The Shift to Thrift.

The Thrift of Good Health. Well, it’s been quite a week. I have news from several people, all loved dearly, who are staring down the barrel of complicated health issues. They are moving into chemotherapy treatments, facing silent and complicated diseases, living with auto immune disorders which compromise their health on every level, recovering from […]

The Shift to Thrift.

Squeaky Clean and Thrifty. In this blog I am going to include some hints for thrifty cleaning and some recipes for thrifty, environmentally friendly cleaning potions. An important room in the home to keep clean is the bathroom. I keep a cloth at the bathroom hand basin and wipe around taps and basin each day. […]

The Shift to Thrift

Squeaky Clean and Thrifty. Supermarket shelves groan under the weight of many and varied cleaning potions. Television advertisements highlight the superior results, all achieved with minimum of fuss and effort, of these cleaning products. We’re led to believe that a whole range of cleaning products are necessary to keep the home clean and therefore we […]

The Shift to Thrift.

Time and Thrift Time is precious. In business it is said that “time is money” and sometimes there is so much to do that there never seems to be enough time. Often periods of being time poor coincide with sufficient or even an abundance of money, however, in my experience, life is fickle, fragile and […]

The Shift to Thrift.

Strike it Thrifty. Not everything one does in life is a success, and that is OK. We actually learn more from our failures than our successes and since life is a journey of learning, and hopefully gaining wisdom, we should be thankful that opportunities for lessons and personal growth come our way. It is the […]

The Shift To Thrift.

The Thrift of Companion Planting. I use companion planting in the garden because I cannot see the benefit of growing your own if it is going to be sprayed with chemicals. Today’s blog features a little book I was given in the early 80s which has been a constant companion ever since. But first I […]

The Shift to Thrift.

“The kiss of the sun for pardon, the song of the birds for mirth you are nearer God’s heart in a garden, than anywhere else on earth.“ Gardening is the cheapest and best therapy for the stressed or saddened soul, it has a way of earthing and anchoring one back to their centre and creator. […]