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Outgrowing the home — seriously?

I recently lost a second neighbor from my cul-de-sac to the utterly silly mythical belief that they had “outgrown the house.”  It kind of shakes me up because both of these homeowners were persons whom I considered fellow followers of … Continue reading

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A Rule of Frugal Living: Never pay to attend sporting events

As the college football holiday bowl season is upon us, well over a million Americans are going about the process of booking flights, hotels, restaurant reservations and, of course, stadium tickets.  Hundreds of thousands more are doing the same for … Continue reading

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Tools of Frugality: the Stand-Alone Freezer

One of the ironic rules of frugal living is that, sometimes, it takes money to save money.  A case in point: freezer space. Think how many times you’ve confronted this situation: your favorite grocery store advertises a great sale on … Continue reading

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