I used to think of myself as a pretty good budgeter . . . but, I guess I’m not :–(
I still run into snags (ie: OMG, I have to switch money into checking to cover the mortgage!!) and worry every time I open my online account what I’m gonna see or not see.
No one is perfect. Not even a frugal lifestyle blogger! Continue reading “You Need a Budget — Testing Out the Program That Competes With Mint”
Anyone who has followed TFF knows Amy Dacyczyn’s work has had a huge influence on my life. I am honored to share some of her wisdom in this post. One of my absolute favorite (and obscure) quotes of Amy’s is this, and I’ll explain why below: Continue reading “Money Quote for Monday: Amy Dacyczyn on Why She Chose to Live a Frugal Life”
All You Magazine did a nice piece on TFF! Click on link below or on the image to take you to printable PDF of the article.
All You Magazine Feb. 2013 TFF article
I wanted to see for myself just how much boneless chicken breast I’m really buying for my money after all the fat is cut off the poultry. It’s a bit of an eye-opener. Continue reading “How Many Pounds of Boneless Chicken Do You Really Get for Your Money? (Not meant for the queasy…)”
I attended a couponing workshop last night in Trumbull, CT, given by Gina Juliano (of Gina’s Kokopelli website). It was a joy to sit in the audience for once so I could relax, concentrate and take notes on what others were asking Gina. It is amazing how much there is to learn about couponing! Here’s what the audience had to say, and here are some answers to the top 10 questions that I also typically get when I give a workshop. Continue reading “What Normal People Are Totally Confused About When It Comes to Couponing”