Week 2 Review for No Spend November. Here’s what’s gone well, what’s been hard, and what food I’ve been making with food from my freezer, pantry and garden.
Archives for November 2017
I’m reading this quick little book on geopolitics and trends in political economy called “The Retreat of Western Liberalism.” Highly recommended, if you’re into that kind of thing and want a clearer view of how a world that seems a little topsy-turvy right now got that way. There’s a discussion in the book about job and income growth…
Week 1 Review for No Spend November. Here’s what’s gone well, what’s been hard, and what food I’ve been making with food from my freezer, pantry and garden.
What is a good way to store fats in your food preps? What are good fats to store for long-term stability? What oils work for long-term food storage? This post tackles the tricky issue of incorporating fats into a long(ish)-term food storage plan.
November is a fantastic month to save gobs of money, break bad spending habits and get off the hedonic treadmill. Join me this month for No Spend November and see how much you can save and make due with what you already have.
Update for November, 2017: This is the first fall I can remember where I have actively gardened but haven’t employed any season-extension techniques. I am, typically, a huge fan of year-round gardening, cloches, and all manner of garden hacks that let me extend my fresh-veg season beyond the normal growing season. This year has been…