Last minute non-consumer holiday gift ideas

Jean-Marie Xmas tree

This is my neighbor’s gorgeous holiday tree from a few years ago. This year he is doing a huge traditional tree with antique French ornaments and real candles. I wish I wasn’t working so much lately, because I really wanted to rerun all my holiday posts from previous years. But since it’s so late in the […]

Keeping the Dream Alive

mlk jr

I usually like to watch a couple of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speeches on this day, as well as ponder the meaning of his life, his words, and his actions. I still get teared up when I watch “I Have a Dream,” not just for the content, but for the passion of a public figure that […]

Holiday gift ideas

For those of you who need some last-minute, non-consumer holiday gift ideas in a hurry, here are some reprints of previous posts that might help you out. Super-frugal holiday gifts Holiday gift ideas from the heart Last-minute holiday gift ideas What are your favorites this season? Please share your terrific gift ideas in the Comments section.

Frugal Summer Vacations

This is a reprint of a previously published post. It’s officially summer, and if you’re low on funds and haven’t made travel plans yet, I hope it will give you some ideas. P.S. I wrote this two years ago, so the photo is now almost three years old. That’s a photo of me taken last […]