Being frugal is not about doing without. It is about doing without money. We are creatures, animals of nature, and she can provide for us if we would only let her. It is now, when the grasshoppers are in turmoil, that us ants truly appreciate and are thankful for our bond with the earth.
This is a brag post. Not wealthy with cash, I am probably the most fortunate woman on the planet. Case in point tonight's dinner. Our cheese, our eggs, our tomato filling and camera shy was our own bacon. Only thing to throw away was the little plastic bag.