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This is a rerun of a previously published post. Reruns are great, right? Especially if you didn’t see it the first time around. I’ll be back tomorrow with a brand-new post. Whether you’re decluttering your house, trying to go green, save money, get organized, or all of the above, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. The […]

What are you saving for?

What are you saving for? Perhaps to be perfectly grammatically correct, the question should be, “For what are you saving?” In any case, the emphasis is on the for. Please forgive any dangling participles, if that’s what it is. I’ve just read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, so I’m a bit more sensitive to abuses […]

20 Questions to ask your parents…

…or your grandparents, if they’re still alive. That’s my dear grandmother in the photo. She died two years ago, but I know she wouldn’t mind if I used this picture to demonstrate the unconditional love our parents and grandparents have for us. Because they love us so much, we often don’t know very much about […]

Why are you frugal, or semi-frugal, or resourceful?

After I wrote yesterday’s post “What do you splurge on?” it occurred to me that maybe I should have started with the question “Why are you frugal?” Because there’s no point in being frugal for the sake of being frugal. There needs to be a reason, which ranges from sheer necessity (for example, you live […]