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Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-05-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,001
Posted By kimmom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ydolem http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349133/anyone-live-in-or-build-a-cob-home#post_16957509)

 
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Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-13-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,001
Posted By kimmom
Hi :) We built a cob home and live in it with...

Hi :) We built a cob home and live in it with our family, we moved in almost a year ago :) We live on Vancouver Island, BC Canada.. Cob is amazing to build with and very well suited to our climate....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-22-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By kimmom
Is there a July due date club anywhere??

Is there a July due date club anywhere??
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-25-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,124
Posted By kimmom
We just built a cob home this year with our...

We just built a cob home this year with our family (5 kids), baby was born this winter about 3 months before the house was done.. We lived in a 5th wheel while building. I was really glad to have...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-06-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,864
Posted By kimmom
Our home we built this year.. It is cob and...

Our home we built this year.. It is cob and beautiful , it makes mr feel blessed and grounded in all ways. We built it as a family so that makes me feel rich with love!
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-06-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,122
Posted By kimmom
We lived in our 5th wheel for 607 nights...

We lived in our 5th wheel for 607 nights http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif for some of it we travelled and the rest we were on our land where we built our cob home and moved into...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-21-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,820
Posted By kimmom
We just built our counters in our cob home.....

We just built our counters in our cob home.. They are earthen (Sand, Clay, CaC03 and fiber), then sealed with linseed oil and Osmo hardwax oil as non toxic as you can get for counters and they will...
Forum: Babywearing   03-30-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 18,990
Posted By kimmom
I would LOVE to win a BECO too!! My husband will...

I would LOVE to win a BECO too!! My husband will wear baby on his back, I think more men need to!!
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-28-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,310
Posted By kimmom
Oh one more thing go with black 5 gallon buckets...

Oh one more thing go with black 5 gallon buckets :)
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-28-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,310
Posted By kimmom
We have been over 2 years with a bucket toilet...

We have been over 2 years with a bucket toilet too.. Yes you can pee in it, you just need to empty it more and it uses more cover material..
We use sawdust sometimes but since last summer have been...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-28-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By kimmom
We are building a cob home.. ask any questions...

We are building a cob home.. ask any questions you like :)
www.canadianfamilyrobinson.com (http://www.canadianfamilyrobinson.com)
Forum: Parenting   03-08-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,740
Posted By kimmom
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Quote:Originally Posted by Mommyofalmost6 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   02-23-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,740
Posted By kimmom
We have 6 kiddos too, one is my stepdaughter who...

We have 6 kiddos too, one is my stepdaughter who is rarely here so mostly we have 5.. We get comments EVERYWHERE we go as well, drives me nuts! I am always thinking of a witty comeback ;)
We are...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   02-20-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By kimmom
Our goats used to get out of the fence and they...

Our goats used to get out of the fence and they will destroy fruit trees etc.. We also have a 4 foot page wire fence with a strand of electric up top. This works well. They are in one fenced area...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-30-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,568
Posted By kimmom
  Exciting!! I agree with alot of the...


Exciting!!
I agree with alot of the already given feedback.. If you are going to have animals know how to care for them, their fencing and how to operate a gun.. We had a goat get sick here...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-26-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By kimmom
CONGRATS on your pregnancy :) WHen our goats...

CONGRATS on your pregnancy :)
WHen our goats kidded last I was pregnant but didnt know it yet :) I had to even pull the doeling to save her so no negatives on my pregnancy , I have a healthy 2...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-20-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,953
Posted By kimmom
We have been using the bucket system like in the...

We have been using the bucket system like in the humanure handbook for a few years now.. In my opinion stay away from the commercial composting toilets, makes something simple too complex and...
Forum: December 2010   01-11-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By kimmom
Jamie, I added you so I can join the group on...

Jamie, I added you so I can join the group on facebook. I though I would rather do that than post my facebook name etc on here but anyone who wants to friend me through the facebook group I will add...
Forum: December 2010   01-03-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,973
Posted By kimmom
ADORABLE babies!!! Here is River Kai Robinson ...

ADORABLE babies!!!
Here is River Kai Robinson
First pic he is 6 days old
http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/18635/width/1000/height/500...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-25-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,672
Posted By kimmom
Great thread! We are minimalists too :) We...

Great thread! We are minimalists too :)
We have spent 2.5 years in a 220 square foot 5th wheel, a year travelling and a year building our cob home. We are close to being done the house!! So will be...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-19-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,953
Posted By kimmom
Here is the greenhouse cover pic And also the...

Here is the greenhouse cover pic
And also the last pic is of our passive solar cob home we built and will be moving into in the next few months!!
 
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Forum: The Mindful Home   12-19-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,953
Posted By kimmom
I have to look back for a picture! There are...

I have to look back for a picture!
There are some way back on our website www.canadianfamilyrobinson.com (http://www.canadianfamilyrobinson.com)
Right now we have the ends open on the greenhouse...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   12-14-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,015
Posted By kimmom
We did something similar (ish) We had 4 kids...

We did something similar (ish)
We had 4 kids then , 5 now :)
We sold our big home to get out of debt and DH was always away working to pay the big bills, not home with the family. So we sold most...
Forum: December 2010   12-01-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By kimmom
Baby boy River Kai was born at 5:50 am Nov 30 th...

Baby boy River Kai was born at 5:50 am Nov 30 th 7lbs 8.5 oz ADORABLE!!
Forum: December 2010   11-30-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By kimmom
Am now at 4+ cm, had bloody show and intensity...

Am now at 4+ cm, had bloody show and intensity is ramping up.. Think there's a baby coming soon !!
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