Posts Tagged “shopping”

Being Frugal

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

I got a call on my cell phone from my married daughter. She knows we can talk for "free" when we use those phones.

We had a good time reconnecting and sharing stories. Then she said,

"Oh. And the reason I called was to tell you we've topped $1000 saved."

She and her husband are married college students, her husband has a job in a deli, ... Continue reading »

Buying a Used Car

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

I just bought a new car. New to me, that is.

My husband has a philosophical issue with buying new cars. I think it is bound up with the idea that a car depreciates thousands of dollars the moment you drive it off the dealer's lot. Or maybe he's just allergic to that new car smell.

I thought the $4500 from the "Cash for Clunkers" program ... Continue reading »

Shiny New Website

Monday, May 4th, 2009

One of my New Year's resolutions was to revamp my website. Here's the problem. I don't do webdesign 24/7. I *can* do html and the like. It's just not the most productive use of my time. So I've been putting off thinking about the website. Then a friend posted her fabulous experience hiring the multi-talented Eugie Foster to update her website. I was sold. Eugie not only helped me ... Continue reading »