Will not have a shortage of food, we will have a shortage of skills. People thrived without imports for thousands of years in their local communities. It’s time we relearned those skills.
We’ve been planning our off grid life for a few years now, researching, studying, experimenting. The last thing anyone should do is buy some land without first acquiring the knowledge to live and thrive off the land in a symbiotic way. We did a little experimenting last week and did we learn or did weContinue reading “Lessons Learned from Mother Gaia”
Living a self-sufficient, independent lifestyle takes many skills and can make you hungry! Growing our own food is a skill that more and more people are acquiring today. Food is one of our most basic needs and one that serves us to be very educated about. Conventional “food” is full of toxins, GMOs and hasContinue reading “Regrowing Celery and a Few Other Things from the Grocery Store”
As off girdders-in-training, one of the simplest things to learn and use while still on the grid is harvesting rain water. This is one of my favorite subjects, it includes 2 of my strongest beliefs…no man made chemicals and self sufficiency. Water straight from Gaia, untouched by man is one of the healthiest, most beneficialContinue reading “Grateful for Rainwater”
When you’re off grid, you’re dependent on those who are off grid with you. It’s important that you have strong, stable relationships and everyone has the same mindset. You can’t be productive and do what is needed to sustain you if you’re not getting along with your peeps or they simply aren’t interested in theContinue reading “It Takes a Strong Relationship to Survive Off Grid”
I’m being guided to share our journey to going off grid. We’re not there yet, we’re still living in Wisconsin in the suburbs. We’ve been working on our off grid goal, making life, financial and mindset changes and learning all we can. We see this as a learning experience to help us gain the knowledgeContinue reading “Our off Grid Journey”
Here at Love of Lotus we are very mindful and respectful of our Mother Earth, Gaia, our home. Although we aren’t perfect, we make every effort we can to recycle, reuse and re-purpose. All our natural ingredients in our products are either organic, substantially wild crafted or organically grown by me, Rainie. Of course, weContinue reading “Recycle, Reuse, Re-purpose”