Tag Archives: Buy smart


Over the past two years I have incurred a lot of medical bills, so I am low on cash a lot of the time. The mental burden of feeling helpless in the face of those bills made me constantly concerned about our finances. I found that curbing my spending, and only purchasing “essentials” made me feel less anxious about those bills, because I am doing […]

Low on cash? Cut and Slash (your spending)!!!


Posted on December 7, 2012 by

Full width Idea Mouse

Sunscreen has been in the news quite a bit this year because of new FDA regulations 1.  Sunscreen manufacturers will be required to identify the type of rays that are being blocked, and how water resistant the formula is.  The regulations are not in effect yet, but they highlight an important topic: sunscreens are not created equal.  It would be nice to be able to […]

Screening your Sunscreen: sunscreens are not created equal


Posted on August 11, 2012 by

Full width Toes

So call me crazy, but I am not going to purchase all of this seasons “hot” nail polish colors. Why? Glad you asked. First of all the $12-$18 price tag. Second, many colors are a fad and if you buy them you’ll just end up with a lot of strangely colored nail polish that you never use. Third, even if the color comes back in […]

DIY Nail Polish


Posted on July 22, 2012 by