It might not surprise you guys that baking soda, canning jars, and pressure cookers are among the few products that boomed during the 2008 recession, given how many posts on these miracle products have appeared on personal finance sites over course of the past year. Personally, I’m only surprised that dryer sheets and slow cookers […]
This is a personal finance blog, not a weight loss blog: I’m aware of this. But dieting has been a big part of my life of late, and if you haven’t noticed, the topics of weight loss and finances tend to go hand-in-hand elsewhere in the blogosphere. Besides, if Dooce can be a consultant to […]
At Target, speed is apparently very important.
Yet Another Piece of Evidence I Did Not Need That The Green Movement Is Fucking Gross And Overly Obsessed With Excrement
People, if the diaper ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
With money and stuff, sometimes you just have to let go.
A few months ago, I wrote a post that listed resources for teaching kids about money. This is a topic with which I have no real personal experience, since Mini is my first child and he is only two, so I think it’s an important topic to keep researching as he gets older. I know […]
On Wednesday, I shared a story about shopping for mattresses with Mini and Mr. Right-Click. Several readers weighed in with comments and questions about mattress shopping, and it occurred to me that perhaps a post compiling what I’ve learned about shopping for mattresses would be useful. I think buying a new mattress is pretty comparable […]
Here’s a way to save money while still remaining lazy: Aloof Doof is a website that lets you set up keyword searches on Craigslist (or any other auction site). So say you want to buy a new dining room table that is a particular make or model, you just enter in the information, and sit […]
Have you noticed that all of a sudden there are like eighty five million reusable bags everywhere? I know I just got back from a conference, so this is making me think that there are more than there probably are, but at three different stores I was given a reusable bag in which to carry […]