Tag Archives: writing

The Value of a Notebook

It’s hard to understand how a little notebook can mean so much to someone, when there are amazing products like the iPhone and computers that can do anything and everything we could ever ask for. But the reality is that not everyone can have these things. Some people, in fact, don’t even know what an […]

LOOTB On the Move Again!

After living in Guatemala, developing lots of new Life Out of the Box products with women cooperatives and giving to lots of children including, students attending several preschools around Lake Atitlán with Mayan families, it’s time to keep this journey going. The business is sustainable here in Guatemala now with our strong connections between us, our […]

Moving from San Juan del Sur to Estelí

After living in San Juan Del Sur for a few months, we knew that it was time for us to search for new opportunity. We successfully found a local artisan who could make custom beautiful jewelry for us and we had worked with several local NGO’s whom we planned on continuing to support and donate […]

LOOTB at the Pitaya Festival in Nicaragua

After an amazing couple of weeks of giving out school supplies to various schools and volunteering with the San Juan del Sur Library & Wyoming Rotary, we were excited to keep on spreading the word about LOOTB and the San Juan del Sur library to the local community. Our good friends, Elisha and Gord from […]

The Child Who Changed Us in Nicaragua

It was 4:30 am and I couldn’t fall back asleep. I could not stop thinking about a little boy named Danny whom I met while working with the SJDS Library & Wyoming Rotary Club to fix up a rural school outside of  San Juan del Sur. Danny was one of the kids at the school […]

A Life Changing Experience at Los Pipitos School

While attending a meeting with Jane, the owner of the Mobile Library Project, we were introduced to a very nice gentleman named Luis who was the principle of a local school called Los Pipitos. After we explained what Life Out of the Box is, he asked us if we would be willing to give out […]

Planning With The San Juan del Sur Library

We had made the move back to our beloved beach town of San Juan del Sur to work with an organization that we had connected with when we first moved here: The San Juan del Sur Library (as see on our House Hunters episode!). The San Juan del Sur Library is a wonderful NGO, started […]