Birthdays, in our family, are celebrated in many ways. One thing we do is the celebrant is allowed to pick how we spend a weekend day. Junior, newly 14, decided we should go bowling. Bowling is a fantastic activity for families with kids, as evidenced by the clientele in our local alley today. It’s relatively […]
I am the type of person who loves a good bargain—I buy on sale, use coupons, comparison shop, etc. Buying online has been a good option for some items I buy repeatedly, like my Elizabeth Arden foundation makeup. This item sells for basically the same price in every brick-and-mortar or online department or cosmetics store. […]
Call me frugal. My husband calls me cheap. Friends call me creative. Some moms even call it Recycling. But in today’s economy, with the job losses and unemployment, I think there’s something just plain wrong with paying manufacturers (many of whom employ truly poor people overseas) to make clothes that don’t look new.