Wow, we just became landowners!

Us in front of our future home

After two years of searching, we finally signed the papers at exactly 12:28 in the city of Lleida. We are now proud landowners of land with a beautiful little stone house. We had fallen in love with this house 6 months ago already. It is the one we almost lost hope on. The negotiation was not easy […]

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Going plastic free

Plastic trash in a trash bag - "Wasted Stare" by Erich Ferdinand is licensed under CC BY 2.0

This week is the week of boycotting plastic packaging. For this reason, a few colleagues and I compiled a list of suggestions how to avoid plastic. I think that it’s important to share, so I want to bring it out of my work environment into the public. Obviously, some of the suggestions are specific to Barcelona/Spain but […]

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We have been on the land hunt again

Screenshot of our Land Hunt map in Google

Every once in a while, when we collected a day’s worth of visits, we go on our land hunt. This weekend, we have made our way to the regions of El Pla de Santa Maria and for the fourth time to the south of Lleida. After having a good breakfast early in the morning we left with […]

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Going nuts for wash nuts!

A hand full of wash nuts

In recent years it’s becoming more and more popular to use natural products – “Say no to chemicals! They hurt you and the planet!“ When you research a little bit, you can find all sorts of natural alternatives. Today, I want to present you wash nuts. What are wash nuts They are also known as soap nuts […]

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Let’s talk about water filters

Getting water from the filtered water tap

Water is a miraculous element! It’s is an important basis of all life. Without it, we would not be here.  In fact, we are 60-80% water! In order to keep those levels, we need to constantly replenish our bodies with water. Overall, it is recommended to drink four to six cups a day. That’s roughly around 2 […]

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Do the dishes, honey!

A pile of clean dishes drying on the rack

A lot of drama revolves around doing the dishes. Who enjoys doing them? Maybe you are lucky to call yourself the owner of a dishwasher. Regardless, they need to be done. I am not the lucky one. You know, there’s actually a pile of dishes waiting for me right now. But that’s okay, I somehow like doing […]

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