How I divide and conquer my oat porridge!

I am not a medical/health/emotional/financial /nutrition or any other kind of expert as far as it concerns the contents of this blog,  therefore anything written on the blog is not to be taken as any kind of advice, and should you choose to rely on anything  I write on this blog- you are doing it …

Why I do my best to avoid paracetamols.

I am not a medical/health/emotional/financial /nutrition or any other kind of expert as far as it concerns the contents of this blog,  therefore anything written on the blog is not to be taken as any kind of advice, and should you choose to rely on anything  I write on this blog- you are doing it …

Why did I let go of my motorcycle dream?

3 years ago I bought myself this beautiful motorcycle as an early retirement gift. I know, flashy, and not exactly frugal. but I reasoned myself that the costs of maintaining a 2-wheel drive are considerably lower than those of a 4-wheel drive. That, apparently- was only half true. Apparently, my small 125 Honda PCX insurance …

The lamest frugal tip that can save you money!

*This topic was addressed by me before- but I recently saw that there were technical problems with the post+ in my opinion money saving is important enough to be reminded of again- so here it is! My closest friend is a retired lawyer like me. we used to work at the same place for 13 …

Park farther, get fitter.

My mother is 78, and hates exercising. At least she is consistent- she never liked working out. even as a teen she did everything in her power to avoid it, and sees no need to change her ways now. She is also a smoker, started at 16, and kept going for 62 years. still enjoys …

Multi-purpose shoes!(and vegan too!-no affiliated links or ads or whatevers)

Minimizing my wardrobe and travel habits meant cutting down drastically on my shoe collecting habit. Instead of coveting every smart-looking shoe I laid my eyes on- I began looking for a combination of fashionable -comfortable- traveling-walking-hiking -easy to clean -quick drying-not super expensive shoes. I did find a pair -and I am here to let …

How to “travelight” :a month in Guatemala with only a standard carry-on duffel bag??

Yes! finally! a post on how to minimise and frugalise your next long trip abroad! After spending a month in Guatemala voluntouring, I feel like a total pro on the subject of light traveling- or travelighting”. *I am sure many have other- perhaps more exciting tips- I promise to put my ego aside for a …

Why I’m not a grade A minimalist

So I’ve been reading a lot about minimalism, and naturally (for me anyway) I started thinking about myself. I asked myself am I was fully and wholeheartedly invested in decluttering everything I don’t use, and the frank answer I gave to myself was- definitely not. Don’t get me wrong- I did a big konmary style …

Vegan snacks- liked by omnivore kids too!

One of my big dilemmas is can I  feed my kids healthy nutritious food without them declaring war on me. Sadly we are not one of those families where all family members are happy environmentalist vegans who recycle all day long and play outside with their organic rabbits. I wish we were. My family is …

My frugal journey- and a pair of torn flip flops as a symbol

I already told you my goal is to retire early.  (just in case- there is a link ): Why I want to retire early and my plan to achieve it. I think it’s time I share the tips I am using-and are proving themselves as powerful tools- to reach this goal by saving more than …