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Frugal Fun: Spring Gardening!

I am getting excited for this season’s vegetable gardening adventures – here’s how my garden is coming along so far… (read for photos)

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Grow Vegetables Instead of Lawns

Over the past few years I have rediscovered the joy of growing vegetables. It’s rewarding, challenging, and most importantly, replaces areas of my yard that were once grass with bountiful and useful plants. It’s suddenly not as painful to water the lawn knowing that my vegetables are also getting a drink. I am saving money and time by reducing the area of lawn demanding maintenance, while reconnecting to something I’ve

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Living in the Moment & Spring Gardening

A big component of frugality and simple living for me is staying in the moment.  The ability to live in, experience, and enjoy each moment as it passes by is often difficult, but very rewarding. It is challenging to not frequently look forward to a future that seems more glamorous – you’ll be on vacation, you’ll have more money, you’ll be off the clock, you’ll be doing something more fun,

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