Discovered this totally amazing site that lets you calculate – down to the penny – how much money your local public library saves you every year. Awesome! I discovered it last week when I was perusing my own public library’s site, which was recently redesigned. How much do you use your library – in dollars?
It’s finally Spring which means road trips and vacations are on the way! If you’re planning a road trip (like me!) you’ll want your car to be in tip top shape…and that may mean spending money on new tires. Check out these tips and secrets to scoring discount tire deals. 11 Discount Tire Secrets Revealed
Los Angeles is a city where the whole is greater than its parts. The world-class beaches, artist colonies, Hollywood and proximity to Disneyland and other famous theme parks, makes Los Angeles the tourist’s dream destination. Budget travelers need not worry because it’s possible to visit the City of Angles without spending a small fortune. Hotels in Los Angeles range from luxurious beyond your imagination to
Spring is right around the corner which means it’s time for flowers, farmer’s markets, and gardening! This year I’m planning on making my own raised bed garden so I’ve been doing TONS of research on different options. Raised garden beds give you more flexibility about where you can plant different things so you can get creative. With different beds ranging everywhere from $10 to over
For the best online dating experience, you need to be able to start a conversation that will keep going. How else are you going to get to know a potential mate – and share the best parts of yourself? If you are looking for conversation starters, the dating site Kovla.com has several conversation topics for online dating. Whether you’re dating or networking or new to town, being able
Did you know Groupon recently partnered with 7,500 national retailers to launch a service called Groupon Coupons? It’s a completely free way for you to find thousands of coupons and exclusive promo codes from stores like Macy’s, Nordstrom, Best Buy and Target. You can use it whether or not you are a member of Groupon. The new coupon page is kind of crazy – in a good way.
When I was a child, my sisters and I made ornaments for our Christmas tree. Now as adults with children of our own, we gather at our parents’ house each year and decorate their tree with these same ornaments. Now it’s your chance to create memories with your kids by making homemade ornaments. Your kids will have a fun activities to keep them busy and
Think your Halloween pumpkin carving skills are impressive? Just wait ’til you see some of the pumpkins on display at The Rise of the Jack o’ Lanterns in Los Angeles. You may think that pumpkin vomiting up seeds on your front step is pretty cool, but how about pumpkins that are carved into six-foot tall skeletons? Or pumpkins arranged to look like trees? Or life-size dinosaurs? Be
Carving pumpkins is well, kind of a mess. Cutting them up takes effort and elbow grease, you’ve got to scoop out the insides and then, after all that work, they start rotting. We’ve got a better alternative: paint your pumpkins! It’s a fun and safe activity for kids and a great creative outlet for adults. So if you can’t get enough of everything pumpkin right
Fall is my favorite time of year. Sometimes I forget how beautiful New England is..but never during fall. The bright leaves and perfect weather make living in Rhode Island during this season a real treat. These frugal crafts help to bring some fall flavor into your home – without throwing down a lot of money. Whether you’re enjoying a New England fall or sitting in
I love to find bargain prices but looking for them can be a real pain. ScanLife offers the solution to this problem. This new app, available for both iOS and Android devices, takes the work out of finding the best price by finding the best deals for you. Sound too good to be true? Find out how ScanLife helped me save $20 on one purchase!
Summer has come to end and fall is almost here! It’s time for pumpkin flavored drinks, autumn leaves, pumpkin carving and more. Living in New England, fall has always been one of my favorite times of year. The weather is perfect for outdoor activites and there are always new places to go and events to try out. Here are 10 free fall activities and 5
The Giving Pledge is a movement that was started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates in 2010. The aim of this movement is to ask the richest people in the world to give half of their wealth to charity. The former CEO of GoDaddy, Bob Parsons philanthropic efforts now include joining this group.