Monthly Archives: August 2009

Free Museum Tickets September 26

I just found a great offer over at Mindful Momma – the Smithsonian is sponsoring a free museum day on Saturday, September 26. Museums all over the country are participating, including my own hometown’s Atlanta High Museum of art!  What … Continue reading

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A Frugal Beach Trip

Man, am I exhausted.  I just got back from a weekend trip to St. Simons Island, GA for a bachelorette party weekend.  One of my best friends is getting married on October, and I am her matron of honor (I … Continue reading

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The Lure of the Barcode Scanner Part 1: It Beckons

This is the first post in a multi-part series where I document my adventures in registering for and receiving gifts for my unborn first child.  Join me in my quest to keep from falling into too much of a consumerist … Continue reading

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Thursday Gardening: Bounty of the Harvest

Well, I have yet to post on one of my biggest improvements to date – gardening.  Not only does it save us money, but it will also help us live a more healthy lifestyle.  So, every Thursday I think I’ll … Continue reading

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Small Step to Reduce Waste – Cotton Produce Bags

I’m always trying to reduce the amount of waste that goes into the trash can (or the recycling bin, for that matter!).  I faithfully carry my reusable totes to the grocery store.  I even have a small bag that fits … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – A bit here, a bit there…

First, let’s account for the things the hubs tossed during the week: 1 1/2 hamburger buns that grew some mold. 1/2 loaf of moldy wheat bread (he’s been the only one making sandwiches, and he did not like this bread) … Continue reading

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To Haggle or not to Haggle

I am really not a haggler. I hate to negotiate a price.  I’ll ask for a discount on a grouping of items, but that’s about it.  I may point out a defect in an item in the hopes of getting … Continue reading

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Spend Money Where it Counts

I asked my friend, for whom I am the matron of honor, what she wanted to do for her batchelorette party. “Hey, let’s do a weekend trip to the beach!” Gulp.  We are currently already saving for a trip to … Continue reading

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My Fabulous Goodwill Find

I am so happy, I just had to share.  I found this skirt at the local Goodwill for just $4.50.  I think it had been skipped over because the zipper was split, but I’ve never let a little problem like … Continue reading

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