February Challenge: Frugal February

Another month, another challenge. Now that we’ve successfully completed our Month of Minimalism challenge, it’s time to set ourselves a new challenge: Frugal February. This month we’ll be forcing ourselves to think about everything we buy. Once a week we’ll post a full list of everything we’ve spent, and comment on whether each item was Read More…

How Much Did Our Kids Cost Us in Germany?

If you ask a German person how much do they spend on their kids, he’d probably tell you this standard line: “Until they grow up, a child will cost you a nice appartment in a good location”. According to official statistics (Statistisches Bundesamt) the costs of children broken down by age group looks like this: 0-6 years: Read More…

Food Ethics: What We Eat and How Much It Costs

Hi there. Mr W kindly promised on our facebook page that I’d tell you all about how much it cost us to cook food for the month, so here it is: Bolognese: 1,01€ per portion Lentil bolognese: 0,45€ per portion Red lentil chili: 0,53€ per portion Lentil burgers: 0,32€ per portion Chickpea burgers: 0,31€ per Read More…