Category Archives: Money Saving Strategies

Update

I have been blogging for a while now, and will now take a moment to provide an update on my progress to date. Some things have been successful, some a bit less so. I will share my observations and the … Continue reading

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Cruising on a Budget

Now is a good time to buy some discount cruises if you have the money and the time. You have to be careful though in that you will likely spend more money than the advertised price. MSNBC has good tips … Continue reading

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Cost or Convenience

I have to confess, one of my weaknesses is popcorn. I love popcorn! I could eat popcorn every day. However, the challenge is balancing cost, convenience and taste. For a while, I was buying popcorn bags for the microwave in … Continue reading

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Soap Sacks

I have found another way of saving some money: soap sacks. Before, I used to buy body wash and body puffs for the shower. The body wash is extremely extensive: $3, $4 or $5 dollars. I like the lather that … Continue reading

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Cooking Restaurant Meals at Home

Slate has an interesting piece by Lauren Shockey as to whether it is feasible to cook restaurant meals at home using the cook books restaurant chefs author. The article “Cooking Their Books: Trying to re-create restaurant dishes at home” has … Continue reading

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Frugal Green

Today, I was doing a bit of grocery shopping at my local Save-on-Foods store, and I saw that there is now a “Green” Windex Multi-Surface with Vinegar cleaner. Price: $3.99. In essence, SC Johnson is marketing vinegar and added a … Continue reading

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Traveling on the Cheap

I will be posting photos tomorrow, but a few thoughts on saving money traveling. My wife wanted to go to a warm climate and spend some time swimming in the ocean. As we both did not have to work between … Continue reading

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