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Stockpiling for sustainability

If you aren’t stockpiling yet, you definitely should. It saves time on shopping, enables one to take advantage of the best deals, and has the potential to tide one over a tough period. 119 more words

Simple Living

Emma Chisit Gunna Cos?

So how much does it cost to make a picture? It might not be a very cultured question, seen from an artistic point of view, but everyone eventually needs to figure out the price that they are willing to pay for something, and see whether they have the wherewithal to do it. 423 more words


weekly allowance

I mentioned in an earlier post that I studied for a very long time, and as a result I had very modest income and thus life style until ~10 years ago. 577 more words


This Is What Keeps Me Wealthy & Wise

I have a wedding to go to tomorrow. I made an appointment to get both a manicure and a pedicure. Price for both, with tip would come to $45. 829 more words

Living Life

Minimalism Gives Us Options

Yesterday, I read a great post by Frugalwoods called 19 Reasons Why Frugality Is The Best Thing That’s Ever Happened To Me. I realized as I was reading that everywhere the word frugality was used, I could easily insert minimalism instead. 871 more words


Hungry in Nanaimo

While for many Canadians the thought of going hungry seems like something that simply couldn’t  happen in Canada, according to About Hunger in Canada the truth is that over 850,000 Canadians turn to their local food bank for assistance every month. 683 more words

Have a Coke and a Smile

I think I was in high school–or not long after–when Coca-Cola came out with that slogan: Have a Coke and a Smile. Considering all the sugar in it, the high fructose corn syrup, it’s a wonder anyone drinking it has a healthy tooth in their head with which to smile. 794 more words