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Living "Outside the Box"

I see almost everything in life so completely ‘out of the box’ different than the rest of the world, that sometimes it’s hard to live amongst those who only see it the way we are forced to. 712 more words


Rocket Stove: The Thermal Battery

The Thermal Battery building has begun! That is, the cob and “urbanite” (repurposed chunks of sidewalk etc.) bench and bed the exhaust pipe is buried in. 52 more words

Simple Living

Cob Built House

I have been doing a great amount of research on cob and adobe houses. My soil tested as almost 100% clay so it should be perfect. 161 more words


Weekend with my family, karaoke style :)

So this weekend was my aunt’s 60th birthday party in Milledgeville, Ga which is just over halfway to my moms. Sydni(who is in the blond wig, stealing the show) and I jumped on the chance to get to see them before Thanksgiving, I have been missing them a lot lately!! 470 more words

Sustainable Living

I'm usually not the aggresive type...

I’m a carpe diem kinda girl, so when the neighbor approached us about the front of the neighborhood, he mentioned a tree he wanted down. More than half dead, Leland cypress, that was half eyesore/half serious traffic blocker. 507 more words

Sustainable Living

In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself."

I just bought my first two books dedicated to cob housing. “The Cob Builders Handbook: You Can Hand-Sculpt Your Own Home”
Bee, Becky and “The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage: The Real Goods Solar Living Book” 288 more words

Sustainable Living

Updates - RAIN!

Rain is good news and bad news: Good news because it’s soaking into the ground and making it softer and easier to work with; bad news because I have to wait until it stops raining to get to work AND we can’t play outside with the poor energetic dog. 221 more words

Cob Building