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  Our Story
Our personal story from our experiences
About Us
 Property Updates The story continues.
In the beginning videos
 The Beginning These videos show the very beginnings of our new project. They were made in 2013.
The bridge and pole henge
  Solar
Everything to do with solar power.
How much does Solar cost? What do I nned ? What ...
 A few great video's on the topic of solar These video's are not from us but we feel they might be of some intrest to those new to Solar.
Solar Energy As Fast As Possible
 A little about our Off Grid Solar set up Our personal Solar story :
A bit about our Solar setup
  Composting Toilets
Everything you wanted to know about composting toilets.
Our composting toilets / about composting toilets .
 Composting Toilets videos Here are some great videos to watch about compositing toilets
Composting Toilet Videos
  Prepping for SHTF
Prepping for the hard times? Our ideas and other preppers ideas ... You need this info !
Preping for what ?
 The Pantry - Videos - You Tube favourites There is some wonderful videos on Youtube about food storage. These are some of our favourites.
How to Start a Prepper Pantry.
 Surivival - Videos - Youtube favourites There is some wonderful videos on Youtube about survival in shtf scenarios. These are some of our favourites.
TOP TEN PREPPER "BUG IN" MISTAKES AND ...
What Communications gear to get?
  The Pantry & Cooking
Everything you need to know about stocking your pantry.
Meal Planning And Shopping
 Dehydrating food Dehydrating food is a great way to store food.
Why dehydrate food?
 Fermenting Food Fermentation of food is a wonderful way to preserve some of the surplus from your garden harvest. It is also an amazingly healthy way to eat and drink delicious food.
Yoghurt
 Stocking the Pantry What foods and other goods you need to have on hand when you are living off the grid and wanting to stock the pantry especially when living sustainably, frugally, simply, and prepping for hard times.
My Pantry gives me a feeling of richness.
 Cooking off the Grid Here are some of my favourite recipes that I use all the time
Cooking with Citrus Leaves
 Oils and Vinegars Flavoured oils and vinegars are easy to make.
Make your own Fruit Vinegar
  In the Garden
Tips and hints for working in the garden
Off the Grid in Oz and growing food in hydroponic ...
 Hydroponic Gardening Our hydroponic garden. How we do it. Articles coming soon
Yeah its up and running
  Health and Fitness
Our thoughts on health and fitness.
A brief look at what Kerri and Steve think about ...
 Yoga Videos Yoga for body mind and spirit
Revolution - 31 days of Yoga part one.
 Natural Health Stay healthy without medical prescriptions!
Off the Grid Wellness Supplements
 What's good to eat Articles about different foods that I have researched for their health benefits and we try to include them in our daily diet.
Gummy Bears The Healthy Way
  Gold Detecting
Tips and hints on gold detecting
Our ideas, Detector and gear .
 About the Central Gold field area As we live smack in the middle of this district , we thought we should give some history about the area . coming soon ..........
About Gold in this area
  Our Philosphies and Lifestyle Choices
Have you ever thought deeply about your lifestyle? Have you made a conscious decision on what your lifestyle is all about, or do you just go through your life in a daze? I believe that most people don't think about their lifestyle enough. Have you ever thought about what is outside the gate? What is the system doing to you?
Off the Grid The Internet? how important is it?
 Lifestyle Videos Here are some great videos that we found on youtube. We hope you enjoy them.
What is Simple Living? Plus a Potential Pitfall ...
 The System outside The Gate Have you ever thought about what is outside the gate? What is the system doing to you?
The system part 1
 Steve's Rants Steve said about these videos: "After many years spent doing this off grid stuff and watching the world fall further into an irreversible dive ... I have moments when frustration does escape from within me.. This is unedited, unstaged .. just straight up how I feel and it came flooding out..." Steve talks (maybe rants a bit) about the harsh realities of life in todays world and why it is a good idea to be self reliant and off the grid. We live off the grid in Central Victoria, Australia and although our world is comparativly safe here, there is still a need for people to think about being self reliant, because you just never know what is around the corner. Prep, prep prep is the plan. Warning the language can be harsh as well as the message.
The Harsh Reality Given Straight up.
 Simple Living These are my articles about how we go about our Simple Living days :)
Organising and Decluttering
  Conserving Power Tips
Being responsible for your electricity generation and storage means consiously thinking about how you use it.
 Water Pumps Another power related issue
Water Pumps
 Power and lighting Do not be left in the dark!
What do you need???
 Appliances Remember to pick your appliances carefully?
Appliances
  Water, a Priority!
These are the realities about what you do or what you expect when going totally Off Grid for the first time. You have to get your head around WATER!!!!
Off the Grid and Water Tanks
 Water Supply You should think about water very carefully ?
HWS for Off the Grid
  News Articles
These are some news articles that we have found about living off the grid.
  Prioritising
When Moving Off the Grid into a self reliant, self sufficient lifestyle, you need to prioritise otherwise you won't make it work as well as you would like it to. You need to not just think about, but actually put in place the infrastructure and utilities that make day to day life, not just survivable but enjoyable when everything is working right.
Our experience in the begining as far as ...
  Building an Off Grid Property and Lifestyle
Building your off the grid property is an exciting journey. Choosing the land, deciding on design and ensuring you buy the best materials are all things to think about. Here are some of our ideas.
Off the Grid and building your dream Backwards ...
 Videos about building an Off Grid property Here are some videos that we felt you may like to look at.
Great videos
 The Effort it takes to Build an Off Grid Lifestyle. These videos are about the effort that is needed to build an off grid property while being self reliant.
People always ask... what does it take to go off ...
Our Youtube Videos  Our Youtube Videos
Please visit our Youtube channel to see all of our videos. There are quite a few of them that you may find interesting and perhaps help you. OfftheGrid in Oz YOUTUBE CHANEL
Our Youtube Videos
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Published by admin on 27-Jan-2017 10:38 (433 )
This topic also got my attention very quickly at the old property and I learned allot very quickly about what pumps can do what , how much power some use and what pumps don't break down as often as others.

We have run high powered 240v centrifugal pumps , high pressure 12 volt...
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Published by admin on 27-Jan-2017 02:10 (457 )
Lights are a thing you should give a little time to , as far as what lights you choose? what power you allow for them and how you power them?

The issue of lights has been a separate mission for us this time around . Our old property had a mix of 12 volt lights and 240 volt very low...
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Published by admin on 25-Jan-2017 18:26 (347 )
This region in Victoria has a reputation and history of producing more gold than most other places around the country ..


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Published by admin on 25-Jan-2017 16:07 (440 )
We live on an actual dig patch that the Chinese worked around 160 years ago . We have a couple of 3-4 meter shafts as well as a million shallow hand dug holes scattered around the property.

Although we are rather new to gold detecting,mainly due to other prioritized projects .
We...
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Published by admin on 25-Jan-2017 15:19 (329 )
Here are some videos for you to watch. These videos will answer some of your questions about using composting toilets when living off the grid.

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Published by admin on 25-Jan-2017 13:30 (458 )
Hi, at our first off grid property we had adventured into Hydroponics with a reasonable sized set up using non circulating systems , using buckets and pipes .

We had pretty dam good results that amazed us both !
Here on the new property we are nearly ready to setup the new grow...
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Published by admin on 24-Jan-2017 21:10 (396 )
The following yoga videos come from Yoga With Adriene which is a Youtube channel. Adriene is a wonderful teacher and is well worth promoting. I am currently doing this course that takes 31 days. Why not join with me in her classes. You can do them at home in privacy and in your pyjamas. See...
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Published by admin on 24-Jan-2017 20:51 (324 )
Going totally Off Grid is a really great thing to decide to do for yourself , if you do a little research first and think a few thing through very carefully before listing your existing home and selling the BMW for a Landrover!
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Published by admin on 24-Jan-2017 19:59 (385 )
Some of this Youtube content sure is not ours , but we feel that so many videos are available that are very interesting , so we chuck them up for your information.

The first couple of videos are ours.....

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Published by admin on 24-Jan-2017 14:16 (424 )
When living off the grid and therefore having to be responsible with the way you use the stored power means you need to think about some of the appliances that you use. For example, when we first moved to this lifestyle, we had a very big plasma TV. Whoops, bad bad choice. The power...
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Published by admin on 22-Jan-2017 13:36 (573 )
The pantry is one of the most important places in our home. We have a large room for long term storage and an every day storage area in the kitchen.

The large pantry holds all our bulk foods such as flour, sugar, rice, canned goods, herbs, oils, etc etc.

It has taken us...
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Published by admin on 22-Jan-2017 12:31 (475 )
Lifestyle choices

Have you ever thought deeply about your lifestyle? Have you made a conscious decision on what your lifestyle is all about, or do you just go through your life in a daze? I believe that most people don't think about their lifestyle enough.

I come across...
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Published by admin on 21-Jan-2017 20:22 (326 )
I found an amazing resource on You Tube.

The channel is Dehydrate2store.

Here are 10 videos to get you started. You’re going to love it.

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Published by admin on 21-Jan-2017 19:42 (496 )
One of the oldest methods used for preserving foods is dehydration. The food that is dried has a long shelf life; requires no preservatives; tastes great; and is nutritious. So why doesn’t everyone dehydrate food? I’m guessing its because most people are just so used to buying their food from...
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Kezzeeens Kreations
Introducing Kezzeens Kreations

One of my favorite Off Grid things I like to do is to create my own lotions and potions.

I have been playing around with creating natural lotions and potions for about 40 years. We use them to help keep us healthy, and without the need to buy products which contain a lot of nasty unnatural chemicals.

I have been asked many times why don't I sell my products? Well now I do. :)

My daughter, Neen, a beautiful woman, both inside and out, and now a mother of 4 delightful children herself, is now following in my footsteps. Together we are now offering our natural homemade products for other people to share their benefits.

We are not a large company obviously and all our products are made by hand in our own homes and we use only the best ingredients. We create with organic, raw and natural stuff. We do not mass produce and the products may change as to whatever we have available at any given time. You can ask us to make something special for you if you like.

We are also Doterra Wellness Advocates and not only use their oils to help us in our daily lives, but we include them in our products. If you would like to know how to buy your Doterra Essential Oils at wholesale prices, please talk to us.

We welcome you to our new venture and hope that you find something that you would like to try.

Cheers
Kerri-Ann and Neen
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