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. […]
Even your furry friends will thank you for a more relaxed Christmas season. You must think I’m crazy, talking about Christmas already. After all, in our consumer driven society, it seems like the ads for Christmas […]
Today we’re talking about healthy eating on a budget. It’s Friday, and it’s time to tackle some more reader questions. I have two related questions today. I’m definitely going to need some reader help with these […]
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