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The Lills offers a personal look into the life and minds of Alex and Lara Lill as they take their 24-7/365 lifestyle on the road, learn, teach and pursue a simple life with big adventures!

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THE LILLS VW BUS WINDOW PERF

When Hurricane Matthew died down and we received news the electricity was back on in our area, we trekked home. The house didn’t seem too worse for the wear, although a tree fell ridiculously close to it. Once it was inspected, we learned there was more water...

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PRINTED ELEPHANT HAT

In nature, animals often use power poses to display dominance and intimidation. Maybe you’ve heard of humans using similar power poses (like hands on the hips) to display strength. It turns out you can use power poses in times to override feelings...

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CLEAN, RENEWABLE, FREE ENERGY

When reading history books given to school children, it sure seems as though humans were sent in every direction to extract coal, oil and other important resources for big powers with big agendas. This is pretty odd when the whole time they could have been using the...

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RAINBOW POLAROID CAMERA

We’ll never get tired of retro cameras, especially Polaroids. The instant photo capability allowed so many memories to occur. We’ll never forget blowing on the photographs to help the images expose. They make new instant cameras, but we much prefer the old...

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CURE ALL

Max Gerson was a physician who dedicated his entire life to showing people the power of whole plant-based foods and dietary-based treatments that proved to cure cancer and disease. We learned that our bodies have alkaline-acidic levels, that when out of balance, cause...

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PRACTICING MINDFULNESS

One of the most rewarding changes we’ve made was becoming aware of our mindfulness. When life had us moving at a fast pace, we were working for the man and stress was high. It was easy to charge through life, not recognizing our behaviors and actions along the...

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ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP RECIPE

We took home this beautiful butternut squash from the farmers market and on a chilly night, made a delicious soup out of it to warm up. In the ingredients list it includes vegetable broth, but we like to make our own. For this recipe we used carrots, celery, onions,...

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FIERCY THE RING

While thrifting in the little port town of Beaufort, South Carolina, we came across this super duper cool ring. It really is a fantastic piece that acts as a companion to any outfit. Fiercy is a conversation piece that has had everyone talking. We hope he finds a...

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TOMATO SKIN FACE MASKS

Did you know by eating tomatoes, you can naturally protect your skin from the sun? Lycopene, which tomatoes are full of, fights aging, shrinks pores and de-greases skin. Applying tomato straight to the skin regularly, shows a decrease in pore size. It naturally leaves...

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HAZELNUT PEAR APPLE PIE TREAT DAY RECIPE

Pie breaks have been a big part of our relaxation over the years, along with treat days. Sometimes we just need to unwind and have a slice of pie! This Hazelnut Pear Apple Pie is so warming, made with organic pears and apples from our organic SC farmer and an...

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BAKED FALAFEL SALAD WITH AVOCADO TAHINI RECIPE

We used to get the most amazing falafel in Jersey City, when we worked in NYC. It was a weekly thing for us. Falafel is pretty hard to find in South Carolina, so we like to make our own. Sometimes we fry them, but this time we enjoyed freshly baked falafel on a bed of...

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FLOPPY DISKS

Whenever we come across floppy disks for sale, we buy them up. They are a thing of the past, out of production and once they are gone, they are gone. Funny enough, we’ve heard about people using them to hide information, seeing as nobody has the old school...

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NEURO-LINGUISTIC PROGRAMMING (NLP)

Have you ever heard of NLP? It was designed in the seventies by two men working on techniques to change behavior through the understanding of human psychology, language, neurology and programming. To this day this science is used in marketing, advertising, politics...

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THE LILLS PUERTO RICO ADVENTURE

Every wedding anniversary, we take a trip and mark another year of our marriage. In 2016, we were unexpectedly gifted with tickets to anywhere in the U.S. and chose beautiful Puerto Rico as our 6th wedding anniversary destination. The moment we arrived we felt like we...

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RUBIKS CUBE SOLUTIONS BOOK

Everyone loves the mechanical puzzle game known as the Rubik’s Cube. It was invented by architect Ernő Rubik and is a game that many people study with great determination. We were really excited to come across this old school book of solutions to the...

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THE LILLS EL YUNQUE RAINFOREST ADVENTURE

While on our sixth wedding anniversary trip to Puerto Rico, we made it to the northeastern part of the island for an adventure in the El Yunque National Forest. The sub tropical mountainous rainforest was filled with lush greenery and an incredible variety of...

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KISSING DACHSHUNDS BELT

How sweet is this belt? It features adorable dachshunds kissing and is a standout piece. We found it while in Charleston, South Carolina and have gotten so many compliments on it. We hope these two little pups find a good new home! Sold OutKISSING DACHSHUNDS BELTAdopt...

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WHITE BEAN HUMMUS RECIPE

We love hummus, but never knew how easy it was to make! It’s so much fun taking whole ingredients, blending them together and as if by magic, transform them into mouth-watering dishes! Our white bean hummus is a favorite of ours. Enjoy our recipe below! To make...

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WASTE NOT, WANT NOT

Global food waste is on the rise and recent studies show, Americans are throwing away 30-40% of their food, which is all sent to landfills. We’ll never forget walking into a big corporate grocery store, watching the employees take a shelf full of rotisserie...

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LIVE FOOD vs DEAD FOOD

Over the last few years, we’ve worked closely with local farmers and food purveyors. The most important thing we learned was the difference between live and dead food. It turns out, when you pick an organic fruit off the tree and bite into it, you’re...

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CARROT BEAN SAMOSAS TREAT DAY RECIPE

We do our best to eat as healthy as we can, but every once and a while we enjoy a treat day and savor some off-the-good-list ingredients, like butter. We had a treat day recently and decided to make some hand-made samosas that call for butter, flour and a fry. They...

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CHIA POWER GEL RECIPE

We’re always looking for more plant based energy foods to eat and drink in place of caffeinated beverages and over-stimulating energy drinks. Chia Seeds happen to pack an incredible amount of natural energy, vitamins and nutrients and can be used in so many...

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BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER, FALSE!

When we take a look at animals on Earth, we don’t see them eating breakfast, lunch and dinner. They just eat. They eat when they’re hungry, drink when they’re thirsty and sleep when they’re tired, as they please. Humans on the other hand, have...

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OIL PULLING

We had a good laugh when we came across info on oil pulling. We had been swishing coconut oil in our mouths once a day because we know it kills mouth bacteria and leaves our teeth feeling squeaky clean. It turns out swishing oil in the mouth (on an empty stomach) is...

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