Our January progress report, winter doldrums, the pats, and baking bread

The winter blahs. I'm definitely feeling them. Spring can't get here fast enough! Unfortunately, Mr. Groundhog has spoken and we have six more weeks of winter. I've never really cared for rodents. I'm not sure I believe the hype behind Groundhog Day. Maybe it's time I do some research on how a rodent can predict … Continue reading Our January progress report, winter doldrums, the pats, and baking bread

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Our Unexpected Hiatus, Pancreatic Cancer, and What We’ve Learned

We are thrilled to be back! Stoked, I tell you! It's been a wild ride in the frugal escapades household, and we never intended to leave the blogosphere for an extended amount of time - but life happens. So why the long hiatus? In truth, we've had a rough spell. As much as we would … Continue reading Our Unexpected Hiatus, Pancreatic Cancer, and What We’ve Learned

The Middle Age Weight Creep and Why A Healthy Body Equals A Healthy Retirement

Time for an Escapadian confession. We are now victims of the middle age weight creep! There. We said it. Now that we have shared this new reality with all of you, please allow me to explain how we arrived at this unfortunate conclusion. A few days ago I was trying on last year's summer clothing. … Continue reading The Middle Age Weight Creep and Why A Healthy Body Equals A Healthy Retirement