Three Simple Things You Can Do With Old Linens

Three Simple Things You Can Do With Old Linens – DIY instructions included

Optimising your hobbies

Do you enjoy hobbies of various kinds? Here’s how you can keep enjoying them, but with a frugal mindset!

Sidehustle log 03: Launching Etsy

It was about time, and after returning from visiting family over the Holiday we have finally managed to get the sidehustle on Etsy!

Spruce shoot syrup

Happy holidays! This year we bring you a recipe we really love, for when the spruce starts showing its chubby, soft shoots a little later in spring. Try it, and be amazed!

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!

A Nordic perspective: Matpakke

Don’t fear bringing your own lunch to work. Matpakke is an age-old tradition in my Norwegian family, and I think everyone should embrace it. Read on to find out why.

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.

How space saves us money

Oh pantry, how can I praise thee? Let me count the ways.