Ashtree Wildcrafting

From Frugality and Foraging to Small Business

It's been awhile since writing another blog post here. Physical health has not been good for months first with a damaged foot and then with a broken collarbone. This has strained already tight finances and made it difficult to get out and forage. Even if mobility had been available, the Okanagan got socked in with … Continue reading From Frugality and Foraging to Small Business

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Passover and Bitcoin ~ As Seasons Change. . .

Spring has sprung, which means now you'll start seeing more about foraging again as well as my BTC adventures and financial budgetting tips, thoughts and adventures. Around our house, we celebrate Passover instead of Easter, which made the incredibly early lunar holiday a bit of a challenge for us this year. We visited one of … Continue reading Passover and Bitcoin ~ As Seasons Change. . .

Comparison Shopping

Comparison Shopping in the Modern World

Comparison Shopping: Discovering the benefits and differences of a product or range of products before making a purchase. The art of comparison shopping has saved many people money, and it can save you money too! If you've never done it before, this is typically how I do it: 1) Know exactly what you're after. Sometimes … Continue reading Comparison Shopping in the Modern World

6 Habits of the Wealthy – a Low Income Perspective

I read an interesting article on CTV News last night!  The lady was talking about the attitudes of the wealthy and was impressed that most wealthy people she interviewed, discussed wealth outside the terms of money.  Whenever money did come up, a list of generally accepted mindsets or attitudes began to develop and she shared … Continue reading 6 Habits of the Wealthy – a Low Income Perspective

Change, Affordability, and our Perceptions of “Normal”

Sometimes we have to adjust our perception of "normal" before any true, lasting change can be engaged in or even considered.  Sometimes, "the way we've always done it" is no longer the best or most expediant way to do it anymore.  Life has a way of throwing things at us that require change to adequately … Continue reading Change, Affordability, and our Perceptions of “Normal”