Category Archives: van living

Nettles for Tea

Inspired by DIY Naturals latest post on stinging nettles I decided to try them out on my family for tea. The girls helped me pick some wild garlic leaves and flowers on the way home tonight and I gathered the … Continue reading

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New Curtains

We have been in the van for 5 months now. It was time to finish the curtains on the front. He loves looking out at the shadows and stars at night, but we will be at a campsite in a … Continue reading

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My Patchwork Garden

Our van is parked near a waste pile for a landscape gardener. It is a gold mine for me. Yesterday, it was turf including this amazing round piece. Which has been used to top a “stool”, salvaged from the wood … Continue reading

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Biscuits for Adventurers

Yummy, I just borrowed Miranda Gore Browne’s book biscuit from the library, I am so impressed. Within a week I had made 3 recipes from it, lemon drizzlers ( mmmm my favourite), sweetie biscuits ( the girls favourite) and twirly-whirly … Continue reading

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I love my Henry

Probably my favourite part of living in a van is our Henry Ranger Woodburner from Windy Smithy http://www.windysmithy.co.uk/ Just today I got home with the girls at 5pm having shut him down at 2:30ish to do the school run. I … Continue reading

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