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Award Nomination!

I’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! The Sunshine Blogger award is an award for bloggers from bloggers. It’s a way of recognizing bloggers who are positive and who creatively inspire others. 636 more words

Growing Up the Child of Immigrants

1. You didn’t have an allowance.

2. Your parents didn’t understand that school was not only about making As on your report card. It was also about making friends. 502 more words


Zero Waste-ish

I’ve been intrigued by the zero waste movement for some time but it often feels overwhelming.  The scope of zero waste in my purchasing choices leaves me dizzy.We tend not to get plastic grocery bags but do get bags for fruit and vegetables. 333 more words

Frugal Friday-Find and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Part of living simply, living frugally is to look for ways to reduce, reuse and recycle normal, everyday things, reduce energy consumption, use earth’s resources minimally, reuse what we already have, restore what was old to become new again. 360 more words

Friday's Frugal Five

I just love fall.  It is my favorite time of year when the weather cools down and it’s time to pull the crock pot out and make warm you all over stews and soups. 418 more words

Homestead Life