Off-Grid Lifestyle: The Frustration with Growing Food

We all see them, the amazing how-to videos and articles about how to garden, how to grow your own food and how to be self-sustaining. Each one set against a backdrop of lush greenery full of an abundance of fruits and vegetables. Bees and butterflies flowing from flower to flower, providing pollen for the perfectContinue reading “Off-Grid Lifestyle: The Frustration with Growing Food”

OFF-GRID LIFE MONTH ONE: Adaptation and Patience

We made it through the first four weeks off-grid and the experiences have been far more abundant than I could ever have expected. You see, I didn’t come into this lifestyle with a preconceived ideal or a rigid set of outcomes of what I believed things would be. Honestly, do we ever really know theContinue reading “OFF-GRID LIFE MONTH ONE: Adaptation and Patience”

CALORIES: Do They Count

Let’s Talk Calories! Calories are ENERGY, which is the fuel found in food. Food being that which we place into our body via mouth and ingest. Calories allow us to move, perform, stay active and alert. Calories fuel our engine! Too few calories and we run out of gas. Too many, and we overflow, whichContinue reading “CALORIES: Do They Count”