adventures in Pepperness

Feeling Make-y: BuggOff Blend No1

The ingredients I used in my first experimental batch of natural homemade bug repellent: almond oil, neem oil, cinnamon leaf oil, clove bud oil, tea tree oil, and lemongrass oil.

When it smelled lovely and the concentrated oils filled up one third of the bottle, I filled the remainder with almond oil, secured the lid, and shook it all up.

Compost Outpalace

Best Little Outhouse in Healdsburg, photo by Paprika Clark 2013.

Best Little Outhouse in Healdsburg, photo by Paprika Clark 2013.

We have many steps ahead of us before we’re prepared for our goal of hosting tiny house workshops and events on our property. One of the first and most important was to build a bathroom…Continue Reading

12 Steps to Freeing Yourself From Stuff

Paprika Clark sits on the battery storage bench on the front porch of the first tiny house built by her company, Bungalow to Go. Photo by Dylan Pankow.

Paprika Clark sits on the battery storage bench on the front porch of the first tiny house built by her company, Bungalow to Go. Photo by Dylan Pankow.

1 Figure out what really makes you happy. Be specific, and forget about realistic for now. If you don’t know, gather information. Become a happiness detective. Think back over your history and reflect on times…Continue Reading