frugal kitchen hacks

I seem to have (or seem to think i have) many frugal hacks in general and specifically in the kitchen- which is one of my favorite places to be. yes i just wrote that. I find it to be a place of creativity and fun, and I find that time flies by when i cook […]

Being frugal : Learning to do my own nails

Being frugal, I try my best to minimize my outsourcing. This means: I clean the house (IRobot-love u!), do my own facials, tend to my garden, cook and bake, and do my mani-pedi, and more. For years I  only put clear nail polish, telling myself “I  look european” but actually trying to avoid the extra […]

How Metallica stepped up my game at the pool this morning

As you might remember, i believe in hard work- and in indulging yourself from time to time to keep you on the path to achieving your goals-be it saving money, eating healthy, or working out. Since i believe being consistent is key for almost everything in life, occasional indulgence is imperative to keep us going. […]

Why veganism and frugality are like 2 peas in a pod

*I am fully aware that not all vegans are frugal (and most definitely not all frugalls are vegan…) but i do believe there are striking similarities between the two- that suggest that if you belong to 0ne of the groups- than you should consider joining the other, too.  #1. Vegan cooking Is based on cheap […]

go salads

 baked chickpeas-  Click the link above. because the picture below is the lovely result of following yet another great recipe from the ” minimalist baker” food blog i follow-and i love. great simple vegan recipes. try them out! If you remember my fondness for constant indulgence specially when it concerns food- then you won’t be […]

Indulging yourself #2

I am staying on this topic since i believe it is so important. I believe that the difference between feeling deprived /punished -and feeling that your actions were the product of a decision you made after carefully assessing the pros and cons of the issue, cannot be underestimated. I believe it goes to the core […]

Why it’s so important to keep indulging yourself

If there is one thing i have learned , it’s that if you want to succeed in a long-term life style change- be it a change of diet, adding exercise, frugality or whatever you must always remember not to fall into the “restrictive” state of mind-au contraire- you must keep indulging your self every day. […]

why I get up at 04:00

  #1: I am an introvert. meaning I enjoy being alone, I love reading, listening to music, exercising alone, meditating, just drifting off -you get the drift. This means that in order to enjoy quiet hours at home and at the office I needed to choose between staying  up late and getting up early. I […]

Starting from scratch #2

#1.Greeting cards: Do you remember how we loved drawing as kids ?somewhere along the adulthood road we lost it, what a shame ,it’s such fun! well i bought 100 craft cards and 50 envelopes- (everything cost me 7 bucks )- and looked in my favorite place for ideas: Pinterest. I love cacti ( plus they […]