• Working With The Wild – Spreading Seeds for a Balanced Future - The Heart of the Forest The sun has set. A gentle breeze crawls along the water as we dip our tired paddles into a magical lake of black silk. A colourful loon call echoes across the granite rockfaces, and I swish my head to get a glimpse of her, but her ripple and song are […]
  • How & Why to Make Dandelion Root Coffee - Tired of feeling tired in the morning? Are you having to drink more and more coffee just to wake up? News Update. You, my friend have a coffee addiction, so do I, and so do billions of other people on the planet. However! If you are interested in trying a super healthy alternative to coffee, […]
  • Why We Tried Van Dwelling Before Sailing Away - My partner Jas, and I started out in a minivan for two years before moving onto our boat, so I would highly recommend the road life as a great way to start. A lot of the skills and attitudes required for these lifestyles are similar, yet the van requires much less commitment, maintenance and overall […]
  • Free Food Foraging! - One of the most rewarding and adventurous things you can do is collect your own food from the natural world. I recommend buying a field guide to the native plants in your area. My favourite is the Peterson Field Guide, for Eastern, Central North America. The images are detailed, text descriptive, and plants are easy […]
  • No Fridge – Oat Milk Recipe - Whether you live on a boat, in a house, or in a tree, coffee plays an important role in many of our lives. And hand in hand with coffee is cream. Whether it’s corn syrup solids, dairy cream, coconut milk, almond milk or oat milk, adding cream in coffee is almost as much of a […]
  • Our Escape Routes: From MiniVan to Sailboat - Throughout our 6 years together, Jas and I have tried many different Escape Routes. We have tried camping, hiking, canoeing, backpacking, biking, homesteading, couch surfing, van dwelling and sailing. From our experience, we have found van dwelling and sailing to be the most sustainable for us. After hiking and backpacking we grew exhausted after a […]
  • LiveAboard Sailing Route – The Reality of Buying a Sailboat - Why a sailboat? It is the life of getting away from it all. The beautiful sunsets, wildlife, exotic locations and great story tellers are just a few of the things that make this lifestyle one of the most desirable and rewarding. If you have the ability to work online, have savings,¬† or you can use […]
  • 25 Things you need to know before sailing the East Coast - Whether you are doing the great loop or just travelling up and down the East Coast, you should be aware of the following dangers. This short list covers the route from Lake Ontario to the Bahamas, passing through NYC, down the East Coast and Florida. This list only mentions the navigational threats, however, please research […]
  • Micro Boat Garden! - When living on a boat it is often difficult to keep fresh produce on board for a long trip. Some things like cabbage and carrots last a week or two at the most, where greens like spinach or kale wilt in days. On our cruises we often found ourselves going to the store just to […]
  • Go Go – Green Juice and Super Smoothie Bowl! - Green Vegan Super Smoothie Bowl! A super healthy start to the day.¬†Enjoy this dynamic cleanse that will awaken the mind, body and soul! If you have access to ice or a freezer, then feel free to make the smoothie or smoothie bowl recipe, if not, than it will be a delicious green juice! When living […]