Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
Wow, what a sale at ShopRite. Can’t say that about many stores in this day and age as grocery prices continue to rise. Be sure to get to ShopRite this week and next for the big stock up sale on various items. It’s worth the trip to build up your 2013 grocery stockpile!
My 12-year-old son and I took part in what turned out to be such a miraculous event today. The Fairfield Beach Clean Up, organized by three friends via Facebook, grew to 1,000 volunteers who gathered at Jennings Beach and were dispersed to various beach neighborhoods to help homeowners clean up their ravaged yards. It was an eye-opener for my son, who knew the homeowner’s grandson at the home we were sent to for clean-up, and was saddened by what had happened to their house.
We are lucky enough!
If you want a night off from cooking your own healthy fare, head to Tightwad Tuesday at Bridgeport’s Blood Root Restaurant for the best recipes you could ever want to sample for an affordable $10 (not to mention the spectacular view of Bridgeport Harbor…).
The Connecticut Financial Reality Fair is an essential program teaching teens about the realities of money and how far a buck will go. So far it’s for high school students, but wishing it would reach to Middle Schoolers, too.
Earth Day is Everyday when you strive for zero waste
Free Events at Whole Foods Market in Fairfield, CT
A new Goodwill store opens in Westport, CT to mixed reactions from customers, but for one happy teenager, it’s a shopping haven.
Save money and become debt-free by taking on the Zero Waste Home Challenge – Fairfield, CT
Free event in Fairfield, CT this weekend explains to consumers the meaning of GMO and organic labeling issues.
Fairfield Coupon is a brand new source that offers money-saving local discounts, bargains and deals.
Why do kids equate frugality with being poor? The book “The Millionaire Next Door” should be required reading for everyone.
It’s not about what you save, it’s about what you spend. So another distraction I plan to eliminate is my debit card on grocery trips.