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THE LILLS CHEAHA STATE PARK ALABAMA ADVENTURE

Our first stop on our cross-country journey from South Carolina was to the highest point in Alabama, also known as Cheaha State Park, with an elevation of 2,407 feet. Our VW bus, Moksha, took his time lugging us, our pup and our cargo. We later found out that 20 mph... THE LILLS CHEAHA STATE PARK ALABAMA ADVENTURE See the full post

LIKE-NEW IS BETTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Although we both grew up being given and buying new stuff, today we prefer investing in old school and like-new clothes and things. Half of the world lives on fifty cents to a dollar day, which has so much to do with cheap labor for imported cheap goods. Rather than... LIKE-NEW IS BETTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT See the full post

NO REALLY, WHERE IS THE LOVE?

In America, most children are born and almost immediately after, their parents leave them and head back to work. The time apart certainly does add up. So much so, we can’t expect anyone to know what love is or how to express it. It isn’t taught in school... NO REALLY, WHERE IS THE LOVE? See the full post

IDEAS ON TAP

There are examples of archaeological patterns of like-creations popping up around the world at the same time. Human beings were creating bowls for food around the world in similar timeframes, with no ability to communicate between the geographic landmasses. It’s... IDEAS ON TAP See the full post

THE MELON BREAKDOWN

At more than 90% liquid, melons will pass through the stomach quite quickly if eaten alone. Combining melons with other foods however, creates fermentation of the fast-decomposing melon which can cause some gastric strain. Next time try eating melons and other fruits... THE MELON BREAKDOWN See the full post

ELECTRONICS AND A.I.

It’s clear to most people that there are powers that be, managing the distribution of information and technology to the masses. If all of the technology or full potential of the technology known to man was released to the public at once, it would result in... ELECTRONICS AND A.I. See the full post

TREAT DAY MINI QUICHE RECIPE

These mini quiches are the perfect finger food and they are so delicious, we can never eat just one. They are great to share and we also highly recommend these little fancy treats for parties or get-togethers. Enjoy our mini spinach mushroom tomato quiche recipe... TREAT DAY MINI QUICHE RECIPE See the full post

THE LILLS MINIMALISM JOURNEY

Half of the world is living on fifty cents to a dollar a day. Many are living without access to clean water, enough food and there are too many without a roof over their head. If we can let go of our consumerism and selfish ways, we can provide a better life on Earth... THE LILLS MINIMALISM JOURNEY See the full post

SAYING GOODBYE TO WATCHING T.V.

We did some research and studies have shown the average person literally spends years of their life watching television. The average person spends over a year of their life just flipping through channels and looking for something to watch. When we said “I... SAYING GOODBYE TO WATCHING T.V. See the full post

1966 YEAR BOOK CHARM

Whille in the beautiful Smoky Mountains we stopped by a little antique shop and came across some really gorgeous vintage charms. Our absolute favorite one we picked up was a charm from 1966, with the images of a man and woman still inside. It felt as though we were... 1966 YEAR BOOK CHARM See the full post
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