Thank you to GE for sponsoring this post. All content and opinions are my own, aside from the infographic, which GE provided. When we bought this house, compact fluorescent bulbs were having their heyday, and we bought quite a few of them for the fixtures here. At the time, LEDs were available, but they were […]
I did a post like this a few weeks ago, and a lot of you commented/emailed saying you hoped this would become a regular feature. Apparently it’s not just me that could use a little meditation on happy things every now and then! So, let’s have a round of happy things today. Lots of tea […]
I’m not sure my blog has ever been quiet for an entire week in the last (almost) 9 years of its existence! We’ll be back to frugal stuff tomorrow, but today I wanted to tell you a little bit about my trip, if you’ll indulge me. Last Monday, I flew to South Dakota with my […]
I know I don’t normally skip two days of posting in a row….so I thought I’d let you know that nothing terrible has befallen my family and me! Real life is just keeping me super busy right now. I should be here tomorrow with a 52 New Recipes post, though.
Running late has a number of unhappy consequences, and some of them are financial in nature. For instance, if you are too late to a doctor’s appointment, you can face missed appointment fees. Or if you’re late getting your kids to an extra-curricular lesson, you’re missing out on time that you’ve already paid for. Ditto […]
Reader Monica recently left a comment asking for frugal and filling snack ideas for her kids so that she can keep them full between meals (without them resorting to cold cereal, which doesn’t keep them satisfied for long). So Monica, this is for you! Fat, protein, and fiber are super helpful for keeping away hunger […]