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Is It Ok to Travel While in Debt?

I’ve been reading some things in the blogosphere lately that have me thinking about my previous post in which I share my plan to take an international trip next year once out of credit card debt, but while still in student loan debt. 927 more words


Eco-Thrifty: Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life by Deborah Neimann

Tuesday, April 22nd is Earth Day. In honor of this day I’m posting this book review on how to save both the planet and some money. 729 more words


Don't Put Shampoo on Your Grocery List

I’ve mentioned on here a few times that I’ve been washing my hair with baking soda and rinsing with vinegar.  Other bloggers often use the unfortunate name “no poo” for this method, but I call it… washing my hair with baking soda and rinsing with vinegar. 446 more words


Frugality Friday: Castor Oil - The Ultimate Oil for Frugal You

In addition to my usual posts listing money-saving tips for different types of expenses and aspects of life, starting today I will be experimenting with a new weekly feature called “Frugality Friday”. 848 more words


Effortless Landscaping and Sources

I forgot, yesterday we also got our first flowering daffs. :D

The bulb bed is sprouting happily out there. The bulbs on the north side (thought I’d moved them all?) are also sprouting, as are the few still left by the south side of the house (including the ones that are blooming). 515 more words

Making Home

Fixing the car

Seriously? A blog post about fixing the car, how fascinating! Well, I’m finding it fascinating and I wrote a post about fixing the computer that made me laugh, so that’s at least one person happy… 519 more words


Foundational Four: South of the Border

I recently returned with a friend from a two-month road trip down to Panama City, Panama and back. Our excursion through Mexico and Central America was an excellent opportunity to practice my Foundational Four life pillars in a new environment. 909 more words

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