Gabriel planted kale for the first time this past fall. It wintered over incredibly well. Not only did it “hold over”, but grew back when it was cut. In the middle of winter! The spinach suffered only slight frost damage. So between that, the kale, and the frozen okra, corn, canned green beans, Keep Reading
Frugal living is more than just saving money, it is a lifestyle that you can wholly embrace. You can save money with a simple lifestyle change, you can easily save money while still living the life you want to live. You can go green, eat healthy, travel and indulge in various hobbies and still live frugally. Frugal living living requires a lot of forethought and in some cases sacrifices. You can sacrifice your daily coffee that you purchase if you make your own and keep it in a thermos. It can be a challenge, but you can have fun with it too. A week without spending money can be a chance for you to reconnect with your family as well as reconnect with your interests and hobbies. While you may make a few sacrifices, frugal living can earn you a lot of savings. You can save time, save money and save yourself some stress with frugal living.
A friend and I were talking about cloth diapering at church a few days ago. She was pretty excited about the Fuzzibunz she’d just purchased from ebay. I use mainly Smari Pants, which are much the same. Both are pocket diapers, both snap down to multiple sizes, both are incredible at wicking Keep Reading
Little things that we don’t even think about add up quickly into a big thing. Most of the things on this little list are cleaning related. That seems to be one of the biggest areas of waste. In our zealousness to get things clean, it’s really easy to use more than we need and be wasteful, so Keep Reading
Gabriel and I are huge believers in consuming ecologically based products. That’s why we raise grass-fed beef. Well, that and Gabriel just has this thing for cows. I could go on all day about the benefits of grass-fed meat, but instead I’ll just refer you to eatwild.com because this article is Keep Reading