Like many families, we need to be mindful of what we spend on groceries, clothing, you name it. Some people have the misconception that living more sustainably means spending more money, but it’s often just the opposite. I’m not constantly buying paper plates, napkins and disposable items because I have reusable that paid for themselves years ago. Energy bills are lower because we line dry our clothing from April through October. Grey water and rain barrels help water our garden. And our backyard garden gives us inexpensive organic produce. Low tech habits are easy to add to your family’s lifestyle and they’ll help you save money to spend on more pleasant things. Oh…and you’ll also be living more sustainably too.