Updates: July 8 – 14

This week, CF and I attended the Gastown Grand Prix – a professional cycling event through the historic streets of Gastown in downtown Vancouver. One of many free events this summer, we got an evening’s worth of entertainment, chatted to some other local cycling enthusiasts and hung out on a beautiful Wednesday night without spending a dime! How did you spend your week this week?       Here’s...

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Creating a new normal

new normal, passive aggressive, little habits, detail oriented
This post was originally posted on our wordpress site. Enjoy! I’m big on doing “the little things right” – pulling the shower curtain closed so it can dry properly, closing lids of containers after I use them, turning off the lights when I’m not in a room… and more!  My mind is often organized as one giant checklist that I like to periodically refer to.  That’s the way I am.  I am...

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Posted in: Life Hacks, Philosophy

Recipe Idea: Fried Cabbage

Fried cabbage, side dish, cabbage
Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you and if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every month, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. Fried cabbage might not seem very appetizing to some people. I guess it depends on whether or not you like cabbage! But I love cabbage and I love to just...

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Posted in: Recipes

July garden update

The Vancouver weather has not been conductive to growing a garden. The sun has been slow to appear this year and instead of warm, bright days, we’ve had a continuation of the dreary grey rain that characterizes most of the year. However, the temperature has slowly inched up the last few weeks and my garden is responding! When we last looked at the garden, my basil had failed, my beans were stagnant...

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