My last few posts haven’t exactly covered any frugal pointers or tips, one of my blogs underlying goals/ principal subjects. I figured with the average gas prices in Toronto and the GTA hovering at an all time high 140.765 per litre today, why not touch on a subject that would benefit all the individuals that [...]
As you can tell or will soon learn, I’m slightly enthusiastic about the process of ...
2007 was very warm and one of the driest summers on record, besides the heat ...
It’s November 28th and Oshawa got it’s first snowfall of the year yesterday, it disappeared ...
on April 17, 2011 in Backyard
I thought I’d share with you how SustainMe came to be or at least how the idea for it was formed. I’m not a political, agricultural, PETA or environmental activist. I am one person among many on this planet that has learned quickly about a disease called Crohns. Just over 4 years ago I had [...]
on April 2, 2011 in Backyard
One of my colleagues Bruce, a recreational bird watcher and Ornithology hobbyist, actually introduced me to this wonderful resource. Bruce met Christina the founder of project chirp a few years ago and after receiving a handful native plant suggestions to attract songbirds to his own backyard, Bruce recommended I take a peak at their site. [...]
I’m not attempting to learn or practice my french, nor have I decided to start talking about hats or classical ballet moves; the type of cloche I’m referring to is a row cover. Since environment Canada has revised it’s spring forecast to a cold and a much later start then usual. I thought I would [...]
on February 23, 2011 in Backyard
Fresh off the heels of my first Seedy Sunday, seed exchange and it has me eagerly anticipating spring. Packets upon packets of seeds waiting to be sown, soil to be turned, new raised beds to be started the list goes on. Of course I’ve got my indoor starters just about ready for an early taste [...]
I'm a "30 something" professional in Oshawa, Ontario interested in ways of reducing my carbon footprint, living more sustainably and attempting frugality as tough as it might be for someone relatively new to this doctrine. Follow me and my 4 legged friends along the way.