Hiking in New Forest, UK

One year ago we visited England for the first time. We thought London would be a great place to spend our Christmas holidays, so we booked an appartment for 10 days just outside of the city. We always knew cities weren’t our favourite travel destination, but a few days in London were something we had on our wishlist for a while. Especially during Christmas!     Our first day was spent walking along the Thames for hours, wishing every passerby a merry Christmas. Although we love the calm of hikes in the wilderness, there was just something warming about this…

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DIY: upcycled scented candles

Over the past two weeks, we collected some tin cans and glass containers from various sizes. Initially we thought we could use them for a DIY project related to our van. We planned on making something we could try out on our blog, and eventually re-do once we had to decorate the van. However, we came up with the idea to start making our own scented candles, using upcycled materials and natural ingredients. Besides creating a lovely atmosphere, using candles is a great alternative to regular lights during night time. This limits energy use and is a positive influence on…

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Nail maintenance for dogs
Caption: Nola, @dachshund_nola

Nail maintenance for dogs

Have you ever experienced walking in shoes that were just a tad too small, or forgotten to clip your toenails (I know, gross) and had to wear your shoes which felt quite uncomfortable? Well, that’s kind of what it’s like for dogs to walk on overgrown nails! Today’s blog post explains why it’s important to maintain your dog’s nails, what tools to use, and how to use them. If your dog’s nails can use a bit of improvement, keep on reading!     Why you should keep your dog’s nails short Before people lived in modern homes, dogs used to…

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Campervan conversion: how to treat rust

In our previous blog post in which we explained why we bought this van, we also mentioned that Ford Transits are, sadly enough, known for getting some rust. Well, that's the case with our van as well. When we removed everything from our van, including the upholstery covering the floor, we found quite some rust on the floor. In today’s blog post, we explain how we treated the rust we have found in our van.     Materials Because we do not own a wide range of appliances, nor do we have the money to acquire them, we mainly used…

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Recipe: raw birthday cake for your dog

Today, Mojo is celebrating her third birthday already, time flies! So we thought it would be only fitting to share a recipe for her birthday ‘cake’ in an extra blog post! https://youtu.be/860HlEESa9A A different take on the birthday cake As you may know from reading our previous blog posts on the prey model raw diet, or on the recipe for dehydrated treats, Mojo is raw fed. She eats a balanced meat based raw diet because this is healthy and species appropriate. When her birthday comes around we like to celebrate with something special, but we don’t spoil her with the…

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Recipe: eggshell powder

As some of you might know from reading our previous blog posts, we actively promote food waste limitation. We recently shared a blog post in which we explained the subject of food waste in depth, and we shared three simple recipes that include ingredients that people often throw out. Today, we’d like to share another recipe with you, and give you some ideas on how to use egg shell powder in your home! Let’s talk about the eggshell Eggshells might look like simple empty shells to you, but they actually are a very important part of the life cycle of…

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