My brother Peter is moving from Southern Oregon to Ontario Oregon. He called me and asked if I could come help him move. At first I said I didn’t have time, but then I reconsidered after my dad told me that he could really use my help. My dad has had a couple hernias now … More Daily Journal: A Weekend All over
I’ve recently been baking bread like crazy and have been experimenting with some different recipes and this one is my favorite versions of an easy whole-wheat bread. At the bottom of the recipe I have a link to a coupon for $1.00 off of any Bob’s Red Mill Product. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups warm water … More Healthy Whole Wheat Bread Recipe
There are so many reasons why you might not be able to travel right now but you can still bring the World to you wherever you are. 1. Couchsurfing We talk a lot about Couchsurfing on our site because it’s so amazing! I think that the best way to bring others cultures to you is by … More How To Bring The World To You When You Can’t Travel
Hey guys! So our plans have changed. A few days ago we thought we would be with our team on outreach right now; but we are actually going to be back in Oregon very very soon. Paul needs to have some medical treatment and we feel like it would be wise to have it done … More Change Of Plans
This week we had another opportunity to house/dog sit. We were so excited to be able to have a house to ourselves, and also to see our dog friend. We would post pictures of her because she’s so cute, but thats a little creepy since she’s not actually our dog. We had a really fun … More Weekly Update | House Sitting
Climb Mount Kigali Although not really a “mountain”, hiking Mount Kigali is a really fun day hike with incredible views of the City. Once you start to hike uphill the shops and stores dwindle out until you are surrounded by small family coffee gardens and occasional homes. It’s so quite and beautiful, especially compared … More 10 Super Cheap Things To Do In Kigali
My parents came and visited us in Rwanda! We had such an awesome time with them, it was so nice be with people who really knew us. Sometimes when traveling it can be hard constantly meeting new people. We went all over Kigali, to Kimironko market, the genocide memorial, J Lynn’s African Bagel Co. and … More My awesome parents in Rwanda!
We’ve been living in Rwanda with no running water for about 4 months now. We collect water from a well that’s about 100 yards away and down a flight of stairs from our apartment. We have several 3 gallon buckets that we fill with water and take up to our apartment. Living in Oregon, water isn’t … More What it’s like with no running water
I recently wrote a post about How Beauty Products Are Hurting The Planet Here are 20 makeup products that aren’t hurting the planet: Eyes Right Mascara $19.95 The Skinny Mascara $7.00 e.l.f. 3-in-1 Mascara $3.00 Feeling Younger Highlighter $19.95 Bright Idea Illuminating Stick $8.00 e.l.f Baked Highlighter $4.00 Color Icon Eyeshadow Trio $2.99 Be My Vision Eyeshadows $3.00 … More 20 Eco Friendly, Vegan, and Cruelty Free Makeup Products Under $20
We live in a neighborhood called Kabeza Samuduha on a busy street full of people selling fruit, milk bars, tea cafes, shoe repair men, children playing, and seamstress shops. Here are some pictures from our walk from home to the market.