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 […]

start from scratch

Like many people, I too am a huge believer in saving time in the kitchen. Between work and the kids and  house hold chores – it’s crucial to save your energy for important things. And yet after I found some really easy and tasty recipes online, I think that some things are worth the extra few minutes. judge […]

a few tips on how to stop wasting time looking for misplaced stuff

After having spent yesterday afternoon looking for my car keys ( my son found them after i went frustrated to bed-they were hiding joyfully under the table) I spent some time thinking about how to avoid loosing those precious hours of running frantically around the house , blaming your self-and let’s face it-blaming almost everyone […]

5 reasons to use a compost bin

#1 : just look at that. adding my own compost to my garden’s soil has done wonders to the garden. #2: reuse recycle reduce: what greater way is there to check on all 3 at once? #3: time saver: having your own compost bin takes a monthly trip to the nursery off your to do […]