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Why We’re Not In Canada This Summer

By | July 31st, 2018|build, Eco Home, Summer|

  Many of you have sent me private messages asking if you missed a post or something, “what happened to Canada?” “Weren’t you planning on [...]

Going Back To St Thomas 1 Year Later (After Hurricane Irma)

By | June 7th, 2018|BEST DESTINATIONS, Eco Home, FAMILY TRAVEL, Sailing, Travel, TRAVEL TIPS|

  I feel like we are now nicely settled back in to our home in Todos Santos after having spent 3 weeks in St Thomas, [...]

Our Adventures In Building Our Own House: Chopping Trees, Peeling, and Putting Up Logs

By | July 24th, 2017|build, Eco Home, work|

  Standing around, behind a row of protective trees, I have to say that I felt pretty useless. Eben was cutting down the first of [...]

Our Adventures In Building Our Own House: Plans, a Shipping Container, Forms, and Rebar

By | July 10th, 2017|build, Eco Home, Summer, work|

  Looking at our build site, sometimes I feel like we haven’t made much advancement at all. But now, looking at everything we have done [...]

How To Comfortably Live In A Travel Trailer

By | July 3rd, 2017|build, Eco Home, Summer|

For those who thought living in a 41ft sailboat was crazily small for our family of four, now you may think we’re insane. We have [...]

How Many Times Can We Change Our Minds: The New Plan

By | June 26th, 2017|build, Eco Home, Summer, work|

  How often do you figure I can write a post titled “we’ve changed our minds”!? So we’re all over the map, we know it. [...]

Moving Projects From The To Do List To Priority

By | April 17th, 2017|Boat Projects, build, Eco Home, work, Work Aboard with Eben|

As a kid, I specifically remember my mother telling me, “don’t marry a carpenter”. Her reasoning was quite simple, and true. Together with your carpenter [...]

6 More Months Of Adventures, What Will The New Year Bring?

By | December 29th, 2016|build, Eco Home, Kids aboard, Sailing, Summer, Travel, Workout|

If you missed the first 6 months of our year, this link will take you to a photo recap. The next 6 months weren't any [...]

Stuck In The Mud

By | November 3rd, 2016|build, Eco Home|

Here we thought it would be the snow that would chase us out of Canada and back to the boat (because you can't build a [...]

Want To Know What We’re Building?

By | October 14th, 2016|Eco Home, General, Sponsors|

We had never planned to build ourselves a large home, but after roughly calculating the square footage of our future home we are looking at [...]

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