Frugal Friday – Food

Ah, it’s Friday, my favorite day of the week.  Not just for how it ends the work week (although that’s always a nice bonus), but also because that means it’s time for one of my favorite parts of the blog week, Frugal Friday! This week, we’re looking at one of those absolute essentials of the… Continue Reading

Preparing for the Next Apocalypse

You night have heard, but we shouldn’t be here, or at least, we shouldn’t be enjoying ourselves quite so much.  Yes, apparently this past weekend (May 21, 2011, at 6 p.m. your local time, to be exact) the Rapture was supposed to come and take the faithful up to heaven, leaving the rest of us… Continue Reading

Frugal Friday – Pet Care

Well, last week, my Frugal Friday post ended up being turning into a promotion for adopting a pet rather than a guide to saving money on ALL aspects of pet ownership, from getting a pet to caring for him or her.  Not that I regret encouraging adopting a pet, but once your have your furry… Continue Reading

Book Review: How to Profit in Gold

In this time of turmoil and strife, there’s a nature tendency for investors (among all other people, really) to get nervous.  When that’s the case, investors start to look for ‘safe’ investments, investments that are unlikely to lose value (or perhaps even to become more valuable) when times get tough.  One investment in particular that… Continue Reading