10 16 Ways To Make The Holidays Cheaper & Easier That Don’t Involve Giving Your Friends and Family Gifts They Will Immediately Throw Away — Revised And Expanded For 2009
Rule One: No Fruitcake.
“I spend so much time, believing all the lies, to keep the dream aliiiive . . .”
Want to get to the head of the line at Sprinkles? Pass the counter girl a $20.
The Frugal blogosphere is awash in posts that teach you how to cut corners at home in order to save every last dime, and if you read personal finance blogs regularly, you might have convinced yourself that you must make a choice between a life lived well and a life lived frugally. And while reusing […]
I’ve made few purchases from Amazon lately, and I’m not going to go into detail about what they were (let’s just say that the discovery of Argan oil at BlogHer was not super good for my strict frugality). But that is for another post. What I’ve been looking at recently is the Amazon Prime feature, […]
I’m not a big traveler, myself. I’m rather set in my ways, you see, and prefer to have things the way I like them. I’ve found that when traveling, you have even less control over your environment, and this is a reality that terrifies me. Our trip last week reminded me how annoying it can […]
This week, a list carefully compiled and researched by yours truly with the intention of protecting would-be frugal individuals from blowing their budgets on sports wholly inappropriate to their class identities. That’s right, these sports are ones at which you cannot ever hope to excel unless you are extremely rich, or dirt poor. So everyone […]
[singlepic=58,320,240,,left]I remember reading a suggestion a few months ago that you store your ID and rewards program cards as photos in your iPhone to save room in your wallet. I never tried it myself, since I was skeptical that it would work–the resolution on the iPhone camera is not that great, and I wasn’t sure […]
[singlepic=55,560,560,,center]Photo by aannnddddi Well, kids, it’s Monday again, and that means one thing around these parts: lists! And on ABDPBT Personal Finance, the tradition is becoming a list about crazy frugal websites and their uses for common household items. I’ve noticed quite a few cropping up lately about how to put onions to more use, […]
[singlepic=51,560,560,,center]Photo by emolawn For this week’s Monday list post, I’ve once again culled the interwebs to collect crazy repurposing tips for common household products. Somebody, somewhere, must like these tip lists as much as I do–I know it, because there’s a bazillion of them everywhere. Now, I should note that I’ve not used most of […]