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The right bargain sweater

When you’re bargain-shopping for sweaters, make sure you choose thick, substantial knits. Even better if the top has textural details like ribbing or cables. Rule of thumb: The nubbier the better! 101 more words

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Day 26 {Make Madness} - Part 2 - Photo Lightbox

Day 26 of Make Madness – Photo Lightbox

I followed the tutorial exactly with the exception of a few adjustments because of the supplies I had on hand.  227 more words


Why I love shopping at Aldi grocery store

This morning at 9am, a new Aldi grocery store opened in the Washington, DC area, and B and I were there.  I don’t know if you’ve ever shopped at an Aldi, or even heard of Aldi, but I love them!   1,415 more words


My Couponing Experiment

A couple weeks ago I wrote about the lifestyle change our family made which allowed me to be a stay at home mom: meal planning… 498 more words


Day Four of Miso Madness.

It is hot yet again, slightly more humid though, perhaps.  Munchkin is keeping herself busy and has left me to my own devices.  I was excited that today was THE day for transformation of the rice koji into miso; afterall, we did soak black beans in preparation and the big pressure cooker was cleaned and readied for action.   359 more words


Fitness for Less

There is a fabulous new gym opening in my neighborhood this year. It has virtually every type of fitness equipment you could want–tennis courts, racquetball courts, swimming pools, yoga, every machine ever invented, the list goes on and on. 609 more words


It's Okay to Say No!

Seriously. It’s okay. Don’t feel bad about it.

Tina Fey says in her book Bossypants, “Say yes, and you’ll figure it out later.” I love me some Tina Fey but this seems like a risky life policy, especially when it comes to finances. 628 more words