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Sale Alert!

My friend Farrah has alerted me that at Old Navy right now, they are taking an extra 50% off clearance items $4.99 and under, making for some great deals, on kids’ clothes in particular. 132 more words


What People Get Wrong About Financial Literacy

Every spring a friend in North Carolina and I have a NCAA college basketball tournament bet. He takes the teams representing the Atlantic Coast Conference and I get those representing the Pacific-12. 1,098 more words

Money Matters

Nothing left over in Boomer Life Today

Those who have read our blog before know how committed we are to reducing waste.  That’s why I decided that this month, I’d start using things up – that includes food in our fridge, pantry and freezer, fabric, yarn – whatever!  237 more words

Want vs Need

I’m notorious for always finding things I want. I’m not a shopaholic by any means, but I see new electronics or big ticket items I want all the time. 249 more words


Moving Tips That Will Save You Money

Moving is one of life’s stressful activities that we all have to go through at some point or another; some more frequently than others. I moved 8 months ago, and between the seemingly never-ending packing of all my possessions, trying to research and compare the infinite amount of professional moving companies out there (I eventually settled instead on a friend of my father who would do it at a reasonable rate), transferring my utilities from one address to another, arranging to have my mail re-routed by Canada Post, and all the other tasks involved with moving, I was feeling overwhelmed. 1,015 more words


The Science of Happiness

I’ve recently been obsessed with this amazing TedTalk by Dr. Dan Gilbert

While this video, at 21:20 mins, is long for a TedTalk, it will be well worth your time. 731 more words

Increase Happiness

Worldly Goods Shed (Haiku)

Worldly goods shed

Striving for a simpler life

~~ Unneeded to live


~~ Dominic R. DiFrancesco ~~