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DAILY WINTER ROUTINES | Ice Bath, Chopping Wood & Renovations Continued...
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We've escaped to the wilderness & we're building our home at a cabin in the woods ... a phrase that was very fun to say in the beautiful fall weather in Canada BUT how are we coping with these cold, winter days? Here we were thinking that the renovations to our cabin were going to be our biggest challenge with this project. We've quickly learned that keeping warm *AND STAYING SANE* while living in the woods alone will be our biggest hurdle yet!
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 share our very Canadian morning routine of taking an ice bath in the lake (inspired by Yes Theory's recent episode with Wim Hof) , then move onto a neglected project of insulating the loft and paneling the ceiling. Then we're off to split wood to keep us warm and try to help keep some of our homeless warm too!
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We're Eamon and Bec, a Canadian couple who previously lived and traveled full-time in our self converted Sprinter Van!! When the pandemic hit earlier this year we made the difficult decision to abandon our van in Africa and fly home to Canada. Now we're here... living at a cabin in the Canadian wilderness preparing for a cold, snowy winter ahead 🥶 .
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Eamon & Bec
Eamon & Bec 4 months ago
Well, as they say... you've got to do 1 thing a day that scares you! I legit didn't sleep the night before my first ice bath but I can safely report that it was just an incredible, invigorating experience that I will FOR SURE be doing again. What's something you want to do before the end of 2020?!? Oh also, if you're reading this 👋 , we love and appreciate you and if you could take two seconds to "like" this video 👍 that would go a long way for us x
Connie Johnson CJ
Connie Johnson CJ 3 hours ago
You should check out Jonna Jinton’s channel for her ice baths and more!
Laura C
Laura C 3 months ago
I live on a lake that’s frozen right now, maybe I’ll start my morning with an ice bath tomorrow!! I’m a little nervous but if you can you then I can do it too!!! 😄
Stephanie Lee
Stephanie Lee 3 months ago
I went sledding on frozen lakes in Fairbanks, AK...being pulled by 4-wheelers. So much fun!
Chris Boucher
Chris Boucher 3 months ago
Miss you guys! Hope your having a good vacation:))
כנרת רינת
כנרת רינת 3 months ago
Hi happy new year where are u ? We miss u
dudeinparadise 4 days ago
I need to come up there and teach you how to split wood ;)
unusual Neverland
unusual Neverland 16 days ago
Juliano Brotman
Juliano Brotman 17 days ago
I was on your side watched subscribed but now war windex how dare PHONYS
Juliano Brotman
Juliano Brotman 17 days ago
Juliano Brotman
Juliano Brotman 17 days ago
Juliano Brotman
Juliano Brotman 17 days ago
spray windex a holes on the beaver
Ridha Dababi
Ridha Dababi 18 days ago
Nice video, Good job
Nicole Tennant
Nicole Tennant 26 days ago
🤣😂 Eamon is nesting! You made me cry with that sock donation. Love you guys.
Kaitlyn Holling
Kaitlyn Holling Month ago
What editing software do you use? Your editing is insanely good!!! Like TV production quality!
John Rider
John Rider Month ago
You cut one tongue with a skillsaw set to the right depth
John Rider
John Rider Month ago
We have 84 acres to share with the right fit homestead family.
Amazon Redhead
Amazon Redhead Month ago
Oy vey... I was cringing watching Bec going into the ice water. Brrrrr...
rachael9372 Month ago
That is not it's entrance. The entrance is under the water and go inside under the water.
steamhard Month ago
Why does he look like Zoolander?
Holly Stock
Holly Stock Month ago
This was my favourite video of yours so far! What an amazing and yet simple thing to do for the homeless in your community! I can’t imagine sleeping in a tent in -15 degrees 😭 Also you guys will be incredible parents I’m sure! X
Nicolas Adamenko
YOU ARE AMAZIN ORIGINAL COUPLE OF CANADA. Russian Nature Have Typical Cold Atmoshere and Ice Horizonts.
Robert Boyd
Robert Boyd Month ago
Stoyan Bilalov
Stoyan Bilalov Month ago
Do you gyus have playlist in spotify?
Giovanni Caba
Giovanni Caba Month ago
for giving sox i want give u a thousand likes
Moises Ayala
Moises Ayala Month ago
You two are awesome for helping the less fortunate. You’re videos alway make me laugh, keep them coming!
Juul himself
Juul himself Month ago
in the netherlands there would be 30 people on that ice cracking or not :')
Courtney Month ago
Catching up on your videos today... Love the ice baths. 😂
Paint and puzzle
I really liked that you didn't film the people you gave socks to. Some many youtubers make people be performative before they help them.
Ginny Flowers
Ginny Flowers Month ago
I LOVE you guys's energy, I'm saving up to get back on the road and freakin love warching your video's! You motivate me to listen to my heart and follow my dreams, thank you.❤
I love you guys ... ❤❤❤
Sebastian Martino
Will you guys still do some van life
bhBlacky82 Month ago
this is fun.. burning fuel to create fuel ;))))
Robert Selles
Robert Selles 2 months ago
Do you hit the bong to come up with these ideas..... you know what’s going to happen to Eamon if he tries that !!!
joe mcginn
joe mcginn 2 months ago
You guys have a very awesome connection
Alpha And Omega
Alpha And Omega 2 months ago
Acts of kindness 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾..
Flaviano dos Santos
Flaviano dos Santos 2 months ago
it is indeed better to say that the heat is leaving than that cold is coming in ;)
Pandabella 2 months ago
- 15 C is not that cold, but I guess if you've never done a winter I guess it could be considered cold. Enjoy and God Bless
turniok siegfried
turniok siegfried 2 months ago
God bless Your!!
Takira Sharde
Takira Sharde 2 months ago
Man, idk where Bec got her grey coat from or if she already mentioned it outside of YT. It's so hard shopping for warm, cruelty free outerwear
ZoVoZ 2 months ago
hollandduck79 2 months ago
Alec James
Alec James 2 months ago
If you fit any new wood in the future pre stain it with tee👍
Henry Kowalewski
Henry Kowalewski 2 months ago
This is our first winter living in our fabulous retirement community of Bobcaygeon. We left Brisbane a week before flights were suspended. I am 65. I don’t watch tv. We didn’t have Netflix until our daughter and husband flew in from Canmore for Christmas. I have become addicted to US-first,. Started with British comedians and last week morphed to you. You two are totally adorable and I am SO enjoying your journey. Bec’s laugh: oh my❤️❤️
king dejong
king dejong 2 months ago
So commendable to give back!!
jean pierre Please enter a name
fucking clickbait in 2021
LJ Messer
LJ Messer 2 months ago
You two are the cutest!! I’m sick on the couch and binge watching!❤️
Eamon & Bec
Eamon & Bec 2 months ago
Hope you feel better soon!!
john neil Maclennan
john neil Maclennan 2 months ago
Bec just wow
Suzannah Chirgwin-wade
Your mad why bath in ice
Suzannah Chirgwin-wade
That is a great game you can play with the KIDS ( hint hint ) that so cool nature at the bottom of your garden you are such a wonderful couple I love you guys
Suzannah Chirgwin-wade
This is for the USA it's the shame love it
Suzannah Chirgwin-wade
Love the child acting my dad build my safety pen play
Suzannah Chirgwin-wade
Gestur Nyman
Gestur Nyman 2 months ago
We do this all the time here in Scandinavia. Adults and young ones. Nothing about it. Its healthy for you.
Dominic's Curiosity
Dominic's Curiosity 2 months ago
I thought he felt off the balcony when the camera fell and that’s what they were going to talk about but then it was the lens 😂
Brenden McBrier
Brenden McBrier 2 months ago
You two are my soon to be favorites.
E L 2 months ago
I honestly hate when people film themselves "doing good" but this was the most heartfelt way I've ever seen it done, not doing it for attention but doing it because you COULD and wanted to help. I appreciate you guys and this channel so much :)
Miss Free Spirit
Miss Free Spirit 2 months ago
What is the title of the closing music? Sounds good to me 🥰
Apistosig 2 months ago
I do wonder how cold that water is - coz' if you go swimming in a Tasmanian stream in the wrong time of year your body will cease to function and you will perish.
The Woz
The Woz 2 months ago
16:04 try a plumbers blowtorch to start the fire. No kindling needed. Just stack as much wood as you can fit and put the torch on it for 3 min. Keep up the good work. !!
goudan 2 months ago
5:40 minutes in and I'm already on love with you 2
Anna Bautista
Anna Bautista 2 months ago
That gesture for the homeless was really touching!😭
Kiersten H.
Kiersten H. 2 months ago
Loving the music selection
Laura Hardy
Laura Hardy 2 months ago
The ice bath looks like my paddling pool in the summer!
41493bradley 2 months ago
I don’t know how people can cut a hole in the ice and then get in the water. I can’t even get myself to take a cold shower in a heated bathroom
João Marcelli
João Marcelli 2 months ago
Hello it was really fun your videos congratulations keep it up
MeghanM 2 months ago
You guys make me want to convert a van and now I want to buy a cabin!!! You guys make it look fun! I'm sure it's not but your energy says otherwise!❤
Edgars Nezinu
Edgars Nezinu 2 months ago
You kidding me ?...Splitting is eazy ASF lol
Anne Bell
Anne Bell 2 months ago
Well, Love you guys and will pop in every now and then to see what you are up to, but I'm sorry that van life isn't in the plans for a while...I've learned so much and appreciate all the video's...thank you...and wishing you guys all the best in your new home.
Gino sta.maria
Gino sta.maria 2 months ago
I love you guys!!
Dave Chapman
Dave Chapman 2 months ago
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE do not use your circular saw with that shirt / top with the dangling cords, it is so risky if the blade catches them. Keep up the good work 😀
Danny S
Danny S 2 months ago
that was the cutest little vegan tiff about the arugula at 7:30 omg
Grace Waite
Grace Waite 2 months ago
i love you guys!! i donated to First Decedents to win the Atlas Airstream a couple weeks ago but had no idea you guys were partnering with them for it until now 😁😁 you two are my favorite you tubers so it makes me so happy hehe
Wendell Earnest
Wendell Earnest 2 months ago
Great video, but... walnuts and cornmeal are not meat... sorry but no. pho meat, phmeat, meat replacement, etc... but not meat.
Thomas Belcher
Thomas Belcher 2 months ago
I'm older now and it's good to see the beat goes on.
Professional moochers
We could probably watch a video of you cutting the grass, you’re such easy viewing 😁
Joel Wallis Adventures Unknown
OMG brave soul to go in the frozen lake. Brrr.
windwardpro 2 months ago
You're talking about being cold and you're wearing like only a sports bra and some sweats?
Nicole 2 months ago
Omg that camper van would change my life.
zahra aini
zahra aini 2 months ago
Hiiiii stay health for both of you. I'm waiting you can come to Indonesia, and tempe is waiting for you 🍴
Robert Boyd
Robert Boyd 2 months ago
What part of Canada do you live ?
Colman 2 months ago
I knew you were going to say Willy, for some reason but I knew
Lou Rosario
Lou Rosario 2 months ago
Can't say enough about your wonderful act of kindness. May it be rewarded 20x over! Happy New Year!👏👍👏👍❤
Luciano Tavares
Luciano Tavares 2 months ago
You guys are amazing! Greetings from Brazil! You are in a paradise! Have fun!
Kendra & Juan
Kendra & Juan 2 months ago
Polar plunge! 🥶
Katlyn Graham
Katlyn Graham 2 months ago
I’m only 20 and I found out I have cancer in my uterus and need to have a hysterectomy. It’s a beautiful thing they have these type of programs😩🥰🥰
Katlyn Graham
Katlyn Graham 2 months ago
Thanks buddy!! Super sweet reply!
Oliver Kliaras
Oliver Kliaras 2 months ago
Friends 🥳
John Rider
John Rider 3 months ago
Nope never. Ice bath at 54 could kill some people
John Rider
John Rider 3 months ago
We have 84 acres to share
MrCarl312 3 months ago
I don't know how you dropped the camera, but that is what camera straps are for. A camera strap will not stop you from dropping the camera, but they will stop the camera from hitting the floor. I never use my camera without putting the camera strap on my neck.
Andrew McLean
Andrew McLean 3 months ago
hi guys, just found your Channel. cool project, respect for taking it on, very entertaining i subscribed and will be watching t see how you getting on. you look like your having fun. but. dude please.. find some power tool safety videos. when those power saws kick back they all ways flip up and too the left while doing a forward somersault, and the way you had that timber on your knees. man ive done some dumb shit and that scared me.
Damon Perez
Damon Perez 3 months ago
AWESOME!! Just what i need to retire in... Love it..!!!
peter lustig
peter lustig 3 months ago
I like your videos, but the advertisement is just annoying, sharing should be free...
Rachel Brinkley
Rachel Brinkley 3 months ago
The way i am wintering in Canada is moved to Vancouver from Edmonton to avoid frigid temps this time!
Debbie L Gregory
Debbie L Gregory 3 months ago
New here, and curious why didn't you want a fireplace? Ok I didn't watch far enough, see wood burning stove.
j ryder
j ryder 3 months ago
teebugg66 3 months ago
Where are y’all from? You don’t have an accent like Canadians do. You talk regular like your from Florida like ME!
B B 3 months ago
TP G! 3 months ago
Newsflash. You may have the final say, but you are not the most important component of having a kid.
VIDA ALIMENTO 3 months ago
ohh so cute the same boots jajaja its like a isabel in a mans body
GT -C-
GT -C- 3 months ago
Where are the days when you guys were traveling around the world with that Mercedes van...discovering beautiful places. What a change...day & night. Those were 'day'...
Sierra Survival & Vanlife
I NEED MY EAMON & BEC fix where are you guys?????????
Scottie Ming
Scottie Ming 3 months ago
Good morning! Are you guys okay? I pray you both are well. I miss you.
Elizabeth Shipman
Elizabeth Shipman 3 months ago
Where you guys at?