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.
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A couple years ago, we must have been feeling super rich and decided to get a Keurig coffee maker from Costco. I don’t even drink coffee, so all the better that my hubby can make one cup at a time … 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 think my experience with food as I grew up was pretty common. I ate what was in front of me. I didn’t really think about where my food came from or how it wound up on my plate ready … Continue reading
It’s pretty widely acknowledged that a great habit for a gardener to keep is writing in a garden journal with records of plants, weather, pest management, fruit yield, and other details that are easily forgotten from year to year. I … Continue reading