My 411My name is Jenny and I'm on the journey towards a simpler life, usually facilitated by 20 apps on my smartphone that all do the same thing, and e-mail reminders from four different calendars. It's a journey. I bake my own bread, make my own pasta and tortillas, and I like slow food grown from my garden and picked fresh. I've been on a frugal path for a long time, but with my husband's recent job loss we decided it was time to start keeping track of what we've done and figure out how to use our resources more effectively. Hopefully our experience can encourage others on the same road.
Monthly Archives: March 2012
It’s really easy, during any transition, to go into hunker-down mode. Almost instinctively we try to save, build reserves, and (dare I say) hoard to make sure we’re protected from storms that could be on the horizon or just around … Continue reading
I’ll start by saying that I don’t advocate tasting a plant until you know what it is and are sure it won’t kill you. I didn’t necessarily take my own advice here, but I’m still alive to tell about it … Continue reading
I’m not exactly sure how it happened, but a couple of weeks ago we had a glut of potatoes. We got a ton from our CSA basket and maybe even a bag from a neighbor (?) and I was just tired … Continue reading