Staying Sane and Frugal When Flying Across the Country
Last October I posted my plans for staying frugal on my first flight across country in years. Since…
You Tell Me: How Do We Fix Our Education System or Can We?
I’m still on an education kick, especially since it seems that’s all that’s in the news right now….
Is the iPhone Worth the Money?
Thanks to Walmart, I’ve been given the opportunity to do a long term review of the iPhone 3G….
Deciding Between Working Part-Time versus Full-Time
Question My husband and I have been married for about a year and a half. We always knew…
Surviving a Recession: Lessons From Our Ancestors
Bank failures. Bailouts. Rising unemployment. Stagnant housing market. Economic stimulus package. It seems that every day headlines contain…
You Tell Me: Urban Homesteading?
Urban homesteaders find ways to grow their own food, despite a lack of space. I’ve been on a…
“You Deserve It” Advertising Campaigns
There are three words in the English language that I’m beginning to loathe. Those words are “You Deserve…
De-cluttering with Children
One of my goals in being a more frugal person is to cut down the stuff in my…
There’s No Shame in Renting
Sometimes renting makes more sense than buying. There’s been a lot of debate in the blogosphere lately about…
Being Frugal is Being Different
Being different makes the world a colorful place. As an American living in France, people know that I…