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

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 cen.yt/functioneamonbec3 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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Comments

  1. Rachelle L

    Rachelle L46 minutes ago

    Eamon can fix anything. How incredible

  2. Turnergetfit

    Turnergetfit2 hours ago

    Uhhh you sure it’s a good idea to get this place???? 🤔😬😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣

  3. lisa062669

    lisa0626692 hours ago

    Is that grocery store in Westport?

  4. razz P

    razz PDay ago

    How far is this cottage from the GTA? You guys prefer rural living vs city?

  5. CJ Carter

    CJ CarterDay ago

    Is a home inspection not standard procedure in Canada? We always get a home inspection when buying a house in the US

  6. Neva Johns

    Neva Johns2 days ago

    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.

  7. Venessa Junga

    Venessa Junga3 days ago

    you guys are awesome!!! awesome work!! looking forward to seeing what you guys get up to in the future!!

  8. Raymond Driggers

    Raymond Driggers3 days ago

    Rat snakes are beautiful

  9. Raymond Driggers

    Raymond Driggers3 days ago

    Rat snakes are a lot of times docile I can pick them up without them striking at me

  10. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet3 days ago

    **do not try this at home LOL

  11. Deanya Schempp

    Deanya Schempp4 days ago

    Rat snakes are very tame and sweet. Congratulations on the new home!

  12. Владимир Сергеевич

    Владимир Сергеевич5 days ago

    У нас бы вырезали в дне кузова отверстие и не снимали бензобак!

  13. Donovan Walker

    Donovan Walker5 days ago

    Don't these okes work? Must have magic wallets🙃

  14. Sherry Short

    Sherry Short6 days ago

    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.

  15. James Hueston

    James Hueston6 days ago

    Welcome to Casa C (for Cabin) 🌲 🏚 🌲 🛶 🥰

  16. Champion The Bunny

    Champion The Bunny6 days ago

    just watched another video and IMMEDIATELY SUBSCRIBED!! I absolutely LOVE your USlikes 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!

  17. Crystal Currie

    Crystal Currie6 days ago

    Yeah, nope. I'd be too scared. I would've paid my mechanic to do it for me lol

  18. Darrell Hayward

    Darrell Hayward7 days ago

    ✌😊❤3

  19. My Son's Mother

    My Son's Mother7 days ago

    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.

  20. Ingrid Jansson

    Ingrid Jansson7 days ago

    wow thats a beautiful lake! What a dream. Definitely some projects to be done. Happy for you guys!

  21. Gina Monty

    Gina Monty7 days ago

    OMG, you guys are at Kudrinko’s!! Can’t wait to run into you some time. Congratulations on your new purchase!🎉🥂

  22. Trevor Pitts

    Trevor Pitts7 days ago

    Holy Crap put the fuel tank higher than the container you sucking in to!

  23. Hatch Man Do

    Hatch Man Do8 days ago

    It’s amazing you know how to do all of this to your van!!!!!

  24. KDivinefem30

    KDivinefem308 days ago

    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

  25. Tina Scott

    Tina Scott9 days ago

    Shared !! Love following you two 😊

  26. Tina Scott

    Tina Scott9 days ago

    Hi ! I was just wondering ...do 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

  27. Martha Neuhauser

    Martha Neuhauser9 days ago

    Congratulations

  28. sandysutube63

    sandysutube639 days ago

    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!♥️

  29. Matthew Fuemmeler

    Matthew Fuemmeler10 days ago

    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

  30. Samiur Rahman

    Samiur Rahman10 days ago

    Your video style is very similar to Kara and Nate

  31. Tanya Edwards

    Tanya Edwards10 days ago

    I see Eamon wearing a Cape Town T-shirt, very exciting to know that they've been to my lovely hometown :)

  32. Linda Gritzner

    Linda Gritzner11 days ago

    Spiders and rodents and snakes...oh my,,,,

  33. madzub

    madzub11 days ago

    Let’s see more of that ONE WHEEL Action !!!

  34. Shelley McDaniel

    Shelley McDaniel11 days ago

    Totally LOVE Bob!

  35. Kathy Eliza Grumo

    Kathy Eliza Grumo11 days ago

    Cant wait for your cabin life eamon and bec. Love you both

  36. Doug Brown

    Doug Brown11 days ago

    Lots of fire wood down by the lake. Years of firewood

  37. Doug Brown

    Doug Brown11 days ago

    Am I the best only person that saw that gate and thought, nice feature.

  38. Jodi Didier

    Jodi Didier11 days ago

    What is your music? It fits well.

  39. PRINCESS8606

    PRINCESS860611 days ago

    Congratulations! Is a beautiful 🏡.

  40. marianne scarlett

    marianne scarlett11 days ago

    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

  41. Kate Solomon

    Kate Solomon12 days ago

    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?

  42. Hannah Guse

    Hannah Guse12 days ago

    YOU GUYS SHOULD GO TO THE VILLAGE GREEN IN WESTPORT! MY BOYFRIEND IS FROM THERE AND SAYS ITS SUCH A COOL LOCALLY OWNED BUISNESS

  43. Ferraritrip

    Ferraritrip13 days ago

    Horrible video!

  44. Jennifer U.

    Jennifer U.13 days ago

    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.

  45. Just think

    Just think13 days ago

    you're like getting the home inspected like AFTER you like bought it????????? lol

  46. Anali Caraballo

    Anali Caraballo14 days ago

    👌🏽love this! #vanlife🚌❤️

  47. Brandname*Closet

    Brandname*Closet14 days ago

    I’m soooo happy for you both! Congratulations ❤️

  48. Mr and Mrs Living Life

    Mr and Mrs Living Life14 days ago

    The physics involved in draining the tank was so off. The Tank needed to be on a higher elevation to drain 😂

  49. FAZE STEEL

    FAZE STEEL15 days ago

    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

  50. Connie Martin

    Connie Martin15 days ago

    Rat snakes are Good! Beautiful property 😁

  51. Sameigh Fraction

    Sameigh Fraction15 days ago

    Yo but I would actually come help clear out some stuff tho...😁✌

  52. Kenya Johnson

    Kenya Johnson16 days ago

    Even though this was a sponsored video, you always make it enjoyable still. It’s so natural and definitely not “salesy.” Love the approach👏🏽

  53. Lacie Jay

    Lacie Jay16 days ago

    Eamon drinks gasoline, Bob “well you’re not going to get covid after that” lol

  54. Montana McCabe

    Montana McCabe16 days ago

    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😅🤙🏼

  55. Babezer0

    Babezer017 days ago

    Nothing controversial about a home inspection! I recommend them to my clients all the time. Congratulations on your new home!!

  56. Karma The Giant

    Karma The Giant17 days ago

    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.

  57. Tammy G

    Tammy G17 days ago

    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.

  58. Júlia R. Lobo

    Júlia R. Lobo17 days ago

    I know this is problably because you are very close, but calling Bob an idiot didn´t come off well.

  59. Linda Fowler

    Linda Fowler17 days ago

    So I am confused. Is Bob in Canada with you? And just available anytime you need him?

  60. Tanushka Ojha

    Tanushka Ojha17 days ago

    Seems like a pretentious attempt to make a vlog

  61. Eamon & Bec

    Eamon & Bec17 days ago

    Okay...

  62. laislovespink

    laislovespink17 days ago

    I love Bob

  63. Living Life

    Living Life17 days ago

    Ohhh roof quick

  64. Kitty Moon

    Kitty Moon17 days ago

    Just found your guys channel and I love the positive vibes 🤙🏻💜

  65. Kate Morro

    Kate Morro18 days ago

    That dad is a patient saint. You guys are lucky to have him!

  66. bmash32

    bmash3218 days ago

    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!

  67. james jr

    james jr18 days ago

    So glad you got the house near family !! Great choice!

  68. Alina Kaliuzhna

    Alina Kaliuzhna18 days ago

    Excited to see you guys work on the cabin/build a new one! Property and the lake look gorgeous and so peaceful!

  69. Dashie07 E.

    Dashie07 E.18 days ago

    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!!😉😉😂😂😂💞💕🗣

  70. Mia

    Mia18 days ago

    So happy for you guys xxx

  71. Usri Winarno

    Usri Winarno18 days ago

    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 🐍

  72. Ava Eubanks

    Ava Eubanks18 days ago

    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!

  73. Linda McDowell

    Linda McDowell18 days ago

    Just catching up...Love the new property! Can’t WAIT to watch alllllll the new projects ahead! Exciting!!!

  74. Burton Hohman

    Burton Hohman18 days ago

    What are those storage boxes that stack and have that screw holder in the middle? Those seem really cool

  75. The O Team

    The O Team18 days ago

    The diesel heater exhaust needs to the installed so that the hole in the exhaust is pointing down so that the water can drain, if its not possible then you need to drill some drain holes in it for the water to drain or you could find it rusting out very soon

  76. ThankyouPerc'ia

    ThankyouPerc'ia18 days ago

    "Well you wont get covid after that!" lmfaooooo love Bob!

  77. Nandan S

    Nandan S18 days ago

    At first I thought youtube was recommending a video from Kara and Nate!

  78. MidArtsyCrafty

    MidArtsyCrafty18 days ago

    Does anyone remember when the SIMPLY SAFE sponser video was made? I’m trying to get to the link!

  79. Lizelle Els

    Lizelle Els18 days ago

    Love your t-shirt. Greetings from Cape Town, South Africa.

  80. Khiana Bentham

    Khiana Bentham18 days ago

    When you re watch last week's video because you're up too early and they haven't posted yet 🤷🏾‍♀️😂

  81. Khiana Bentham

    Khiana Bentham18 days ago

    @Eamon & Bec can't wait! I scrolled back a few months to catch up on anything I possibly missed 🧐 love you guys 💜 and you got me thinking .... could van life work for me 🤔😆

  82. Eamon & Bec

    Eamon & Bec18 days ago

    Haha new video coming in half an hour!

  83. Iddil Bekirov

    Iddil Bekirov18 days ago

    Bob is really getting a handle of this vlogging thing! 😎. Congrats on the house!

  84. Ellf Ling

    Ellf Ling19 days ago

    aw! I really loved the first spot last week, but now that i see how private your plot is, i'm digging this one too. i'm also guessing this one is near more folks to hang with, social bonus! *

  85. Huia

    Huia19 days ago

    Loved the 'bloopers' at the end 😂

  86. Hilarie Calijo

    Hilarie Calijo19 days ago

    Rat snakes are good. Lol.

  87. David Law

    David Law19 days ago

    Go west for winter!!! Vancouver Island!! Come hang out at hour 8x12 studio/home/tiny home!

  88. Holy Sheet

    Holy Sheet19 days ago

    Quick question.. did bob lend you the camera to shoot this video on? I wouldnt be surprised after all....

  89. Holy Sheet

    Holy Sheet19 days ago

    Shout out to the editing though.. it must have taken a while to edit a video while having to ask bob for advice every few seconds.

  90. Holy Sheet

    Holy Sheet19 days ago

    Wheres a tribiute video to bob? As he is the brains behind all of this... none of this would be possible without that guy. Eemon stop trying to take credit for the build.. admit u have no idea how to even flush a toilet on ur own. Let alone a van build. Be humble. You dont even understand basics like GRAVITY... what do you know about building?🤷‍♂️🤣

  91. Becky Elliott

    Becky Elliott19 days ago

    Why did you have to abandon your van in Africa?

  92. Holy Sheet

    Holy Sheet19 days ago

    Because bob wasnt in africa to help them. See what i mean...?

  93. Ciara Ward

    Ciara Ward19 days ago

    Cant wait for all the new fun vedios of the cabin rebuild, cant wait already 🙈🙈🙈🙈

  94. Burnes Hollyman

    Burnes Hollyman19 days ago

    I have loved this channel since Day One, consumed your chai, am a major fanboi but it seems USlikes is sticking ads in every minute and the product placement ads are making it all but unwatchable. Didn’t used to be this way... I get that there are financial considerations but...

  95. Brian & Sarah

    Brian & Sarah19 days ago

    I love your videos! You inspired my wife and I to make our first vlog. This is the link uslikes.info/house/X6FkvdmPxZGwXaY/video.html

  96. wajd

    wajd19 days ago

    I was smiling through the whole vlog you guys are living my dream life keep it up ily guys so much💕💕

  97. Cheryl Nel

    Cheryl Nel19 days ago

    I'm pumped that Eamon was wearing a CAPE TOWN T-shirt. I live in Cape Town. I love your channel.

  98. L Hale

    L Hale19 days ago

    Now it gets really exciting.

  99. Professional moochers

    Professional moochers19 days ago

    Nice kinging it hoody 👍🏼

  100. Inge Burger

    Inge Burger19 days ago

    Viva the Cape Town tshirt🇿🇦😎👌

  101. Glenn Alan Smith

    Glenn Alan Smith20 days ago

    I cant wait to see Bob helping you guys renovate the cabin on the lake! He is gonna steal the show!

  102. Jessie

    Jessie20 days ago

    Poor Bob "We are going to be installing a gas tank at midnight, what fun" lol Poor guy. What a good sport. Love these videos lol

  103. Nowhere2 somewhere

    Nowhere2 somewhere20 days ago

    Eamon I'm impressed with all the mechanical tasks you take on and bec is always being really supporting and super cool that your out in the wilds with new project good luck and lv the vids

  104. Rashmi Ravi Kumar

    Rashmi Ravi Kumar20 days ago

    Rooting for Bob ...... ❤️