OFF-GRID LIVING IN CANADA | Van Life to Cabin Life

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Eamon & Bec

7 сарын өмнө

Preparing for a cold, off-grid winter in our van. We'll be living in a van while we build our cabin in the woods🌲 For a limited time get 25% off your first order of custom, vegan hair care Thanks to Function of Beauty for sponsoring today's video!
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Here it is friends: the new adventure we've been dreaming and saving for since we first met 8 years ago. We've always envisioned moving into the woods by the lake and building our dream tiny cabin as a home base for us to come back to in between our international travels. We cannot wait to have a place to call our own!! This week we are one step closer to making it official but my goodness are mortgages, home inspections, and contracts a full-time job 😴 . Hoping to get living by the lake soon but as we wait for that we prepare our van for the Canadian winter ahead. Living in a van in winter has never been our favourite so we hope that we will only stay in the van for a few months at the cabin until we've insulated our new tiny home.
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Mark Simmons
Mark Simmons 8 өдрийн өмнө
If you see this then the next time you have to siphon fuel put your thumb over the end of the hose and, holding the hose with the other hand, proceed to move the hose back and forth into the tank/fuel . Leave the hose open while going into the the tank and put thumb on the end of the hose as you start the outward move. Inward stroke makes fuel go into the hose and your thumb on the end keeps the fuel in the hose. It will take a few "strokes" to achieve the required results but it will work every time if you do it right and never have to get fuel in your mouth again. But here's hoping you'll never have to do this again.
Trudy McClendon
Trudy McClendon Сарын өмнө
I LOVE BOB ❤️❤️❤️
Jim Parlett
Jim Parlett Сарын өмнө
Syphoning - the liquid in the source needs to be higher than the container you're transferring it to. The work is done by gravity, and it only works downhill!!
Micah Bonewell
Micah Bonewell 2 сарын өмнө
You should always do a home inspection never feel bad about it, a home inspection saved me from having a garage that was going to collapse in a year.
Jon S
Jon S 2 сарын өмнө
8:34 "Well, you won't get Covid after that" LMAO, Bob is awesome
hollandduck79 3 сарын өмнө
this is the 2e video for me 👍 from the Netherlands 🇳🇱 in a hard Lockdown and curfew Stay Safe and Healthy
Maggie K
Maggie K 3 сарын өмнө
I'm dying at Eamons mouthful of diesel and Bob going "well you won't get covid after that" 😂😂😂
Lynn Duvall
Lynn Duvall 3 сарын өмнө
Why is it only women who pose in scanty clothing to entice viewers?
Emma 4 сарын өмнө
Eamon: "Am I gonna get crushed?" Bob: "You are if you're underneath it" Eamon: "I'm underneath it" I laughed so hard
Classic, Classy Clued Up
Classic, Classy Clued Up 5 сарын өмнө
Bob is the best
Jennifer Y-C
Jennifer Y-C 5 сарын өмнө
Bob 😍
Cepera 5 сарын өмнө
8:34 "you wont get covid after that" lol
It’s_just_Seb12 5 сарын өмнө
Would be fun to come I’m only 2 hours away from Toronto lol 😂
G 5 сарын өмнө
for next time just get a shaker siphon its cheap :)
Kusnezoff 5 сарын өмнө
I can see where Eamon got his attitude from. your dad seems really cool happy.
Harry Cunningham
Harry Cunningham 5 сарын өмнө
For future reference... Haha, to siphon, you needed to raise the tank above the bucket. You then can suck the tube, drop it into the bucket and it will flow, instead of just a little bit each time :)
Lily Ralston
Lily Ralston 6 сарын өмнө
Boshkung area? Haliburton is beautiful!
Alliy Scott
Alliy Scott 6 сарын өмнө
Bec you can go to customer service at the grocery store and request vegan yogurt!! A lot of times they will add it for you, especially in smaller stores 🙌
Brittany Lopezz
Brittany Lopezz 6 сарын өмнө
my anxiety when he was under the van !!
Ak Au
Ak Au 6 сарын өмнө
You're not very far from the New York border. That'll be convenient when things open up again.
Kaelyn The Rat
Kaelyn The Rat 6 сарын өмнө
I love yalls videos
Peter Thiessen
Peter Thiessen 6 сарын өмнө
Stupid masks, more a fashion statement than anything else.
Anthony Harris
Anthony Harris 6 сарын өмнө
Man bun
Coach Home UK
Coach Home UK 6 сарын өмнө
That place looks amazing, one day really one day :D
harleyhiker 6 сарын өмнө
Love Bob!!.. any updates on his van and van life?
Urban Style
Urban Style 6 сарын өмнө
Awesome, what an adventure,
Charmaine Crockett
Charmaine Crockett 6 сарын өмнө
Congrats on the new place. Love the cameos of Nancy and Peter! 😁
Wander boom
Wander boom 6 сарын өмнө
Such exciting news guys!! You definitely have plenty of work ahead of you!! If the border opens back up maybe we'll come up and help out.😉👍✌️
Evan Chute
Evan Chute 6 сарын өмнө
Came for van build content, stayed for Bob.
Rachelle L
Rachelle L 6 сарын өмнө
Eamon can fix anything. How incredible
Turnergetfit 6 сарын өмнө
Uhhh you sure it’s a good idea to get this place???? 🤔😬😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣
lisa062669 6 сарын өмнө
Is that grocery store in Westport?
razz P
razz P 6 сарын өмнө
How far is this cottage from the GTA? You guys prefer rural living vs city?
CJ Carter
CJ Carter 6 сарын өмнө
Is a home inspection not standard procedure in Canada? We always get a home inspection when buying a house in the US
Neva Johns
Neva Johns 6 сарын өмнө
Interesting that it’s considered controversial to have a home inspection where you are located. Where I live it’s required unless you pay cash for the home, and even then it’s still fairy standard to have an inspection first.
Venessa Junga
Venessa Junga 6 сарын өмнө
you guys are awesome!!! awesome work!! looking forward to seeing what you guys get up to in the future!!
Raymond Driggers
Raymond Driggers 6 сарын өмнө
Rat snakes are beautiful
Raymond Driggers
Raymond Driggers 6 сарын өмнө
Rat snakes are a lot of times docile I can pick them up without them striking at me
DammitJanet 6 сарын өмнө
**do not try this at home LOL
Deanya Schempp
Deanya Schempp 6 сарын өмнө
Rat snakes are very tame and sweet. Congratulations on the new home!
Владимир Сергеевич
Владимир Сергеевич 6 сарын өмнө
У нас бы вырезали в дне кузова отверстие и не снимали бензобак!
Donovan Walker
Donovan Walker 6 сарын өмнө
Don't these okes work? Must have magic wallets🙃
Sher S
Sher S 6 сарын өмнө
Congrats! You will have to check out Perth and Port Elmsley has a drive in movie theatre during the summer. There is so many awesome vlogs in your future.
James Hueston
James Hueston 6 сарын өмнө
Welcome to Casa C (for Cabin) 🌲 🏚 🌲 🛶 🥰
Champion The Bunny
Champion The Bunny 6 сарын өмнө
just watched another video and IMMEDIATELY SUBSCRIBED!! I absolutely LOVE your MNdown account and can't wait to see the cabin! honestly this is my DREAM life soon! follow @championthebun on instagram for bunny care and videos!
Crystal Currie
Crystal Currie 6 сарын өмнө
Yeah, nope. I'd be too scared. I would've paid my mechanic to do it for me lol
Darrell Hayward
Darrell Hayward 6 сарын өмнө
My Son's Mother
My Son's Mother 6 сарын өмнө
This past year, or more we’ve seen several of those in van life establish a home base in various locations. I believe this will be my favorite.
Ingrid Jansson
Ingrid Jansson 6 сарын өмнө
wow thats a beautiful lake! What a dream. Definitely some projects to be done. Happy for you guys!
Gina Monty
Gina Monty 6 сарын өмнө
OMG, you guys are at Kudrinko’s!! Can’t wait to run into you some time. Congratulations on your new purchase!🎉🥂
Trevor Pitts
Trevor Pitts 6 сарын өмнө
Holy Crap put the fuel tank higher than the container you sucking in to!
Hatch Man Do
Hatch Man Do 6 сарын өмнө
It’s amazing you know how to do all of this to your van!!!!!
KDivinefem30 6 сарын өмнө
You got yourself a good looking man that actually knows how to do things that's a very rare find you both make a very gorgeous couple you have something very special together should cherish that God has definitely blessed you
Tina Scott
Tina Scott 7 сарын өмнө
Shared !! Love following you two 😊
Tina Scott
Tina Scott 7 сарын өмнө
Hi ! I was just wondering you guys pick the commercials / advertising at all ? Bc they are really neat ones ! I don't usually pay attention or watch them..but the last few you have on your channel have been really intriguing ! Anyways ! Congrats on your new cabin in the woods
Martha Neuhauser
Martha Neuhauser 7 сарын өмнө
sandysutube63 7 сарын өмнө
Congratulations guys! 🎉🥂 Your new home has gorgeous views and you look so happy! It’s going to be fun watching you build your dream cabin!♥️
Matthew Fuemmeler
Matthew Fuemmeler 7 сарын өмнө
freakin love bob! "my son's insane... but i guess that's better than boring" ;) can I get a t-shirt that says that for my dad ... hahahah
Samiur Rahman
Samiur Rahman 7 сарын өмнө
Your video style is very similar to Kara and Nate
Tanya Edwards
Tanya Edwards 7 сарын өмнө
I see Eamon wearing a Cape Town T-shirt, very exciting to know that they've been to my lovely hometown :)
Linda Gritzner
Linda Gritzner 7 сарын өмнө
Spiders and rodents and snakes...oh my,,,,
madzub 7 сарын өмнө
Let’s see more of that ONE WHEEL Action !!!
Shelley McDaniel
Shelley McDaniel 7 сарын өмнө
Totally LOVE Bob!
kate eli
kate eli 7 сарын өмнө
Cant wait for your cabin life eamon and bec. Love you both
Doug Brown
Doug Brown 7 сарын өмнө
Lots of fire wood down by the lake. Years of firewood
Doug Brown
Doug Brown 7 сарын өмнө
Am I the best only person that saw that gate and thought, nice feature.
Jodi Didier
Jodi Didier 7 сарын өмнө
What is your music? It fits well.
PRINCESS8606 7 сарын өмнө
Congratulations! Is a beautiful 🏡.
marianne scarlett
marianne scarlett 7 сарын өмнө
How impressive is your husband Bec? Love your vlogs & so glad the Trudy is ok with Kite man. If you are ever near Malaga let us know maybe Eamon can give us some of his experience with our camper. XX
Autumn Kate
Autumn Kate 7 сарын өмнө
All looks amazing! So I understand, why do you need to live in the van for the winter when you have the original cabin. Think I may have missed something when watching?
Hannah Guse
Hannah Guse 7 сарын өмнө
Ferraritrip 7 сарын өмнө
Horrible video!
Jennifer U.
Jennifer U. 7 сарын өмнө
Inspections are not controversial. It’s standard anytime you buy a property. At least in the US. You should always have one done. You should never not have one done.
Just think
Just think 7 сарын өмнө
you're like getting the home inspected like AFTER you like bought it????????? lol
Anali Caraballo
Anali Caraballo 7 сарын өмнө
👌🏽love this! #vanlife🚌❤️
Brandname*Closet 7 сарын өмнө
I’m soooo happy for you both! Congratulations ❤️
Mr and Mrs Living Life
Mr and Mrs Living Life 7 сарын өмнө
The physics involved in draining the tank was so off. The Tank needed to be on a higher elevation to drain 😂
ryans vlogs&games
ryans vlogs&games 7 сарын өмнө
Hey guys I really love your videos and would love to meet u guys i do car living i have a impala ls 04 and got a nice bed in the back would love to show u guys my build i am rebuilding the car home again with new stuff
Connie Martin
Connie Martin 7 сарын өмнө
Rat snakes are Good! Beautiful property 😁
Sameigh Fraction
Sameigh Fraction 7 сарын өмнө
Yo but I would actually come help clear out some stuff tho...😁✌
Kenya Johnson
Kenya Johnson 7 сарын өмнө
Even though this was a sponsored video, you always make it enjoyable still. It’s so natural and definitely not “salesy.” Love the approach👏🏽
Lacie Jay
Lacie Jay 7 сарын өмнө
Eamon drinks gasoline, Bob “well you’re not going to get covid after that” lol
Montana McCabe
Montana McCabe 7 сарын өмнө
Hey if you need some help with clearing that area, I’m in Ontario and I would only ask for some of your delicious cooking😅🤙🏼
Babezer0 7 сарын өмнө
Nothing controversial about a home inspection! I recommend them to my clients all the time. Congratulations on your new home!!
Karma The Giant
Karma The Giant 7 сарын өмнө
Such exciting news! Congratulations! Nothing better than lake front property. I know. Enjoy nature and try not to disturb any natural occurring growth on your frontage. There is some good advice on that on the web. Are there loons on the lake? Remember aquatic animals need access to the land around the lake, like beavers, ducks otters etc. You have what looks like undisturbed land. Look forward to seeing what you do with everything. 🌅 You are smart to have a home inspection done.
Elena Knight
Elena Knight 7 сарын өмнө
i'm new to ya'alls videos and I love them! I also miss living out there right now im in BC but this is making me miss home.
Júlia R. Lobo
Júlia R. Lobo 7 сарын өмнө
I know this is problably because you are very close, but calling Bob an idiot didn´t come off well.
Linda Fowler
Linda Fowler 7 сарын өмнө
So I am confused. Is Bob in Canada with you? And just available anytime you need him?
Tanushka Ojha
Tanushka Ojha 7 сарын өмнө
Seems like a pretentious attempt to make a vlog
Eamon & Bec
Eamon & Bec 7 сарын өмнө
laislovespink 7 сарын өмнө
I love Bob
Living Life
Living Life 7 сарын өмнө
Ohhh roof quick
Kitty Moon
Kitty Moon 7 сарын өмнө
Just found your guys channel and I love the positive vibes 🤙🏻💜
Kate Morro
Kate Morro 7 сарын өмнө
That dad is a patient saint. You guys are lucky to have him!
bmash32 7 сарын өмнө
My Dad and I had sooo many plans for me to redo a van, but back in 2016, my mother got breast cancer, my sister had a miscarriage, and then got pregnant again, then suddenly as we were dealing with her high risk pregnancy and moms cancer, and then Dad suddenly passed away from cancer. I found the love of my life in 2017, and married in 2018. We’ve now been on several trips together and wanted to make a van. Now here we are 4 years later, my sister is pregnant with her 3rd baby (another high risk) and my moms doctor just found another spot again. So plans are being putting on hold again. Waiting on tests currently to see if the cancer is back... I’m just saying cherish the moments together, with Bob, and family in general. Watching these makes me miss my Daddy even more and wish he could be here. I love seeing the happiness and love between you guys and your family!!! Definitely helps my heart feel happy watching you guys during this crazy time!
james jr
james jr 7 сарын өмнө
So glad you got the house near family !! Great choice!
Alina Kaliuzhna
Alina Kaliuzhna 7 сарын өмнө
Excited to see you guys work on the cabin/build a new one! Property and the lake look gorgeous and so peaceful!
Dashie07 E.
Dashie07 E. 7 сарын өмнө
SO HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY for you guys as NEW HOME OWNERS!!! WOOP WOOP!!🎊🎉😁 Looking forward to each new video of what you two have conquered for the week!! My first would be....FIND THAT RAT SNAKE!!!😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵😵 BEAUTIFUL property you two, CONGRATULATIONS!! Next chapter is 'PATRENTHOOD'. 🤰👶🏻👨‍👩‍👧🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 You don't need to be married to have a baby!!😉😉😂😂😂💞💕🗣
The Happiness Tree
The Happiness Tree 7 сарын өмнө
So happy for you guys xxx
Usri Yeni
Usri Yeni 7 сарын өмнө
I also love nature and I searched where is Rideau Lake , you guys actually only 30 minutes away from Pert city Ontario and check that city out , it’s small city but beautiful and peaceful and I love to go to Mex & Co restaurant over there to get my salad bowl . It’s soooo yummy . Enjoy building your cabin , I’ll keep watching your show when you build your cabin coz I believe you Guys keep us interesting to the journey to build it . Stay safe and be careful with the snake 🐍
Ava Eubanks
Ava Eubanks 7 сарын өмнө
Eamon, where are your safety goggles when you are working around rust under cars? I've heard of guys having to go to the doctor with the problem of rust in their eye . Be careful!
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