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new cooking equipment for the rv season
new cooking equipment for the rv season

I’ve got new cooking equipment for the RV season and I can’t wait to use it! Last year, I picked up a Coleman Stove to....

VENTING the Chicken Coop? (Day 115)
VENTING the Chicken Coop? (Day 115)

Today we spend some time adding hardware cloth in strategic locations on the chicken coop roof for venting, and continue to work on the exterior....

We Need to Plaster These FIRST (Chicken Garden Day 114)
We Need to Plaster These FIRST (Chicken Garden Day 114)

Just when we thought the roof was done, turns out there's a few small bits to finish up. We burn and seal the cut ends....

24′ Luxury Class B RV Seats 9 with Enclosed Wet Bath | Grech RV Strada-Ion Full Walk-Through
24′ Luxury Class B RV Seats 9 with Enclosed Wet Bath | Grech RV Strada-Ion Full Walk-Through

Walk-through of Grech RV Strada-ion, a luxury Class B RV built on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500XD 170” Extended High Roof with a 6 Cylinder Diesel....

Prepping for the NEXT PHASE of the Chicken Garden (Day 113)
Prepping for the NEXT PHASE of the Chicken Garden (Day 113)

It's a big day, friends! We ratchet down our hurricane straps to make the roof lumber and earthbags a single monolithic structure. Then it's finally....

Roof Build COMPLETE! Purlin & Facia Board Install (Chicken Garden Day 112)
Roof Build COMPLETE! Purlin & Facia Board Install (Chicken Garden Day 112)

It's a big day! We install our purlins and facia boards on the hyperadobe earthbag chicken garden roof which means we are done with this....

Rafters finished & SECURED! (Chicken Garden Day 111)
Rafters finished & SECURED! (Chicken Garden Day 111)

Today we complete all our rafters and install hurricane ties to secure them permanently to the beams in preparation for purlins and metal roofing. LINKS//....

We’ve Got RAFTERS on the Hyperadobe Earthbag Chicken Coop! (Day 110)
We’ve Got RAFTERS on the Hyperadobe Earthbag Chicken Coop! (Day 110)

Rafter production begins! Now that the beams are in place and the 1:12 pitch is good to go, we finally start cutting and installing our....

Did the 1:12 Roof Pitch Math Work? (Chicken Garden Day 109)
Did the 1:12 Roof Pitch Math Work? (Chicken Garden Day 109)

Most of today was spent adjusting our newly built roof beams to make sure they were square, parallel, level, plumb, and set to the right....

Road Trip in a Luxury Camper Van | Grech RV Strada Class B with Mama Russo
Road Trip in a Luxury Camper Van | Grech RV Strada Class B with Mama Russo

An unforgettable road trip to Paso Robles, California with mom, Aunt Janet and their dog Charley in the Strada-ion luxury Class B camper van by....

Avoid ☠️DEATH☠️ in Yellowstone — Safety Tips for Newbies!
Avoid ☠️DEATH☠️ in Yellowstone — Safety Tips for Newbies!

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It’s Kind of a Big Deal! – Roof Beams Going up on the Chicken Garden (Day 108)
It’s Kind of a Big Deal! – Roof Beams Going up on the Chicken Garden (Day 108)

Can you believe it's time to start building the roof? With the Shou Sugi Ban process behind us, the lumber is ready for assembly! Today....

PRESERVING our Wooden Beams & Rafters for the Roof! (Chicken Garden Day 107)
PRESERVING our Wooden Beams & Rafters for the Roof! (Chicken Garden Day 107)

After measuring our existing walls and realizing we don't have to lay anymore earthbags (whaaaa?!?!?), we turn our attention to Shou Sugi Banning the lumber....

Is This the FINAL Earthbag for the Chicken Garden? (Day 106)
Is This the FINAL Earthbag for the Chicken Garden? (Day 106)

Can you believe it? The final course for the back garden wall is going up today! We also get our lumber delivery for the roof,....

exploring ikea for a new apartment and looking out for rv ideas
exploring ikea for a new apartment and looking out for rv ideas

Exploring IKEA for a new apartment and looking out for rv ideas. I have’t been to IKEA in years and with a new apartment, it’s....

Dirt Cheap Lithium Batteries for Off-Grid Solar w/o Overseas Shipping – U.S. Based Warehouse Stock
Dirt Cheap Lithium Batteries for Off-Grid Solar w/o Overseas Shipping – U.S. Based Warehouse Stock

One of the biggest ways we saved money on our off-grid homestead solar install was to buy 280AH Lithium Iron Phosphate battery cells directly from....

Let’s Talk Questions & Answers LIVE!
Let’s Talk Questions & Answers LIVE!

Hey friends, it’s been a while! Let’s hang out and answer all you questions :)

It’s Gotta Be THIS BIG – Raising the Back Wall to Roof Height (Chicken Garden Day 105)
It’s Gotta Be THIS BIG – Raising the Back Wall to Roof Height (Chicken Garden Day 105)

With our final layer of the outer wall complete, we start building up the back side to the proper roof height. Almost finished with earthbags....

Plaster PARTY! Friends Help Cover Earthbags (Chicken Garden Day 104)
Plaster PARTY! Friends Help Cover Earthbags (Chicken Garden Day 104)

Our local natural building group volunteered to stop by and help us on the chicken garden today! So we took advantage of the extra hands....

Taking Mama Russo on Another Camper Van Adventure
Taking Mama Russo on Another Camper Van Adventure

We're in Southern California to visit Mama Russos, Aunt Janet and Charley the yellow Labrador Retriever. This time, we borrow a luxury Class B RV....

Can We Finish This Dang Top Layer? (Chicken Garden Day 103)
Can We Finish This Dang Top Layer? (Chicken Garden Day 103)

With a fresh new roll of hyperadobe earthbags, we finally continue that last top layer of the outer circle on the chicken garden. Will we....

Don’t worry, we’re not dead
Don’t worry, we’re not dead

It's been a full month since we've uploaded anything, and man, that feels super weird (but not in a good way). We're still here, just....

Finally, a Place to RELAX! Earthbag Benches in our Chicken Garden (Day 102)
Finally, a Place to RELAX! Earthbag Benches in our Chicken Garden (Day 102)

Continuing our fun small projects in the chicken garden we add some small benches in the garden area purely for rest, relaxation, and let's be....

Adding Earthbag PLANTER Beds! (Chicken Garden Day 101)
Adding Earthbag PLANTER Beds! (Chicken Garden Day 101)

Well hello there, friends! We're back at it, and focusing on a fun small project. Adding earthbag planter beds to the front of the chicken....

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