Homestead Update

We have a whole lot of nothing going on today. By that I mean lots of little mundane things, but nothing truly noteworthy. Our temps are set to warm up pretty quickly so I'll be getting out to prune the apple and nut trees today. Last weekend we made some biochar which I will be … Continue reading Homestead Update

My Tightwad Transformation

I'm not really a person who could be considered to be a tightwad. I do consider myself to be frugal, or at least I did... That is until I stumbled upon this book: To my surprise, I was already doing a few things to help save my family money and to stretch my husband's paychecks … Continue reading My Tightwad Transformation

What’s the deal?

I've noticed over the past several months that I'm spending more on groceries...Much more. There are a couple factors at play.  "We're not in Kansas anymore, Toto." I had a seriously skewed perception of the cost of food while shopping on base at Camp Lejeune while my husband was stationed there in the Marine Corps. … Continue reading What’s the deal?