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 [...]
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 5, 2011 in Frugal
After reading numerous articles, posts and watching various D.I.Y videos, I thought I’d share a few of my favorites. Solar Water Heater: I’ve stumbled across numerous stories where individuals have harnessed the sun to heat their water and use it for various applications. Looking for a way to heat an out building on the cheap, [...]
on January 17, 2011 in Frugal
Mid January and Oshawa finally experienced a real taste winter this past weekend. I Woke up to the coldest day of the year, a frigid -16 Celsius and with the windchill temps were hovering around -25 this morning. I guess it was enough motivation as well as a gentle nudge from an unnamed friend and [...]
Just past the mid point of December and my Christmas shopping is almost complete, I have one last gift to purchase and I’m waiting for a handful to arrive via courier. Time to start think about the vegetable garden and what I intend to grow. It’s my intention to slowly add heirloom and heritage crops [...]
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.