Thanks to Walmart, I’ve been given the opportunity to do a long term review of the iPhone 3G. I’ll admit this is probably not a purchase I would have made myself, because I’m not convinced it’s […]
Question My husband and I have been married for about a year and a half. We always knew that I would be a stay-at-home mom once we have kids (hopefully in another year or so), but […]
Bank failures. Bailouts. Rising unemployment. Stagnant housing market. Economic stimulus package. It seems that every day headlines contain stories about each of these subjects. If there was any lingering doubt before, there is none now. The […]
Urban homesteaders find ways to grow their own food, despite a lack of space. I’ve been on a back to the basics kick lately. I’m growing my own vegetables, earning my own income from home, baking […]
There are three words in the English language that I’m beginning to loathe. Those words are “You Deserve It!” How many times have you heard those words. “Buy yourself a new outfit. You deserve it!” “Take […]
One of my goals in being a more frugal person is to cut down the stuff in my house to only the things we use and love. I started with the master bedroom, and managed to […]
Sometimes renting makes more sense than buying. There’s been a lot of debate in the blogosphere lately about renting vs. buying a home. Millionaire Mommy Next Door touts renting as one of the ways she has […]
Being different makes the world a colorful place. As an American living in France, people know that I am different as soon as I open my mouth. It might be because of my accent, or the […]
Sometimes the clutter in my life gets the best of me. At least that’s what Peter Walsh says. He was the main guest on Oprah Thursday, promoting his new book, Does This Clutter Make My Butt […]
If you’ve ever heard of Dave Ramsey, you’ve no doubt heard the term “gazelle intensity“. Gazelle intensity is the term Dave uses to describe the intensity with which one should pay off their credit cards. Basically […]
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