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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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SOUL’S LIFE ADVENTURE – PART TWO

Humans are all brought up with beliefs that carry on through generations. Often times, we are mislead, we are quick to judge or we don’t take the time to educate ourselves outside of what they taught us. In Part Two, Soul shows a fellow why we shouldn’t...

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WONDER BOOK

If you want your mind blown, take a gander at this incredible book of strange facts. It left us wowed and in awe by some of the incredible stories, facts and information that are within. Each page offers bits on different bizarre situations, giving any reader hours...

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TREAT DAY KIWI COCONUT BANANA BREAD RECIPE

When we realized we didn’t have any walnuts left for our treat day banana bread, we decided to make use of our last kiwi and some coconut flakes, by adding them to our mix. We really love how this inspired treat day banana bread turned out and ate it all up...

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LIFE IN BOXES

Most humans these days begin life in a box, they live in a box, they go to school in a box, they usually work in a box and then they die and are often put in a box. It makes us wonder why we’re on such a gorgeous planet if everyone likes boxes so much. We might...

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ABUELO MEETS MOKSHA

Lee (known as “Abuelo” to family) has had quite a life. He was born in 1931 as the youngest in a family of 11 who lived in a coal-mining community in North Carolina. One day his father left for work and never came back. The mine collapsed, leaving his...

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ALMOND COCONUT CREAM RECIPE

We’ve been steering away from animal products all together, but every once and a while we enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee and desire something creamy to go with it. Rather than using regular cream, we have fallen in love with the taste of our almond coconut...

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BODY AND SOUL

The two of us found out what is was like to have an out-of-body experience. In one fell swoop, it became clear to us the difference between our physical bodies and the operator inside. Enjoy our Body And Soul post below! Often time we express “my body...

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MUSHROOM ONION SOUP RECIPE

When the first chill of Fall hit, we were quick to cook up some hot soups! One of the easiest and most soothing soups we enjoy is our mushroom onion soup. It’s hearty, the thick red onion melts in our mouths and the mushroom gives it a rustic feel and taste....

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WILD CHANTERELLE MUSHROOMS

Our first time foraging for wild chanterelle mushrooms was so much fun. A design client and friend of ours invited us to his beautiful property on an island in South Carolina. We went just to the edge of the forest and there were patches of golden mushrooms...

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RASPBERRY WALNUT MACAROON TREAT DAY RECIPE

We’re obsessed with macaroons. We’ve made them before with banana, blueberries and even kiwi. They’re so easy to make and absolutely delicious. Try our raspberry walnut macaroon recipe below! To make Raspberry Walnut Macaroons: Pour coconut flakes...

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COMIC BOOKS

Comic book characters were a catalyst for imagination back in the day. When kids had nothing better to do, they’d get wrapped up in the fantastic adventures of their favorite superheroes. Today, those iconic figures have been taken to the silver screen and have...

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V5 JUICE RECIPE

Experts say when detoxing, fasting or juicing, it’s important to take in more veggies than fruits, to avoid spikes in blood sugar. This made us get creative with vegetables and we learned so much. For instance, we didn’t know you could juice a potato!...

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GLUTEN FREE BANANA BREAD RECIPE

It’s as though we’ve become more light and airy since avoiding heavily processed/junk food. By eating healthier and smaller meals throughout the day, our stomachs have gotten smaller and we get full much faster. That doesn’t mean every now and then...

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GARLIC STUFFED ARTICHOKES RECIPE

We used to always boil our artichokes and whip up some classic hollandaise sauce, but recently we’ve enjoyed baking the hearty vegetables. With a simple recipe including only a few ingredients, we’ve found we don’t even need a sauce for these tasty...

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STRAWBERRY ALMOND MILK + GRANOLA CEREAL RECIPE

Since we’ve said goodbye to dairy products, we’ve learned about alternatives, like almond milk. When most people think of almond milk though, they may think of the kind seen at the grocery with flavors and preservatives. Our new favorite quick recipe literally turns…

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EPSOM SALT BENEFITS

Epsom salt is incredible. It’s a mineral compound that can be used in so many ways. We enjoy putting it in our hot baths to relax muscles and relieve body pains. It turns out, bathing in epsom salt also relieves bloating, lets the body absorb good minerals and...

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SOUL’S LIFE ADVENTURE – PART ONE

We’re excited to introduce Soul’s Life Adventure, a series. Our main character is a soul named Soul and he’s about to go on an adventure called life. He has his own perspective, he does his research and he’s not afraid to question things, learn, find solutions and...

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THE LILLS ABACO BAHAMAS ADVENTURE

For our third wedding anniversary, we traveled to one of our favorite destinations in the Bahamas. Great Abaco is part of a 120-mile–long chain of islands and is a sailor’s paradise. It’s part of the northern Bahamian islands and there are so many...

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THE TALL BOOK OF NURSERY TALES

We were blown away to come across this 1944 book of nursery tales. It was in incredible condition and makes us wonder how many children have gotten to enjoy it over the years. There’s just something wonderful about books with age. We hope this special book of...

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PICKING UP OUR VW BUS

Before saying “I Do” in 2010, the two of us agreed to never work nine to five jobs again. We agreed to put all of our energy into creating a successful self-owned and operated design business and we dreamed of one day having a horse in the backyard and...

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THE LILLS ORGANIZE LIFE

When the two of us said “I Do” in 2010, we were not only agreeing to spend this life together, but we also decided we would change our lifestyle drastically, for intended drastic results. We got rid of all of our belongings, started a design business and...

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24-7/365 RELATIONSHIP

About a month into dating each other, we moved to the beach and (with little money and no financial backing) began our first design business, screen-printing original graphic designs on organic tees. We spent 24 hours a day together and lived in a one bedroom beach...

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THE LILLS BACKSTORY

Our story begins when we were born, which happened to be at the same hospital in Dallas, Texas. Both of our families only stayed a few years in the state before moving and it took us until we were 19 and 22 years old to finally cross paths in Connecticut. Although we...

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