The electricity hasn’t gone out. There is something absolutely magical about reading by the light of an oil lamp. When days grow dark at five o’clock, artificial light given off by electric bulbs seems harsh to my eyes. It’s too bright; too unnatural, perhaps. …
Buying a home is an interesting experience. You are certain to come across some surprises from time to time. For example, one year our washing machine was draining slowly. We ended up digging up the PVC drainage pipes and rather than use a joint…
During the fall and winter a couple of years ago, we had two or three sunny days in four months. It was terrible. Every day started off with a grey hazy morning and ended just as gloomily. I actually love cloudy days, but after…
Since I’ve taken an official break from Facebook, I have actually had time to read! Oh, how I missed my books! While I have several on my shelves that I need to read, I always order a big bunch through Thriftbooks.com when winter comes…
Life, Llamas, and Everything
My journey with multiple myeloma and a simple life.
Recipes so Good no-one will know you're Cheap!
where we journey to wholesomeness...
The Quest for Healthy Savings and a Healthy Lifestyle
A rich quality life on a small budget.
how to make life work with very little
The Beauty of my Simple Life
A LOT OF P'S WITH A BIT OF QUIRKINESS THROWN IN FOR GOOD MEASURE.
A small look at our life on the farm & some of our creations
Aspiring to Inspire
One family's day-to-day journey to becoming more frugal.
Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life
Living, creating and gardening on a rural route
Bringing Yesterday's Headlines to Today's Readers