Considering everything that’s happened in 2020, I’ve had the urge to do Christmas in *a big way* to make up for everything that hasn’t happened. Lots of new lights and decorations, plenty of presents for my son, husband, roommate, and extended family, and anything else I can think of. Really, though, those things won’t make the holiday […]
Browsing Tag: ecofrugal
To the uninitiated, there is something almost magical about electricity. You flip a switch and out comes heat, light, movement, sound or a whole slew of other things, including the wast and world-changing internet. But do we need everything electronic under the sun? The problem with electronics From a purely frugal and personal standpoint, owning […]
While it may seem that living sustainably comes naturally to me these days, my life looked very different even a decade ago. While the environment is something I’ve cared about most of my life, I didn’t think too much about my personal impact on the Earth – I was too busy living my day to […]
How do you prepare yourself for potentially weeks of self-isolation and social distancing (if you can) during Covid-19? How can you avoid going to the shop 3 times a week if that is what you were used to? Here is one example of how one couple keeps their pantry stocked to keep them well-fed for weeks.
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.
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?