunt List

The 4th of July is one of the holidays that remind me of being a kid.  Being outside, eating ice cream made from Papal’s hand crank ice cream maker (which was eagerly upgraded to the automatic kind.) and playing badmitton, volleyball and baseball with the family.  Just surrounded by child joy and happiness. But as […]