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  • Grow Your Own Produce in a Budget Garden
    Personal Finance,  Simple and Frugal Life,  Sustainable

    Growing a Budget Garden

    Can you Save Money Growing a Budget Garden? As we wave winter goodbye and welcome Spring many of us turn our thoughts to gardening. I don't know about you but at this time of year, I crave fresh berries and yearn for greens freshly picked from the garden. But have you ever stopped to calculate just how much that cup of strawberries cost you to grow or how much per pound you paid for those plump red tomatoes you so proudly grew? Are you really saving money by growing your own food?

  • Save Money Buying Organic Produce
    Personal Finance,  Simple and Frugal Life,  Sustainable

    5 Tips on How to Save Money Buying Organic Produce

    The Organic Dillema: Most of us would like to green up our lives to some extent, after all, we all know there is no planet B. But a trip to the produce aisle at the grocery store might have you second-guessing those ideas. You want to buy those organic grapes but wow $3.99 a pound versus $2.99 a pound for the non-organic grapes. You look over your shoulder, no one is watching, and guiltily slip those non-organic grapes into your cart and make your getaway. It doesn’t have to be this way. With a change in a few habits at home, you can buy those organic grapes and whatever other…

  • Denver to Glenwood Springs by Train
    Colorado Experiences,  Sustainable

    Denver to Glenwood Springs by Train

    Denver to Glenwood Springs by Train Take Time to Enjoy the : On a weekend away the journey can add up to a lot of hours, why not enjoy it? When was the last time you took the train? The Amtrak train ride from Denver to Glenwood Springs is undeniably one of the most scenic train rides you can experience. The train conductors point out places of interest along the journey and let you know when you'll be passing through tunnels (there are over 20 along the way). Fellow passengers chuckle as the train passes rafters floating along the Colorado River, apparently mooning passing trains is a thing!