I’m sure we’ve all seen them. Ads for bath bombs, candles, blankets, books, soft snuggly things, restaurant trips, massage parlors, and more, all advertising their self-care mantra. This will make you relax, this will make you happier, this will buy you that one hour of time to yourself you could never get otherwise! But of […]
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If you, like me, are an ecofrugal person who keeps starting new projects, or want to start new (big) projects, you might also be hit by project overwhelm. A project may seem so big and so daunting that you just never carve out the time to get it done or even get started. So, what […]
I don’t know about you, but all through my teen and adult life I’ve felt like I am just chasing the next thing. In secondary school we needed good grades to get into the high school speciality of our choice, and if we didn’t do vocational high school/trade school, we’d need to chase grades again […]
What are we to do if coronavirus fears forces us to stay at home? Either due to orders from our job or concerns for ourselves or high-risk friends and relatives? Here is a list of different things we can do to help the time go by without feeling trapped.
Darning is as old as clothes itself. When you’ve spent weeks and months carding, spinning, weaving, sewing, it makes sense that you wouldn’t throw a garment away at the first tear. Mending and darning always gain popularity during lean times, such as WW2 and the great depression. But who is to say that we can’t […]
In a world of endless consumerism and convenience, it can be more than a little daunting to imagine a life creating little to no waste. The zero-waste movement has come more to the surface of people’s awareness in the last couple of years, with front runners like Zero-Waste Chef leading the way through compassion and […]
This post was originally posted for Tread Lightly Retire Early, and cross-posted here for clarity. When I first started blogging back in summer 2017, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing and knew no one in the online community. Months before I had even figured out that Twitter was where I would find […]
Hi there! Welcome to our brand new and sparkly Ecofrugals website! If you just got here, it might be because Angela or myself (Kristine) tweeted, IG posted or otherwise mentioned our exciting new joint effort. But what exactly does ecofrugal mean, and what do we want this site to do?