The sun came out from behind the clouds and the fog burned off. The afternoon was irresistible, and so I enjoyed a thorough review of the yard.
Here’s what I enjoyed today:
I’ve got a confession to make. I have a habit. It’s a daily habit… It’s an obsession… It’s not something I’m going to stop doing any time soon… I eat yogurt for breakfast every day! I do! Yeah, okay. Not earth shattering. Not even worth all the suspense. But it’s big for me. It’s something … Continue reading
Several of my garden pictures include the water trough planter. What you might not have noticed about this trough is that it’s a self-watering container/wicking bed on steroids. I got the idea here, and made it work with materials that I could access. The mesh was actually gutter screens that were left over from the … Continue reading
A necessary component of gardening – a necessary component of life, in fact – is preparation. Last year, our area experienced extreme heat and draught and I was not prepared. Experience is such a great teacher. This year, I’m trying to plan ahead. Already, our weather has been warmer than normal, and spring has come … Continue reading
We talked about the practice of frugal flexibility. It’s a skill that you acquire by going through the steps over and over, until it becomes your standard for your monthly, quarterly and annual expenses. Taking it one step farther, we’ll look at the day-to-day frugal and practical details: shopping for household needs. Recognize “Wants” It’s … Continue reading
I’m such a sucker for bargains! Thankfully, over the years I’ve acquired some control over an urge to BUY, BUY, BUY when the price is right. I had to face the fact that an item was not a true bargain if I did not have an intended purpose for it. Now Hubby would argue that … Continue reading
Breakfast is one of my favorite meals. It’s the time of the day when I have time, and I usually only have to worry about feeding myself for breakfast. I like quick and easy most of the time, and it does not bother me one bit to eat the same thing every day for months … Continue reading