Category: Environmentalism

Frugal Friday: The Marvellous Library

An ode to the amazing library and its many uses. Support your local librarians!

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How we save lots on our grocery bill, but still eat plenty of fresh produce

In the Frugasaurus household, we splurge on delicious fresh veg every week, but still keep our costs low. How?

Frugal Friday: Christmas Edition

Don’t break the bank trying to buy everyone stuff this Christmas. Insource it, make it yourself, or make do without and just enjoy each other’s company!

Index Funds and the Environment

How do you balance environmental interests and savvy investing? Inquiring minds wants to know!

Frugal Friday: Make your own soap

Solid soap gets a bad rep, but for no good reason. Here we give you a quick intro to soapmaking, plus resources you can use to learn more, just in time for making a batch for the holidays!

Why we’re not having children

Having children might be the right decision for some, but it is not for us. Read on to discover four of our reasons why.

Save hundreds on heating bills by being cuddly

Up here in Norway, we are definitely feeling the sting of autumn setting in. Don’t reach for the thermostat just yet, grab those blankets instead!

Frugal Friday: Sauerkraut

Fermenting is a fun and easy way to preserve food. If you’re lucky, you might find it provides a gateway drug into the sharing economy as well!

The compounding effects of living by example

How can we meet the coming decades as best we can? A lot of answers might be found in frugality, insourcing and self-sustainability.