Planning Is Key To Natural Living

Planning has never been my strong suit. However, I recently discovered that planning is a necessary skill to have to live naturally on a budget. Without planning, the thought of cooking meals, making many of our own household products, and living more sustainably seemed overwhelming. I felt like there was never enough time in the day …

Canning: Save Money And Eat Whole Food

Canning is a great method for eating real food on a budget. When we began this whole food journey, part of the goal was to reduce our grocery budget, which had spiraled out of control. We regularly bought fast food that no one enjoyed, and our grocery shopping consisted of processed foods because that was all …

Intentional Spending Saved Me $100 A Week

Intentional spending is a minimalist tool that my husband has been after me for years to adopt. I resisted because I enjoyed having material items. Until my husband and I went back to college to pursue our degrees. After I discovered the amount of debt college had left us in, I decided my husband’s minimalist ideas might be …