View from a Bicycle

Image courtesy of dan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net If you are bicycling in a big city, you may be able to get there faster than if you were driving a car! But in order to do so, a lot of bicyclists disobey traffic laws, causing unnecessary danger to themselves and to others. So as one bicyclist to…

Growing Consumables

Image courtesy of amenic181 / FreeDigitalPhotos.net If you are like my daughter, and have a black thumb (you kill every plant you try to grow), then this post is for you! I’d like to teach you a couple of things about growing things — especially things to consume! I grew up on a fruit and vegetable…

Frugal Living

Image courtesy of lkunl / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Living frugally has been my way of life pretty much my whole life. It has surprised me that living frugally has become popular in recent years. My (now adult) children have described me as a “skinflint” — which I usually felt was a compliment! Living frugally is a lifestyle…

Almost Starch-Free Diet

The picture above is a simple recipe:  chicken, veggies of your choice, spices and cheddar cheese.  It meets my definition of a starch-free recipe, and is as simple as it sounds.  Just wait until the very last minute to add the cheddar cheese, so it doesn’t make a mess or burn in your pan! About a…