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Settling In To Our New City

Yes, we are alive. We are slowly settling in to our rental apartment in our new colder and snowy city. In a stark contrast to…

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First exciting step to reaching our rural dream!

We’re doing it! At the end of the month we will be leaving our tiny apartment in a huge city for a tiny apartment in…

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Learning Garaetteok, or The Joy of Our Own Labour

This morning I caught up on some of my YouTube subscriptions from the past few weeks, including this video from Fairyland Cottage which is a…

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How to: Easy Oat & Hemp Creamer

We’re over the waste created by buying almond milk, from the waste of the tetra pack, the impact of almond farming, and the expense. We…

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Balcony Habaneros: From Seed to Sauce

Back in March 2020 we started the seeds for our balcony garden. We were lucky enough to grab some seeds from the hardware store before…

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6 Month Miso

Back in December 2019 we decided to try our hands at making soybean miso. We ordered some koji from Cold Mountain, which is a North…

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Reducing Waste in a High Rise

We are currently living in a small unit in a high rise building. We are very fortunate that both our municipality and building provide recycling…

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Balcony Garden Update – Late June 2020

It’s been a long while since we posted. It seems almost inappropriate to be taking up space on the internet during and ongoing pandemic and…

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Kombucha! (Growing SCOBY and First Ferment)

So we finally did it, we finally went full crunchy and started making kombucha. There were several failed attempts at ginger beer and we’ll probably…

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Growing Wheatgrass

Our first attempt at growing food in the apartment was wheatgrass, which we started on New Years Day. Wheatgrass was our first choice because: We…

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