Waste Waning Wednesday #1

Over the past few weeks, our lives have changed quite a bit. Our passion for a zero waste lifestyle however has remained. We have realized that options to live a life with zero waste are different in every area, and that our location influences our success. It’s not about the ‘zero’ in zero waste. What’s most important is that we care. That we put in effort to do better; any effort counts no matter how big or small it may be! That’s why we decided to write a weekly waste waning diary that we’ll share with you every Wednesday. We’ll…

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Homemade healthy dog treats: common misconceptions
Mojo loves these homemade treats - these particular ones were made of wild rabbit

Homemade healthy dog treats: common misconceptions

I often come across recipes for homemade healthy dog treats and dog food. Be it scrolling through social media or looking for blog post ideas on Google, there are ample recipes to be found on the internet. It’s time I shed some light on common misconceptions in this topic, as the term healthy can be very deceiving. We love creating delicious food. You can find us in the kitchen following new recipes and creating our own every single day. Not only do we spend ample time creating nutritious breakfast, lunch and dinner for ourselves; we also spend quite a bit…

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Finding time to exercise while working full time

Initially, we had hoped to travel in our camper van for a long period of time. Earning money while living on the road ended up being more difficult than we had imagined. After looking for seasonal work for weeks we decided there was another way to explore countries thoroughly. In August, we were offered a job and relocated to Ireland to start working in an office in Dublin. This offers us a chance to get to know the locals during the week, and see the country on the weekends. Part of our van life adventure was having the option to…

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Camper Van Conversion: How to install a tiny wood burner

In October last year, we bought a 330L Ford Transit. The start of our conversion was slow. As fall had just begun and temperatures were quickly dropping, we had difficulty making progress. But once spring came around, and Jordy quit his full-time job, things started moving quickly! Until then, we had only installed the insulation, laid the flooring, started working on the electrics, and cladded the walls. During March and April however, we suddenly started seeing big changes. We built a kitchen frame, installed solar panels and a fan, worked on a bungee wardrobe and even created a convertible sofa…

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5 vegan recipes that will surprise you

We don’t follow a fully plant-based diet yet, but most meals we eat are vegan. This might sound boring to some of you, but it has really turned out to be the opposite for us! Our transition to eating this way was gradual. You can read all about why we’re vegetarian in this previous blogpost. When we started eating more fruits and vegetables and slowly cut out other products, it became a fun challenge. We were surprised that many vegan recipes we found online were incredibly delicious and very different to anything we’d eaten before. Today we’re hence sharing a…

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Living small and tiny: 10 reasons why

Living small in a tiny house has seen an incredible surge in popularity over the past few years. Many people are either joining the movement or are interested in doing so. And it’s with good reason. Be it the location, the shape, or the interior, there’s just an incredible range of possibilities when creating a tiny house. Some people even build their house on water or in trees. Everyone goes about it in their own way. But why should you consider living tiny? Keep reading to find out. We have explained our top 10 reasons for living in a tiny…

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