Category Archives: Environment

I Like Bleach

I can’t really justify it in any other way than to say it makes things feel clean to me.  It burns and it scours and it cleans. What is bleach?  The answer is simple – it is a dangerous chemical found in … Continue reading

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Ideas for a Cool Summer

Circulate Cool Air One negative aspect of our new home is that we are without an air conditioner.  Okay, this is probably a bit misleading.  There are a few window A/C’s that are available, but we would prefer not needing … Continue reading

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Parenthood Requires Introspection

There was a severe thunderstorm that went through, the third one we’ve experienced in this new house.  This was the first one that we weathered without my husband. It lasted about twenty minutes. I got a text message from an … Continue reading

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Modern Day Convenience

It was a beautiful and breezy day, so I ventured into my dark dungeon of a basement and washed some clothes. The exciting part (apart from folding because we all just loathe love folding laundry) was getting to finally hang … Continue reading

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Backyards and Feelings

We spent last night in our new home. It was cold and it was on two old futon mattresses that we all snuggled. When I say “we all” I mean the entire collective Beadles household – Andrew, Aedan, Daisy (dog), … Continue reading

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I’m learning about gardening this year, which has been quite the challenge. While my mom was busy teaching my sister about growing food and flowers, I was trying to figure out how to join Women’s Football League and how I’d … Continue reading

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Day 2 – How to Develop The Frugal Living Habit

So today is Day 2 of the 23 Day Frugal Living Challenge at Frugally Sustainable Meeting my minimum is actually something I’ve been working on for a while, luckily.  I went through the list provided and was actually pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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