Tag: Frugal Tips

24 of the Best Tweets About Personal Finance This Year

Sometimes 140 characters is all you need to get a good dose of information. So today, we are looking back at some of the best money tweets we discovered this past year (some contain links to various posts). Got any other good ones? "Money isn’t the currency of life. Living is the currency of life." …

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Creative Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – Series 2 of 3

Let’s face it – mother’s are great. This is why we are spending a week talking about them and offering you some Mother’s Day gift ideas. The one thing my mother always cherished – even though I didn’t know why (but am now starting to understand) were hand-made goods. So, the following are some things …

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Creative Mother’s Day Ideas – Series

Hey guys, are you aware that Mother’s Day is less than a week away?!?! Are you looking for some creative ideas? We’ll you came to the right place! Especially if you are one of those “wait til the last minute guys” (<– I’d sometimes include myself in this category), and you are Google searching “quick …

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How to Dress Like a Man on a Budget

Men: You don’t have to be wealthy to dress respectable and kept. Keeping a few things in mind before you put your threads on, will have you looking great and like you spent more than you did. While I’m no Mr. Blackwell, here are a few things I’ve learned on my man journey. Wait for …

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Dethatching your lawn

The smell of fall is in the air and that means that fall yard work is just around the corner. The fall is the best time to work on your lawn and prep it for having a nice looking lawn next year. Every year my neighbors and I go in together on renting either a …

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How to have a cheap-er wedding

Last year, my wife and I got married after a lengthy engagement of 3 and a half weeks. While we only had a few weeks to prepare, the wedding and the day itself ended up being very memorable for both of us. There were no feuds over where we’d sit this guest or that guest, …

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A few things you can probably live without

Telling folks what they can or can’t live without isn’t exactly a recipe for making friends. Still, my intent here is to bring some things to mind that you might have never thought you could live without. Most of these, I have lived without at one time or the other – or am in the …

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How to organize your coupons

At the end of last year, my wife and I started to get into couponing.  We had had our third child and knew that eventually it would be a strain on our food budget. Since I was raised by one of the thriftiest women I know (my mother) and remember her trading coupons with her friends, I knew …

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How to make your own window cleaner and all purpose cleaner

Why spend $2-$3 on simple windex cleaner when you can make your own.  I came up with a great recipe for making my own window cleaner. 1 cup of water 1 cup of rubbing alcohol 1 tsp of white (clear) vinegar Some other variances I found to this receipe suggest adding a little bit of blue dye …

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