Switchel-wha? [awesome summer drink I had never heard of until last week]

I came across this recipe two days ago, probably something related to analytics in suggested content – who cares, because this stuff is awesome! If you like refreshing drinks that is! Apparently this gingery-vinegary concoction is old as the hills and showed up in The Little House on the Prairie – which I watched asContinue reading “Switchel-wha? [awesome summer drink I had never heard of until last week]”

No shampoo – update. Summary: don’t do it, it sucks, maybe it won’t for you though.

13 months ago I wrote about the experiment-health-latest fad thing I had read about quite a bit online; that whole no-poo thing, not using shampoo on your hair. Just washing with water and I decided to give it a try then. I came across a link to that post about it, this one right here where IContinue reading “No shampoo – update. Summary: don’t do it, it sucks, maybe it won’t for you though.”

A spending… ban…-ish for the rest of 2017

Those of you that have known me for a while may recall that I’m not a huge fan of entire spending bans, the logic being for me that when I restrict myself completely I tend to go overboard and binge after a while because I guess… discipline is not my forte in all areas ofContinue reading “A spending… ban…-ish for the rest of 2017”

Going cold-turkey no-more-shampoo-in-my-hair

Aaaaaaannnnd I’m back! Sorta, kinda, not really, maybe. Hey all 🙂 Haven’t posted in a while, certainly nothing finance-y. Sidenote: I’ve discovered I have a bad internet addiction where I spend too much time on useless stuff aka reddit and not doing anything productive,  I need to work on this in the next few months, I’veContinue reading “Going cold-turkey no-more-shampoo-in-my-hair”

The littlest house – Finished Part 1.

This is going to be an image heavy post. On November 8, 2008 I took possession of my little house. In June 2014 I moved out and in September 2014 I put it up for sale. I currently live with my sister, renting a house that my parents purchased to fix up while I waitContinue reading “The littlest house – Finished Part 1.”

Saving money and getting clean…

…..by making your own laundry detergent. I am becoming more and more aware of environmental issues, add that to my interest in personal finance and the result is home made laundry detergent. My primary motivation for wanting to make my own detergent was money, I knew that store bought detergent had a mark-up and figuredContinue reading “Saving money and getting clean…”

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