It’s National Vampire Power Awareness Day! Do you know what vampire power is? You don’t know what that is? Neither did I until Michelle Hsu contacted me to let me know that Best Buy had declared [...]
Moving is expensive, but there are ways to cut some of the costs. I’ve moved a lot of times in my life. Not too long ago my kids asked me how many houses I’ve lived in, [...]
Great Halloween costumes don’t need to come from the store. I remember when I was a little girl, I used to make my own Halloween costumes. I don’t know whether it was because we couldn’t afford [...]
Leaves on the ground, the smell of chimney smoke in the air, trick or treating with my kids, and colorful pumpkin patches are just some of the reasons I love this time of year. So with [...]
I’m going to be flying across the country on Thursday. In two days, I’ll be spending the day flying to Arkansas. I don’t fly that often. Last year I took a quick weekend trip to see [...]
With the economy quickly going downhill, job loss and the loss of employer provided insurance will probably increase in some communities. Since I’ve been through that very experience, I thought I’d share what I’ve learned about [...]
We’re two weeks out from moving into our new house. I don’t remember if I updated you on our refrigerator buying decision or not, but we discovered we needed more appliances than just a refrigerator! We [...]
A couple weeks ago, right here on Lynnae’s blog, I asked for your help with some problems I was having around the house. The response I received was awesome and very much appreciated! As a fun [...]
There are treasures to be found at yard sales. If the thought of buying anything from a yard sale or thrift store gives you the heebie-jeebies, think of this: EVERYTHING is ‘used’ from the moment you [...]
Camping is a great frugal option when you want to get away for the weekend. However, it can be a lot of work, and it can also be intimidating for those who have never camped before. [...]
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