I was looking through an old cookery book this afternoon, searching for new cheap meals. Ingredients that were once seen as cheap are now expensive. It got me thinking about how habits have changed over [...]
This is my philosophy, and why I live a simple, frugal life.
Reducing the unnecessary, like stress, bad habits, material possessions, wealth, over spending, debt etc, makes time and space for loved ones, for learning, for joy, creating, peace, nature, travelling, and all the the other things [...]
Life can feel so overwhelming sometimes, especially if you are juggling work, kids, caring for parents, looking after a home, trying to keep in contact with friends, and (if you remember) looking after yourself. It [...]
Our standard of living is different from our quality of life.
All the headlines are saying that our standard of living is going to drastically drop. I am meant to feel scared and upset, but sometimes I wonder if our expectation of a constantly improving standard [...]
Everyone in the UK is talking about power cuts and worrying about future increased energy prices. Sometimes we get so busy planning, preparing or worrying about the future that we forget to live, enjoy and [...]
Fresh, organic produce on a shoestring
Growing your own food is good for your purse as well as your health.