Thriftiness is a life skill AND a political statement.

We’ve been slowly trying to build up a cash savings sufficient to cover six months’ worth of expenses.  Just the other day, I was remarking to Philip that we were doing so well, almost there.  Just when you’ve gotten prepared for a rainy day, doesn’t it seem like the rain always comes?

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Seedy doings.



Most of us aren’t relying on our gardens for sustenance, so why bother with a vegetable and fruit garden?  Here are a few reasons off the top of my head: Continue reading