In my most recent fall/winter ten-item wardrobe post, I mentioned that one of my motivations for keeping my closet relatively small is that I'm avoiding fast fashion as much as possible. This year, I want to take that commitment a step further and take the Fairdare, as a New Year's resolution.
I recently discovered the…continue reading
My Christmas shopping is done and, though the holiday is not yet past, my mind has been on conserving, now and in the coming year. When I started staying home full-time, when my second daughter was born, I looked for creative ways to save money wherever I could. These are a few of my favorite…continue reading
We have a large extended family on my side, so several years ago, we adopted the tradition of drawing names and buying for one person each for Christmas, rather than buying gifts for every person in the family (though, my two daughters are the only little ones in the family and, in the past, have…continue reading
On a cold autumn night, a hot bowl of pasta can be just the thing to warm the body and comfort the soul. With caramelized onion, golden, toasted pine nuts and golden raisins, this pasta dish is a delightful combination of sweet and savory. My five-year-old is a rather picky eater (something I never thought I would…continue reading