Another very hot day in Ohio, 92 degrees expected. Far too... moreAnother very hot day in Ohio, 92 degrees expected. Far too hot to work outside much at all.
I plan to take advantage of all the Labor day sales at the grocery stores, stocking up on things that we use regularly. That's the key to savings, to avoid buying things just because they're cheap.
The holidays are right around the corner, all the stores are bringing out the inventory already. To save money, try decorating with nature! Small pumpkins, leaves, coffee beans/grain/lentil in mason jars or hurricane lamps, etc. less
Good Morning, welcome to Friday $$$$$$$$$$$ Stretching. Share yo... moreGood Morning, welcome to Friday $$$$$$$$$$$ Stretching. Share your plans for this first Firday in September. Have a wonderful start to your weekend. Babs
Fires in my area have been terrible. I had 4 adults, 2 tee... moreFires in my area have been terrible. I had 4 adults, 2 teenagers and one 10 year old stay with me for a few days when they were evacuated. My cousin is helping run one of the camp kitchens to feed the fire fighters. Several of my relatives were put on stage 2 alerts. We had hazardous smoke several days. Thankfully a cold front has moved in, lowering temps and bringing a little rain. Most of the fires will not be out until it snows. Hoping for an early winter here. less
Sorry to hear about your rough day. Yes, a MD visit sounds like ... moreSorry to hear about your rough day. Yes, a MD visit sounds like a good idea so you find out what is happening with those headaches.
We have had our refrigerator take a nosedive as well and we had another used refrigerator in the garage. I tried transferring our items but it couldn't fit and so we lost food and medicines. That was an expensive loss.
Hope you feel better tomorrow. Let us know how it goes.
It's a little early yet, but as fast as time goes any more, we will soon be in the middle of fall, and that's my favorite frugal time of the year!
Why is it frugal? It's between air conditioning season and heater season, to begin with. It's also harvest time, which means that some wonderful food is...
by Rick Kahler
Almost all the financial decisions parents make around our kids have one thing in common: we want what's best for them. This is the case whether we're setting the amount of an allowance for an eight-year-old, helping a teenager make college choices, or deciding whethe...
by Elizabeth Colegrove
As an experienced (AKA jaded) landlord, I have learned over the years and MANY tenants that an explicit lease is the key to a reduction in stress induced moments. While everyone will have their own opinion and experience, this is coming from someone who has no...
One of the things that most of us buy and don't even think of as a convenience food is pudding mix. The word "mix" should clue us in, but somehow, most of us slip right past it.
Like most "convenience" food, pudding mix costs more than making the food from scratch and it has more ingredient...
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