Natural Living- A Beginner’s Approach

How not to buy organic

Good Choices

I think this guest post from Manda will resonate with all of us who struggle as we attempt to make the best possible choices for our families, while knowing that we cannot do everything and some compromises must be made. Making choices between frugality and toxins, convenience and nutrition, and everything else in between, is challenging and I appreciate her perspective on the topic! Guest Post by Manda Parenting and homemaking are full of decisions. There are the big choices that everyone debates: breast or […]

Having children a selfish act?

On Saturday, when my blog was down, my husband and I read this incredibly sad and disturbing article, and I’ve been mulling over a post about it ever since. Here are some of the “highlights”: Had Toni Vernelli gone ahead with her pregnancy ten years ago, she would know at first hand what it is like to cradle her own baby, to have a pair of innocent eyes gazing up at her with unconditional love, to feel a little hand slipping into hers – and […]

Life without a microwave

Natural solutions for cleaning tough stuff

Frugal Family Vacations!

Extreme Frugality: Attitude

If you haven’t been reading her recent series on Extreme Frugality, I’d recommend you make a beeline over to Days to Come. Jeana has been taking a good, hard look at our concepts of frugality, our priorities, how far we’re willing to take it, and what it looks like in every day life. When she shared this guest post with me, it hit me right where I was at. Guest Post by Jeana I recently saw a news article about how people are more likely […]