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 …

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 …

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 …

How to survive as a lonely vegan among an omnivore family

Since I am the only vegan in my extended family, people sometimes wonder how i can buy&cook meat , chicken , eggs and dairy without trouble. well I wouldn’t say it is the best case scenario but this is my family and i love them so. just in case u think throwing tantrums and refusing to …

they’re as cold as ice

anyone who makes smoothies and shakes on a regular basis knows that you need to consume it shortly after preparation’ otherwise you will witness a very unpleasant transformation occurring from yummy bright-colored food-into gray matter of some kind. this is why you cannot make your shakes ahead for the week. or can you? I love …

beans

    If you are one of those people-like me- that became vegan  not because you dislike the taste of meat –poultry –fish, but because of ethical reasons, than you might, like me, find yourself from time to time, missing that sensation of chewing on something , well, something meaty-there is no nicer way to say …