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I live in an off-grid home with my family – we don’t even have a fridge or electricity, but I love it

A TIKTOK woman revealed she lives in an off-grid island home off the coast of Canada and she doesn’t even have electricity. She, however, explained she’s very happy where she is after her grandparents abandoned the United States for an unnamed island off the coast of Canada. Ella Genevive quickly went viral on TikTok when […] ...

A TIKTOK woman revealed she lives in an off-grid island home off the coast of Canada and she doesn’t even have electricity.

She, however, explained she’s very happy where she is after her grandparents abandoned the United States for an unnamed island off the coast of Canada.

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A woman revealed she lives in an off-grid home[/caption]

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They don’t have electricity in the home[/caption]

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They use a radio phone to communicate with the other islanders[/caption]

Ella Genevive quickly went viral on TikTok when she revealed that she lived off the grid at just 19-years-old.

In her video, she showed off the stunning outside of the home, which is made out of solid wood and is surrounded by plants and vegetation, many of which grows the food Ella and her family eats every day.

She lives with her parents and siblings.

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They have a car battery charging their electrics[/caption]

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The car battery is connected to a solar panel[/caption]

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She says they only get phone signal from one window[/caption]

Going through the glass doors, she walked into a dark living room, which was decorated with an old couch, a coffee table, a bookcase, a hanging TV, and a few guitars hung on the wall.

The teenager told her followers: “Something important to know is that we don’t have any electricity or Wi-Fi or cell service or lights.

“We have nothing – we put our phones on a specific window to get one bar of service that, most of the time, doesn’t work.”

She then proceeded to show off their 90s looking radio phone that they use to communicate with other people on the island.

In the living room, Ella opened up a trunk where several car batteries charged some of their electronics.

She said: “This is the only point of electricity in our house and it’s an inverter connected to car batteries connected to solar panels, where we charge our electronics.”

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The family grows their own food[/caption]

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They also have to boil their water to drink[/caption]

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They have a wood stove[/caption]

In the kitchen, the family has an old wood stove where they heat up water for consumption under a clothes drying rack.

She proceeded to show off their pantry which was cluttered with homegrown pickles in jars.

In one corner, she then opened a cabinet that had holes drilled in the back, shining some light into it.

“This is really cool. This is our old fridge,” she revealed.

“It works by having holes drilled to the outside so the cool air can come in and keeps the food nice and fresh.”

She did admit that the family has one cabinet where they keep the things they buy when they boat into the nearest town.

In it, the family had tea, spices, olive oil, crackers, and other items they could not grow themselves.

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The home has a second floor where everyone sleeps[/caption]

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They have a second tiny home for their animals[/caption]

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They have to chop their own wood to feed the stove[/caption]

Going upstairs, the teen showed a room in the process of being remodeled with a few beds on the floor of each corner.

Because the second floor was still being remodeled, Ella took her followers outside where she revealed they bathed in the same terrace where some of their plants grew.

There was a single bathtub in the middle of the greenhouse with a hose attached to it.

“How this works is we have a propane tank connected to a heater connected to a hose. It then fills the tank with hot water, it takes about five hours,” she revealed.

She added that they also do laundry by connecting their washing machine to a solar panel and then hanging everything to dry.

Further out, she explained that there are ten main gardens in the entirety of the island where every person who lives there needs to work.

Apple trees, pumpkin plants, and lettuce grew all around her.

“It’s all a lot of work but it makes us entirely sustainable,” she said at the end of her video.

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Their bathtub is outside[/caption]

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They have a greenhouse with their plants[/caption]

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They dry their clothes outside[/caption]

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