Tag Archives: Money savers

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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)!!!

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Posted on December 7, 2012 by

My mother and grandmother have rented an apartment in London for a month and a half… and I am going to visit for three weeks!  My mother was kind enough to use her frequent flyer miles to fly me over.  Free vacation!!  My husband John and my friend Erica are also coming over, and their visits will overlap a couple of days which is awesome.  […]

London 2012: the planning phase

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Posted on September 5, 2012 by

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Are you an outgoing and fun-loving person looking for ways to entertain yourself without breaking the bank?!!  Me too!!!!  How’s that for an overzealous intro?  So here’s the skinny, I enjoy going out but I don’t always have the cash to spend on entertainment.  I’m guessing that there are more than a few people in the world who face my predicament, so here are my […]

Entertainment on the Cheap

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Posted on July 30, 2012 by

Problem: your ear piercing gets swollen and infected whenever you wear earrings.  Tip:  Each time before you put in your earrings, dip the post in neosporin!  My friend Erica told me about this trick and it works so well.  I actually wear earrings now! Problem: you are leaving the house and notice a small run in your stockings.  Tip: Change stockings   If you don’t […]

Easy Home Remedies & Quick Fixes

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Posted on July 22, 2012 by

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My husband John loves tinkering with things and collecting tools.  It isn’t an expensive hobby because he buys most of his non-electric tools at the local pawn shop where they only cost a couple of dollars each.  Recently however, he started complaining that he couldn’t find anything he wanted at the pawn shops anymore.  I suggested that he try going to a yard sale, something […]

So you’re going to your first garage sale?

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Posted on July 22, 2012 by

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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

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Posted on July 22, 2012 by