Day Three: Ketosis already!!

July 27, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

Since we’d skipped the whole “How to Enter Ketosis Quickly, Easily, and Reliably” part of the Joseph Arcita guide, we really thought it would be a few days before we got into Ketosis.  We didn’t check until late last night, but after just 2 days…

Check out my new home office – in the barn!

July 24, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

Okay, so it’s not MY new home office–but I wish it were! Check out how Cory Watilo transformed this old horse barn from junk storage into a really sweet home office. It just goes to show you, that with a bit of vision and creativity,…

Day Ten: UFood Grill rocks

July 17, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

I was totally beaten down by Keto flu, so opted for some delivery food. We are lucky enough to have a healthy Keto option in that regard.   This place delivers and has an on-line calculator with options to add/remove any part of a meal,…

[CLASSIFIED] Kill the Q Syndrome. Take the Challenge

June 23, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

Note: This is a follow-up to  What does James Bond have that Home Automation doesn’t? If you haven’t read that one yet, you can catch up by clicking HERE. Note 2: If you’ve completed your mission, congratulations. You can scroll right to the bottom to…

Don’t Dread Spring Cleaning – Automate it!

May 20, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

Well, spring is in full swing, and it’s time to think about something I know you don’t want to (and I certainly don’t want to) – spring cleaning! Not only is Mother Nature hard at work making things outside grow again (which means back in the…

A Guide for Making a Totem Pole

May 5, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

Totem poles were originally constructed by aboriginal peoples of the Northwestern North American regions using crude tools and western cedar. These poles were used to tell stories of family ancestry, legends and tribal communities by the indigenous population. When settlers came to this region of…

Choosing the right thermostat

April 23, 2020 By Shannon Hayes Off

In my last post, I wrote about a dream – the dream of a home with zero-net energy usage. It’s a dream that a lot of people are working towards, and it’s fairly close to realization. But in order for you to take advantage of…