Save Money on Heating

When you are squeezing your budget, work on those big expenses first. Household heating is one place you can save without too much pain. Start your savings by turning down the heat. Warm Yourself Instead of the HouseTurn down the thermostat, and wear a sweater and socks. Use a lap blanket if you will be … Read more

Save Money on Food

One consistent theme among all of my friends is the need to save money in the current economic climate. For the next month, Eco Baby Steps will offer tips to save money. This week, we’ll look at essentials like food and heating. What else do you want to save money on? Yes, I know: EVERYTHING! … Read more

A New Year’s Index of Wellbeing

Before setting goals for the New Year, have you considered taking an index of your own and your family’s wellbeing? I find the broad outline of the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) a helpful place to start because it takes into account the complexity and interconnectedness of human society. It offers a deeper understanding of what constitutes … Read more

Save Money on Food

One consistent theme among all of my friends is the need to save money in the current economic climate. For the next month, Eco Baby Steps will offer tips to save money. This week, we’ll look at essentials like food and heating. What else do you want to save money on? Yes, I know: EVERYTHING! … Read more