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So glad you have found us. We are a nomadic family of 9 travelling Australia with our six daughters, and our one son and forever missing our precious daughter Serenity who went to be with Jesus at 13 hours old on 12 March 2011. Her short life has changed our lives forever! As we travel we perform at shows, festivals and fundraisers with our dogs, help out on farms and also sell handmade woodcraft, dog collars, leads and capes. We are also doTERRA wellness advocates. Follow our joys and trials here.

Thursday, 26 April 2012

Keeping it clean

So we live without running water … we carry drinking water in Jerry cans, about 70 litres.  How then do we keep everyone clean, you may ask?

Here are some of the ways we have found ….

IMG_2038Water slides are a great way to keep clean .. the friction on the slide gets the dirt off easily!

P6056133Hand held battery shower is great for quick clean-ups


108_0050Outback bath!!

IMG_5650A tap at the local park is great for washing hair and a quick scrub of the feet!



The most recent water efficient way of showering is using a 1 L pressure sprayer!  We can wash from top to toe the three youngest using less than 1 L of water!


IMG_3601A good swim in the sea followed by a cold outside shower is refreshing and invigorating!

Many servos have a shower, a lot of them are free or a couple of dollars for the key.  Showgrounds usually have hot showers and charge anywhere from free to $20 for a night on power and use of the facilities.  Some towns (Broken Hill in NSW, Roma in QLD) have free showers in town.  Ask the truckies, they usually know!

So while it’s not just as easy as turning on the tap and running a bath/shower … there are lots of ways to stay clean on the road!


  1. thats some great ideas there.

  2. Brilliant! Thank you for sharing! We have a canvas bag shower but I was hoping to not have to cart so much water around with us!


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