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
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.
Staying Sane During the Holidays*
*a manifesto I feel the need to make a disclaimer right away: I am not advocating that you do as I do or suggesting that this is the best or only way to approach the holidays. This is what works for me, and I’m only speaking for myself. If you’re the type of person who […]
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 […]