Yet another IBS experiment: Fermented food overload

It is summer and life is busy here at Frugasaurus HQ. Most notably is the extra work associated with trying yet another experiment to try to alleviate Mr. Frugasaurus’ debilitating IBS. When I first posted about starting this experiment on twitter, there were quite…

Calming down on the blogging side

As some of you might have noticed, there haven’t been any posts published on this blog for several weeks. I’ll admit I’ve been a bit burnt out. But more than that, I’ve felt like the blog was slowly going from being a joy to…

Dealing with parental and societal expectations

A few days ago, I posted a rhetorical question on Twitter, asking if there was a word for when your boss is happy with your work, you are expected to love it because it follows your projected career path, and yet a large piece…

Should we get a tiny house?

I’ve written about getting a tiny house before, way back before we found our current home and bought that (and now a few weeks ago realized I want to be an organic farmer). Back then, we put the idea aside because we were going…

That Elusive Christmas Spirit

We are currently on the other side of the country celebrating the holidays with family. It has been difficult to find the head space and time to write a blog post. We’ve been fed and stuffed and enjoying candy. Dinners have been everywhere else…

Got Wood? The Case For Firewood

Winter is a great season for staying inside, snuggling up with a good book, and burning all that firewood!

The Joy Of A Dining Room Table

It’s been almost a week since we got the keys for our very own half of a house. The boxes are still piled high and we are sleeping on the floor until we finish painting the bedroom. We have drastically inflated our life by…

October 2018 – Bottles And Accountability

Happy November once again! I don’t know where you’re from, but around here a lot of people have some beef with the month of November. It’s neither cozy autumn, nor solstice-December. But I object! November is more than rain, wind and increasingly below-freezing temperatures!…

Contemplating A Career Change

Wherein I ponder whether to try to figure out what I really want to do with my life, not just what my environment wanted me to be.

Sidehustle Log 05: Going Digital With Etsy Digital Downloads

Sidehustle Log 05: Going Digital!