Tag Archives: food

The evening scramble

Rush from work to daycare and from daycare to home; cook dinner, eat dinner, put child(ren) to bed — do you recognize this scramble? In our house the whole routine starts when I leave work at 5-5:15 (I usually do … Continue reading

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Making Choices: Frugality, the Environment, or Social Justice

I stumbled into the carfree lifestyle because I’m a cheapskate. I’m allergic to spending money, and cars drink up a lot of money. I get to feel overly proud of not owning a car because I’m being environmentally responsible. Living … Continue reading

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Self-reliant Living

My mother recently gave us a stack of Mother Earth News from this past year and it has been having funny effects on me. On the one hand, I am lusting after the whole back-to-the-earth lifestyle found in the pages … Continue reading

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