A quick announcement – Returning to 1942

Starting after the Labour Day weekend, H and I will be putting our hair in Victory rolls and breaking out the ration books as we spend another month eating like it is 1942. We will be posting our experiences and recipes on the hip roof barn facebook page and on Instagram . We would love it if you would join use for the entire month, a week, or just a meal.

Stay tuned…


Frugal Endeavors -Midsummer 2019

In the last couple of posts, I have been looking at how I try to remain frugal using The Buyerarchy of Needs as a lens. For the most part, The Buyerarchy of Needs is a useful tool for obtaining what you need. I like that the foundation of The Buyerarchy rests on a foundation of using what your have. There are, however, a few strategies that I use in additional to using what I have, borrowing, swapping, thirfting, and making what I need .

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Frugal Endeavors – First Half of July

July 2019

In many ways this summer is like any other, full of tourists and business. In other ways, this summer has been different as it has been a very cool, wet summer. Both the similarities and the differences have meant that we are still doing what we need to do to make the best of our resources. This is what we have been doing over the last couple of weeks.

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Frugal Endeavors – Exploring the Buyerarchy of Needs

Chances are, if you spent anytime on the internet researching how to make your paycheque go a little further, you will have seen a picture of the Buyerarchy of Needs by Sarah Lazarovic that suggest steps you can take to get what you need before heading out to the store. I thought I would examine how relevant this hierarchy is to my life.

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