Have you ever bought anything on eBay? I have - lots of used items - jeans, artwork, rugs, and many more! I've also sold lots of items on eBay. What I didn't know about eBay is that you can buy new items on eBay. What can you buy new? Well, I recently bought a new… Continue reading Shopping eBay for the Holidays
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Fabulous and Frugal Shoe Shopping
I love shoes and am always on the lookout for the next fabulous and stylish pair I can get my feet into. How does this frugal girl shop for shoes? Go with classics and then make sure the pair hits these criteria: fit, style, comfort, quality, and lastly cost. Why last on the cost? Because… Continue reading Fabulous and Frugal Shoe Shopping
Home Organization Project 26
We're half-way through our year-long crazy, hair-brained idea of mine to either reduce the amount of 'stuff' and clutter in our house or move. The "52 weeks of home organization projects" has definitely been interesting and has people talking. The burning question most everyone asks is: "Are you really, actually, cleaning out the - fill… Continue reading Home Organization Project 26
How to Decorate a Mantel for Halloween
When it comes to decorating my mantel for Halloween, I try to use what I already have around my house. Decorating for a holiday or a particular season doesn’t mean you have to spend lots of money or buy new items. Start by looking around your house first to decorate. You’ll be surprised at how… Continue reading How to Decorate a Mantel for Halloween
Home From Spain
Hello dear readers - I’m back from a fantastic home swap and trip to Spain. My yard, garden, and email accounts are getting back under control finally. It’s amazing how many weeds can grow in 3-weeks time! There’s still a stack of mail and travel documents that need attending but I’m hoping if I ignore… Continue reading Home From Spain
How to Buy a New Car in Your Jammies!
This is a guest post from my fabulous friend, Annie Kip, who is the creator of the blog "Plenty Perfect." Yep, that says 6:24 - A.M.! And that is me, in my jammies, shopping for a car. It was easy. It was fast. I got a great deal. What more can you ask? Here's how you,… Continue reading How to Buy a New Car in Your Jammies!
One thing I’ve learned when packing for a trip or packing for travel, less is always better. Whether you’re packing for a 1-week trip or a 1-month trip, you need about the same amount of clothing. Packing fewer items means your bag is lighter to carry around, there are fewer items to unpack when you… Continue reading Travel Packing
Recently, I had to buy a new lap-top computer. Mine was 8 years old and a hand-me down from my husband. Needless to say, I wasted lots of time waiting for it to work. Our “home office” also had an old desk top computer, a laser printer, a color printer, and a fax machine. While… Continue reading Computer Recycling
Bed Question: Where to Purchase a New Bed
This readers' question is about a new bed and where to purchase one. Question: Our son needs a new mattress and box spring. Where would you go to purchase a new bed set? Answer: Ikea. Next time a mattress and box spring are needed at our house, I’m going to Ikea. They have all mattress… Continue reading Bed Question: Where to Purchase a New Bed